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Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
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
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
John "Jack" Burns
Ervin Jerome Hagen
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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March 15, 2018
Making the big leap: Alexandria dancer hits Chanhassen stage
As a young child, Kole Nelson would dance any chance he got, whether it was down the street or along the sidewalk or even in the aisles of a...
March 15, 2018 - 6:17am
March 13, 2018
Judge keeps bail high as man accused of attempted murder of priest appears in court again
TOWNER — The trail led from Alexandria, Minn., to Minot, N.D. In between the two cities, a priest was beaten, strangled and left unconscious...
March 13, 2018 - 8:49pm
March 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: It's not so bad around here
Judging by the stream of negativity some people express, one would think we're living in a problem-riddled state that's headed for disaster. Not true. Minnesota — and Douglas County — have a lot of good things going for them. The accomplishments seem to get buried underneath...
March 2, 2018 - 6:33am
February 12, 2018
Priest was choked with speaker wire, left for dead; Alexandria man charged
The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in an attempt to choke him...
February 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
Anamoose priest choked with speaker wire was left for dead
ANAMOOSE, N.D. — The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in...
February 12, 2018 - 8:19pm
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 9, 2018
Voyager students celebrate Winter Olympics
To honor the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Lynn Strandskov and several other teachers at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria...
February 9, 2018 - 3:02pm
February 8, 2018
Blood drives set for Alex, Osakis
The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives in Alexandria and Osakis in coming weeks to replenish a blood supply hurt by bad weather and the flu. The first two in Alexandria will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, both at Calvary Lutheran...
February 8, 2018 - 6:55am
February 6, 2018
Alexandria man charged with attempted murder in ND priest attack
BISMARCK, N.D. — An Alexandria man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection to an attack last week on a priest...
February 6, 2018 - 4:37pm
January 23, 2018
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
January 23, 2018 - 9:20am
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
December 28, 2017
Taking to the skies: 14-year-old Civil Air Patrol cadet takes first orientation flight
Greta Lundquist still has a couple of years before she can legally drive, but the ninth-grader from Benson is already learning how to fly. Lundquist,...
December 28, 2017 - 7:26am
What is the Civil Air Patrol?
The Civil Air Patrol is an aviation-oriented volunteer organization that is a federally chartered auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. It has three primary missions: • Emergency services — search and rescue, disaster relief, counter narcotics and civil defense to name a few....
December 28, 2017 - 7:25am