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Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Visitors celebrate Norway connection
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 22
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
Baseball: Knights rally to top Ashby, fall to Parkers Prairie
BASEBALL: Stockert stymies Eagles in 5-0 shutout
Boys golf: Cards shoot a season best in Brainerd, take second in CLC
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature 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
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
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
EDITORIAL: Don't get ripped off by shady tree cutters
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
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
On The Street
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September 2, 2017
Two drivers injured in I-94 crashes in Douglas County
Two separate rear-end crashes on Interstate 94 in Douglas County resulted in injuries on Friday, Sept. 1, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. A crash about 8:25 p.m. sent a Minot, North Dakota, woman to Douglas County Hospital. Noelle Stillabower, 26, was injured in a three-car crash...
September 2, 2017 - 9:07am
August 25, 2017
Carp removal a solution nobody wants to pay for on Lake Winona
There are some very happy carp these days, poking around in Lake Winona's shallow waters. They take part of the blame for a lake so yucky that...
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
August 16, 2017
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating people seen with 15-year-old Jasmine Block the day before she...
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
By Steven Traut, Alexandria, MN
August 16, 2017 - 8:48am
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