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July 8, 2018
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
May 9, 2018
Pastor Laurie Natwick from the Northwestern Minnesota Synod ELCA spoke during Sunday's groundbreaking ceremony for the new First Lutheran Church, which will be built along County Road 46 near Woodland Elementary School. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
Staff members of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria take their turn at shoveling first at the site where the new First Lutheran Church will be built. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
A new beginning for First Lutheran
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 5, 2016
Hospital breaks ground on expansion project
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Participating in REA's groundbreaking for a new headquarters were Paul Ringdahl and Eric Norum, Ringdahl Architects; REA director Bill O'Brien; director Bryan Withers; CEO Rick Banke; director Mike Johnson; director Ron Holm; director Wilbur Burquest; director Audrey Hjelle; manager of operations and engineering Al Haman; director Barbara Johnson; staff assistant Jim Hultman; manager of finance, accounting and IT Janet Nelson; manager of member services Sue Lundeen and Randy Roers, Innovative Builders. (...
Runestone Electric Association celebrates groundbreaking
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Sophomores today will be the first graduating class from the new high school in 2015. Pictured with their parents are (left to right): Lukas Bigger, Gretchen Watkins, Andrew Storm, Sydney Steinbring, Drew Eidsvold, Sam Carlson, Chase Nielson, Danika Guenther and Jenny Eng. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)play button
VIDEO: Gilded shovels, golden futures
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Zion Lutheran Church broke ground for an expansion project.
Zion kicks off expansion project with service
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Mayor Dan Ness (center), along with Police Chief Rick Wyffels (left) and Captain Scott Kent (right) took part in the official groundbreaking of the new police station.
Alexandria breaks ground on 'eloquently simple facility'
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Those taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony for Douglas Machine's expansion last week included (left to right): Paul Anderson (Douglas Machine); Mary New (Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission); Steve Black (Douglas Machine); Rick Paulsen (Douglas Machine); Paul Anderson (Douglas County); Pat Pederson (Alexandria Economic Development Board); Chris Haugen (Douglas Machine); Jon Ballou (Douglas Machine); Tom Wosepka (Douglas Machine); David Kjos (AAEDC); Vern Anderson (Douglas Machine); Sara C...
Douglas Machine breaks ground on expansion project
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Echo Press photos by Celeste Beam
During the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Alexandria Area YMCA Wednesday morning, five different groups participated in the traditional shovel throw, including members of the YMCA Legacy gift contributors.
Breaking new ground in recreation: YMCA begins $9 million project
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Although the official groundbreaking isn't until Wednesday, April 22, heavy machinery began digging operations this week at the site of the Alexandria Area YMCA along County Road 82, near the intersection with County Road 45.
YMCA digs into site
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Y takes leap of faith, forges ahead
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Echo Press photo by Izzy Rusch
Area veterans did their part at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria Monday. Participants included (left to right) Herb Berg (World War II), Bernie Bitzan (World War II), Tom Scearcy (Vietnam), Harry Schrupp (World War II), Larry Villard (Korean conflict), Ralph Gunderson (Korean conflict) and Vince Wogan (Vietnam).
New era of veteran care in Alexandria begins
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
YMCA delays groundbreaking
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
New apartment complex breaks ground in Alexandria
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am