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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
On the Street - August 16, 2013
Linda Gaugert, owner of Three Havens Artworks (THA) in Alexandria, announced the 2013 Artists of Three Havens.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Alex teams take Heat on the Street
The Heat on the Street three-on-three basketball tournament saw three Alexandria teams bring home top honors last week. Dylan Galligan, Dan Gorghuber, Mitch Ronning and Eric Carlsen took the senior high division championship.
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
On the Street - 04-17-09
Cherry Street Books. 503 Broadway, Alexandria, will welcome author Catherine Urdahl for a reading and signing of her new children's book, Emma's Question. Emma's grandma is in the hospital and Emma wonders who will take her out for bagels and make up funny stories? Who will take...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
On the Street - 03-27-09
Abby Kleinschmidt has joined State Bank and Trust in Alexandria as assistant vice president and branch manager. She is responsible for managing all aspects of retail banking including consumer lending. A native of Sauk Centre, Kleinschmidt graduated from the University of Minnesota-Morris...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
On the Street - 03-13-09
Jeff Kuhn, PE, Curt Meyer, PE, and Aric Welch, PE, were recently named as the three newest shareholders of Widseth Smith Nolting. A civil engineer in WSN's Alexandria office, Kuhn joined the firm in 2000. He has a broad background in a variety of civil engineering projects and...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
On the Street - 03-06-09
Peterbilt Travel Plaza of Alexandria is now open in the Pipeline Truck Stop. The company carries a full line of heavy-duty truck parts for all makes and models. Corey Olson has been appointed as the Peterbilt manager. Olson has more than 10 years of truck parts experience serving...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
On the Street - 02-27-09
David and Brenda Velde of the Velde Law Firm, Ltd. in Alexandria recently named Logan Moore as a partner in the law firm. The law firm name will be changed to Velde Moore, Ltd. Moore joined the law firm in 2001 and continues to focus his practice on bankruptcy matters. He graduated...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
On the Street - 02-20-09
Dan Swenson, MBA, has been selected as administrator of Long Prairie Memorial Hospital and Home. He has held positions at Appleton Area Health Services in Appleton, and Cooperstown Medical Center in Cooperstown, North Dakota. Swenson has experience in overall leadership, strategic...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
On the Street - 02-13-09
Lori Anderson, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County executive director, attended the "No Hands but Yours" - Habitat for Humanity's 2009 National Affiliate Conference. At workshop sessions on every aspect of Habitat's work, 1,000 affiliate leaders from all over North America shared...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Meals on Wheels program still rolling
Some inaccurate news reports have suggested that certain Meals on Wheels programs may be discontinued. The following is a statement from Jean Wood, executive director, Minnesota Board on Aging: "Minnesota seniors continue to receive the home-delivered meals they need and expect....
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
On the Street - 02-06-09
Godfrey Chiropractic and Wellness of Alexandria completed a successful food drive in its office.
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
On the Street - 01-30-09
Tastefully Simple Compensation and Benefits Manager Wendy Steidl is the West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) "Human Resources Award of Excellence" winner. Steidl was presented the award at West Central Minnesota SHRM's annual business meeting on...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
On the Street - 01-23-09
Gary L. Eddy of Alexandria has been nationally recognized to receive the "Laboratory Member of the Year" award for 2009 from the National Association of Dental Laboratories in recognition of his career accomplishments. Eddy is the owner of Custom Crown Craft (certified dental laboratory),...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
On the Street - 01-16-09
The Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance located at 630 Atlantic Ave in Morris is now exhibiting works from Glenwood artist Sandy O'Brien. O'Brien's work will be exhibited at PRCA through January 31. PRCA hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
On the Street - 01-09-09
Jeff Fassett, president and owner of IEM Energy Consultants, an energy industry management consulting practice in Alexandria, has been asked to present the keynote address as well as chair an upcoming energy industry conference in Birmingham, England later this month. His address...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am