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Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
One-car rollover crash on I-94 sends one to hospital
Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Softball: Cards pick up three wins Saturday at Rockford tourney
Girls golf: Lakers win, Cards third at Brainerd
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
June 19, 2015
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Lind Family Funeral and Cremation Services’ Alexandria location officially opened on Monday, June 8 with a ribbon cutting at the new location,...
June 19, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
Officially open: Lind Family Funeral in Alexandria
Lind Family Funeral and Cremation Services will officially open its doors at 1623 10th Avenue East in Alexandria on Sunday, June 7. It will hold...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
A new era for popular grocery store
Cub Foods cuts ribbon to open Alexandria store
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
New boutique store coming to Alexandria
A new business will soon open its doors in Alexandria. Kindred People is a boutique-style store that will offer women’s clothing, accessories, shoes and gifts. Marceia Andreasen and her daughter Kelly Falk will head up the store. Because they are both from the area, they emphasized...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Bamboo Babies for moms, families opens
Moms and babies in the Alexandria area now have a new place to find specialty products made just for them. Alexandria/Nelson native and birth...
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
January 9, 2015
Larson, Langner accept limited partnerships
Financial Advisor Nate Larson and Senior Branch Office Administrator Eileen Langner of Edward Jones in Alexandria have accepted invitations to increase their limited partnership holdings in The Jones Financial Cos., the holding company for the St. Louis-based financial services firm. “I...
January 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 24, 2014
New TV station launches in Central MN
Central Minnesota TV broadcasters Jason Hirsch and Mark Anthony launched KoolTV on December 17. It will feature local news, weather, sports, classic TV shows, movies and original programming. Hirsch and Anthony have more than 50 years of broadcasting experience combined. Hirsch...
December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
December 12, 2014
New building will house plumbing company
Several readers have contacted the newspaper wondering what the new building is going up along Highway 29 North, across the road from Nordic...
December 12, 2014 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
Moving to Broadway
Organizations make move to better serve community
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am