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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 16, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Facing early 3-0 deficit, Alex storms back as Anderson bags game winner
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team looked to be facing dire straits early on in its 2016 home opener against Granite City on Saturday night....
October 16, 2016 - 10:25am
October 15, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria blanks Lumberjacks in front of Saturday's home opener
The Alexandria Blizzard dominated Granite City on the road on Friday night in front of the home opener for the Blizzard that is set for Saturday at 7:10 p.m. Alexandria (3-3) scored 4:06 into the first period when Connor Busse connected off assists from Brenden Payne and Caleb Anderson....
October 15, 2016 - 7:04am
October 4, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls in first game against Granite City
The Alexandria Blizzard dropped its first game against division foe Granite City this past Saturday on the road. A second-period goal for the Lumberjacks' Ryan Smith was the difference in a 2-1 game. Smith scored at 10:27 in the middle frame to erase what had been an early 1-0 deficit...
October 4, 2016 - 9:05am
September 25, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team split its two games at La Crosse this past weekend after a 5-3 loss at New Ulm Friday. Alexandria (2-2) defeated the Freeze (3-1) 4-2 Sunday with a pair of goals in the second and third periods. Emil Lindfors and Derek Dropik put home back...
September 25, 2016 - 10:34am
September 24, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
The Alexandria Blizzard lost a 5-3 game at the New Ulm Steel on Friday night after a late rally fell short. The Steel scored two goals in the first period and three more in the second to go up 4-1 at one point and 5-2 after two frames. Alexandria’s Riley Meyer got one back in the...
September 24, 2016 - 10:02am
September 19, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps doubleheader in Gillette
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team completed a sweep in a road doubleheader this past weekend over the Gillette Wild in Wyoming. Alexandria (3-0) defeated the Wild 5-2 in Saturday’s game, while edging Gillette 6-5 in Friday’s opener. The Blizzard took a 3-1 lead into the final...
September 19, 2016 - 12:50pm
April 11, 2016
Ryback, Gullickson honored by NA3HL
A pair of Alexandria Blizzard hockey players received recognition for their seasons with awards voted on by the NA3HL coaches and general managers based on performance during the 2015-16 regular season. Aaron Ryback was selected as the recipient for the West Division Leadership Award,...
April 11, 2016 - 1:26pm
March 30, 2016
Strong second-half highlights Blizzard season
It wasn't the playoff outcome that the Alexandria Blizzard wanted, but head coach Jeff Crouse ended the season pleased with the way his team...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2016
Blizzard drop game three at Granite City
The Alexandria Blizzard had its season come to an end on Sunday night after losing a fourth straight playoff series to Granite City. The Blizzard rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the first period of game three but allowed three more goals in the third period in a 7-4 loss. The win sends...
March 20, 2016 - 10:46pm
March 19, 2016
Blizzard force another game three behind LaCombe, Gustafson
The Alexandria Blizzard will get a decisive game three against Granite City for a third straight year. The Blizzard kept its season alive on...
March 19, 2016 - 11:42pm
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria's season on the line after game-one loss
The Alexandria Blizzard will play to keep its season alive tonight when Granite City comes to the Runestone Community Center at 7:10 p.m. The Lumberjacks won game one of the three-game West Division playoff series last night 3-1 behind a big night from goaltender Mac Berglove. The...
March 19, 2016 - 9:27am
March 18, 2016
Playoff rerun: Blizzard hope for a different ending to a fourth straight playoff matchup with Granite
Alexandria Blizzard players couldn't be faulted if they have revenge on their mind when they drop the puck in the NA3HL West Division playoffs...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
Blizzard sweep La Crosse in final weekend
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team won three games this past weekend, completing a two-game sweep of La Crosse with a 5-1 victory in the final...
March 12, 2016 - 11:09pm
March 6, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria held in check in loss to Breezy Point
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team suffered a weekend sweep after losing 2-1 at Breezy Point on Saturday. Josh Laven scored a power play goal in the first period for the North Stars, and Austin Langworthy added another power play score at 18:17 in the second. That 2-0 lead held up...
March 6, 2016 - 9:53am
March 5, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Twin City shuts out Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team dropped a 2-0 game to Twin City on Friday night to fall below .500 at 19-20-4. The Steel (28-12-4) is in second place in the West Division. Twin City used a first-period goal at 18:38 from Nicholas Campbell to take an early lead that held up all...
March 5, 2016 - 8:58am