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Hoffman man injured in Grant County crash
Holiday train returns with music and food bank mission
Lighting placed at 15 rural intersections: Study says lights improve safety
Best of the Lakes Area Meat Market
Best of the Lakes Area Plumbing/Heating
Girls basketball: Defense leads B-E past Rothsay
Boys basketball: Wibstad hits game winner at Browerville
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria sweeps weekend with win over Granite City
Blizzard hockey: Scanlon sends Alexandria out a winner
Boys basketball: Johnsrud's 25 leads Lakers to 3-0
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Dale E. Anderson
Terrance L. Koep
Earl D. Ihnen
Linda L. Moske
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
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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
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
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