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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
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
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
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
Chester W. Seiford, Jr.
Derek S. Baker
Neva B. Andrews
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
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
hires and promotions
on the street
October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
September 29, 2017
It's Our Turn: The power of community
Growing up, I always knew that one day I would pack up my bedroom in my childhood home, load up my car and set off for a new adventure. When I imagined doing so, it was always to move to a city, to follow the hustle and bustle, to be where things happened. A small town was never...
September 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
September 24, 2017
16-year-old injured in hunting accident
A 16-year-old Alexandria boy was injured in a hunting accident Saturday. At about 5:11 p.m., Douglas County sheriff's deputies responded to the Douglas County Hospital Emergency Room for a gunshot wound related to a waterfowl hunting, according to a news release. Deputies learned...
September 24, 2017 - 7:34am
September 15, 2017
B-E enrollment up slightly as school year begins
School is in session and enrollment numbers around Douglas County are both up and down. The Brandon-Evansville School District is up eight students from this time last year, according to Superintendent Dean Yocum. After the second day of school, the district's enrollment for K-12...
September 15, 2017 - 1:49pm
September 11, 2017
Football: Cardinals swarm the Sabres on the road
Sartell-St. Stephen seemed to want to keep the ball out of Alexandria's hands by keeping the ball on the ground Friday night. The Sabres ran...
September 11, 2017 - 1:15pm
September 4, 2017
Friday prayer vigil planned for missing teen
An anonymous donor has upped the reward amount for finding Jasmine Block of Alexandria, who has been missing for nearly one month. According...
September 4, 2017 - 11:27am
September 2, 2017
Two drivers injured in I-94 crashes in Douglas County
Two separate rear-end crashes on Interstate 94 in Douglas County resulted in injuries on Friday, Sept. 1, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. A crash about 8:25 p.m. sent a Minot, North Dakota, woman to Douglas County Hospital. Noelle Stillabower, 26, was injured in a three-car crash...
September 2, 2017 - 9:07am
August 16, 2017
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating people seen with 15-year-old Jasmine Block the day before she...
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
By Steven Traut, Alexandria, MN
August 16, 2017 - 8:48am
August 14, 2017
Work to begin on Walmart frontage road
Construction on the Walmart frontage road — Walmart Drive — from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard in Alexandria will begin on or after Wednesday, August 16. The frontage road work will consist of replacing all existing pavement, adding curb and gutter and installing a sidewalk...
August 14, 2017 - 11:23am
August 9, 2017
In the Know: Alexandria -- a city of civility
What a great year I had as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities! It was an honor, pleasure and privilege to represent this group that represents the very specific needs of rural Minnesota cities through members voting a slate of issues and legislative lobbying to...
August 9, 2017 - 6:22am
July 22, 2017
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
To the editor: I understand there has been a movement to update the "Welcome to Alexandria" logo and signage. This would be all well and good if, along with the welcome sign, would come some sort of desire or plan to keep the sign at the edge of town landscaped, mowed, weeded and...
July 22, 2017 - 8:34am
July 21, 2017
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
For the fourth year in a row, Alexandria is barricading Broadway Friday night for its annual "Party in the Street." Begun as a way to celebrate...
July 21, 2017 - 5:32pm
July 7, 2017
Liquor sales were brisk on first Sunday
Liquor sales in Douglas County were bubbling over on July 2 — the first time off-sale liquor has been allowed in the state on a Sunday,...
July 7, 2017 - 3:29pm
July 2, 2017
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
The Alexandria Elks Lodge hosted the Minnesota Elks Convention on June 23-24. Elks leaders at the state and national level attended, including...
July 2, 2017 - 11:42am