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Man who stopped traffic on I-94 dies while in custody
Motorcyclist injured after veering into truck
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, June 21
A 'case' study at engineering camp
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
The Alexandria City Council approved a request from Turning Leaf, LLC to allow a one-time split of its Tastefully Simple property north of County Road 90/Latoka Drive, just east of County Road 45. This will create three conveyable parcels totaling about 44 acres. The goal is to add...
May 22, 2017 - 10:23pm
November 9, 2016
Tastefully Simple cuts 39 jobs
Alexandria-based Tastefully Simple is cutting 39 jobs at its headquarters. The company, which markets food and food-related items and gifts...
November 9, 2016 - 11:50am
April 15, 2016
Turn your dreams into reality
Jill Blashack Strahan has a dream to help others realize their own dreams. On Thursday, April 28, she will hold a Dream Workshop where she will share her story, inspire others to dream about what they really want out of life, and show them how to create that reality. The workshop...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Tastefully Simple men take 'Movember' Challenge
Sixteen men from Tastefully Simple in Alexandria took part in the Movember challenge during November.
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Tastefully Simple earns Governor’s Safety Award
The Minnesota Safety Council has awarded a Governor’s Safety Award to Tastefully Simple for superior performance in workplace safety and health. Tastefully Simple was recognized at the Outstanding Achievement Award level for a continuing outstanding safety record. This is the second...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
Tastefully Simple lays off 66 employees
Company announces restructure designed to drive long-term growth
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
On the Street - Tastefully Simple
Charleen Pietrowski, a local Tastefully Simple consultant, was recently honored at "Party Palooza," the company's national conference held in Minneapolis. Pietrowski was recognized for success and leadership as an independent business owner. Pietrowski accepted the "$1/4 Million Milestone...
Business/On The Street
August 30, 2013 - 9:26am
November 16, 2012
Twinkle, twinkle little streetlight
Starlight, star bright, where's that star I saw last night? Residents in Douglas County have noticed something missing - stars in the nighttime...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Tastefully Simple partnership with Habitat builds more than homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is partnering with Tastefully Simple as a sponsor for the affiliate's upcoming Women Build, which...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Tastefully Simple accepting requests for charitable donations
Know a non-profit organization in need of a helping hand?
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Best-selling author, speaker Chester Elton in Alexandria in October
Best-selling author and motivation expert Chester Elton will be the featured speaker at Impact Alexandria 2010. The event will be held Wednesday, October 6 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. Impact Alexandria was created in 2003 by Tastefully Simple...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Trapped in a bubble
Tastefully Simple's community service program, Kids in the Community, sponsored a garage sale on Saturday, August 7 at the Knights of Columbus...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Garage sale will help conservation efforts
Tastefully Simple's community service program, Kids in the Community, is sponsoring a garage sale on Saturday, August 7 with all proceeds going to support West Min Resources Conservation and Development (RC&D) and the conservation of natural resources. Toys, clothing for kids, children's...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Tastefully Simple ranks among best in nation for employee satisfication
For six years running, Tastefully Simple has been ranked in the top 5 percent of companies nationwide in employee satisfaction. The direct sales company, featuring easy-to-prepare foods and gifts, currently has more than 350 employees. "We're proud and honored to receive this distinction,"...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Old, young hands create warm blankets for families in need
Nelson Gables, a division of Knute Nelson, and Tastefully Simple partnered recently to make blankets to be distributed to families served by Someplace Safe who are in need of comfort. Both organizations gathered fleece fabric to be used to make tie blankets.
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am