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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
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
Vogeler wraps up standout career at DB after entering college as a quarterback
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
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
1918: Soldier writes home
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
Chamber launches noon talks Dan Altenbernd, a partner at Fargo-based advertising and communications firm H2M, will speak about "How Brands Grow" from noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. It's part of a new informative lunchtime series launched by the Alexandria...
3 hours 20 min ago
November 6, 2018
Alexandria Industries acquires Alexandria Plastics Alexandria Industries announced this week that it had acquired Alexandria Plastics, Inc. of Wheaton, a manufacturer of plastic injection and foam molded components. The acquisition expands Alexandria Industries' capabilities to meet...
November 6, 2018 - 7:18am
September 4, 2018
Carlos Creek named Winery of Year Carlos Creek Winery was declared the 2018 Winery of the Year during the 10th annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition this month at the University of Minnesota. The competition focuses on wines made with cold hardy grapes, fruit, or mead...
September 4, 2018 - 7:01am
June 17, 2018
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation has been providing safe, cost-saving alternatives for environmental sustainability to Minnesota businesses...
June 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
February 18, 2018
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
The sun was shining, but the wind was brutal at Alexandria Industries annual "Fishing for the Cure" ice fishing event. The tournament took place...
February 18, 2018 - 4:48pm
December 13, 2017
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
The Alexandria Technical & Community College Foundation honored Jill Blashack Strahan of Alexandria and Alexandria Industries on Dec. 7 for their...
December 13, 2017 - 6:24pm
October 23, 2017
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
Tom Schabel, CEO of Alexandria Industries, agreed to help the Douglas County Car Care Program plan for its leadership transition by providing $1,000 a month for the next 36 months, the program announced this week. As part of a three-year, $150,000 funding campaign, the program is...
October 23, 2017 - 6:35am
March 1, 2017
LETTER: Support renewable energy
To the editor: In response to the letter written by Van Gooch and David Christianson, published in the Echo Press on Feb. 15, 2017: Thank you for bringing awareness to current legislation HF235/SF214 and HF234/141. The proposed bills to remove incentives and safeguards surrounding...
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
February 19, 2017
Update: Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters (w/video)
Anglers didn't just catch fish at the 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure tournament on Smith Lake Saturday. They caught...
February 19, 2017 - 10:36am
February 16, 2017
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake
The 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure ice fishing tournament will try to raise $30,000 for cancer research Saturday on Smith Lake. Created by a small group of Alexandria Industries employees, the Fishing for the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge is about people making...
February 16, 2017 - 1:54pm
LETTER: Congratulations, Alexandria Industries
To the editor: Hearty congratulations to Alexandria Industries on their 50th year in business! We are extremely fortunate in Douglas County and beyond to have this wonderful business here. Their contributions to the economic vitality of the area are vital and much appreciated. All...
December 16, 2016 - 7:00am
November 4, 2016
Chamber Ambassadors visit two businesses
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited two local businesses on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The first visit was with the new Alexandria Industries Family Health and Wellness Clinic. The result of a partnership with Achieve Wellness, the clinic provides basic health...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Alexandria Industries honored as Premier Supply Partner
Alexandria Industries was recently named as Premier Supply Partner by Pella Corporation, a manufacturer and designer of windows, doors and between-the-glass blinds and shades. The award recognizes Alexandria Industries for its excellence in lean manufacturing, product cost and quality,...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 16, 2016
Manufacturers open clinics to foster healthier workforces
Alexandria Industries and Douglas Machine are part of the Alexandria area's manufacturing backbone. Now they are part of the health care sector,...
September 16, 2016 - 7:19am
June 15, 2016
Klobuchar tours Alexandria Industries
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured Alexandria Industries with Al Sholts, COO. During her May 28 visit, Klobuchar learned more about the company’s...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am