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AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
March 13, 2018
Minn. bill banning use of handling cellphones in vehicles passes first test
ST. PAUL—This year could be the year that Minnesota outlaws handling your cellphone while driving. A bipartisan proposal to mandate "hands-free"...
March 13, 2018 - 9:19pm
Judge keeps bail high as man accused of attempted murder of priest appears in court again
TOWNER — The trail led from Alexandria, Minn., to Minot, N.D. In between the two cities, a priest was beaten, strangled and left unconscious...
March 13, 2018 - 8:49pm
Three Illinois men accused in Minnesota mosque bombing
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Federal officials in Illinois say they have arrested three men they think bombed a Bloomington mosque last summer. Law...
March 13, 2018 - 7:26pm
Gunman nears schools in Detroit Lakes prompts lockdowns
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—One man with a sawed-off shotgun has been arrested following a dramatic scene near the Detroit Lakes Middle School/Roosevelt...
March 13, 2018 - 7:08pm
Body of missing Red Lake woman found
RED LAKE, Minn.—The body of Amy Dow—a Red Lake, Minn., woman missing since Jan. 28—was found Monday, March 12, according to...
March 13, 2018 - 5:59pm
Township elections are today
Township elections are today. Two of the 20 townships – Brandon and Miltona – hold elections in November on even years, while the rest...
March 13, 2018 - 5:44pm
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, March 12
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, March 12 Restraining order violation, comp was contacted by her daughter from jail, Evansville. Criminal...
March 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Minnesota officials seek missing teen boy
MOTLEY — Minnesota Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported the Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a missing teen boy...
March 13, 2018 - 10:39am
Minnesota woman arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop
MOTLEY—A traffic stop resulted in the seizure of heroin and the arrest of a 34-year-old Red Lake woman Saturday in Morrison County. The Morrison...
March 13, 2018 - 10:38am
Empty bowls, full stomachs: Eighth annual Empty Bowls raises money to fight hunger
The bowls were made by hand, but many hands contributed in other ways during the annual Empty Bowls Project on Monday, March 12, at Alexandria...
March 13, 2018 - 10:10am
Cardinal Cafe open Tuesdays, Fridays through May 25
Maria Nissen has enjoyed her family's French dip recipe for as long as she can remember. So when it came time for her to choose what to serve...
March 13, 2018 - 9:15am
Regional composting site in the mix
Residents in Douglas County may soon have a new way of getting rid of food waste. Instead of ending up in the garbage, incinerated and hauled to a landfill, the food would be recycled. At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting...
March 13, 2018 - 12:10am
New I-94 exit on fast track
A plan to build a third on-off ramp for Alexandria on Interstate 94 is on the fast track. It could happen in two or three years — much sooner than expected. The new interchange was included in a city/county/state transportation plan approved by local leaders in 2011, but that...
March 13, 2018 - 12:08am
March 12, 2018
Liquor license request triggers split vote
A routine request for a temporary liquor licence triggered some debate and a split vote at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. It happened after the Alexandria Area Hockey Association requested a temporary liquor license for its "Bags and Beer" event at the Runestone Community...
March 12, 2018 - 11:57pm