Nash Finch Company (Nasdaq: NAFC), a Minneapolis-based food retailer and distributor, yesterday reported net earnings of $3.3 million, or 28 cents per share, in the 12-week first quarter ended March 24, 2001. The results represent a 43% increase over net earnings of $2.3 million reported in the prior year period. Total revenues for the quarter were $908.0 million versus revenues of $877.4 million in the first quarter of 2000, a 3.5% increase.