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Man accused of fleeing police, knocking over fence, DWI
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
April 20, 2016
Maritime museum featured on public TV program
Fascinating stories about the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, Schwanke Car, Truck and Tractor Museum in Willmar, and the Hinterland...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Going to the guys
This year's Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) spring musical is going to the guys. Monty Python's Spamalot features a cast that includes more...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 11, 2016
Preparing for a homecoming
Mike and Jaci Loween of Alexandria will soon be introducing a new child to their family – but not in the traditional way. The Loweens, who...
April 11, 2016 - 1:08pm
April 6, 2016
Creativity abounds at Edible Book Festival
The first Edible Book Festival at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria was a success, according to organizers. There were 23 entries in four...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
The evolution of the state patrol squad car
Question: I’ve noticed that the Minnesota State Patrol squad cars have a white front car door. I recall some years back that they did not....
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
Life to fiction
Jo Barkley is a 10-year-old tomboy living on a farm during the Great Depression. Throughout her childhood years, her dreams carry her on many...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Constructing a night of dazzling creativity
Bringing bling to brick and design to duct tape, the local building community puts on a stunningly creative fashion show. Back for its fifth...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
A calling to serve
Levi Vaagenes, a 2014 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, knew he didn't want to go to college. But he did anyway, in the hopes...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
A Celtic celebration
The Mikko and Friends Irish Music Show will be back at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. for...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Aeroponic gardens sprouting healthy living lessons
In an effort to inspire healthy living, two Alexandria women have teamed up to bring unique year-round, produce-growing opportunities to students...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
While a household of girls can be trying at times during the adolescent years, many sisters celebrate close relationships when they become adults. That's how it's been for the Waldorf family of Alexandria. Larry and Mary Waldorf were blessed with four daughters — Tracy, Kim,...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Cinema favorites featured by Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra
There's a place where you can soar with Harry Potter, march with Darth Vader and flee with Frodo. You can feel the love with Rose and Jack, the...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Ready, set, compete
Sixty eight eighth-grade students from 10 area schools were able to catch a short glimpse of college academics while spending a day at Alexandria...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Leaping through life
Josh Eken is a leapling. That is, he's one of the 4 million people in the world who was born on Feb. 29, otherwise known as leap day. Growing...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
The beer guys
Louis Nehk and Wally Roers of Alexandria have a lot in common, but two things stand out above the rest — both like to work, and both enjoy...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am