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Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Tennis: Cards sweep Eagles in CLC
Boys soccer: Cards get big win at Apollo
Girls soccer: Apollo edges Cards in CLC
Volleyball: CLC power Rocori too much for Cards
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
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In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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 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
May 13, 2016
Mosquito Joe opens in Northwest Minnesota
Mosquito Joe, a mosquito control treatment company serving residential and commercial customers nationwide, opened its newest territory to cover...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Game store to open in Alexandria
Your Turn Boardgames will open its doors in Alexandria in May. The store offers more than 300 board game titles ranging from Monopoly to Star Wars Imperial Assault. Customers will have access to in-store game play and training. It also carries adult coloring books, miniature model...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Pet grooming salon opens in Alexandria
There's a new place in town where you can take your pet to be pampered. Bark-N-Bubble Pet Grooming Salon, owned by Craig Neils, opened Feb. 18...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am