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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 1, 2016
New group of apartments gets approval
A proposal to build 160 new apartment units in what used to be a gravel pit in east Alexandria is moving forward. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council gave a green light to a planned unit development (PUD) that will construct a new neighborhood of market-rate general...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Ribbon cut at StoneManor
Developers Jim Deal and Stan Kirckof (left) helped Realtor Randy Fischer cut the ribbon to celebrate the August 15 opening of the new StoneManor...
September 4, 2013 - 4:23pm
July 27, 2012
Small city planned near Lake Burgen
A development large enough to accommodate a small city is moving ahead in southeast Alexandria across from the new high school near Lake Burgen. Not...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Luxury apartment units removed from TIF contract
When plans for a new Walgreen's in Alexandria were approved three years ago, the developers had something else in mind as well - 11 luxury, tri-level townhouses behind the store at 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street. Walgreen's was built but nothing became of the townhouses. Because...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
New apartment complex helps handicapped
Sometimes, it's about being in the right place at the right time. And for Annie Friederichs of Alexandria, it was her mom, Barb Friederichs,...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fire damages Bemidji apartments
Firefighters from Bemidji, Bagley, Blackduck, Cass Lake, Solway and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry worked to extinguish...
March 23, 2010 - 11:21am
September 16, 2009
Smart steps in renting an apartment
As college students graduate, many will take the monumental step of renting their first apartment. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers some advice on getting the right start. Create a budget A personal budget is a must because it helps you maintain control over how your...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Major housing projects move ahead
Two major housing projects forged ahead at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. INH Property Management plans to build a 116-unit multi-family apartment complex on 34th Avenue, adjacent to its existing Bridgewater Estate, between Meadowland Mobile Park and Pheasant Run Apartments. The...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am