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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 20, 2015
Angel Tax Credit Program opens new round of funding
The Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program, which has attracted more than $300 million for hundreds of high-tech startups in Minnesota since 2010, is accepting certification applications for 2016. Of the $15 million in new credits available in 2016, $7.5 million is reserved for investors...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Locals digging food options
An online local farmers market launched here a year ago has taken root and begun to grow.
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
ON THE STREET - Nov. 6, 2015
• Marco, Inc., which has an office in Alexandria, was ranked number 14 by Great Place to Work on its annual 2015 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list, published in Fortune magazine. Marco was also recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the fastest growing...
Business / On The Street
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
On the Street (Oct. 30, 2015)
• Jason Christianson, sales and craft brand manager at Beverage Wholesalers, Inc. in Alexandria, has earned the title of Certified Cicerone through the Cicerone Certification Program, an organization that certifies and educates beer professionals. Christianson achieved the title...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
What's Alexandria's 'secret sauce' for closing skills gap?
People working together for the common good — not laws — can play the biggest role in closing the gap of getting skilled workers...
October 21, 2015 - 5:47pm
October 16, 2015
Ellingson employees 'shave it off' for a good cause
The employees at Ellingson Plumbing Heating A/C and Electrical in Alexandria are taking their role in raising funds for the American Cancer Society...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Alexandria Industries begins expansion
Groundbreaking ceremonies took place Tuesday for a 38,107-square-foot addition at Alexandria Industries. "This building expansion will give us much needed space to add new manufacturing and warehouse capacity, along with more loading docks for our shipping department," said Brad...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Wedum Building is important part of Alexandria history
Editor's note: This story is related to the recent sale of the Wedum building to the owner of the Panther Distilllery. To read that story, click...
June 12, 2015 - 9:21am
On the Street
• In partnership, the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission and Alexandria Technical and Community College – Customized Training raised $695 for the Alexandria FIRST Robotics Club Team 3313 Mechatronics through donations made by the 120 attendees at the Small Business...
Business / On The Street
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
April 20, 2015
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
March 4, 2015
Winter heats up with business activity
Stores expand, move, remodel, buy lots
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
February 17, 2015
Big changes at Bennigan's
Big changes are coming to Bennigan's Grill and Tavern in Alexandria. The popular chain restaurant at 110 30th Avenue East closed this week...
February 17, 2015 - 11:22am
Knute Nelson CEO receives state leadership award
Mark R. Anderson, president and CEO of Knute Nelson in Alexandria, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Kal Michels Outstanding Leadership Award. The award recognizes a leader in older adult services who has provided excellent leadership to their employees and...
February 17, 2015 - 8:45am
September 12, 2014
H&R Block Alexandria franchisee honored
Elaine Mounsdon, who operates H&R Block franchise offices in Alexandria, Evansville and Elbow Lake, has been selected as a finalist for H&R Block’s Top 100 Performer Award. The Top 100 Performer Award recognizes individuals that have shown leadership traits, service to...
Business / awards
September 12, 2014 - 3:01pm
Neighborhood National Bank unveils new logo
Neighborhood National Bank in Alexandria recently unveiled its new logo to the public. The new logo is part of a rebranding as Neighborhood National Bank’s holding company merged with Peoples Bankshares. Through this merger, Peoples National Bank of Mora changed its name to Neighborhood...
Business / On The Street
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am