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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
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
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
July 22, 2016
Boulder Tap House to open in Alexandria
A Boulder Tap House plans to open in Alexandria this fall. It will be located at 310 50th Ave. West, on the north side of 50th Avenue, south...
July 22, 2016 - 8:59am
March 18, 2016
Great Hunan honored
Alexandria community members may have known Great Hunan is the local go-to for Chinese food, but now the rest of the state knows as well. On...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
New life for Old Broadway?
A plan is in the works to reopen Old Broadway in Alexandria as a Bello Cucina Italian restaurant. The Alexandria City Council has scheduled a...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
It all started with pie
Kurt Sieve of Alexandria has spent the last 42 years flipping pancakes, clearing tables, hiring servers, ordering food, managing staff and keeping...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2011
MainStreet Brewery closes in Alexandria
MainStreet Brewery in downtown Alexandria has closed its doors, effective today, Monday. In a news release issued today, the owners said they were saying "cheers and farewell with sad hearts and sincere appreciation." Co-owners Chris Anderson and Chuck Ronnebaum opened the restaurant...
October 17, 2011 - 2:17pm
April 1, 2011
Old Broadway sold?
A new restaurant is brewing to open in downtown Alexandria. Old Broadway Food and Spirits, which has been closed for four years, is in the process...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria on TV newscast Sunday
Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria will be featured in a segment on KSTP-TV Channel 5 News at 10:40 p.m. this Sunday, March 13. The station's...
March 11, 2011 - 1:19pm
December 3, 2010
Duluth restaurant owned by Brandon man is sold for $1.5 million
Editor's note: The following story from the Duluth News Tribune has a local connection.
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Alexandria couple buys restaurant in Sauk Centre
The Sauk Centre restaurant, Captain's Table on Fairy Lake, has a new name - Sunsets - and new owners, Velvet and Louis Ross of Alexandria. The couple brings a long history of restaurant experience and a passion for great food and service to the dining spot. "We're so grateful to...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
A later last call?
You may soon be able to drink a little later at Alexandria bars. And one of those places may be a Zorbaz that will be taking over Bug-A-Boo...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 10, 2010
Vergas restaurant to rebuild after fire
After Spanky's Stone Hearth restaurant near Vergas burned in the early hours of August 14, owner Josh Hanson and his crew heard an outpouring of support and condolences for their loss. And when the group announced last week via Facebook that they would be rebuilding, the support...
October 10, 2010 - 2:44pm
October 8, 2010
Angelina's is building new bar addition
Angelina's Restaurant in Alexandria is building a new bar addition. A public hearing on the restaurant's request for an on-sale liquor license was held at the September 27 Alexandria City Council meeting. After no one objected to the request, the council voted unanimously to issue...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Bella's joins downtown group
Bella's on Broadway recently joined the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) in Alexandria. Shown are (left to right) Mike Schreiner (DMA), Brad...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Culver's in Alexandria competes for 'best Culver's in America'
Founder Craig Culver of Culver's Frozen Custard and Butterburgers is searching for the best Culver's in America and is offering up more than $80,000 in awards to stores that make the cut. The contest has three different three-month contests to narrow the field for the "final 64"...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Armed robber comes back for seconds
Another armed robbery was reported at Papa Murphy's in Alexandria at about 9 p.m. last Thursday, February 25. It's the second time the take-and-bake pizza place at 1405 Broadway has been held up in eight days. The suspect was reportedly wearing the same mask from the movie, Scream,...
March 3, 2010 - 12:05am