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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 24
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 22, 2016
Beautiful day for Applefest
Carlos Creek Winery north of Alexandria was blessed with a beautiful fall day for its annual Applefest. Country Blossom Farm had apples to sell...
October 22, 2016 - 3:58pm
October 21, 2016
Prosecutor says officers justified in shooting of sex offender
A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with a knife, a release...
October 21, 2016 - 4:10pm
October 20, 2016
Fire destroys truck in Alexandria
A pickup was destroyed in a fire Wednesday night. At 8:31 p.m., the Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a call of a vehicle on fire...
October 20, 2016 - 7:44am
October 18, 2016
UPDATE w/correction: Alexandria driver injured in rollover
A 28-year-old Alexandria man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover early Tuesday morning. Jeremy Curtis Cook was driving on Hope Road NE near Homestead Road NE in Alexandria Township when he lost control of a 2002 Dodge Durango at about 1:50 a.m., according to the Douglas...
October 18, 2016 - 6:37am
October 14, 2016
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
In its series exploring car insurance trends in each state, personal finance company ValuePenguin found that Alexandria was among the five cheapest cities to insure a car in Minnesota. The study looked at how inclement weather, especially the snowy, icy kind, affected insurance in...
October 14, 2016 - 3:00am
October 12, 2016
UPDATED: Fire erupts in Alexandria home
An Alexandria home appeared to be a total loss after a fire broke out early Wednesday. Firefighters were called just before 6:30 a.m. to 1506...
October 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 10, 2016
Firefighters battle garage fire in Alexandria (w/video)
Alexandria firefighters battled a garage fire at 3805 Hazel Hill Road SE Monday afternoon. When they arrived, flames could be seen from the roof...
October 10, 2016 - 5:57pm
October 7, 2016
Scary clown? Nah, just Big Foot
It was a Big Foot and scary clown sighting all rolled into one. After a rash of people around Minnesota and other parts of the country reporting...
October 7, 2016 - 4:32pm
Two confirmed dead in Minnesota helicopter crash
Two people are confirmed dead after a helicopter crash in Lino Lakes on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 6, officials say. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. in a field at the southeast corner of Sunset Avenue and Main Street, said Cmdr. Paul Sommer, a spokesman for the Anoka County sheriff's...
October 7, 2016 - 9:40am
A grand opening for Grand Arbor
Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson now boasts 89 additional senior apartments and 16 assisted living apartments, as Phase II of the facility is officially...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
Benefit set for Brian Berg
Longtime contractor and Alexandria native Brian Berg suffered cardiac arrest on June 2, resulting in an anoxic brain injury. Berg is facing a long road of rehabilitation at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul in the long-term acute care center for medically complex patients. He is currently...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
From the stand: First buck spotted on the first sit
Early season bow hunting can be a fun time of the year to be in the woods. Weather conditions tend to make for comfortable sits as temperatures start dipping down into the 50s and 60s. The constant rains over the last month-plus, though, have made for mosquitoes like I have never...
October 5, 2016 - 3:18pm
Superheroes raise money for United Way
Superheroes took a break from their regular jobs on Tuesday to help raise money for United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. The organization's...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
Adding to the tourist town feeling
Two summers ago, Tracy Ford was shopping for a new sign for the Sugar Shack when she moved to a new spot on Broadway in downtown Alexandria....
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
October 4, 2016
Report cites poor weather in helicopter crash
Weather played a major role in the helicopter crash that injured three crew members last month in Alexandria, according to an initial report...
October 4, 2016 - 11:40am