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November 8, 2018
For 40 years, Patty Dusing has kept a small stone her father gave her. "It is one of a kind, just like you," he said. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
A father's legacy: Dusing uses modeling, fashion and jewelry to build up girls, young women
November 8, 2018 - 6:34am
November 7, 2018
Bailee Atchison-DeVaan, an employee of Kindred People in downtown Alexandria, models their clothing as part of her job. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Modeling takes off in Alexandria: Shops turn to local models to grow customer base
November 7, 2018 - 6:09am
October 14, 2018
Alexandria was the sole recipient of the Minnesota's Retail Champions award for Retail Community of the Year for 2018. (Contributed)
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
October 14, 2018 - 7:53am
September 27, 2018
Events such as the annual "Party in the Street" keep downtown Alexandria vibrant. (File photo)
In the Know: Dynamics of retail development
September 27, 2018 - 11:52am
August 31, 2018
Clothes, accessories and home goods once covered the now-bare floors and fixtures of Herberger's department store in the Viking Plaza Mall. The store closed Sunday, Aug. 26, and managers turned over the keys to the mall two days later. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Herberger's closing brings sadness, questions
August 31, 2018 - 5:41am
June 7, 2018
In the Know: Alexandria is a leader in retail
June 7, 2018 - 8:20am
April 25, 2018
Shoppers check out the sales at Herberger’s in the Viking Plaza in Alexandria Friday afternoon. Herberger’s is the second major store to announce its closure in the shopping mall since February. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
January 30, 2018
Jump the Broom is the only Hendkaa Convertible Dress retailer in Minnesota. The dress comes in more than 30 different colors and can be styled to suit all body types.
Dream weddings on a dime: How brides find deals on their dresses and decor
January 30, 2018 - 9:36am
October 31, 2017
The Book World store at 15528 Edgewood Drive in Baxter, Minn.,  will be closing, along with the company’s other 44 locations in seven states. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
October 2, 2017
Recently opened at 630 Broadway Street, Flourish Boutique sells a variety of women’s clothing, jewelry, makeup and Minnesota apparel. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
April 17, 2017
The Rue21 store in Viking Plaza Mall will be closing. The company plans to file for bankruptcy. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Rue21 closing at Viking Plaza; clothing store to open in May
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
The J.C. Penney location in Viking Plaza in Alexandria was not on a closure list released by the company. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Alexandria's J.C. Penney store not on closure list
March 17, 2017 - 2:32pm
March 3, 2017
As seen in 2009, Margaret Wambach inventories a selection of jeans at the Vanity warehouse in north Fargo. File photo / Forum News Service
Vanity to close about 140 stores, including Alexandria
March 3, 2017 - 10:57am
January 25, 2017
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Alex Tech gets $100,000 grant
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
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