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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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May 6, 2017
AgweekTV: McMartin bankruptcy update
A major farm bankruptcy earlier this spring sent shock waves through the ag community. Ron McMartin farmerd nearly 40,000 acres in Northeast...
May 6, 2017 - 8:31am
May 1, 2017
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
After substantial growth in 2016, Aagard leaders identified a need for a tool program for current and new employees, evident through witnessing...
May 1, 2017 - 8:26am
April 29, 2017
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
A small investment is paying off big for a North Dakota cowboy. See how a bull he purchased at a sale hitting the big time. Watch the full episode...
April 29, 2017 - 10:38am
April 24, 2017
Gas prices expected to rise for summer
The price of gasoline is expected to rise over the next few months. In Minnesota, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel was...
April 24, 2017 - 6:29pm
April 22, 2017
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
Farmers are the original environmentalists, and for them, every day is earth day. Michelle Rook looks at what farmers and two of the leading...
April 22, 2017 - 8:30am
April 21, 2017
Chamber introduces new networking event
Kool-TV will host the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's first Off the Clock event on Thursday, April 27, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The business is located at 460 Northside Dr. NE, Suite 5, Alexandria. Off the Clock is a Chamber networking event that is designed just like the...
April 21, 2017 - 10:04am
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation recently hosted its annual Scholarship Recognition Event celebrating and honoring the 2016-2017 named scholarship recipients and their donors. Donors met students they're helping and learned firsthand the difference they've...
April 21, 2017 - 6:56am
April 17, 2017
Rue21 closing at Viking Plaza; clothing store to open in May
The Rue21 store in Alexandria's Viking Plaza is among 400 stores closing nationwide, but a new store will open in the mall in May. Scot Snitker,...
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
April 15, 2017
AgweekTV: Robotic dairy
The dairy industry can be challenging, with long hours, and volatile prices. Shawna Olson reports on one operation that has found adding state...
April 15, 2017 - 8:30am
April 13, 2017
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Carlos Creek Winery of Alexandria was recently named a Progress Minnesota 2017 honoree by Finance and Commerce. Now in its sixth year, the Progress...
April 13, 2017 - 4:58pm
Lake Geneva part of airline's 'Hometown Lakes' promotion
MINNEAPOLIS—Sun Country Airlines announced Tuesday that each airplane in the company's fleet will be named after a Minnesota lake, including...
April 13, 2017 - 8:55am
April 8, 2017
Herd headaches: Starting from square one with cattle is no easy feat
Starting a cattle herd from square one is not an easy task. but that's exactly what one man with a dream is doing. He lives near Casselton, North...
April 8, 2017 - 8:30am
April 4, 2017
Fleet Farm challenges property assessment
The owner of Mills Fleet Farm in Alexandria has filed petitions seeking a lower property assessment, a tactic used by big box stores, such as...
April 4, 2017 - 6:09pm
April 1, 2017
Health care becoming a big headache for farming families
At a time when farmers are already squeezed financially by low commodity prices, escalating health insurance premiums and deductibles are one...
April 1, 2017 - 8:30am
March 25, 2017
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
There's a special study going on at NDSU in the Animal Research Department that's the first of its kind. It involves beef cattle, their eyes...
March 25, 2017 - 8:30am