Skip to main content
The Jacob Wetterling case file
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in southern Minnesota
Caller reported man shot himself, but Fargo police seeking homicide suspect
Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
Football: Chargers dismantle the Bears on homecoming
Football: Knights erupt in easy win over W-DC
Football: BOLD flexes its muscle again as Warriors roll over Minnewaska
Football: Slow start dooms Panthers against USA
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
4-H holds county competition
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
hires and promotions
on the street
science and nature
September 19, 2018
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
BRAINERD, Minn.—Another year and another floating bog for North Long Lake.
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Two area college students can laugh about it now, but a close encounter with a black bear north of Detroit Lakes...
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
September 12, 2018
Winters becoming wimpier
It's getting harder to brag about being a hardy Minnesotan. That was the underlying message from a pair of climatologists who spoke at Alexandria...
September 12, 2018 - 6:54am
September 11, 2018
Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
ST. PAUL -- Explore Minnesota has launched its annual fall color map and Clay and Norman counties in northwestern Minnesota are among a few small...
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
August 30, 2018
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — After scouring 187 lakes in Minnesota, a team of 225 trained volunteers found only one lake that had the invasive algae...
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—A subtropical bird with pink plumage and a distinctive bill has been recorded in Minnesota for the first time, causing...
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 11, 2018
Volunteers needed to search for starry stonewort
Are you interested in aquatic invasive species? Do you want to help Douglas County Land and Resource Management authorities? Volunteers are...
August 11, 2018 - 5:07am
July 12, 2018
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- Rumors spread following an incident that led to the death of Edward VanBeek of Pine River on Monday, July 9, but official...
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
July 5, 2018
Trading pens for paddles: Stormwater management group explores vital watershed point
The Alexandria Stormwater Management Committee traded in its typical monthly meeting space this month for one with a little more fresh air —...
July 5, 2018 - 10:21am
June 28, 2018
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are urging boaters, anglers and others to be careful on swollen rivers across...
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 21, 2018
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
The 17 people who brought samples of home drinking water to a Douglas County nitrate clinic on Monday all learned that their water is completely...
June 21, 2018 - 8:35am
May 3, 2018
'Part of the future': Electric cars showcased this weekend
If you're a fan of Elon Musk, electric cars or just saving money on fuel, take note: There's a Tesla Model X in town. Owners Adam and Lisa Gustafson...
May 3, 2018 - 11:03am
April 18, 2018
Hungry birds: Cold spring delays migration, limits food sources
As a bird watcher for Cornell University's Project FeederWatch for the past four years, Viola Riggle of Alexandria has seen her share of birds....
April 18, 2018 - 6:57am
April 6, 2018
Strategy for lake invaders: Slow the spread
With a steady stream of reports of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species getting into lakes, the battle to stop these invaders might...
April 6, 2018 - 10:47am
March 23, 2018
Seeds of spring: Season arrives early in greenhouses
Although a fresh snowfall made Tuesday look more like winter than the first day of spring, inside local greenhouses it was warm and humid —...
March 23, 2018 - 12:57pm