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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 8, 2016
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Viking Plaza in Alexandria was evacuated because of a bomb threat, Wednesday, Dec. 7. Alexandria police said someone called the mall and told an employee there was a bomb inside some clothing at the JC Penney store. Police responded at 4:20 p.m. and worked with Viking Plaza security...
December 8, 2016 - 7:03am
December 7, 2016
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
When writing our Christmas cards, we usually recap the major events of the year and highlight them to family and friends so that they have an idea of what our year has been like. This holiday season I would like to send this card to all of you.
December 7, 2016 - 7:00am
December 3, 2016
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
A fire broke out in a small Alexandria apartment Saturday morning, apparently caused by a heater. No one was inside the unit at Lakeside Village...
December 3, 2016 - 10:50am
December 2, 2016
Burglary suspect caught after being trapped in garage
An Alexandria man was arrested after police say he was caught while trapped inside a garage. Brandon Daniyel Deontay Johnson, 19, of Alexandria,...
December 2, 2016 - 9:41am
50 gigs in 50 states
A few weeks ago, Juan Bayardo had never heard of the Minnesota town of Alexandria, nor did he have any idea where he would be spending Thanksgiving....
December 2, 2016 - 7:36am
A record-warm November
Remember that 70-degree weather back in early November? Well, the summerlike weather that lasted well into fall helped make this November among...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 30, 2016
Alex girls hockey: Finley gets her shot
Alexandria's Sarah Finley knew her role the last couple seasons as a goaltender for the girls hockey team would be as a backup. The Cardinals...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
November 22, 2016
Alexandria doctor accused of misconduct
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice took action against a doctor at the Alexandria Clinic, claiming he's shown an inability to practice medicine because of an addiction to alcohol. In a news release issued Nov. 12, the board said that Dr. John W. Emblom, who holds a degree in...
November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
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