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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
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Alexandria Fire Department
January 2, 2014
House fire causes extensive damage in Alexandria
Alexandria firefighters battled flames and smoke for nearly three hours in a house fire Monday. Neighbors of the home at 828 Westwood Drive...
January 2, 2014 - 3:41pm
October 16, 2013
Kitchen fire burns family out of home
Grease spreads fire, damages apartment; another fire damages shop
October 16, 2013 - 8:33am
September 13, 2013
Twin Towers will not be forgotten
APD pays tribute to fallen heroes on 9/11
September 13, 2013 - 9:16am
AFD Explorers extinguish 20 teams at state fair
The 2013 AFD Explorers earned fourth place in the 15th annual Governor's Fire Prevention Day Explorer competition in St. Paul.
September 13, 2013 - 9:14am
October 10, 2012
Area children learn about fire dangers
As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria and Osakis Fire Departments hosted open houses this week. Children of all ages turned...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
August was one hot month for firefighters
Following at least three fires the week prior, Alexandria firefighters responded to another house fire on Friday afternoon. At approximately...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Alex plans warm welcome for firefighters
This weekend the Alexandria Fire Department is hosting the 137th annual Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) Conference. Firefighter events started on Thursday, June 14 and conclude on Saturday. Friday night up to 700 visitors will be in town shopping, staying at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Firefighters fit for duty
On October 16, four Alexandria firefighters and one Garfield firefighter faced one of the biggest challenges of their firefighting careers in...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Alexandria fire chief to attend national leadership symposium
Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow was recently awarded a scholarship to attend an international leadership symposium for volunteer fire chiefs. It will take place November 10-15 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The Alexandria City Council approved the opportunity, which will not cost...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
A hot event!
In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Monday, October 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall. Cookies, coffee and juice will be served. There will be demonstrations and cash door prizes given away. A drawing will be...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Cigarettes start roof fire
Alexandria firefighters were called to 108 6th Avenue East at 12:34 p.m. Monday after smoke filled the building, which houses Trends by Tami....
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Ears to you
Jameson and Ashtyn Molesworth were two of nearly 3,000 people who enjoyed the 4,000 ears of corn and 3,300 pork chops served during the 45th...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Powerlines crackle during shed fire
Ashes from a fire pit are believed to have started a shed on fire at 607 5th Avenue East in Alexandria Thursday. When Alexandria firefighters...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Students learn about live-saving safety tips
Mark Bergerson of the Alexandria Fire Department showed children how to crawl to safety in the smoke-filled fire safety house during the annual...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Fire damages garage on Nokomis
The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a garage fire last Thursday at a residence on North Nokomis. Around 6:15 p.m., the Alexandria Police...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am