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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 8, 2015
Cares fall away in the garden
Residents at Nelson Gables in Alexandria are fortunate to have some home-grown goodies as part of their meals, thanks to the cooks and to the...
September 8, 2015 - 4:42pm
August 7, 2015
Week of August 10-14: ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Oven fried chicken. Tuesday – Baked ham. Wednesday – Pasta/meat sauce. Thursday – Hamburger gravy. Friday – Cook’s choice. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Crispy baked chicken,...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Senior Meals - June 15-19, 2015
Week of June 15-19 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Country fried steak. Tuesday – Lasagna. Wednesday – Meatballs. Thursday – Sweet and sour chicken. Friday – Cook’s choice. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Country fried steak,...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
May 15, 2015
Initiative helps 2,000 nursing home residents go home
An initiative that began in 2010 to help Minnesotans in nursing homes return home has just hit the milestone of helping to move 2,000 people. All were helped by Senior LinkAge Line community living specialists through the Return to Community initiative. The initiative is a partnership...
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
Golden Brothers give award, change name because of family’s help
Club continues to collect eyeglasses; welcomes first female member
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 1, 2015
Lincoln teams advance at Destination ImagiNation competition
Three Destination ImagiNation teams from Lincoln Elementary School in Alexandria recently participated at a Minnesota Regional Destination ImagiNation...
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
February 18, 2015
Zion school announces preschool programs
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will offer three different preschool programs to area families for the 2015-2016 school year. Children ages 3-4 can attend two days each week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Children ages 4-5 have two different options. They may attend three...
February 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Alexandria Assisted Living crowns valentine royalty
Alexandria Assisted Living, formerly Peaceful Bliss, held its first Valentine’s Day party on Friday, February 13. About 30 residents attended....
February 18, 2015 - 12:00am
January 30, 2015
Ecumen Bethany hosts Quilting Bee to benefit food shelf
Residents at Ecumen Bethany in Alexandria had a wish: to help those less fortunate. As a group, residents chose to make a tied blanket, offer...
January 30, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2015
55+ driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer three upcoming 55+ Driver Improvement classes: An eight-hour first-time course will be held: • Saturday, February 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road S.E., Alexandria. Two four-hour refresher courses will...
January 21, 2015 - 12:00am
December 24, 2014
Bringing cheer to all
Bethany Home staff delivers gifts to residents
December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2014
Extra warmth for the holidays
Edgewood Vista tenants make hats for Santa for Seniors
December 19, 2014 - 9:28am
November 5, 2014
Gray Ladies celebrate 60th anniversary
Local chapter helps with Red Cross blood drives
November 5, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
55+ driver improvement course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement class on Monday, November 3 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road S.E., Alexandria. The cost is $20. The driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
September 11, 2014
Senior Meals - September 15-19
Week of September 15-19 OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, pudding/topping. Tuesday – Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, garden salad, garlic sticks, dessert. Wednesday – Pork roast, mashed potatoes/gravy, scalloped corn, dessert. Thursday...
September 11, 2014 - 2:33pm