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Fire strikes Alden Just
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: The Evangelical death spiral
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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February 15, 2018
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
One of the anchors of Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria will soon be empty, as J.C. Penney will be closing its doors May 12. On-duty manager Karen...
February 15, 2018 - 2:12pm
February 12, 2018
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
U.S. agriculturalists on balance will make less money in 2018 than they did in 2017, a new government report projects. Farm-sector profits will...
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
What began as in interest in high school 20 years ago has evolved into a career for Josh Waltzing. Waltzing, co-owner and head instructor at...
February 12, 2018 - 6:10am
February 10, 2018
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The future is bright for the solar sector in Minnesota, state and industry leaders said this week. Minnesota...
February 10, 2018 - 2:40pm
February 9, 2018
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
An estate-planning advisor will hold a free seminar called the "Pros and Cons of Revocable Trusts" next week. Ray McCoy, with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, will speak from 6-7:30 on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Broadway Ballroom Event Center, 115 30th Ave. E. in Alexandria. The...
February 9, 2018 - 12:14pm
February 6, 2018
Herberger's owner closing 47 stores, but not Alexandria
Despite its parent company filing for bankruptcy, the Herberger's in Alexandria will remain in operation. Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., which operates...
February 6, 2018 - 10:23am
February 5, 2018
On The Street
• Paul Osterberg, who owns and operates H&R Block franchise offices in Osakis and Long Prairie, has been selected as an H&R Block Top 100 Franchisee....
February 5, 2018 - 8:30am
February 3, 2018
How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
Bees are vital to agriculture, but bee populations have faced serious problems in recent years. Both pesticides and pests are being blamed for...
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
January 26, 2018
State ponies up for high-demand fields
Students going into high-demand fields such as manufacturing, agriculture, health care services or information technology will have a shot at new scholarships, thanks to state lawmakers and private industry. The Workforce Development Scholarships of $2,500 each will be available for...
January 26, 2018 - 5:57pm
Top 5 Under 40 to be honored at Chamber banquet
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will be honoring the Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals in the Alexandria Lakes Area during its...
January 26, 2018 - 10:59am
January 24, 2018
People outside Twin Cities hope for Super Bowl benefit
Communities outside of the Twin Cities look to capitalize on Super Bowl LII. A couple of Otter Tail County festivals and one in Duluth are timed...
January 24, 2018 - 2:51pm
January 19, 2018
Downtown loses antique store
Downtown Alexandria is losing one of its antique stores. Carriage House Antiques and Furnishings will close its doors at the end of February,...
January 19, 2018 - 6:13am
January 8, 2018
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
New life has been given to a longtime restaurant in Rose City, which is set to reopen as Rose City Bar and Grill on Thursday, Feb. 1. The restaurant,...
January 8, 2018 - 10:08am
Minimum wage rises
One recent day, Amy Allen's 14-year-old daughter, Anna, texted her exciting news. "Mom, I got a raise," she wrote.
January 8, 2018 - 7:08am
January 6, 2018
On The Street
• Keller Williams, which says its has more real-estate agents than any other agency in the world, announced Wednesday that Alexandria native...
January 6, 2018 - 12:08pm