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Bjurman resigns from assistant principal
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
Update: Elementary Track and Field Days smashes records
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Osakis High School celebrates state title
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Boys Tennis: Alex tops DL in regular season finale
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True Team: Streaks make believers of themselves after Class A title
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
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Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
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An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Lee Howard Urness
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Scott Allen Bakke
Phyllis Ann Collins
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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On The Street
May 25, 2012
Viking Antiques opens in mall
Treasures from the past have now arrived at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria. Viking Antiques will have its grand opening beginning Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28. Store hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
New gourmet coffee shop opens
A new gourmet coffee shop is open in downtown Alexandria. Sweet Seasons Coffee Shop is located at 507 Broadway and features lattes, mochas,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
GreenLeaf Learning Studio to open in Alexandria
Susan Flynn, certified teacher and experienced elementary and middle school teacher, is opening GreenLeaf Learning Studio, a local alternative for academic coaching for students and their families, kindergarten through 12. A May 19 opening is planned. Flynn brings 25 years of teaching...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Massman buys Packaging Systems Automation, Inc.
Massman Automation Designs, LLC of Villard announces the acquisition of Packaging Systems Automation, Inc. (PSA) of Plymouth. PSA was founded in 1991 and has provided a variety of industries with a full range of cartoning equipment; horizontal form, fill and seal equipment; rotary...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Hardee's to add Red Burrito menu
Biscuits, burgers and now - burritos. Hardee's in Alexandria is converting its restaurant at 605 50th Avenue West (by Interstate 94) to a dual-branded Hardee's/Red Burrito location. On Wednesday, May 2, the addition of the Red Burrito menu will give Hardee's customers a chance to...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Pipeline Travel sold; it will get new name, several improvements
Pilot Flying J recently acquired Pipeline Travel Plaza on Evergreen Lane just off Interstate 94 at exit 100 into Alexandria. It will be remodeled into the Flying J Travel Plaza to feature full amenities for professional drivers and the motoring public. The travel plaza will remain...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Dinham transfers CPA practice
Jeffrey Dinham, sole shareholder of Dinham, Folkert and Associates in Alexandria, agreed to transfer his CPA practice to Ed Desautels and Chris Bartosiewski, effective January 1, 2012. The new CPA practice will be called Desautels Bartosiewski and Associates CPAs LLC. Dinham has...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Misfits of Magic store to open February 1
The Misfits of Magic store will open to the public on February 1 at 111 6th Avenue East in Alexandria. Magicians Tom E. Lee and Quincy Roers, owners of the store, offer the only exclusively retail magic store in central Minnesota and North Dakota. Retail products will be stocked...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Former county attorney opens law office in Alexandria
Former Douglas County Attorney Chris Karpan has announced the opening of Chris Karpan Law, LLC, located at 504 3rd Avenue East, at what is more commonly known as "that log building on Third." Karpan is a 1993 graduate of Hamline University School of Law and joined Schauer Law Office...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Best Western opens in Alexandria
Best Western International announces the addition of the Best Western Alexandria Inn, located at 508 Twin Blvd, the former site of Motel USA. Owned by Dee Bhakta, the hotel offers 47 guest rooms. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center and a complimentary...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Retail yarn shop opens in Alexandria
Paula Hurley recently opened Bellissima Yarns, a full-service retail yarn store, at 503 Hawthorne Street, Suite 106 in Alexandria. A grand opening will take place Saturday, November 27. With more than 40 years of knitting experience, she hopes to share her passion, enthusiasm and...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
New window treatment business opens in Alexandria
Interior Affairs, a window treatment business, recently opened at 1862 Golden Drive, Alexandria. Owner Judy Lee said the business specializes in custom window treatments, including valances, draperies, comforters, duvet covers, decorator pillows, table runners and place mats. It...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Deja Moo Milk introduced in Alexandria, Sauk Centre
"After hearing from many consumers who have told us they want fresher tasting milk made from cows not treated with growth hormones, I am very excited to announce we have introduced Deja Moo milk in Alexandria and Sauk Centre," said Deja Moo Dairy Brands President Jim Odney. Odney...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
New construction management firm opens in Alexandria
Metz Construction Management, LLC recently announced plans to open business in Alexandria. The office will be located at 1210 Broadway, Alexandria.
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am