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UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 3
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 21, 2016
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association invites all owners and managers of resorts and campgrounds in the state to attend its annual Fall Conference and Expo Oct. 25-27 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The conference theme, "Changing Through the Seasons,"...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
August 23, 2013
Tennis association awarded acrylic surfacing funding
The Alexandria Area Tennis Association (AATA) announced that it recently received three major grant awards in the amount of $59,870. United States Tennis Association: $40,000. United States Tennis Association Northern Section: $8,500. Otto Bremer Foundation: $11,370. The...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Soccer: Two teams grab titles at Walmart All-American Cup
Alexandria's Redbird Soccer club saw its U14 boys and U19 girls come home with tournament championships after sending 148 athletes on nine teams...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Squirt B-2 team consolation champs
The Alexandria Area Hockey Association (AAHA) Squirt B-2 team captured consolation honors in their own tournament in early December, winning...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Youth Baseball Association strives to create consistent winners
When Russ Hinrichs officially took over as the head coach of the Cardinal baseball program last August, he did so with an idea in mind of how to make it successful year in and year out. Hinrichs knew that success would be contingent on how his players were taught the game at the...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
New trail link may await snowmobilers
Snowmobilers may blaze a new trail in Alexandria next winter. The Douglas Area Trails Association (DATA) is applying to add a 3.3-mile segment...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Rising electricity costs discussed at REA meeting
Runestone Electric Association (REA) members gathered March 28 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria for the 73rd annual meeting of the electric cooperative. More than 800 members and their families enjoyed lunch served by the Douglas County Pork Producers. Elections were held...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association names 2009 board of directors
Two incumbent nominees were recently elected to serve another two-year term on the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association board of directors, along with first-time nominee Linda Hammer. The owner/employee of any Tri-State Manufacturers' Association member company is eligible to serve...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
A poignant tale of growing up - AAAA presents 'The Trip to the Bountiful'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre is proud to announce its fourth, and final, production of the 2008-2009 season. The Trip...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
REA annual meeting to take place March 28
Plans are under way for the 73rd Runestone Electric Association annual meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Runestone Electric members can enjoy a free lunch served by the Douglas County Pork Producers and get the latest news affecting...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
St. Patrick's Irish Show set for March 14 at AAAA Theatre
Skilly and Duff and Crew, who are also known as Mikko Cowdery and friends, will bring their 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Show to the stage of...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
CLCA presents Spanish Brass
The Central Lakes Concert Association (CLCA) is proud to announce its next performance - Spanish Brass. The concert will take place Sunday, March...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
2 million miles, 0 accidents, #1 driver - Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
In the fall of 1975, Don Thoennes was working at the Skelly Station at the south end of Alexandria. A truck stop that once stood where Fleet...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary - Restoring economy begins with housing stabilization
By Greater Alexandria Area Association of Realtors President Gaylen Lerohl and Executive Director Sandra Thorson Realtors across the country have been advocating for a comprehensive stimulus package to reduce housing inventory, make mortgages more affordable and available, and...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
First State Bank joins downtown group
First State Bank in Alexandria recently joined the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA). Shown are (left to right) Marlene Bettin (DMA), Barb...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am