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Watch out for fresh oil on Hwy 27 between Alexandria, Hoffman
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Grant application approved for visitor center
Mall is ready for a comeback
Alexandria martial arts group competes at national tournament
Baseball: Post 87 loses two heartbreakers against Perham
Baseball: Alex Junior Red Legion team sweeps Aitkin for 16th win
Baseball: Post 87 splits with Thief River Falls for its ninth win in July
A chance to say thank you: Dan Kiser reunites with the man that saved his life at Alexandria boxing event
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
Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright
Open house dedicated to deer conversation set for Aug. 22 in Glenwood
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
Morken: The path toward curing target panic
Bentlee's big bass
Paul D. LeBrasseur
Shirley (Schwartz) Fimon
Janice L. Payne
Philip Eugene Yeutter
An Echo Press Editorial: Now we know what fantastic is
2009: Brock Lesnar rules UFC
Letter to the Editor: Land of the free, home of the brave?
In the Know: What this new campaign will NOT tell you
A Guest Editorial: Honor journalists who gave their all
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
SuperAmerica to close doors
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
Endless Treasure opens: New second-hand store supports MS Society
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
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October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
September 25, 2017
Fairfield Inn to open in January
The all-new Fairfield Inn and Suites, the only Marriott brand hotel between St. Cloud and Fargo, is starting to take shape. The $5.45 million...
September 25, 2017 - 7:51am
July 21, 2017
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
What used to be Randy's Menswear has shown signs of activity the past few weeks, but has remained a mystery as sheets were hung over the windows....
July 21, 2017 - 12:17pm
March 31, 2017
A restaurant revival
Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale fans can rest easy, as the restaurant will be making a comeback of sorts. A new restaurant, owned by Mahrie Ohren...
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine invites the public to its Grand Opening Open House on Thursday, March 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the clinic,...
March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
March 17, 2017
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Bryce Swenson loves everything about coffee: roasting it, grinding it, and he says the best part is drinking it. Swenson, a senior credit analyst...
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
March 10, 2017
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
It may be the first time in history that somewhere other than the city liquor store can legally sell on-sale liquor in the town of Parkers Prairie. Tilly T's Roadside Bar and Grill, which was formerly known as Shyster's, reopened Friday, March 3, with a license to sell "strong" beer...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
March 3, 2017
Coffee house unveils event center
When Bill Jarvi opened Common Ground Coffee House in the lower level of a building on Hawthorne Street in Alexandria in September 2015, he also...
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine is a new full-service medical clinic in Alexandria specializing in naturopathic and functional medicine, clinical...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 28, 2016
Work starts on new Fairfield Inn
Visitors and residents alike will have one more choice when deciding where to stay in Alexandria. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fairfield...
December 28, 2016 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
Brewery grand opening set for Monday
Craft beer lovers rejoice! Alexandria's first brewery in 70 years will open next week. Copper Trail Brewing Company, in the Willow Creek complex...
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Chamber Ambassadors visit two businesses
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited two local businesses on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The first visit was with the new Alexandria Industries Family Health and Wellness Clinic. The result of a partnership with Achieve Wellness, the clinic provides basic health...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 19, 2016
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited three local businesses on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Lake Country Meats is a locally owned and managed meat market and small grocery store, which offers meats, smokehouse specialties and rubs, marinades and sauces. The business...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Alexandria residents Kevin and Connie Lee Cunningham, who head the Alexandria Community Radio Educational Organization, Inc., have spent the...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Servpro opens doors to local area
Servpro, a cleanup and restoration company, has opened a new franchise in the local area. Servpro of Douglas and Otter Tail Counties will respond to the community's property damage emergencies. "A fire or water damage to your home or business can be such a traumatic event," said Trevor...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am