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Developer seeks tax break for $3 million apartment project
New facility to provide outpatient mental health care
Alexandria proposes small levy increase
Things to know from Alexandria City Council
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
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Alexandria City Council
June 22, 2015
Alexandria ready for food trucks
It’s official: Alexandria now has a food truck ordinance in the books. The Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a second and final reading of the new ordinance at its Monday night meeting. The ordinance defines mobile food trucks and vendors, requires them to obtain...
June 22, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 8, 2015
Bloody Mary drinkers may start sipping earlier on Sundays
Alexandria is starting the process of loosening its on-sale Sunday liquor laws. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council gave preliminary approval to an ordinance that will allow on-sale liquor sales as early as 8 a.m. – two hours earlier than the current 10 a.m....
June 8, 2015 - 8:42pm
May 29, 2015
11 things to know from Tuesday's Alexandria City Council meeting
FOOD TRUCK ORDINANCE TAKES A DETOUR At its meeting Tuesday, the Alexandria City Council made changes to a new ordinance regulating mobile food trucks. The revisions are significant enough to trigger another public meeting, which is expected to take place on June 8, followed...
May 29, 2015 - 12:00am
May 26, 2015
Good news for Alexandria homeowners
Here's good news for homeowners and commerical property owners in the Alexandria area. The Alexandria Fire Department's (AFD) fire protection rating from the Insurance Service Office (ISO) will improve to a “class 3” city and a “class 6” rural rating. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow...
May 26, 2015 - 10:00pm
May 15, 2015
10 items from the Alexandria City Council Meeting
1 A variety of events will take place in Alexandria in the coming weeks. At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council issued six special event permits: • The sixth annual Ride of Silence on May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The five-mile, ride will start at Big Ole Park to raise...
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 12, 2015
Food truck ordinance rolls ahead in Alexandria
After eight months of public hearings and debating the pros and cons of food trucks, the city of Alexandria drafted a proposal to regulate them. By a 3-2 vote, the city council gave preliminary approval to a food truck ordinance at its meeting Monday night. The ordinance, which...
May 12, 2015 - 7:23am
April 27, 2015
Interest builds for new trail system in Alexandria
A plan to build a new $6 million trail to connect north and south Alexandria is still just a glimmering possibility at this point but those who enjoy walking, running or bicycling see it as a golden opportunity. The city of Alexandria recently held two public information meetings...
April 27, 2015 - 9:56pm
April 17, 2015
Meetings to shed light on proposed new trail
Here’s a chance to learn about a major new trail system that’s planned in Alexandria. The city of Alexandria will hold two public information meetings on the proposed East Watershed Trail project. The trail would run approximately six miles from the wetlands near Dakota Street...
April 17, 2015 - 9:05am
April 14, 2015
$9 million warehouse project gets tax break
A $9.1 million project to build a refrigerated warehouse, office and loading docks in south Alexandria will receive a tax break. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved a tax increment financing (TIF) request from R & R Investments, LLC. It’s...
April 14, 2015 - 11:07am
April 10, 2015
Alexandria City Council reorganizes committees
Members make recommendations to council in specialized areas
April 10, 2015 - 12:00am
March 23, 2015
Knute Nelson seeks city bonds for big expansion
Knute Nelson Senior Living Campus is requesting to receive up to $24.5 million in low-interest revenue bonds through the city to add 108 units and expand its wellness center. A public hearing to discuss it will take place on April 27 at 7:15 p.m. The Alexandria City Council scheduled...
March 23, 2015 - 9:25pm
March 9, 2015
Firefighters save $2.1 million in potential fire losses
Alexandria’s 30 volunteer firefighters saved $2.1 million worth of property from going up in smoke last year while responding to 176 fire calls. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow presented the numbers in his annual report to the Alexandria City Council Monday night. The number of calls...
March 9, 2015 - 9:57pm
March 6, 2015
For the record
MEETINGS ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MARCH 9 5:00 p.m. The City Council will meet in a work session to discuss various city items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Public comments 3. 7:10 p.m. Consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 23 B. Approve...
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 23, 2015
Plans inch ahead to redevelop Jefferson High School site
A plan to transform the old Jefferson High School (JHS) property into a manufacturing training center and other uses took two big steps forward...
February 23, 2015 - 10:01pm
February 20, 2015
For the record
MEETINGS ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 23 1. 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Public comments 3. 7:10 p.m. Consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 9 B. Approve license applications and authorize issuance 4. 7:15 p.m. Public Hearing – Enteprise...
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am