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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 21, 2013
Four-vehicle crash injures two in Alexandria
A crash involving four vehicles sent two drivers to the hospital Monday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 29 and 34th Avenue in Alexandria at about 7:45 a.m. A semi-truck and trailer driven by Michael Rosen, 45, of Benson was stopped at the stop lights in...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2013
Tickets available now for Taste of Home Cooking School
Tickets are on sale now for the always-popular Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday, September 24 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in...
August 5, 2013 - 11:16am
July 30, 2013
Starbuck woman charged with child's murder
Amanda Lea Peltier, 31, of Starbuck has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Eric Parker Dean, her fiance's son. Eric was the son of Sommar...
July 30, 2013 - 1:54pm
July 1, 2013
Alexandria named one of top 10 small towns in America
Alexandria has been named one of the Top 10 Small Towns 2013 by Livability.com, a national website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. For this installment of the Livability.com List of America's top small towns, editors narrowed...
July 1, 2013 - 2:56pm
June 26, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club results
SPRING INTO SUMMER A/B MEET GIRLS' 9-10 50 FREE - B DIVISION: 11. Ashtyn Molesworth 35.04. 100 FREE - A DIVISION: 14. McKenna Horan 1:13.35. B DIVISION: 5. Ashtyn Molesworth 1:16.50. 50 BACK - B DIVISION: 16. Ashtyn Molesworth 43.69. 100 BACK - A DIVISION: 6. McKenna Horan 1:19.59....
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 22, 2013
One person injured in crash Saturday
The driver of a motorcycle was injured in a crash Saturday in Alexandria. The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. near the intersection of Third...
June 22, 2013 - 5:07pm
June 21, 2013
REA: Power outages continue throughout area Friday evening
As of 4:30 p.m., Runestone Electric Association (REA) reported that many customers remain without power following the strong winds and lightning early Friday morning. According to REA, numerous substations are down due to transmission issues.
June 21, 2013 - 6:34pm
Crash at 3rd Avenue and Maple Street Friday
A two-vehicle crash left at least one person injured Friday. The crash happened at the intersection of Third Avenue East and Maple Street around...
June 21, 2013 - 5:22pm
UPDATED with PHOTOS: Storms leave residents without power, trees down, soggy lawns
Severe weather rumbled through the area overnight and residents woke up to scattered branches, downed trees, soggy lawns and some power outages. According...
June 21, 2013 - 8:22am
June 11, 2013
Tractor rollover kills Parkers Prairie man
A Parkers Prairie man was killed Saturday when a tractor flipped and landed on him. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, around 2 p.m. Saturday, rescue crews responded to 15271 County Highway 59 for a report of a tractor on top of a man who was not breathing. The...
June 11, 2013 - 9:05am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Lakes are now awake
"By the time we're through, the lakes will be awake," predicted a member of the band, Contention, that played during Rib Fest Saturday night. The...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Metal Pick-Up Day in Alexandria still on for tomorrow; another date added
The city of Alexandria's Metal Pick-Up Day that is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, will still take place. The city has fielded quite a few calls from people who won't be able to get the metal to the curb because of all the snow that has fallen lately. Because of that, the city...
April 22, 2013 - 9:04am
April 10, 2013
Minnesota soybeans are sprouting up in South Korean kitchens
A Minnesota soybean is tipping the global import/export business in our favor. Six years ago, Alexandria resident and former farmer, Craig Damstrom...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
AFSC sets spring performances at Runestone
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club will present "A Night at the Movies" on April 6 at 7 p.m. and April 7 at 1 p.m.
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Alexandria teams are state runners-up in youth basketball
Two Alexandria Youth Basketball Club teams finished their seasons as state runners-up in the MYAS Grade State Basketball Tournament recently....
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am