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Chamber welcomes four new members
More than Medicare
Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
Track and field: Alex girls take second at quad
Softball: Knights go 2-1 over the weekend
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Andrew Paul Slavik
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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April 4, 2018
Charter Commission wants to meet with council
The Alexandria Charter Commission wants to meet with the city council to review past recommendations that were made but not approved. Because many of the commission members have changed, the commission wants to review possible amendments to the charter with the council. The discussion...
April 4, 2018 - 9:31am
Carrott: Timing was right to retire
The timing seemed right for Judge Ann Carrott of Alexandria to announce her retirement. "I've been doing this for over 10 years and my husband...
April 4, 2018 - 8:27am
End of the line: Larson ideally suited to job of 41 years
Ray Larson has been working at the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District since he was hired by John Sullivan as a maintenance technician I....
April 4, 2018 - 6:19am
April 3, 2018
Judge orders documents returned to FBI
Douglas County District Judge Ann Carrott on Thursday, March 29, ordered thousands of pages of documents the FBI shared with the Stearns County Sheriff's Office during the Jacob Wetterling investigation be returned to the FBI. In February, Jerry and Patty Wetterling appeared in an...
April 3, 2018 - 11:35am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 2
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, April 2 Crash, mailbox, Co Rd 42 NE, Alex. Theft, comp bought a saddle from a male party and a stable...
April 3, 2018 - 11:32am
April 2, 2018
Grades remain the same
There was a sense of frustration among school board members and those in attendance at a special board meeting Monday night of the Brandon-Evansville School District. The topic of discussion quickly turned from what grades should attend which school to a discussion about facilities...
April 2, 2018 - 9:41pm
Police: SUV crash over cliff appears to be intentional
Authorities now believe that a crash that left a former Alexandria family of eight presumed dead may have been an intentional act, according...
April 2, 2018 - 11:49am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, March 30 Public assist, caller and husband are separated, caller is trying to get her stuff from residence...
April 2, 2018 - 9:24am
March 31, 2018
Legacy of the Lakes gets $10,000 grant
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria is among 36 organizations to receive a grant this month from the Minnesota Historical Society. The $10,000 grant will be used to hire a qualified consultant to write a three- to five-year exhibit plan for the museum in downtown Alexandria....
March 31, 2018 - 4:52pm
AgweekTV: From Beans to Bars
A Fergus Falls couple makes award-winning artisanal chocolate from beans grown around the world. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
March 31, 2018 - 8:30am
For the record
Douglas County Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, April 3 Location: Douglas County Courthouse board room, 305 Eighth Ave. W. in Alexandria 9 a.m. Call to order, invocation, approve agenda, approve minutes from March 20 regular board meeting 9:05 a.m. Troy Wolbersen,...
March 31, 2018 - 7:41am
March 30, 2018
YMCA cancels Bunny Run because of threatening weather
To ensure the safety of participants, the Alexandria YMCA Bunny Run on Saturday, March 31, has been cancelled due to predicted, uncontrollable winter weather conditions.
March 30, 2018 - 4:30pm
Upcoming community education classes will cover spring films, fishing and stargazing, among other topics. Alexandria Public Schools will offer the following classes beginning Monday, April 2. To register for these classes or others, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call...
March 30, 2018 - 3:56pm
STEAM Expo has it all
There's a little something for everyone when it comes to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics — and it will all be on...
March 30, 2018 - 3:42pm
UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old found safe
A 15-year-old runaway from Alexandria has been found and is safe.
March 30, 2018 - 9:20am