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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
4-H holds county competition
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
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
November 8, 2018
A father's legacy: Dusing uses modeling, fashion and jewelry to build up girls, young women
It started with a smooth stone with a hole at the top. Patty Dusing's father picked it up and gave it to her. He told her she could put a chain...
November 8, 2018 - 6:34am
November 7, 2018
Modeling takes off in Alexandria: Shops turn to local models to grow customer base
If you're downtown much, you might notice young women posing for photos on sidewalks, wooden stairs, near electrical boxes, against brick walls....
November 7, 2018 - 6:09am
October 14, 2018
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
Alexandria has been singled out as the state's Retail Community of the Year. The city was presented with the award Tuesday in St. Louis Park...
October 14, 2018 - 7:53am
September 27, 2018
In the Know: Dynamics of retail development
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at the AAEDC office is, "When will Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Hobby Lobby build in Alexandria?"...
September 27, 2018 - 11:52am
August 31, 2018
Herberger's closing brings sadness, questions
Terry Dalluge, her mother Grace Christensen and sister Kim Stich were making their way to Herberger's in the Viking Plaza Mall Tuesday when they...
August 31, 2018 - 5:41am
June 7, 2018
In the Know: Alexandria is a leader in retail
Over the last year, there have been a number of retail companies who have closed their doors in the Alexandria area, and these closures have caused concern in our community. Ultimately, our location is not unique to this trend. Nationally, the amount of retail space going dark in...
June 7, 2018 - 8:20am
April 25, 2018
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Hallmark closed its doors first. Then came Vanity and Rue21. In the past 18 months, the list has continued to grow, totaling seven stores in...
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
The pending closures of J.C. Penney and Herberger's have triggered a foreclosure notice for Viking Plaza Mall. A notice to foreclose the mortgage was recorded April 6 with Douglas County for Viking Plaza Realty Group, LLC. However, Scot Snitker, who manages Viking Plaza for Lexington...
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
January 30, 2018
Dream weddings on a dime: How brides find deals on their dresses and decor
“I swear you’ll be able to wear it again!” “It’ll look great on everyone!” “It’s not that expensive!” How many times...
January 30, 2018 - 9:36am
October 31, 2017
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
APPLETON, Wis.—Book lovers are likely to shed a tear at Tuesday's announcement by Book World Inc.—it is closing all its stores because...
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
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
April 17, 2017
Rue21 closing at Viking Plaza; clothing store to open in May
The Rue21 store in Alexandria's Viking Plaza is among 400 stores closing nationwide, but a new store will open in the mall in May. Scot Snitker,...
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
Alexandria's J.C. Penney store not on closure list
Eight J.C. Penney stores in Minnesota are slated for closing but not the Alexandria location, according to a list the company released as part...
March 17, 2017 - 2:32pm
March 3, 2017
Vanity to close about 140 stores, including Alexandria
FARGO — A Fargo-based women's clothing retailer will soon close about 140 stores across the country — including the Alexandria location...
March 3, 2017 - 10:57am
January 25, 2017
Alex Tech gets $100,000 grant
The Alexandria Technical and Community College will receive a $100,000 grant to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers....
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am