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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
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
LETTER: Franson spent $40,000 in 2017
LETTER: Learn more about mental illness
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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April 27, 2018
On his way out, Crowser salutes his staff
Looking back over the past three decades, Al Crowser has accomplished plenty in his career. But when you ask him what he will most remember...
April 27, 2018 - 6:00am
February 24, 2018
LETTER: Professional response to a leak
To the editor: On Friday morning, Feb. 16, my wife observed a growing puddle of water in the street in front of our house after walking our dog. Alas, a water main had sprung a leak. Unsure of who to call, we used the ALASD number to reach their on-call person at 6:30 in the morning....
February 24, 2018 - 8:05am
November 20, 2017
Christmas decorations go up on Broadway
Alexandria Light and Power workers Matt Duenow (top) and Bob Steidl put up Christmas decorations along Broadway Monday in preparation for the...
November 20, 2017 - 1:23pm
October 5, 2017
ALP Utilities warns customers of scam targeting businesses
Several local businesses received scam phone calls recently purporting to be from Alexandria Light and Power, the utility said in a news release. Customers receiving ALP electrical service were told over the phone that their payment did not process and they needed to make a payment...
October 5, 2017 - 10:58am
November 10, 2016
Beware of utility scam
Once again a telephone scam is trying to swindle utility customers across the country, including residents and businesses in Alexandria. The scam involves telephone callers claiming to be from a utility company and then employing a variety of techniques to defraud customers. Some...
November 10, 2016 - 10:02am
September 14, 2016
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
A 21-year-old Alexandria man was charged with two felonies — motor vehicle theft and first-degree criminal damage to property — after...
September 14, 2016 - 10:16pm
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
A 21-year-old Alexandria man was charged with two felonies – motor vehicle theft and first-degree criminal damage to property – after he...
September 14, 2016 - 4:54pm
July 28, 2016
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
ALP Utilities will have a planned power outage along County Road 11 and West Lake Carlos today, Thursday, beginning at 9 a.m. The estimated duration time is two hours. This outage is related to underground construction going on in this area. A map of the affected area can be viewed...
July 28, 2016 - 8:19am
December 30, 2015
ALP rates not expected to increase next year
Customers of Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities will likely not experience a rate increase in their electric and water bills in 2016. The decision was made Dec. 21 with approval of the utilities' 2016 capital and operating budgets by the Board of Public Works. The water utility...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
ALP bonds upgraded by Fitch, Moody's
The credit analysis agencies of Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service recently upgraded Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities' electric revenue bonds. Fitch gave ALP a rating of A+ and Moody's gave ALP a rating of A1, which are equivalent ratings. Before the upgrades,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
ALP warns of utility bill scam
ALP Utilities (ALP) warns utility customers to be on guard for a scam targeting payment on their utility bill. At least three local businesses have been contacted at this point. Customers are being contacted by phone and told that their power will be turned off in a short time...
October 2, 2015 - 10:39am
December 30, 2014
ALP agrees to pay $65,000 to settle discrimination case
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities will pay $65,000 to resolve a Minnesota Department of Human Rights’ alleged discrimination case. ALP agreed to pay its former information technology administrator Richard Hinrichs $65,000. The alleged discrimination began after Hinrichs’...
December 30, 2014 - 3:12pm
September 12, 2014
Letter: It doesn't pay to be cheap
To the editor: It was heartening to learn in John Perino’s letter that ALP is “committed to doing its part to reduce emissions” and that ALP Utilities “works hard every day to provide affordable and reliable electricity” with environmental stewardship. His laments, however,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
February 20, 2014
ALP customers in Alexandria asked to check their water temperature
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities continues to have city water customers’ water lines freeze up due to the extensive sub-zero temperatures this winter. If you notice lower than normal water pressure, do not shut your water off. Let your water run and notify ALP. ALP...
February 20, 2014 - 4:41pm
February 18, 2014
ALP issues alert over frozen water lines
Alexandria Light and Power Utilities is asking water customers to check their water temperature in an effort to reduce frozen water lines. Extensive sub-zero temperatures have caused a deeper than usual frost line, resulting in increased frozen lines. To check your water temperature,...
February 18, 2014 - 6:19am