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Kreft to defend state speech title
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Hospital to change name
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 17
Program helps students make transitions
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
How will NorthStar's hockey team affect the Cardinals?
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Loaded lineup of Gophers coaches coming to Alexandria
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 19
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Matthew James Lovrien
Jerald "Jerry" L. Faber
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
LETTER: Autism affects one in 68 people
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
LETTER: Mental illness and incarceration
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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March 28, 2018
Franson apologizes for social media posts
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology Wednesday for a series of Facebook posts that appeared to compare Florida high school...
March 28, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 27, 2018
Minn. lawmaker draws criticism for Facebook posts about Parkland students
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson was accused this week of comparing the Florida high school students who led the March for Our...
March 27, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 15, 2018
Making the big leap: Alexandria dancer hits Chanhassen stage
As a young child, Kole Nelson would dance any chance he got, whether it was down the street or along the sidewalk or even in the aisles of a...
March 15, 2018 - 6:17am
March 13, 2018
Judge keeps bail high as man accused of attempted murder of priest appears in court again
TOWNER — The trail led from Alexandria, Minn., to Minot, N.D. In between the two cities, a priest was beaten, strangled and left unconscious...
March 13, 2018 - 8:49pm
March 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: It's not so bad around here
Judging by the stream of negativity some people express, one would think we're living in a problem-riddled state that's headed for disaster. Not true. Minnesota — and Douglas County — have a lot of good things going for them. The accomplishments seem to get buried underneath...
March 2, 2018 - 6:33am
February 12, 2018
Priest was choked with speaker wire, left for dead; Alexandria man charged
The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in an attempt to choke him...
February 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
Anamoose priest choked with speaker wire was left for dead
ANAMOOSE, N.D. — The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in...
February 12, 2018 - 8:19pm
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 9, 2018
Voyager students celebrate Winter Olympics
To honor the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Lynn Strandskov and several other teachers at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria...
February 9, 2018 - 3:02pm
February 8, 2018
Blood drives set for Alex, Osakis
The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives in Alexandria and Osakis in coming weeks to replenish a blood supply hurt by bad weather and the flu. The first two in Alexandria will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, both at Calvary Lutheran...
February 8, 2018 - 6:55am
February 6, 2018
Alexandria man charged with attempted murder in ND priest attack
BISMARCK, N.D. — An Alexandria man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection to an attack last week on a priest...
February 6, 2018 - 4:37pm
January 23, 2018
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
January 23, 2018 - 9:20am
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm