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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
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
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
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
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 11, 2014
Hilltop Lumber acquires Ottertail Home Center
Hilltop Lumber announced that it has acquired the assets of Ottertail Home Center in Ottertail, effective July 1. Ottertail Home Center has been in business for more than 90 years and was purchased from its recent owners, Duane and Linda Monson. Brian Klimek, Hilltop Lumber’s...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
Torgy’s on the Lake has new owners
One of Pope County’s oldest family-owned businesses has changed hands after 68 years of operation in Long Beach. Torgy’s on the Lake has entered into a purchase agreement with Ken Moe and Stacy Gerdes. Both men are from the Glenwood area and look forward to operating the restaurant,...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
March 28, 2014
New business joins Downtown Merchants
Jenny Kulzer, owner/stylist, and Tara Terbark, stylist, smile to represent Art and Soul Hair Design of Alexandria, which recently joined the...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 21, 2014
TrueBlue and The Work Connection join forces, expand customer reach
Alexandria office is included
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Viking Antiques relocates
Viking Antiques recently relocated to a newly remodeled space directly inside the Glik’s entrance in Viking Plaza in Alexandria. The move was...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, based in Alexandria, is expanding its manufacturing footprint to accommodate the addition of new, larger-tonnage injection molding presses as well as a new inventory and warehousing location. The upgrades are designed to address a growing need with...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
The engineering and architectural firm Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) has acquired Architecture One of Brainerd. The firms officially joined together January 6. Architecture One has offered planning and design services on a wide variety of projects throughout Minnesota since it was...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
ALDI grocery store plans to open in Alexandria
ALDI, a global supermarket chain based in Germany, plans to open a grocery store in Alexandria. The Alexandria Building Department received the building permit application for the store last week. Plans call for a 17,000 square foot building with a canopy that will be built south...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Merger brings Buick GMC dealership back to Alexandria
A Buick GMC dealership is back in Alexandria. The owners of the Morris Auto Plaza, Joel and Tom Krusemark, recently announced that the dealership is merging with Auto Plaza of Alexandria. The new dealership is called Diamond Buick GMC of Alexandria and it’s operating out of...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Downtown Merchants welcomes new members
Mi Thyme Therapy Mi Thyme Therapy in Alexandria, represented by Sharein Berninghaus (left), recently joined the Alexandria Downtown Merchants...
January 9, 2014 - 3:14pm
December 12, 2013
Allstate Peterbilt Group acquires Steussy Diesel
Steussy Diesel will become Allstate Peterbilt of Alexandria beginning in January. All employees from both companies will be retained in the merge. With the needs of its combined customer base in mind, it will offer factory-trained service technicians and a large parts inventory under...
December 12, 2013 - 10:01pm
November 27, 2013
GSF Mortgage welcomes new branch in Alexandria
GSF Mortgage is excited to announce its new branch in Alexandria. The addition will be overseen by branch manager Todd Hocum. Joining him are Leif Nohre and Bruce Strandskov. Hocum has 26 years of experience in the mortgage industry and an educational background in finance. He...
November 27, 2013 - 2:51pm
November 15, 2013
Local television news is back on the air
Gardonville Cooperative Telephone and Excellent Multimedia have teamed up to create Lakes Area News (LAN), the local television news broadcast for the glacial lakes area. News anchor Chelsea Nelson, an Alexandria native, hosted the premiere broadcast on November 7. LAN will...
November 15, 2013 - 8:30am
November 8, 2013
Aegis Therapies joins Evansville Care Campus
Aegis Therapies recently became part of the Evansville Care Campus (ECC) team, partnering to offer physical, occupational and speech therapy...
November 8, 2013 - 9:27am
September 4, 2013
Ribbon cut at StoneManor
Developers Jim Deal and Stan Kirckof (left) helped Realtor Randy Fischer cut the ribbon to celebrate the August 15 opening of the new StoneManor...
September 4, 2013 - 4:23pm