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Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
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
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
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
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
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
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
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
October 9, 2017
Janssen among top female executives in convenience store industry
Kellie Janssen, president of Henry's Foods Inc. in Alexandria, was recently honored as one of the top 50 female executives and managers who...
October 9, 2017 - 10:14am
August 2, 2017
School district's first gardener growing into the job
Woodland Elementary School's first-ever garden manager was trying to teach middle school students how to build houses to attract pollinators,...
August 2, 2017 - 1:49pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2017
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Bethany Home/Short-Term Rehab and Memory Care at Ecumen Bethany Community, a senior living community in Alexandria, have received 2016 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight, a national health care customer satisfaction measurement company.
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
March 15, 2017
Superintendent Julie Critz receives Kay E. Jacobs Memorial Award
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) named Julie Critz, superintendent of the Alexandria Public Schools, recipient of the...
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Alexandria-based Dilley Zimny Insurance was named one of Western National Insurance Group's Circle of Excellence Agencies for 2017. The Western National Circle of Excellence recognition is announced annually to spotlight an elite group of partners who have excelled based on performance...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Sertoma seeking applications for Service to Mankind award
Each year, Sertoma honors an individual for their volunteerism and involvement in the community. Sertoma's Service to Mankind award recognizes outstanding community service by a non-Sertoman, where work is performed on a voluntary basis. Recipients are selected from nominees that...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Medical responders honored for saving a life
On Aug. 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 3M employee stood at a computer, working, when suddenly he clutched his chest and collapsed....
March 10, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Ollie's Service of Alexandria was named Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's (MnUSA) 2016 Dealer of the Year on Feb. 11 at the annual...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2017
Ronning, Odland nominated for Triple A Award
Ellie Ronning and Will Odland, seniors at Alexandria Area High School, were nominated to represent their school in the Academics, Arts and Athletics...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 6, 2017
Our Saviour's/Fahlun Council receives Seven Seals Award
Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, a chaplain/captain in the Minnesota Army National Guard, serves a two-point parish in Nelson, Our Saviour's Lutheran...
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 9, 2016
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
The ninth annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom. The award will be handed out during the Unity Foundation's Faith at Work lunch. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door....
December 9, 2016 - 11:00am
October 28, 2016
ATCC awarded Excellence in Education Award
The National Kitchen and Bath Association recently recognized outstanding association-accredited programs with its 2015 Excellence in Education Award. Alexandria Technical and Community College was among the 10 winning schools. Each program must submit two student design projects,...
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 26, 2016
Garden project earns Townsend top Girl Scout award
Megan Townsend recently completed requirements for Girl Scouts' top achievement for Cadettes, the Girl Scout Silver Award. Townsend's project...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am
October 7, 2016
TWF Industries Inc. is named a Top Shop
TWF Industries Inc. in Alexandria was named one of the best finishing shops in the U.S., according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by "Products Finishing" magazine, a trade publication. The survey analyzed companies in several different areas, including Current Finishing...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am