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Big laughs at Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
Law enforcement blotter: March 26, 2015
News Briefs: Duluth man dies from snowmobile crash injuries on lake
Should police be able to arrest legislators for driving drunk?
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 4, 2009
State adds 2,200 jobs in October
Minnesota employers added 2,200 jobs in October, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state's unemployment rate climbed 0.2 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted 7.6 percent. The U.S....
news / state
December 4, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Nominees sought for businesses promoting fairness in the workplace
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects two Employers...
awards / business
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Job outlook brightens
Minnesota employers added 10,300 jobs in July - the state's first monthly employment gains since August 2008, according to figures released last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state's unemployment rate fell 0.3 percent from June...
news / state
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 14, 2009
Dislocated worker on road to new career
Declining economic conditions typically change the face of student populations on college campuses as individuals who become unemployed after years in the workforce turn to community and technical colleges to update their skills and retrain. Tom Wegner is one of many new faces on...
news / region
June 14, 2009 - 1:09pm
June 12, 2009
Keep your teen safe while on the job
Was your teenager able to secure a summer job? If so, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. With the national unemployment rate at an all-time high of 8.9 percent, many parents are still worried over the lack of jobs for their children. Your attention, however, should now be focused...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am
March 28, 2009
Stimulus funding helps youth jobs program
Rural Minnesota CEP (RMCEP) has been awarded $2.5 million in stimulus funding from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. The emphasis for this funding will be on summer employment for youth.
March 28, 2009 - 8:08am
December 3, 2008
Businesses honored for how they help others
It wasn't that long ago that Val Jerzak needed some help. Just divorced, the then newly single mother of four had to find a job to support her family. But with scant previous experience, her prospects were grim. "I was new in town, and I didn't know anything because I hadn't really...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
State economic development leader to visit Alexandria
The community is welcome to visit with Commissioner Dan McElroy of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) at the Alexandria WorkForce Center, 303 22nd Avenue West, Suite 107, Alexandria from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10. As part of his duties...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am