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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 21
Warm-up has Polar Plunge on the move
For the Record - Feb. 22, 2017
Practicing for thin ice
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
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
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
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
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
Bonnie Rae Coloroso
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
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
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