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Bergquist officially hired as Osakis superintendent
Dog sniffs out marijuana on I-94 near Alexandria
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lukah (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, March 28
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
STEAM Expo enters third year
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Iona May Kreft
Lynda L (Halvorson) Mackie
Glenn W. Cording
Janice Carol Schultz
Nancy A. Pedersen
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: 3M plant construction started in Alexandria
IN THE KNOW: What competencies do we want?
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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