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Gas prices in Alexandria dip below $2
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Saturday, December 27
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Harris calls it a career
Bringing cheer to all
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2013
Photo of the Week - Redpoll
Karen Blom of Alexandria took this photo of a common redpoll in a snow-laden ash tree on Fillmore Street on a snowy day on April 18. The redpoll...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Photo of the Week: Blue jay
Donna Erickson of Alexandria captured this image of a blue jay at her suet feeder just outside her picture window. "It seems to be a younger...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Photo of the Week - Cardinal
Karen Blom took this photo of a cardinal eating sunflower seeds on the ground below the feeder in her front yard on Fillmore Street in Alexandria...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Photo of the Week: Cardinal
Kathy Midtvedt of Alexandria took this photo of one of the six cardinals that like to hang around her bird feeder on South Darling Drive. If...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Photo of the Week: Mouths to feed
A pair of eastern bluebirds were busy feeding their young in the backyard of the Marc Henderson residence on Fairway Lane in Alexandria. "This...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Photo of the Week: A bird's appetite
Hadley Boline of Miltona took this photo of a goldfinch perching on her bird feeder. "We have had a lot of these beautiful little birds at our...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
View birds at Lake Carlos State Park
Lake Carlos State Park will offer American woodcock viewing Saturdays, March 24 and 31. Join naturalist Alex Watson for a short presentation about American woodcocks, and then a short hike into the woods to listen and watch their display as the sun sets. The program begins at 7 p.m....
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
It's for the birds
The annual Alexandria Christmas bird count is set for Tuesday, December 28 at The Lake Carlos State Park Visitor Center and throughout Alexandria. The event starts at 8 a.m. with owl calling at 7 a.m. The Christmas bird count is an annual event that takes place throughout North America....
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
What links cardinals to Alexandria sports?
From his kitchen window on Christmas Eve Day, Alexandria resident Bryan Stoeck snapped this picture of a cardinal perched on a tree branch in his yard on East Lake Carlos. The photo sparked a story idea: How did Alexandria's sports teams become linked with the colorful bird? Unfortunately,...
Cardinals / news / sports
January 22, 2010 - 12:05am
January 12, 2010
Superior, Wis., police capture exotic bird
SUPERIOR, Wis. - First was the goat captured at the Superior waste treatment plant last month, and now Superior Police Sgt. Dan Hawkin reports police have captured what they believe to be a Chinese pheasant. Hawkin said a railroad crew under a viaduct spotted the bird about 5:30...
news / region
January 12, 2010 - 1:41pm