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Superintendent charged after vehicle crashes through ice on Otter Tail Lake
Tree removal along I-94 in Avon begins March 19
Visitor restrictions lifted at Douglas County Hospital
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, March 15
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
Boys basketball: Lakers show resolve all the way to a section title
Girls basketball: Cardinals sail past DeLaSalle to reach consolation championship
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
LETTER: Farmers and food awareness
1993: Parkers Prairie slam-dunks Osakis, captures first title
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
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March 16, 2018
Life lessons through theater: Eighth-grade playwrights take on issue of bullying
The scene unfolding on stage could have been unfolding in real life — which was exactly the point. The Discovery Middle School play,...
March 16, 2018 - 5:59am
March 15, 2018
Business students head to international competition
Five Alexandria Area High students took top spots at the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. on March...
March 15, 2018 - 7:22am
March 14, 2018
At Red Lake, site of a 2005 school shooting, walkout carries deep significance
RED LAKE, Minn.—About half of Red Lake High School's student body and a handful of Red Lake Middle Schoolers left class Wednesday as part...
March 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
Alexandria students join national walkout over gun violence
With his young daughter perched on his hip, Terry Vanderheiden took a moment to collect himself, wiping a tear from his eye before he addressed...
March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
March 13, 2018
Empty bowls, full stomachs: Eighth annual Empty Bowls raises money to fight hunger
The bowls were made by hand, but many hands contributed in other ways during the annual Empty Bowls Project on Monday, March 12, at Alexandria...
March 13, 2018 - 10:10am
Cardinal Cafe open Tuesdays, Fridays through May 25
Maria Nissen has enjoyed her family's French dip recipe for as long as she can remember. So when it came time for her to choose what to serve...
March 13, 2018 - 9:15am
March 12, 2018
Education foundation hires first executive director
The Alexandria Education Foundation — a nonprofit organization that supports academics in Alexandria Public Schools — has hired...
March 12, 2018 - 9:26am
March 10, 2018
West Central fields two speech champions
Two members of the West Central Area Speech Team were named champions in their category at a March 6 meet in Hancock, while several teammates...
March 10, 2018 - 2:12pm
Pikop named as finalist for National Distinguished Principal award
An Alexandria principal is one of three finalists for the Minnesota 2018 National Distinguished Principal. Lisa Pikop, the principal of the...
March 10, 2018 - 11:00am
March 9, 2018
Students planning walkout over school shootings
Some students at Alexandria Area High School are planning to partake in a walkout Wednesday to make a statement about school shootings and advocate...
March 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
March 8, 2018
UMN wants another $10M to freeze in-state tuition
ST. PAUL—The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for an extra $10 million to finance a tuition freeze next year for Minnesota residents at all of its campuses. The two-year budget lawmakers adopted last year awarded the university $658.7 million in base funding...
March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
An experiment extravaganza: Brandon-Evansville students display science experiments
Balloons, tornadoes and Skittles — this science fair had it all. On Wednesday, March 7, seventh- and eighth-graders at Brandon-Evansville...
March 8, 2018 - 3:58pm
Minnesota's Dayton focuses on school safety measures with gun-control bills unlikely to pass
ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will focus on improving school security and access to mental health services to keep students safe after...
March 8, 2018 - 8:50am
Sex policy emphasizes 'yes' vs. 'no'
Rather than "no means no," the sexual consent policy is now "yes means yes" at Alexandria Community and Technical College and other Minnesota...
March 8, 2018 - 7:14am
March 7, 2018
Diesel mechanic leaves a legacy
A collective "ooooh" was loudly uttered as five torque wrenches — each worth $1,000 — were unveiled last Friday, March 2, in the...
March 7, 2018 - 12:11pm