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Former Mrs. Minnesota International shares message at Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Football: Spuds drop Alexandria to the third seed
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Deloris A. Elmquist
Margaret Ann Steidl 'Peggy' Karnis
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
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
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
December 12, 2013
Allstate Peterbilt Group acquires Steussy Diesel
Steussy Diesel will become Allstate Peterbilt of Alexandria beginning in January.
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
August 9, 2013
New tattoo shop opens
Taylor Bones and Trisha Folsom have opened a tattoo and piercing shop at 1417 Broadway Street in Alexandria. TNT Tattoo, which opened on July...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Hagstrom Engineering, new business in town
Hagstrom Engineering, PLLC, a civil engineering and land consulting firm, is new to Alexandria. Hagstrom president Mathew Hagstrom has more than 15 years' experience.
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC open
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC opened on April 22 and serves the child care needs of children from 6 weeks through 12 years of age. It is a licensed child care center and is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Immediate openings are available for all ages. For more...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Thawzall, LLC relocates to Alexandria
As of August 1, Thawzall, LLC has landed in Alexandria. Relocating from Glenwood to a 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility at 104 Donovan Drive in Alexandria, Thawzall is geared to grow within the Alexandria manufacturing community. They bring with them 13 full-time employe...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Custom-made knee implant making strides in Alexandria
Utilizing MRI technology and pre-operative planning tools, knee specialist Dr. Patrick Hurley of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists created a personalized surgical plan customized to the unique anatomy of Alexandria native Rod Lorenz. After suffering from debilitating knee pain for...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Alexandria Industries bolsters capabilities
Alexandria Industries recently purchased the plastic injection equipment assets of a North Dakota-based manufacturer of injection molded components.
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Voyager Aluminum announces plans for parent company
Voyager Aluminum of Brandon is proud to announce the formation of a new parent company called Voyager Industries. Voyager Industries will be the parent corporation for all of their current product lines. The creation of Voyager Industries marks a significant shift for the future...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am