Skip to main content
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
January 29, 2016
PhysioLab opens in Osakis
A new business called PhysioLab is now open in Osakis. Members of PhysioLab will have 24/7 access to the fitness equipment at the facility,...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Indigo Signworks purchases Country Grove Electric
Indigo Signworks, Inc. recently purchased Country Grove Electric of Sauk Centre, creating Indigo Electric, a new division within the organization. Indigo Signworks designs, sells, manufactures, installs and services signs, while Country Grove Electric's expertise lies in the professional...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
A ‘Common Ground’ for refuge
A new business has sprouted up in downtown Alexandria. On Saturday, September 5, the doors to Common Ground opened to let out the aroma of fresh...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2015
Hand therapy clinic opens in Alexandria
Amos Hartsell, OTR/L, has returned to his hometown of Alexandria to open a therapist-owned private hand therapy clinic. Alexandria Rehabilitation will open on Tuesday, September 8 at 220 22nd Avenue E., Suite 108. Hartsell provides rehabilitation services for upper extremity...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
New auto repair shop comes to town
The new business Tennessee Automotive Care and Repair recently opened next to Weston Station at 4353 County Road 82 S.E., Alexandria Owner...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 21, 2015
Storage units available in Forada
Another new building has made its home in Forada. Construction on 20 storage units began in May and was set to wrap up this week, according to Chad Barsness, president of CNI Investments in Glenwood. Located along County Road 4, the units are available for monthly or yearly rental....
August 21, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am