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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
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From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
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Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
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LETTER: The Evangelical death spiral
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OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
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Blue Smoke BBQ
November 17, 2017
Restaurant owner sentenced in arson case
A co-owner of Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which was lost in a fire more than four years ago, will serve four months in jail and placed under...
November 17, 2017 - 10:09am
September 13, 2017
Plea agreement reached in Blue Smoke BBQ case
A co-owner of Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which was lost in a fire four years ago, has pleaded guilty to one of three felony charges he faced...
September 13, 2017 - 11:21am
March 22, 2017
Arson trial set for Blue Smoke BBQ owner
An owner of Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which was lost in a fire more than three years ago, is scheduled to go on trial on three felony charges...
March 22, 2017 - 6:00am
July 7, 2016
Owner of Blue Smoke BBQ charged with arson
An owner of the Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which shut down three years ago after it was badly damaged in a fire, has been charged with arson....
July 7, 2016 - 3:35pm
March 14, 2014
Owners of Blue Smoke BBQ frustrated with city’s actions; they plan to reopen elsewhere
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Blue Smoke BBQ faces wrecking ball soon
If owner doesn’t fix it, city will tear it down
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Waiting for the smoke to clear
Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria is waiting for the green light to rebuild. A fire in the kitchen quickly spread through the building at 403 3rd Avenue East on August 2 just before 3 a.m. Extensive smoke and water damage forced the owners to board up the building and close the business...
August 28, 2013 - 10:22am
August 2, 2013
Blue Smoke BBQ closed after early morning fire
Residual smoke saturated the shell of a building left where Blue Smoke BBQ opened for business in Alexandria just two months ago. An early morning...
August 2, 2013 - 9:28am