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Student fighting cancer uses wish to bring in inspiring speaker
Despite cost to municipal liquor stores, Minn. lawmakers advance Sunday sales bill
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 26
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
Sports schedule for Monday, Feb. 27
Girls Basketball: Chargers finish season 18-8
Boys Basketball: Alex wins sixth straight
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Robert L. Janke Jr.
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 8, 2016
Annual car show to support local food shelf
The public is invited to attend the Vintage Car Club (VCC) of Alexandria’s annual car show and swap meet on Sunday, June 26 at the Douglas...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
The start of something new
Marilyne and Albert Morisette were raising five kids of their own, and in 1998 they decided to open up their home to a foreign exchange student....
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Camryn's Chemo Care Bags
Seven members of 10-year-old Camryn Schlosser’s family have battled cancer. Four lost that fight. Though devastating for her family, the prominence...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
For the first time in many years, the Alexandria FFA Chapter had a team finish in the top five at the Minnesota FFA State Convention. The 87th...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Ole Oppe Fest is coming this Memorial Day Weekend
The Alexandria Jaycees will present the annual Ole Oppe Fest on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30. Along with the regular scheduled events, there will be a sidewalk sale at downtown businesses Thursday through Sunday, a farmers market on Saturday from 9 a.m....
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
A career certification
Though most programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) are two years long and result in a college diploma, one program recognized...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
May exhibit honors Scandinavian craft
The May exhibit at Evansville Art Center (EAC) features a collection of Swedish weaving, also known as huck weaving. This method of decorating...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
It's, like, totally tubular!
Alexandria Area Arts Association will present a unique theatrical event, the Awesome '80s Prom, an interactive show and dance, on Fridays and...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
A day in the life
Former Lake Carlos State Park manager Ronald Kuschel recently published a novel, 23 Days in the Life of a Park Ranger, which follows the events...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Local artist's pottery shown in new exhibit
Alexandria resident Merodie Seykora's work is now displayed in a new exhibit, "In the Potter's Hands," at the Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC)...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Destination ImagiNation teams perform well at regionals, state
In early April, seven teams representing Alexandria Public Schools, six from Lincoln Elementary School and one from Discovery Middle School,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Silverstreaks assist preschoolers on Earth Day
When the Osakis Silverstreaks decided they wanted to help out in the community, they asked Osakis Preschool teacher Jan Campbell if there was...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
The Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization held its 20th annual fashion show and silent auction fundraiser to raise funds for scholarships...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Bootleggers Bash transports guests to Roaring '20s
Fellas, flaunt your fedora. Flappers, hike up that hemline. The Douglas County Historical Society will host the third annual Bootleggers Bash...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
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