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Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
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Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
Softball: Chargers end regular season on 12-game winning streak
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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April 30, 2018
A new way of saving firefighters from cancer -- research
Speaking to a room full of firefighters from across the state, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, addressed a topic that's near and dear to...
April 30, 2018 - 5:07pm
February 24, 2018
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
Alexandria Industries had a successful fundraiser for cancer research on Feb. 17. "Fishing for the Cure" eclipsed the company's goal of raising...
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 3, 2018
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Brandon 2-year-old
When Adrianna Sletto realized her 2-year-old daughter Kaidence seemed to be under the weather in early December, she took her to the doctor....
January 3, 2018 - 7:08am
December 5, 2017
Now cancer-free, Dayton encourages screenings for early detection
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used the opportunity to encourage his fellow Minnesotans to look...
December 5, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2017
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He was not a smoker. Kurt Strand, 46,...
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 24, 2017
$183,000 raised at Relay for Life
This year's Relay for Life in Douglas County raised $183,000 for cancer research, according to the organization. Lorene Pitcher, Relay for Life...
August 24, 2017 - 11:45am
July 26, 2017
A sweet setup to fight cancer
If you're craving lemonade, cookies and donating to a good cause, there's a new place in town for just that: a lemonade stand run by 4-year-old...
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
June 9, 2017
An ongoing battle: Alexandria couple faces form of cancer rare in young adults
When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still alive?'" Seth...
June 9, 2017 - 9:04am
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
May 12, 2017
A mom against all odds to celebrate first Mother's Day
After being diagnosed with bone cancer in her spine at age 5 and undergoing surgery, as well as receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatments,...
May 12, 2017 - 7:53am
May 3, 2017
Kennedi's Karnival to benefit Hay family
Kennedi's Karnival, a benefit for the family of 4-year-old Kennedi Hay, will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The carnival will include lunch, cake walk games, music, magician, a chance to win prizes, children's crafts,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:05am
March 22, 2017
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
The public is invited to attend a cancer benefit for Randy Beman on Sunday, March 26, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
February 28, 2017
Student fighting cancer uses wish to bring in inspiring speaker
When introducing Monday's speaker at Alexandria Area High School, Principal Chad Duwenhoegger first announced that senior Josh Molden's cancer...
February 28, 2017 - 9:49am
February 19, 2017
Update: Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters (w/video)
Anglers didn't just catch fish at the 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure tournament on Smith Lake Saturday. They caught...
February 19, 2017 - 10:36am
February 16, 2017
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake
The 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure ice fishing tournament will try to raise $30,000 for cancer research Saturday on Smith Lake. Created by a small group of Alexandria Industries employees, the Fishing for the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge is about people making...
February 16, 2017 - 1:54pm