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Update: Several schools are two hours late
County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
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August 14, 2017
Work to begin on Walmart frontage road
Construction on the Walmart frontage road — Walmart Drive — from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard in Alexandria will begin on or after Wednesday, August 16. The frontage road work will consist of replacing all existing pavement, adding curb and gutter and installing a sidewalk...
August 14, 2017 - 11:23am
August 9, 2017
In the Know: Alexandria -- a city of civility
What a great year I had as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities! It was an honor, pleasure and privilege to represent this group that represents the very specific needs of rural Minnesota cities through members voting a slate of issues and legislative lobbying to...
August 9, 2017 - 6:22am
July 22, 2017
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
To the editor: I understand there has been a movement to update the "Welcome to Alexandria" logo and signage. This would be all well and good if, along with the welcome sign, would come some sort of desire or plan to keep the sign at the edge of town landscaped, mowed, weeded and...
July 22, 2017 - 8:34am
July 21, 2017
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
For the fourth year in a row, Alexandria is barricading Broadway Friday night for its annual "Party in the Street." Begun as a way to celebrate...
July 21, 2017 - 5:32pm
July 7, 2017
Liquor sales were brisk on first Sunday
Liquor sales in Douglas County were bubbling over on July 2 — the first time off-sale liquor has been allowed in the state on a Sunday,...
July 7, 2017 - 3:29pm
July 2, 2017
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
The Alexandria Elks Lodge hosted the Minnesota Elks Convention on June 23-24. Elks leaders at the state and national level attended, including...
July 2, 2017 - 11:42am
June 24, 2017
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Drum corps, including Minnesota Brass, River City Rhythm, the Govenaires and Chops, along with several high school marching bands, performed...
June 24, 2017 - 8:37pm
June 14, 2017
Theatre L'Homme Dieu partners with ATCC to improve facility
When a Beatles tribute band takes the stage at Theatre L'Homme Dieu on Thursday and Friday, they'll tread brand-new boards. "Our stage was in...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
June 12, 2017
Update: Garbage truck catches fire west of Alexandria
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department put out a fire in a West Central Sanitation garbage truck just west of Alexandria Monday afternoon....
June 12, 2017 - 4:06pm
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 8, 2017
Tiny beetle poses big threat to Alexandria's many ash trees
Alexandria is preparing for an invasion. A tiny beetle about a half-inch long could wipe out the most popular kind of tree in the city, ash trees....
June 8, 2017 - 6:22am
June 2, 2017
Commentary: How to unclog bottlenecks in Alexandria
By James Anderke, Alexandria, MN To whom it may concern, which is everybody driving through Alexandria on a daily basis. There are a few intersections...
June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 23, 2017
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22. Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am
May 18, 2017
Education foundation funds iPads, robotics equipment
Science equipment, iPads and 360-degree cameras are among 16 projects funded for the next school year by The Alexandria Education Foundation’s 2017 Teacher Innovation Grant Awards. The foundation awarded $44,342 for the 2017-2018 school year for projects benefiting more than...
May 18, 2017 - 6:37pm
May 16, 2017
Beware of ransomware scams
The Alexandria Police Department is warning residents and businesses about ransomware scams. Scammers are taking advantage of people's fear about computer viruses by asking them to follow specific directions on their computers and telling them they need to fix issues they are having,...
May 16, 2017 - 4:17pm