A message from the publisher

We recently announced a change to The Shopper distribution. This decision was not one we made lightly.

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The start of a New Year is a good time to pause and say thank you to our advertisers and our readers. We are grateful for your continued support and partnership. We value our readers and are committed to bringing you the best local news. We also have made a commitment to not only satisfy our readers, but also to provide advertisers with the best way to reach their customers.

We recently announced a change to The Shopper distribution. This decision was not one we made lightly — but just as most local businesses dealing with increased expenses, our costs of producing and distributing The Shopper continue to climb, and as you may have noticed, many big box stores discontinued putting flyers in the Shopper. The distribution of The Shopper will be mailed to over 17,000 homes and is available on the e-edition of our website to all subscribers. This change makes it possible for us to continue to provide The Shopper to area customers. We’ve also changed our advertising rate structure to make it affordable for advertising clients to reach over 23,000 homes. The sales team is working to share this information with our advertising partners.

The team of the Echo Press remains committed to our community by providing the best print and digital marketing options to area businesses as well as keeping readers informed with our local news coverage.

Please reach out to me with any questions.  My direct line is 320-763-1214, email or stop in to see me at our new location at 1920 Turning Leaf Ln SW, Suite 12, Alexandria.

Diann Drew
Echo Press Publisher

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