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Suspect jailed in fatal shooting in northwestern Minnesota
44th Ave. extension gets green light
Firefighter honored at council meeting
Bass Point Court may be paved
Baseball: Stockert ready for any role as he signs with NDSU
Paschka inks with Augustana in track
Girls hockey: Cardinals bounce back with shutout at Moorhead
A decoy buck with a bow
A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
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
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
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Gary A. Fjoslien
Dale Gordon Serum
Bruce Allen Jaspersen
An Echo Press Editorial: Eye-opening facts about townships
Letter to the Editor: Be kind toward our president
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
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
hires and promotions
on the street
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 20, 2018
What's happening in old Kmart building?
The newspaper has received a few phone calls from readers wondering about the building that once housed Kmart along Highway 29 South in Alexandria,...
June 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
July 24, 2017
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
Aagard Group continues to increase their capabilities, beginning with a 40,000 square-foot building expansion. Of the 40,000 square feet, 31,000...
July 24, 2017 - 4:52pm
May 1, 2017
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
After substantial growth in 2016, Aagard leaders identified a need for a tool program for current and new employees, evident through witnessing...
May 1, 2017 - 8:26am
February 3, 2017
Lining up job recruits
Heather Elmer-Slack of Aagard was at one of the first booths that job-seekers could see as they stepped inside the Alexandria Area Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Aagard, a packaging machinery manufacturer, has gone through a "huge burst of hiring" in the past year after it expanded...
February 3, 2017 - 6:00am
May 20, 2016
Aagard transforms old Kmart building
Something exciting is happening inside the old Kmart building in Alexandria that's bigger than a blue light special. It's been transformed into...
May 20, 2016 - 11:11am
December 4, 2015
Aagard makes final gift donation to high school
Aagard, an Alexandria-based company that designs, engineers and manufactures automated packaging machinery, presented the fifth and final $200,000...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association to tour Aagard Group
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host a general meeting on Tuesday, March 6 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Participants are scheduled to tour Aagard Group LLC at 4 p.m. Aagard Group has experienced exponential growth and nationwide success with designing, engineering...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Business and Industrial Appreciate Day honors The Aagard Group of Alexandria
The 2009 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor The Aagard Group, LLC of Alexandria. The 2009 BIAD event will take place Tuesday, October 27 at 11:30 a.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. The BIAD award is presented annually...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am