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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Jan. 16
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Boys hockey: Cards cruise after slow first period
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Arlene Lissete Ohland
Lynn M. Hanson
Edward J. Morrison
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 9, 2016
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
Deer numbers can be up across the state in a given season, but hunting ultimately comes down to being in the right place at the right time. I...
November 9, 2016 - 3:36pm
November 8, 2016
Alexandria Civil Air Patrol change of command
This Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Alexandria airport, Alexandria's newly-formed Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron will have a change of command ceremony. The outgoing commander, Colonel Thomas Theis, will relinquish command of the Alexandria Squadron, and Senior Member Alan Scott...
November 8, 2016 - 10:31am
November 7, 2016
Updated: Arson suspect flees in squad car (w/video)
A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping...
November 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
November 4, 2016
Finalists for judge spot announced
The process of filling the position of retiring Seventh District Judge Dave Battey moved ahead Friday. The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it's recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the vacancy that will be chambered in Alexandria....
November 4, 2016 - 3:04pm
November 2, 2016
City liquor stores turn a profit
Booze is big business in Douglas County. Sales of wine, beer, hard liquor and other alcoholic beverages last year topped a combined total of $7.4 million at five cities in the county that operate liquor stores — Alexandria, Brandon, Millerville, Miltona and Osakis. With its...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
Rhythm and 'do's: Barbershop becomes hangout for musicians
On a Tuesday afternoon, Kyle's Barbershop owner Kyle Nelson and employee Jeff Tacker give back-to-back haircuts to five customers. A few patrons...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Crafter's Tour kicks off holiday season
As the holidays near, it's time for many people to begin thinking about Christmas shopping and there's no better way to kick that shopping off...
October 28, 2016 - 10:00am
October 26, 2016
School board candidates debate issues
Mental health issues in school, evaluating teachers and other education issues were debated at a candidate forum for those running for a seat...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
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