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Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Sports schedule for Sunday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
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February 16, 2018
Fire destroys dairy barn filled with animals in northern Minn.
MOTLEY, Minn.—It was a horrific scene no farmer ever wants to see—a barn filled with animals being destroyed by a fire. Early Friday...
February 16, 2018 - 6:35pm
Giving veterans a lift: Alexandria pilot joins program that flies veterans to clinics for free
Jim Conn's passions are veterans, airplanes and aviation, along with always needing to be on a mission. So when he heard about Veterans Airlift...
February 16, 2018 - 3:02pm
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
ST. PAUL — The 2018 Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, and there are plenty of questions about what topics might be debated....
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, Feb. 15
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, February 15 Theft, fish house theft, Lake Victoria. Theft, provided boarding service for two dogs...
February 16, 2018 - 9:35am
Veterans encouraged to attend county meeting
Members of the Veterans Council in Douglas County are encouraging all veterans in the area to attend next week's Douglas County Commissioner's meeting. A work session to discuss veterans issues is set to follow the regular board meeting and is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 11:50...
February 16, 2018 - 7:23am
FEBRUARY Friday, Feb. 16 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wake up Alexandria! Holiday Inn of Alexandria, 5637 Hwy 29 S. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mother-son bowling night,...
February 16, 2018 - 6:31am
A big day for Class of 2031: Next week's kindergarten registration gets parents started on transition into school
When it comes time for parents to send their first-born child off to kindergarten it can be sad, exciting, fun, scary and nerve wracking, all...
February 16, 2018 - 6:04am
February 15, 2018
Most notorious drunken driver in Minn. with 28 DWI arrests sent to prison again
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Minnesota's most notorious drunken driver— arrested for DWI 28 times—is again in a state prison. New York...
February 15, 2018 - 7:25pm
Lane closes on Highway 28 in Glenwood
Motorists on Highway 28/Minnesota Avenue East in Glenwood will experience a lane closure of the westbound lane between First Street NE and Highway 29/Franklin Street due to a break in a city water main. Crews will further assess the situation and additional repairs may begin Friday....
February 15, 2018 - 4:56pm
Updated: Two pedestrians hit by truck in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A vehicle reportedly hit two pedestrians in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday evening, Feb. 14. Chief Steve Todd with the Detroit Lakes Police Department said first responders were called at 8:37 p.m. to the intersection of Washington Avenue and Highway 10. Sanford...
February 15, 2018 - 4:16pm
Fluid motion: Students gain knowledge of fluid power through competition
The goal was simple: pick up a block and move it to different colored areas laid out on a mat, each worth a different amount of points. The...
February 15, 2018 - 3:13pm
Records tie priest to Alexandria man's girlfriend
An Alexandria man accused of strangling a North Dakota priest was dating a woman who lived in an apartment co-signed by the priest, according...
February 15, 2018 - 3:04pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, February 14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, February 14 Fraud, would like to talk to deputy about a scam, Alex. Littering complaint, someone...
February 15, 2018 - 3:04pm
Alexandria author to read, sign book at Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria is hosting a book signing event with Alexandria author Alisa Star. Star published her first book, "Birdie...
February 15, 2018 - 8:27am
For the record
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Wednesday, Feb. 21 Location: 2115 Jefferson St., Alexandria 8 a.m. Pledge of allegiance and call to order • Review Jan. 18 minutes • Financial report • Plant operations report • Landfill operations report • MRF operations report • Plant...
February 15, 2018 - 8:15am