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Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
AgweekTV: Show Goats
Swimming and Diving: Cards land in third place in home True Team meet
Boys basketball: Big first half guides Lakers by ACGC
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Roger E. Cole
Bryan John Appelget
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
August 15, 2017
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
Due to rainy weather Sunday, the vintage bike ride event of the Big Ole Bike Fest will take place this Sunday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Big Ole Central Park. Riders can rent a bike for $20, take it out on the Central Lakes Trail, then return the bike and receive a meal...
August 15, 2017 - 4:02pm
August 10, 2017
First Big Ole bike fest set for this weekend
The inaugural Big Ole Bicycle Festival this weekend will showcase the smooth Central Lakes Trail and rugged mountain biking paths around Douglas...
August 10, 2017 - 8:40am
May 4, 2017
Bike courier originally from Alexandria injured in hit-and-run
A 26-year-old bike courier originally from Alexandria is recuperating after what police tell him could have been an intentional hit-and-run in...
May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2016
Bike lane added to Geneva Road
Bike riders have something new to smile about. A bike lane was added to Geneva Road in northeast Alexandria last week. The Alexandria City Council...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Bike junkie finds niche
Alexandria Area High School freshman Baleigh Rasmusen turned in an application to Jake's Bikes when he was 12 years old. Three years later,...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Biking across America
It's likely a childhood bike ride with her sisters from Lazy Day Villa Resort in Alexandria to Carlos Corners inspired Megan Ausen to tackle...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Ageless benefits of biking
Riding a bike is one of those things in life that can make you feel ageless. A new bike program at Grand Arbor's Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
UCare helps fuel new biking program
Wheels are rolling ahead for older adults in Alexandria. The Knute Nelson Foundation was recently awarded a $33,286 grant from the UCare Fund. It will help introduce an innovative biking program that will assist older adults by matching varying needs and abilities with appropriate...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 20, 2012
Free guided bike rides for families offered on trails
After a busy week of work or school, bicyclists are invited to "shift gears" and enjoy a change of scenery during a new series of guided bike rides on Minnesota state trails. Starting in May, which is National Bike Month, these free rides will introduce cyclists of all ages and abilities...
May 20, 2012 - 12:06pm
March 25, 2011
Enhancing area communities with walking and biking routs
People are realizing that in order to have healthy communities, areas have to be built and maintained in ways that promote walking, biking and other forms of physical activity. Increased levels of biking and walking would result in significant benefits in terms of health and physical...
March 25, 2011 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Are you using the right side of the trail?
Whether on foot or on wheels, countless people use the scenic Central Lakes Trail each day. While strolling, dashing or gliding along, common...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
New biking program available to area youth
Attention area youth: Do you like to bike or would like to give different styles of biking a try? If you're between the ages of 14 and 21,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am