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Viking stadium finished ahead of schedule
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
How will Clinton-Trump race affect state elections?
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum undergoes name change
Nine salmonella cases linked to newly hatched poultry
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
Business / awards
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...
Business / News
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.
Business / Food
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...
Business / Food
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...
Food / News
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...
Business / Food
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"...
Business / Food
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,...
crime / News
March 3, 2010 - 12:05am
February 19, 2010
Live entertainment at Tennessee Roadhouse
There was live entertainment for the first time at Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria on January 31. Connie Lee busted out the microphone along...
Business / Food
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am