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Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Grand Forks man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Becker County
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 24
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
Golf: Knights send three on to section tournament
Sports schedule for Thursday, May 25
Softball: Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semis
Alexandria horseshoe league results
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 7, 2017
Online school clicks for Alexandria family
Information about a tuition-free, K-12 online public school will be offered in Alexandria on Wednesday, April 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The "virtual" school is called Minnesota Connections Academy. The Carter family of Alexandria says the concept has worked well...
April 7, 2017 - 6:29am
March 31, 2017
Burning restrictions begin Monday
Spring burning restrictions will begin on Monday, April 3 for Douglas, Pope, Grant, Stevens, Traverse, Wilkin, Otter Tail and Wadena Counties. Regular burning permits will not be issued until green-up occurs in the vegetation, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources....
March 31, 2017 - 12:13pm
March 29, 2017
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
An Alexandria student has become one of the few to score perfectly on the ACT, a standardized test for high school achievement. Allison Prestby,...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00am
March 24, 2017
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
By Steven Traut, Alexandria, MN I'd like to shed some light on this proposed city well ban. I have been drilling wells in the Alexandria area for the last 40 years. I have extensive knowledge of the geology and aquifers in the area. I was instrumental in helping create the Wellhead...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 22, 2017
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The Alexandria woman accused of stealing an Alexandria police officer's squad car will be sentenced next month after pleading on two charges....
March 22, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
Alexandria's J.C. Penney store not on closure list
Eight J.C. Penney stores in Minnesota are slated for closing but not the Alexandria location, according to a list the company released as part...
March 17, 2017 - 2:32pm
Alexandria man pays $355 for coffee mug to honor late wife
Jeffrey Carlson of Alexandria never imagined he would spend $355 on a coffee mug on eBay – a mug he could purchase for $5 elsewhere. But when...
March 17, 2017 - 11:46am
March 16, 2017
Update: Why were charges reduced in drunk driving case?
A plea agreement in the case of a 42-year-old Sauk Centre woman accused of hitting a 23-month-old toddler with her car while driving drunk in...
March 16, 2017 - 8:31am
March 13, 2017
Man survives after car launches, hits ice
The fact that 38-year-old James Sundby of Wadena is alive after driving his car off an embankment, flying over 210 feet of open water and coming...
March 13, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 10, 2017
Bill could allow NorthStar students to earn school credits
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota could earn up to one-third of their credits at a private school if a new state Senate...
March 10, 2017 - 4:49pm
March 9, 2017
Alexandria man facing charges for possessing counterfeit bills
An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According...
March 9, 2017 - 8:47am
March 8, 2017
Bending in the wind
Some yards in Douglas County these days look like a nearby twig factory blew up. Sticks and branches are scattered all over the place. That'll...
March 8, 2017 - 2:05pm
Families coping with congenital heart defects get support
Lasting Imprint recently organized a pizza and pool party for area families with children who are affected by congenital heart defects. Eleven...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday liquor sales passes, but needs local OK
A bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton, but Alexandria and many other municipalities will need to take action at the local level. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday, March 2, to accept the Senate's version...
March 8, 2017 - 6:00am
March 7, 2017
Update: Police seek tips for burglaries at Fat Daddy's, Garden Center
Alexandria police continue to investigate a report of cash and other items being stolen from Garden Center Lanes and Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill...
March 7, 2017 - 1:50pm