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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Where's baby? Look before you lock!
Ten minutes is all it takes for a motor vehicle to reach deadly temperatures. So far this year, 21 children have died in the U.S. after being left in hot cars, according to child safety group Kidsandcars.org. It's happened to the most loving, protective parents and well educated...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Out and About: Car show and boat show w/video
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show took place...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Classics roll into Osakis
Get ready for the rumbling roar and stunning styles of dozens of classic cars in Osakis. The 22nd annual Roddin' Round the Lake "Show-n-Shine" classic car show is set for Saturday, July 13. The show runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Central and Main Streets in downtown Osakis. An...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Out and About: Car show w/video
It was a beautiful sunny day for admiring classic vehicles Sunday during the 25th annual Alexandria Vintage Car Club Show at the Douglas County...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Free car repair program is off and running
Four people gained mobility because volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) repaired their vehicles on the first Car Care last...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Car show to take place during Awake the Lakes festivities
It's all systems go for a Viking Speedway car show that will take place on city property west of the Runestone Museum as part of Awake the Lakes. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved the speedway's request to have the show. It will take place Saturday,...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 10, 2013
Watch out for flood-damaged vehicles from Hurricane Sandy
Cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy, in 2012, may become the used-car-buyer's nightmare of 2013. As a result of the flooding on the east coast, it is estimated that tens of thousands of vehicles sustained severe water damage. Such water damage can make a vehicle's electrical system, including...
January 10, 2013 - 7:33am
December 5, 2012
Car passenger safety course offered December 8
A car passenger safety course will be held on Saturday, December 8 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Minnesota legislation requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than 9 to complete three hours...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Out and About - Antique cars putter into town
A parade of two-cylinder antique cars puttered into Alexandria on Friday, June 15 and made one of their first stops at the Douglas County Historical...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
Vintage Car Club members share love of cars
Vintage Car Club started simply enough. A couple of guys gathered out in the garage sharing stories and solving problems. Then a few more gathered...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Lakes Area Theatre presents Cars
Lakes Area Theatre's (LAT) production of "Cars" will hit the airwaves this Sunday, November 14. "Cars" is an original essay written and performed...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership
It's been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming. First, the dealership, like thousands of others...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Get ready for Roddin' Round the Lake car show
Take a step back in time as classic cars cruise the streets of Osakis. Car enthusiasts galore will be sure to flock to the 19th annual Roddin' Round the Lake car show on July 9 and 10. This annual event, which is put on by the Central Lakes Cruzers car club, offers a prime chance...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Editorial - How fast were you driving? Radar trailer knows
Safety efforts can - and do - work. They're not just "feel good" efforts.
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am