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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
September 4, 2013
Pete's County Market wins SUPERVALU award
SUPERVALU Inc. announced the winners of its annual Master Marketer competition, which recognizes excellence in marketing by independent retailers served by the company's wholesale distribution business, Northern Region. Pete's County Market in Alexandria, owned by Neil Peterson, won...
September 4, 2013 - 1:38pm
May 16, 2013
Osakis welcomes new grocery store
There's been a whole lot of buzz and excitement and now it's official - Osakis Family Foods opened for business on May 16. Heath and Cindy Peterson...
May 16, 2013 - 12:29pm
April 17, 2013
Grocery store opening again in Osakis
The Osakis community will once again be served by a local grocery store. Last week, Heath and Cindy Peterson of Frazee signed a purchase agreement...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Fill out Echo Press survey for chance at winning groceries
Here's a way to help the Echo Press gauge the economic health of the community and have a chance at winning $100 in grocery items. All you have to do is fill out an Echo Press reader survey at www.pulseresearch.com/echopress. Those who do will be entered in a drawing to win a $100...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2010
One month left to win free groceries for a year
With less than a month left to enter, thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. In fact, since the Minnesota "Farmers Feed US" promotion at www.FarmersFeedUS.org launched on August 9, Minnesota consumers...
October 17, 2010 - 9:59am
October 8, 2010
Grocery group urges shoppers to join effort to feed hungry
The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) is encouraging consumers to help their neighbors struggling with hunger by going to the grocery store and participating in "Minnesota's Own" in October. All food and monetary contributions collected in the store will go to community food banks...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2010
Minnesota farmers offer free groceries for a year
Thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. In fact, since the Minnesota "Farmers Feed US" promotion at www.FarmersFeedUS.org launched on August 9, Minnesota consumers have registered more than 34,000 times...
September 19, 2010 - 11:35am
August 15, 2010
Sign up to win free groceries at MDA State Fair booth
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer Minnesota residents a chance to register for $5,000 worth of groceries at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair. The prize is part of the Minnesota Farmers Feed US campaign sponsored by several Minnesota agriculture...
August 15, 2010 - 12:09pm
October 2, 2009
Elden's Food Fair helps provide school supplies
Throughout the 2008-2009 school year, Elden's Food Fair in Alexandria participated in a program called Register Tapes for Education (RTFE) to help provide much-needed school equipment for area schools. "We run this program to help provide much needed educational equipment that goes...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Going green is in the bag
Going green is a hot topic these days. And one entrepreneur is taking his ideas to really cool places. Jonathan Miller, a former Alexandria...
September 9, 2009 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
United Way 'food drop' helps 315 area families; another one planned
More than 315 families were able to get groceries from the 30,000 pounds of food distributed at the New Life Christian Church on July 30. There...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am