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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Alexandria senior Ben Bogart and West Central Area junior Mason Nibbe have been named members of the 2017 Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association...
9 hours 7 min ago
February 18, 2017
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
BOYS BASKETBALL Brandon-Evansville (14-8) 56, Underwood (4-18) 40 Parkers Prairie (17-4) 74, Henning (5-17) 54 Rothsay (8-13) 43, Ashby (4-17) 41 GIRLS BASKETBALL Rothsay (6-15) 55, Ashby (2-20) 44 Minnewaska Area (18-7) 45, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (17-7) 34
February 18, 2017 - 11:56am
February 14, 2017
Andrew Backman to compete at state alpine ski race
Herman-Norcross senior Andrew Backman will compete in the Boys Alpine Skiing State Tournament Race on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Giants Ridge in Biwabik,...
February 14, 2017 - 11:28am
January 15, 2017
Sports roundup from Saturday, Jan. 14
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria 3, Granite City 2 The Alexandria Blizzard won its third straight game Saturday night, stealing an overtime win over West Division-leading Granite City 3-2 at the Runestone Community Center. Connor Nilson found the back of the net for the game-winning goal...
January 15, 2017 - 11:52am
August 21, 2016
Senior state baseball: Urbank proves itself among state's best
In a tournament that for more than 35 years has been reserved for ballparks across the Twin Cities Area, this weekend was the Lakes Area’s...
August 21, 2016 - 2:47pm
April 28, 2016
College baseball coming to Alexandria this weekend
Baseball fans in the area will have a chance to see two Division II teams play at Knute Nelson Ballpark this weekend after a late schedule change for Southwest Minnesota State University and Wayne State. Due to expected poor weather in Nebraska this weekend, SMSU reached out to former...
April 28, 2016 - 9:00am
April 13, 2016
Sports roundup from Tuesday, April 12
BASEBALL Alexandria 9, Fergus Falls 2 The Alexandria baseball team had no problems in its season and conference opener against Fergus Falls as the Cardinals went on the road to earn a 9-2 win on Tuesday night. “The environment was not ideal for baseball as the wind combined with...
April 13, 2016 - 10:41am
February 6, 2016
Sports schedule for Saturday, February 6
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Breezy Point at Alexandria, 7:10 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Alex at Bemidji, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Alex at Bemidji, 4 p.m. Brandon-Evansville vs. Hawley at Concordia College-Moorhead, 7:30 p.m. WRESTLING WCA-A-B-E at Morris Tourney, 10 a.m. GYMNASTICS CLC Championship,...
February 6, 2016 - 12:00am
January 26, 2016
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 26
BOYS BASKETBALL Brandon-Evansville vs. Battle Lake, 7:15 p.m. Parkers Prairie at Browerville, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Alex vs. Sartell, 7:30 p.m. Osakis at Staples-Motley, 7:15 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Battle Lake, 7:15 p.m. WCA at Wheaton, 6:30 p.m. Parkers Prairie vs. Hillcrest,...
January 26, 2016 - 10:19am
January 16, 2016
Sports schedule for Saturday, January 16
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Alex vs. Willmar, 7:30 p.m. Osakis at Parkers Prairie, 4:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Alex at Willmar, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS HOCKEY Alex vs. Detroit Lakes, 7 p.m. DANCE Alex at Monticello, 10 a.m. WRESTLING Minnewaska Home Invite,...
January 16, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Sports schedule for Friday, January 15
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Rochester at Alexandria, 7:10 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Alex at St. Cloud Tech, 7:30 p.m. Osakis vs. Royalton, 7:30 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Underwood, 7:15 p.m. WCA at Browerville-EV in Clarissa, 7:30 p.m. Ashby vs. Rothsay, 7:15 p.m. DANCE CLC Championship, Sartell,...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 14, 2016
Sports schedule for Thursday, January 14
BOYS BASKETBALL Alex vs. St. Cloud Tech, 7:30 p.m. Osakis vs. Upsala, 7:30 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Hancock, 7:30 p.m. WCA at LPGE, 7:30 p.m. Ashby at Battle Lake, 7:15 p.m. Parkers Prairie at Underwood, 7:15 p.m. Minnewaska at Benson, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Minnewaska vs. Sauk...
January 14, 2016 - 8:24am
December 10, 2015
Sports schedule for Thursday, December 10
GIRLS BASKETBALL Alex at St. Cloud Apollo, 7:30 p.m. Osakis vs. Upsala, 7:30 p.m. Brandon-Evansville vs. Ashby, 7:15 p.m. Parkers Prairie vs. Battle Lake, 7:15 p.m. Minnewaska vs. Morris Area, 7:30 p.m. BOYS HOCKEY Alex vs. Fergus Falls, 7:15 p.m. GIRLS HOCKEY Alex at Fergus Falls,...
December 10, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 1
BOYS BASKETBALL Alexandria 58, Willmar 46 In a showdown of Cardinals, Willmar’s offense deserted them in the second half and they fell to Alexandria 58-46 on Tuesday night in a Central Lakes Conference game to fall to 0-2 on the season. Noah Slagter scored 19 points with three 3-pointers...
December 2, 2015 - 10:24am
November 20, 2015
Sports schedule for Friday, November 20
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. GIRLS HOCKEY Alex vs. Mound Westonka, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Ashby vs. Wheaton, 7:30 p.m. Minnewaska vs. Paynesville, 7:30 p.m. WCA vs. Underwood, 7:30 p.m.
November 20, 2015 - 11:29am