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Jump into cold river cools off Minnesota shoplifting suspect for police
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 9-11
Back in the field one year after cancer
For the record
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 8
A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
Volleyball: Chargers rack up big LEC honors
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
Blizzard hockey: Lumberjacks defend their home ice for weekend sweep of Alexandria
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....
Ruth Willman Dahl
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
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Deer report November 4: Another close call, the ultimate frustration
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Gary A. Fjoslien
Dale Gordon Serum
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Speak up to end racism and hate
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
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
'Remember to look up': Power company offers safety tips
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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
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
Indiana-based technology firm CSC Generation was named the successful bidder in acquiring the intellectual property of Bon-Ton, court documents...
September 7, 2018 - 2:54pm
August 31, 2018
Back in business? Herberger’s announces comeback days after closing all stores nationwide
Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after former retail giant Herberger’s shuttered all of its locations for good nationwide, a greeting...
August 31, 2018 - 1:59pm
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
April 25, 2018
Mall-goers mourn store closings
The impact of a store closing goes beyond the walls of a mall in a community like Alexandria. The announcement that Herberger's will be closing...
April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
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
February 10, 2018
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Shopping out of town
February 10, 2018 - 10:55am
November 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
The hype has been building and next week it will explode: Black Friday, the big bonanza of bargains for retailers and consumers. Too much emphasis, of course, is placed on shopping and material things during the holidays. The much more important elements of the season — rekindling...
November 17, 2017 - 7:19pm
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
March 7, 2017
H&M to open Fargo store at proposed outlet center
FARGO—Fashion retailer H&M will open its first store here next year—but it won't be in West Acres Shopping Center. The Swedish-based...
March 7, 2017 - 10:10am
February 3, 2017
Find the perfect outfit for Night to Shine
Guests who will attend the Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine on Friday, Feb. 10, are invited to take advantage of a special shopping boutique. Prom-goers can selects gowns, jewelry, sport coats, shirts and ties to wear to the gala event at no cost. Shopping will take place on...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
December 2, 2016
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Here's something to add to your Christmas to-do list: Shop local. Sadly, "shop local" has become such a ubiquitous phrase, it may have lost its punch. People hear it but don't really take the time to think about why they should invest their holiday shopping dollars into the community...
December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
December 6, 2015
Top toys for Christmas this year
By Pamela Knudson, Forum News Service Christmas is looming, and with it comes the question of what to give to delight the kids on your gift-giving...
December 6, 2015 - 8:00am
November 24, 2015
Out & About - around the county this week
Many enjoyed a bright, sunny Saturday to take a drive for some shopping and socializing. Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City held its fifth...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am