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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
Viking Plaza Mall
April 25, 2018
Mall-goers mourn store closings
The impact of a store closing goes beyond the walls of a mall in a community like Alexandria. The announcement that Herberger's will be closing...
April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
February 25, 2017
Lifestyles Expo off and running w/video
Dancing, fitness demo, hypnosis and lots of vendor exhibits are on display at the 23nd annual Echo Press Lifestyles Expo at the Viking Plaza...
February 25, 2017 - 11:58am
February 10, 2017
Winter Ag Show held at Viking Plaza
David Hulinsky (left) and his son, Greg, of Bertrum visit with Tom Amundson and Mike Kaye of Amundson Peterson on Wednesday at the Winter Ag...
February 10, 2017 - 10:00am
December 8, 2016
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Viking Plaza in Alexandria was evacuated because of a bomb threat, Wednesday, Dec. 7. Alexandria police said someone called the mall and told an employee there was a bomb inside some clothing at the JC Penney store. Police responded at 4:20 p.m. and worked with Viking Plaza security...
December 8, 2016 - 7:03am
April 1, 2014
Smiling all the way at the Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
Big crowd takes in fun, information at 20th annual event
April 1, 2014 - 11:11am
February 19, 2014
Viking Plaza reports increased sales, activity, improvements
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
December 24, 2013
Out and About - Viking Plaza holiday shopping
Alexandria’s Viking Plaza was a busy place to be Saturday as shoppers scurried for Christmas gifts. Volunteers with Titus2 Homes, a Christ-centered...
December 24, 2013 - 8:33am
August 18, 2010
Brimming with talent: Alexandria Idol contest held at mall
The judges from American Idol would have had their work cut out for them last Saturday as the Viking Plaza Mall was brimming with talented singers. More...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
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
September 18, 2009
Maurices shines spotlight on pets in need
Maurices at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria will host a Rescues and Runways fashion show on Thursday, September 24 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The show will take place at the mall across from Alex Travel. Fashion management students from Alexandria Technical College will assist with...
September 18, 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
June 5, 2009
Maurices celebrates remodeled store
Maurices is celebrating its newly-remodeled, young women's fashion retail store at the Viking Plaza at 3015 Highway 29 South in Alexandria. The remodel consisted of new fitting rooms, colors, wall covering, carpet, tile and wood fixtures and signing. In addition, Maurices is also...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am