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Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
High school team first at Knowledge Bowl
New rules proposed for vacation rentals
For the record
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
Girls basketball: Osakis grabs conference win in last home game
Boys basketball: Brainerd hits nine threes to down Alexandria
Boys basketball: Chargers put scare into Hancock before falling short
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
Rollin "Rollie" Berglund
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
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
January 20, 2017
Benefit dinner to raise funds for Scott Bakke family
A dinner to benefit Scott Bakke will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at 55 Lake St. S., Forest Lake. It will raise funds for Bakke and his family to defer costs while he battles aggressive colorectal cancer. Bakke was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 43. Since that...
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
4-year-old diagnosed with rare form of kidney cancer
On. Jan. 3, when 4-year-old Kennedi Hay of Alexandria told her mother that her stomach hurt, the word "cancer" never crossed Bobbi Hay's mind....
January 18, 2017 - 6:00am