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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
LeRoy H. Ladwig
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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April 10, 2017
Cody James to share story at Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery invites the public to a night of worship and personal testimony from Cody James on Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria...
April 10, 2017 - 8:07am
February 3, 2017
From druggie to 'darn good' dad
In the wee hours of a warm summer night in June 2013, Jamie Johnson woke up from a drunken, drug-filled stupor to see the outside street lamp...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
After a life of drugs, alcohol and gambling, God's word is now the focus
"Drugs, alcohol and gambling were keeping me in the dark. LifeRight Outreach was shining the light and Jesus led the way to Alexandria without...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
August 7, 2015
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Lake Community
Lake Community Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir in a free performance on Sunday, August 9 at the 9 a.m. service. The event is open to the public and all are welcome. The choir’s contemporary gospel and praise songs will be accompanied...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Learning to live right: Rebuilding a broken life through faith
Editor's note: The following is the conclusion of a three-part series that traces the life of Mark Foss of Alexandria, the founder of LifeRight...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Learning to live right
Editor's note: The following is the first of a three-part series, previously published in the West Central Tribune, that traces the life of Mark...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Shalom Church
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir on Sunday, November 4 at 10:45 a.m. for a special worship service. The event is open to the public. The MnTC Choir is known statewide, having performed at more than 230 churches in 2011. The...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Get busy living or get busy dying
For the first time in the façade that was his life, Chris Jeffries saw terror on another person's face. He saw his life of crime and drugs through...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Living life right
In the back of a police car on his way to prison for the third time, Mark Foss uttered a desperate cry for help. "You need to take this from...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
A welcome challenge
It's not too often that someone is grateful for being arrested. Nikol Foss was. If the police hadn't pulled her over, searched her car and arrested...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Report shows increased use of prescription drugs, heroin
Addiction treatment programs and emergency rooms in the Twin Cities report increased non-medical use of prescription narcotics and heroin, according to the recently released Drug Abuse Trends report. A record-high 1,187 patients in 2008 reported opiates other than heroin (mostly...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
The ups and downs of obesity
Two summers ago, Duane Rostad went to Valleyfair amusement park for the first time since he was 14. He went on the rides over and over and over again. "It was one of the biggest deals for me," said Rostad, an Alexandria resident. "I can do things now that I could never do before....
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am