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July 18, 2018
Signs hang in the window of the Ben Franklin store in downtown Alexandria announcing the store is going out of business. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
July 18, 2018 - 5:02am
July 16, 2018
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
July 16, 2018 - 8:10am
July 15, 2018
On The Street
July 15, 2018 - 6:14pm
July 12, 2018
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
July 12, 2018 - 4:55pm
July 10, 2018
Deadline for farmers approaching
July 10, 2018 - 10:24am
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
July 10, 2018 - 8:17am
July 8, 2018
Business briefs
July 8, 2018 - 8:18pm
Members of the "Green Pastures" consulting team include (from left): developer Doug Wenzel; surveyor Mark Jahner, Stoeckel Jahner Surveying; civil engineer Matt Hagstrom, Hagstrom Engineering; and architectural draftsman Clint Bachman, CB Designs. (Contributed)
New housing project begins: It includes 28 townhomes, 56-unit complex
July 8, 2018 - 8:07am
July 5, 2018
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management has partnered with Lab USA to recycle fine metals from ash at its landfill. Recycling of the metals from the non-hazardous ash should increase the life expectancy of the landfill. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Metals taken from ash landfill to be recycled
July 5, 2018 - 5:13am
June 26, 2018
Leadership Alexandria 2.0 graduates include, seated from left: Scott Wiethoff, Sara Stadtherr, Brad Lenertz, Tara Bitzan and Amy Reineke. Standing, from left: Michelle Wiethoff, Rachel Jahner, Michelle Ahlquist, Scott Gronholz, Lynn Arnquist, Molly Comer, Nicole Fernholz, Mark Reineke, Kayla Wacholz, Edward Reif, Donna Ryan, Matt VanWatermulen and Kurt Steidl. Not pictured: Brandon Johnson, Chris Merten, Christine Schroeder, Deena Steffl, Del Mari Runck, Erin Berns, Renae Molden and Shawn Stoen.
Chamber program wraps up first year
June 26, 2018 - 8:25am
June 24, 2018
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On The Street
June 24, 2018 - 6:26pm
Nathan Reinbold, environmental coordinator at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management, shows the chute that will be used for organics recycling. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Put waste in its place: Organics recycling program now available
June 24, 2018 - 7:57am
The Briefcase
June 24, 2018 - 7:56am
June 20, 2018
An artist rendering shows what the new brewery, 22 Northmen Brewing Company, will look like from the outside. The brewery will be located at Carlos Creek Winery. (Contributed)
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
June 20, 2018 - 5:13am
June 17, 2018
Rick Colden with Alexandria Industries shows Jill Curran from the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation the inside of a semi-trailer that's filled with aluminum scrap for recycling. (Contributed)
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
June 17, 2018 - 12:55pm