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Who is the mystery hero?
UPDATE: Child gets sick after swimming in Lake Henry, says MPCA
Law enforcement blotter: July 1, 2015
Pitching shoes at their new digs
Local grad launches craft brewery
Newman gets fine, suspension from Northwoods League
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex dominates Duluth as turnaround continues
Sports schedule for Friday, July 3
Anchors win tight battle in first game of second half
Sports schedule for Thursday, July 2
Celebrate the Fourth the old-fashioned way
How will you celebrate the Fourth?
Summer raffle to give away handmade playhouse
Summer brings slew of shady postcard scams
Habitat invites families to apply for homeownership
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 29, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Low-profile lurking mystery snails are in local lakes
Eagles Point access to close on Minnewaska
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Roger Smith, 76
Harold Lindstrom, 92
Joyce Kotz, 72
Eugenia Schepers, 81
Richard Hawkins Sr., 90
Guest Editorial: Healthy employees make happy employees
It's Our Turn: Capture the Confederate flag
Boosting exports to Cuba, creating jobs in Minnesota
Can’t afford cost of wellness check
We should coexist with animals
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
Partially hydrogenated oils to phase out of food
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory holds summer remembrance picnic
St. Cloud State University partners with ATCC
Grant supports ATCC workforce training
Edgewood Vista to expand in Alexandria
Glacial Ridge Health System recognized
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 12, 2010
Relax, stay awhile
People going to the Viking Plaza Mall may find themselves lingering a bit longer these days. New improvements are encouraging shoppers to stay...
March 12, 2010 - 12:05am
December 11, 2009
Shopping for children's gifts? Try these educational ideas
Editor's note: The following information was provided by the West Central Initiative (WCI) and the Minnesota Early Childhood Initiative. Are you at a loss for what to give that special child in your life? Sure, there's plenty to choose from - we're bombarded with toy gift ideas...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
November 29, 2009
BBB advises caution on Cyber Monday; anyone can create a website
After a heavy day of shopping at the malls on Black Friday, consumers will be looking to find some deals on the Internet on what has been called Cyber Monday - the Monday after Thanksgiving. According to Shop.org, 84 percent of retailers will have a Cyber Monday promotion this year,...
November 29, 2009 - 11:52am
November 26, 2009
Stop-N-Shop event helps Relay for Life
The Douglas County Relay for Life will be sponsoring the annual Stop-N-Shop on Thursday, December 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Armory. Numerous independent consultants will be available under one roof, offering something for everyone just in time for Christmas shopping. Bring...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Editorial - Black Friday advice: Shop smart, local
Today is "Black Friday" - traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. It's a day when shoppers can scoop up all kinds of bargains but they can also get burned. Before we get into some shopping tips provided by the Better Business Bureau, here's our best advice for the day:...
editorials / opinion
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Editorial - Seven ideas to add to your back-to-school shopping list
With the first day of school less than a week away for most Douglas County students, now is a good time to set some academic goals for the future. Instead of focusing solely on getting good grades - or in some instances, just passing on to the next grade level - parents and their...
editorials / opinion / school
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
Tomorrow's mall: Viking Plaza - Management hopes to add entrance, make many improvements
Imagine a shopping mall with a park-like atmosphere - inside and out. Shoppers driving into the mall don't just see a parking lot. There's a...
August 19, 2009 - 12:05am
July 15, 2009
Shop Alexandria? You bet! It has the highest 'pull factor' in the state
When it comes to pulling shoppers into town, Alexandria is tops. In fact, Alexandria has the highest retail sales "pull factor" in the state, according to a recently released report. The "Alexandria and Douglas County Retail Trade Analysis" was compiled by the University of Minnesota...
business / news / state
July 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Place your own classified ad
Looking for a quick, convenient way to sell that fish house, computer or variety of other items? The Echo Press has made it easier for its customers to place a classified ad. It now offers customers an option to place and pay for a classified ad online at its Web site, www.echopress.com. "We...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Boomers expected to cut back on holiday giving, spending
Blame it on the Grinch - the market Grinch, that is.
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
'Tis the season - to shop
Santa may already be working on his Christmas list and checking it twice, but what about this year's die-hard shoppers? The start of the holiday shopping season - the day after Thanksgiving, which is now better known as Black Friday - is right around the corner and local retailers...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am