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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
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