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Student accomplishments, scholarships
Alexandria taxes may drop for some
Electric car owners to power up in Alexandria
Progress made on Agnes Blvd.
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 25
Volleyball: Chargers regroup to knock off Knights in four
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept in Milwaukee
Morken: Hunters find ducks flying on opener
Sports schedule for Monday, Sept. 24
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Morken: Hunters find ducks flying on opener
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Kevin Donald Revering
Donald "Don" Skrove
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Paid Political Letter: Hearings are a Democratic circus of deception
Paid Political Letter: U.S. senators lack compassion
Paid Political Letter: Know your candidates before you vote
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
4-H holds county competition
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
On The Street
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
hires and promotions
on the street
January 8, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps Willmar with 4-0 win on Saturday
The Alexandria Blizzard had a little easier time on Saturday night by beating Willmar 4-0 and sweeping the weekend series between the two teams. The Blizzard won a 3-2 game Friday and coasted on Saturday with a 54-20 shot advantage. Riley Meyer had two of the goals as he scored midway...
January 8, 2017 - 11:00am
January 1, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Willmar beats Alex despite being outshot 53-20
The Alexandria Blizzard couldn’t capitalize on opportunities on Saturday night after outshooting the Willmar Warhawks 53-20 but still falling 4-2 at the Runestone Community Center. Willmar (13-10-1) led 4-1 after Jordan Cooper’s third-period goal at 12:12. Logan Norman got that...
January 1, 2017 - 7:49am
December 31, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Lumberjacks score late to upend Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard jumped back into its schedule on Friday night by hosting division rival Granite City in a game that saw the Lumberjacks score three in the third for a 6-4 win. Will Mix scored the go-ahead goal at 17:43 of the third to make it 5-4 Granite City. Keenan Lund...
December 31, 2016 - 8:06am
December 20, 2016
NA3HL hockey: Blizzard beats Syracuse, finishes 2-1 at Schwan Showcase
The Alexandria Blizzard finished the weekend on a good note, beating the Syracuse Stampede 4-1 Sunday to end up with two wins and a loss at the Schwan Super Rink for the NA3HL showcase in Blaine. Syracuse was first to get on the board when Nate Walker scored just 11 seconds after...
December 20, 2016 - 10:54pm
Christmas Weekend Storm Update
(WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV) A major winter storm remains a distinct possibility for the Christmas weekend. But icy roads are already a problem Tuesday...
December 20, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 18, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria splits first two at NA3HL Showcase
The Alexandria Blizzard split its first two games of the NA3HL Showcase at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine this weekend, losing 4-1 to the Atlanta Capitals on Saturday and beating the Toledo Cherokee 5-0 on Friday. The Blizzard outshot Atlanta 37-21 on Saturday but couldn’t capitalize...
December 18, 2016 - 10:10am
December 10, 2016
NA3HL hockey: A hat trick of hat tricks
Scoring 25 goals and giving up none amounts to a pretty good weekend. After beating the Chicago Bulldogs 10-0 Friday night, the Blizzard outdid...
December 10, 2016 - 11:59pm
December 8, 2016
Blizzard looks to keep winning flurry going
It's getting cold in Alexandria, and the Blizzard hockey team is loving it. The team grabbed two wins last weekend — including a 6-3 win...
December 8, 2016 - 11:10am
November 24, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alex heads into Thanksgiving with a win
The Alexandria Blizzard went into Thanksgiving with a win on Wednesday night as Rochester came to the Runestone Community Center and left with...
November 24, 2016 - 8:25am
November 22, 2016
Fair warning, not so fair weather
There seemed to be plenty of warning for last week's blizzard, enough that people were prepared. At least that's what Douglas County Sheriff...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 21, 2016
Icy ruts from blizzard linger
A perfect storm of circumstances last Friday created treacherous road conditions in the area — built-up patches of thick ice ruts that...
November 21, 2016 - 4:20pm
November 20, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Division-leader Breezy Point beats Alex
The Alexadria Blizzard fell behind 5-0 through two periods on Saturday and dropped a 5-2 decision to West-Division leading Breezy Point. The Northstars (16-3-1, 33 points) got three points from Alex Flicek on a goal and two assists. Matej Krasny, Wyatt Stotts, Nick Blanchette and...
November 20, 2016 - 11:27am
November 18, 2016
Update: Snowfall near 10 inches in Alexandria area
Nearly 10 inches of snow had fallen in the Alexandria area by midday Friday, Nov. 18, as a blizzard caused havoc with travel and events in west...
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
Alexandria Clinic closing at 4 p.m. today
The Alexandria Clinic's locations in Alexandria and Osakis, including Express Care, are closing at 4 p.m. today, Friday, because of the bad weather. People with emergency medical conditions can seek treatment at the Douglas County Hospital's Emergency Room.
November 18, 2016 - 1:41pm
Blizzard cancels Footloose musical tonight
Tonight's performance of Footloose at Alexandria Area High School has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 19. Tickets/seats from tonight's performance will be honored at the 2 p.m. performance.
November 18, 2016 - 12:06pm