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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
January 16, 2011
Store opens at Minneapolis airport offering eco-friendly fashions
Natural Element has opened at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) offering organic, recycled and sustainable clothing, footwear and accessories to the traveling public. Located at Terminal 1, Natural Element is one of the first shops of its kind to offer all eco-conscious...
January 16, 2011 - 11:38am
November 23, 2010
Airport work flying along
Work to replace the roof at the Alexandria Airport is progressing nicely. The city of Alexandria and the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 21, 2010
Busier Thanksgiving expected at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL-- With travel demand increasing, officials at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) anticipate 5 to 7 percent more people will travel through MSP this Thanksgiving than did for the holiday in 2009. "Passenger levels at Minneapolis-St. Paul International...
November 21, 2010 - 2:55pm
November 20, 2010
Klobuchar wants air travelers better informed of new pat-down procedures
At a Senate Commerce Committee hearing this week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to better inform U.S. air travelers about new passenger screening and pat-down procedures recently put in place in advance of the holiday season....
November 20, 2010 - 8:43am
July 2, 2010
American Barnstormers take to the skies this weekend
The American Barnstormers Tour, a nostalgic salute to the barnstormers who ventured across America during the 1920s seeking fame and fortune in their biplanes, is scheduled to visit Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota - including Alexandria - on their third biannual tour...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
American Legion to host breakfast at Alex airport
The Alexandria American Legion Post 87 is hosting a Belgian waffle breakfast for veterans. The theme of the breakfast is, "They do it for us, let's do it for them!" The event will take place on Saturday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Alexandria Airport. The cost is $7 for...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Flying out of the Twin Cities soon? Read this
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL -- The days of driving to the Minneapolis-St.
April 5, 2010 - 10:14am
January 27, 2010
To Haiti...on a wing and a prayer
Organizers of a flight to bring emergency supplies to Haiti prepared to load more than 500 pounds of medicine, rice, formula, tarps and sleeping...
January 27, 2010 - 12:05am
November 23, 2009
Fargo airport sees growth
FARGO -- Fargo's Hector International Airport is flying higher than ever - thanks in part to individuals and businesses in western Minnesota,...
November 23, 2009 - 11:17am
November 18, 2009
Airport service from St. Cloud to Chicago considered
Here's a chance to have a voice in the future of St. Cloud air service. The St.
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Pilot's 'joy ride' triggers search
A report of a possible airplane crash into Lake Geneva Monday afternoon triggered a search, interviews with witnesses and possible charges against the Colorado pilot. The incident began shortly before 2 p.m.
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
'Hangar Dance' to take place Saturday
The Alexandria Airport was once a social hub in the area. With the enthusiastic assistance and support of the airport management and staff, the Douglas County Historical Society will host a Hangar Dance at the airport this Saturday, June 13. The "Day at the Alexandria Airport"...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
New York Mills closes airport as cost-saving measure
NEW YORK MILLS - A group of pilots and aviation enthusiasts from the area made compelling arguments Tuesday to save the New York Mills airport, but in the end, the city council voted to close the grass runway. The council passed a resolution for temporary closure for a period of...
May 16, 2009 - 10:56am
September 26, 2008
City has opening on airport commission
If you're interested in airport activities and willing to give a little time to the community, the Alexandria City Council has an opportunity for you. The council is seeking candidates to fill an opening on the city's airport commission. Members serve three-year, unpaid terms. Those...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am