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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
hires and promotions
on the street
Alexandria City Council
April 7, 2018
For the record
Alexandria City Council Regular Meeting Monday, April 9 Location: Alexandria City Hall Council Chambers at 704 Broadway St. 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, invocation, public comment period 7:05 p.m. Consent agenda Items: • Approve minutes of March 23 City Council meeting • Approve...
April 7, 2018 - 8:47am
April 4, 2018
Charter Commission wants to meet with council
The Alexandria Charter Commission wants to meet with the city council to review past recommendations that were made but not approved. Because many of the commission members have changed, the commission wants to review possible amendments to the charter with the council. The discussion...
April 4, 2018 - 9:31am
March 26, 2018
Apartment complexes get tax break
A developer will receive a tax break for two projects that will build 141 apartments in Alexandria, most for low-income families. At its meeting...
March 26, 2018 - 10:30pm
Hwy. 29 to be safer for walkers
Walking across Highway 29 in south Alexandria may soon be safer. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to advertise...
March 26, 2018 - 10:29pm
March 23, 2018
Council to act on Hwy. 29 pedestrian crossing
Three projects that have been on the city's "to do" list for years may move ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting — a pedestrian crossing on Highway 29, a reconstruction of Agnes Boulevard and paving at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The council is expected...
March 23, 2018 - 10:23am
For the record
Alexandria City Council Regular Meeting Monday, March 26 Location: Alexandria City Hall Council Chambers at 704 Broadway St. 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, invocation, public comment period 7:05 p.m. Consent agenda Items: • Approve minutes of March 12 City Council meeting • Approve...
March 23, 2018 - 8:32am
March 17, 2018
For the record
Belle River Township Monday, March 19 6 p.m. An organizational meeting will be held at the home of the clerk. Douglas County Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, March 20 9 a.m. Call to order, invocation, approve agenda, and approve minutes from Feb. 23 special...
March 17, 2018 - 11:00am
March 14, 2018
For the record
Alexandria Planning Commission Meeting Agenda Monday, March 19 Location: Alexandria City Hall Council Chambers at 704 Broadway St.
March 14, 2018 - 8:09am
March 13, 2018
Regional composting site in the mix
Residents in Douglas County may soon have a new way of getting rid of food waste. Instead of ending up in the garbage, incinerated and hauled to a landfill, the food would be recycled. At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting...
March 13, 2018 - 12:10am
New I-94 exit on fast track
A plan to build a third on-off ramp for Alexandria on Interstate 94 is on the fast track. It could happen in two or three years — much sooner than expected. The new interchange was included in a city/county/state transportation plan approved by local leaders in 2011, but that...
March 13, 2018 - 12:08am
March 12, 2018
Liquor license request triggers split vote
A routine request for a temporary liquor licence triggered some debate and a split vote at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. It happened after the Alexandria Area Hockey Association requested a temporary liquor license for its "Bags and Beer" event at the Runestone Community...
March 12, 2018 - 11:57pm
March 9, 2018
A third interchange for Alexandria?
A third interchange on Interstate 94 for Alexandria? The Alexandria City Council will consider seeking funding for that possibility at its meeting Monday night. The city may pass a resolution to apply for money through the state's "Corridors of Commerce" program. The Minnesota Legislature...
March 9, 2018 - 7:01am
March 8, 2018
First splash pad meeting is Friday
The first of at least two splash pad community interest meetings will take place this Friday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Hall....
March 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
February 26, 2018
New neighborhood gets approval
A new neighborhood may soon spring up near Latoka Drive in west Alexandria. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved...
February 26, 2018 - 10:05pm
Idea to extend 44th Ave. hits snag
A project to extend 44th Avenue has hit a dead end. At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council was informed that the city's application for a grant through the Minnesota Department of Transportation was denied. Last October, the city applied for a state grant to extend 44th...
February 26, 2018 - 10:04pm