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Bingo to benefit veterans group
Mother charged after toddler in car seat falls out of car
Law Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 17
B-E School Board salaries stay the same
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
Boys basketball: Three Norby brothers help turn around Ashby's fortunes
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 18
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska gets bounce-back win
Girls Basketball: Chargers stymie Hillcrest in 52-12 win
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie rolls to 13-0
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....
Melvin & JuAnn Riedel
Melvin & JuAnn
Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
Minnesotans 16 and older fish free this weekend if they take a kid
Seminar focused on outdoor first aid set for Jan. 23
Mike Frisch: Jig them up!
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
Mary E. Kloehn
Phillip Carl "Colby" Colbjornsen
James Lowell Swanson
Gary "Buzz" Grooters
An Echo Press Editorial: Tips for dealing with ice dams
1969: Thief swaps tattered coat for new
Commentary: Fire response was inspiring
In the Know: State at risk of losing innovators
An Echo Press Editorial: Be part of our Opinion page
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
Wake Up Alexandria at NorthStar Complex
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
On The Street
ALP Utilities makes changes to rates
hires and promotions
on the street
Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission
January 5, 2019
It's time to 'Pitch Your Plan': AAEDC to host business contest
Would you like to start up your own business? Do you have plans to open another business location in the Alexandria lakes area? Are you planning...
January 5, 2019 - 7:21am
December 27, 2018
In the Know: A good year for economic growth
As the ending of the year approaches, it is a time to look back at the economic growth that we have seen in our region. It has been a couple...
December 27, 2018 - 7:14am
In the Know: Dynamics of retail development
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at the AAEDC office is, "When will Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Hobby Lobby build in Alexandria?"...
September 27, 2018 - 11:52am
February 10, 2017
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
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
February 20, 2015
Murray resigns from economic development
A local leader in economic development issues is moving on. Jason Murray, the executive director of the Alexandria Area Economic Development...
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am