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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
on the street
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
May 15, 2017
Douglas Finishing receives Tri-State's Member of the Year Award
Douglas Finishing of Alexandria has been named the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association 2016 Member of the Year. According to a news release...
May 15, 2017 - 7:51am
May 13, 2017
Farmers Market opens in Alexandria
The Alexandria Farmers Market opened for the season on Saturday. It was busy for the first couple of hours; some of the vendors sold all of their...
May 13, 2017 - 1:20pm
May 5, 2017
Three named to education hall of fame
A Naval officer, an author and a radio personality will join the Alexandria Education Foundation Hall of Fame this fall. The inductees, announced...
May 5, 2017 - 12:01pm
Agency serving low-income residents opens Alexandria office
An agency that offers 13 different programs including Head Start, heating assistance and free tax preparation now has an office in Alexandria. West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc., is at 503 Hawthorne Street, Suite 45. Based in Elbow Lake, Communities Action is $10 million...
May 5, 2017 - 6:52am
May 4, 2017
Bike courier originally from Alexandria injured in hit-and-run
A 26-year-old bike courier originally from Alexandria is recuperating after what police tell him could have been an intentional hit-and-run in...
May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
Two juveniles arrested after chase in Alexandria
Two juveniles were taken into custody early Tuesday morning after leading authorities on a chase in Alexandria. At 12:32 a.m, a Douglas County sheriff's deputy saw a vehicle driving east on Third Ave. East and attempted to stop it for a traffic violation. The vehicle began to accelarate...
May 3, 2017 - 7:41am
May 1, 2017
A MAY DAY SNOW
A truck spreads sand on McKay Avenue in Alexandria on Monday morning after a heavy, wet snow made the first day of May look more like March....
May 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 29, 2017
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
The dive team and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department were called Friday evening to search for a 13-yr-old in a swampy area next to the...
April 29, 2017 - 5:12pm
April 20, 2017
YOU ASKED: What's with the graffiti around town?
Graffiti is not a new problem, nor is it a problem unique to the Alexandria area. But recently, the word "rise" has been spray painted in numerous...
April 20, 2017 - 6:26am
April 17, 2017
Rue21 closing at Viking Plaza; clothing store to open in May
The Rue21 store in Alexandria's Viking Plaza is among 400 stores closing nationwide, but a new store will open in the mall in May. Scot Snitker,...
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
April 13, 2017
Lake Geneva part of airline's 'Hometown Lakes' promotion
MINNEAPOLIS—Sun Country Airlines announced Tuesday that each airplane in the company's fleet will be named after a Minnesota lake, including...
April 13, 2017 - 8:55am
April 11, 2017
UPDATE: 18-year-old Alexandria driver in rollover facing charges of test refusal, DWI
The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was involved in a rollover crash near Osakis on Saturday morning.
April 11, 2017 - 8:06am