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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19
Blizzard Hockey: Alexandria swept in weekend series with Granite City
Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Girls hockey: Cards put scare into defending CLC champs
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Sharon Marie Martinson
Gary D. Nokes
Keith N. Krier
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
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
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
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on the street
October 8, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Manufacturing adds punch to local economy
It's time to celebrate an industry that's a powerful contributor to the economies of Minnesota and Douglas County — manufacturing. October 1-7 is Minnesota Manufacturing Week for a reason. Manufacturing accounts for one in nine jobs in the state. When you add in jobs in other...
October 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
July 24, 2017
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
Aagard Group continues to increase their capabilities, beginning with a 40,000 square-foot building expansion. Of the 40,000 square feet, 31,000...
July 24, 2017 - 4:52pm
June 22, 2017
A 'case' study at engineering camp
A group of students walked away from Alexandria Technical and Community College on Thursday, June 15. with a Fitbit case, but it didn't come...
June 22, 2017 - 6:35am
May 15, 2017
Douglas Finishing receives Tri-State's Member of the Year Award
Douglas Finishing of Alexandria has been named the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association 2016 Member of the Year. According to a news release...
May 15, 2017 - 7:51am
April 20, 2017
Commentary: Small manufacturers pack big punch
By Bob Kill, president and CEO, Enterprise Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
April 20, 2017 - 8:01am
July 8, 2016
Changing the way students, parents think about manufacturing
Editor’s note: The following was written by Lynette Kluver, director of organizational development at Alexandria Industries. From 2016 to...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Klobuchar tours Alexandria Industries
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured Alexandria Industries with Al Sholts, COO. During her May 28 visit, Klobuchar learned more about the company’s...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Aagard transforms old Kmart building
Something exciting is happening inside the old Kmart building in Alexandria that's bigger than a blue light special. It's been transformed into...
May 20, 2016 - 11:11am
May 6, 2016
Robots put on a show
One robot shot 10-inch dodgeballs through a tower window. Another robot scooped up golf balls and round objects labeled as different kinds of...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Wanted: $500 million for research, development
A $500 million program to improve Minnesota’s science, technology and cutting-edge manufacturing is being proposed by state Rep. Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis. The Innovation, Research and Development Fund would focus on significantly expanding Minnesota’s research and development...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
What's Alexandria's 'secret sauce' for closing skills gap?
People working together for the common good — not laws — can play the biggest role in closing the gap of getting skilled workers...
October 21, 2015 - 5:47pm
June 1, 2015
Manufacturing survey to be revealed in Alexandria
Enterprise Minnesota will be in Alexandria Wednesday, June 3 to discuss the results of its seventh annual State of Manufacturing survey, which provide key insights on Minnesota’s manufacturing outlook and the top issues facing the industry. Enterprise Minnesota conducted phone...
June 1, 2015 - 9:32am
September 3, 2014
Manufacturing Bound event to be held in Brandon
Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association (TSMA) invites all outdoor enthusiasts to come and experience Manufacturing Bound on Tuesday, September 9 at 3 p.m. at Long Lake Lodge in Brandon. Ron Schara of Minnesota Bound, with his dog Raven, will be the featured speaker. Manufacturing...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am