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Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 9, 2010
Volunteer award is no small feat
Frances Beck has been described as a tiny little fireball. While she may be small in stature, her presence is huge. A diminutive 4'11", Beck...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Sauk River Watershed District receives statewide award
The Sauk River Watershed District recently received top honors with "Program of The Year" from the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts. The...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Alex Tech's machine tool technology program wins state honor
Alexandria Technical College is among 12 colleges and universities within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system that are being honored for outstanding achievements in diversity and educational programs and services. The ATC's machine tool technology program was recognized...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Minnesota National Guard wins honor as 'best performing'
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with members of the Minnesota Army National Guard this week to congratulate them for winning the 2010 Army Communities of Excellence award in the Special Category, given to the best-performing Army National Guard in the country. "I am delighted to...
May 8, 2010 - 9:40am
April 23, 2010
Rochel edges Noga for Ms. Basketball award
The Minnesota Ms. Basketball Award would have been icing on the cake after a standout senior season for Parkers Prairie guard Sari Noga. Instead, the Associated Press and Gatorade player of the year will have to settle for what was likely a second-place vote for the award. Lakeville...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Alexandria VFW Post receives Diamond Jubilee Award
A Diamond Jubilee Award citation has been presented to VFW Post 936 in Alexandria. The post celebrates its 75th anniversary on April 28, 2010. "This is a very significant milestone for a VFW Post," said Thomas J. Tradewell Sr., national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars....
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Rindy, Rentschler named Hobey Baker Award winners for 2010
Alexandria's Beth Rindy and Aaron Rentschler have both been selected as 2010 Hobey Baker High School Character Award winners. The goal of the award is to develop, recognize and reward exemplary character and sportsmanship demonstrated by high school hockey players, which the Hobey...
March 12, 2010 - 9:13am
January 23, 2010
Detroit Lakes man's son wins Golden Globe for 'Mad Men'
Scott Hornbacher, son of Bruce Hornbacher of Detroit Lakes, and his show "Mad Men" took home a Golden Globe for Best Television Series, Drama Sunday night. This is the third Globe for the TV show. The show's two main stars were also nominated for Golden Globes, but lost in their...
January 23, 2010 - 9:03am
January 22, 2010
Bales receives award for health services work
Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Sanne Magnan presented a plaque to Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales on December 11 in recognition of...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Alexandria mayor honored by state accountants group
H. Dan Ness of Alexandria was recently recognized with a Lifetime Membership award from the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). Ness, mayor of Alexandria, has been a member of the MNCPA since 1963. He is a CPA and president of H. Dan Ness, Inc. in Alexandr...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Alexandria graduate wins Emmy
An Alexandria graduate has made some remarkable accomplishments in the world of television. Jon Van Amber was the winner of two regional Emmy...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Alexandrian honored for overcoming workplace barriers
When Sharon Bron-kema of Alexandria turned 55, she needed to find a new full-time job. After leaving her position as a para-professional at...
September 9, 2009 - 12:05am
May 29, 2009
ATC computer science teacher, advisor of the year
Dave Hart, computer science instructor at Alexandria Technical College, was presented the Advisor of the Year 2009 award at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. He was nominated by student members of the Alexandria Technical College BPA chapter. Hart...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Hintermeister is Charger boys' basketball leader
Trent Hintermeister led all players in scoring as the Brandon-Evansville boys' basketball team finished its season at 5-20. Hintermeister scored 423 points for the Chargers, and also led the team in assists with 107. Leading the team in rebounds was Josh Guetter with 152, while...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Alexandrians honored for accident response
They may not think of themselves as extraordinary, but Brad Nyberg and Bradley "B.J." Anderson received an award for doing what most people would consider a hero's job. Late in the afternoon on a cold winter day back in February of 2008, Nyberg of Alexandria and Anderson, now of...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am