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Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Surprise donation covers vet bill
Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Wrestling: Alexandria season comes to a close in first round of sections
Gymnastics: Cards take third at sections, named academic champs
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
Perry L. Butcher
Cody M. Larson
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
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
February 26, 2016
Daily double-double: WCA's Van Kempen scores her 1,000th point, grabs 1,000th rebound
West Central Area's Abby Van Kempen has pretty simple reasoning for why she's been able to grab so many rebounds over the course of her career....
February 26, 2016 - 8:40am
February 25, 2016
State wrestling: Knights go 1-2, show the growth of their program in St. Paul
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team won a match in the Class A state tournament for the second-consecutive season with...
February 25, 2016 - 7:14pm
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Knights put a scare into state-ranked Tigers
The West Central Area girls basketball team almost dropped Browerville-Eagle Valley out of a first place tie with Osakis for the Prairie Conference...
February 23, 2016 - 11:59pm
Wrestling: Panthers' McKeown, six Knights secure spots at state
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team finished off its dominating run through the 6A tournament by sending six more wrestlers...
February 23, 2016 - 9:43am
February 20, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights dominate Prairie's second-place LPGE
The West Central Area boys basketball team got its 15th win of the season on Friday night as the Knights made easy work of Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in a 64-38 game. West Central Area lost 52-39 in Long Prairie earlier this year but returned the favor in the rematch. The Knights led...
February 20, 2016 - 9:46am
February 17, 2016
Boys basketball: WCA falls in OT to Swanville
The Swanville boys basketball team persevered over West Central Area as the Bulldogs outscored the Knights 13-6 in overtime to win 57-50 in Prairie-Conference play. Swanville's 6-foot-10 center Bennett Primus scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. He was one of four Swanville players...
February 17, 2016 - 12:08pm
February 16, 2016
Class A State wrestling: Knights unseeded, to face Minneota in quarterfinals
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team will face the second-seed Minneota in the opening match of the 2016 Class A State Team Wrestling Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Knights enter the state tournament unseeded...
February 16, 2016 - 10:53am
February 13, 2016
Wrestling: Knights going back to state
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team is heading to the Class A state tournament for the second straight season after dominating Barnesville 63-16 in the 6A semifinals and beating Staples-Motley 42-27 in the finals. The top-seeded Knights did exactly what they...
February 13, 2016 - 9:41am
February 12, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights hold off Royals' hot shooters
The West Central Area boys basketball team won its eighth Prairie Conference game of the season in a 64-59 victory over Royalton on Thursday night in Barrett. The Royals (4-17, 0-12 Prairie) were unconscious from beyond the arc, finishing with an 11-of-20 clip from long range, but...
February 12, 2016 - 12:03pm
February 10, 2016
Boys basketball: Second-half run pushes Trojans past WCA
The West Central Area boys basketball team squared off with Ortonville in a matchup between two of the top five teams in the Section 6A-South standings on Tuesday night. The visiting Knights (13-8, 7-4 Prairie) headed into the break up four points at 28-24, but the Trojans (13-6,...
February 10, 2016 - 11:24am
Wrestling: Knights cruise in 6A opener
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team had no problems with Prairie Valley in the opening round of the Section 6A team tournament on Tuesday night. The top-seeded Knights won 72-12 and rattled off 10 straight six-point wins from 113 to 182 pounds. Mason Schroeder...
February 10, 2016 - 11:03am
February 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Westby leads Knights past Upsala
Isaiah Westby put up 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals to ignite the West Central Area boys basketball team in a 57-37 Prairie Conference victory over Upsala on Friday night in Barrett. "I thought for the most part we forced them into a lot of contest shots...
February 8, 2016 - 1:24pm
February 7, 2016
Wrestling: Knights fill the podium at Morris Tourney
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team went to the Morris Tournament on Saturday and came home with plenty of top finishes. Kaleb Getz got the Knights going with a fourth-place finish at 106 pounds. He won by fall in 1:04 in his first match before dropping...
February 7, 2016 - 1:48pm
February 5, 2016
Wrestling: Knights earn top seed in 6A
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team earned the top seed in the Section 6A team tournament after a 20-6 dual record this regular season. The Knights will host the winner of eighth-seeded Prairie Valley and ninth-seeded Breckenridge on Tuesday at 7:30 in Barrett....
February 5, 2016 - 2:59pm
Wrestling: Knights fall a point short to OTC
The West Central-Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team endured a 36-35 dual loss to Ottertail Central in the Park Region/Prairie Conference team championship on Thursday night in Battle Lake. After a Bulldog pin to start the night at 106, juniors Drake Swanson (113, 13-5) and...
February 5, 2016 - 12:36pm