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UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Region’s influenza cases jump
Lights Camera Action on Broadway
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Harris calls it a career
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Mixed results early
B-E girls set records from three
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Hospital board members recognized
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 8, 2012
Alex speech team competes in Albany
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in its second meet of the season in a tournament in Albany on Saturday, February 4. The team finished in 7th place in the large team category. Individual award winners included: A.C.
February 8, 2012 - 7:24am
June 18, 2010
Culver's in Alexandria competes for 'best Culver's in America'
Founder Craig Culver of Culver's Frozen Custard and Butterburgers is searching for the best Culver's in America and is offering up more than $80,000 in awards to stores that make the cut. The contest has three different three-month contests to narrow the field for the "final 64"...
business / food
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
JHS students perform well at orchestra competition
Jefferson High School orchestra students recently participated in the Region 8AA String Solo/Ensemble Contest The event was held in Alexandria on February 24. Students are judged on tone quality, intonation, rhythm accuracy, balance and blend, technique, musicianship, etc. The...
life / school
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Airborne at Andes
Mother Nature definitely cooperated for Saturday's Faction Challenge Snowboard Contest. Organizers of the 7th annual event were not only happy that the forecasted rain stayed away, but they were also very pleased with the turnout of riders and spectators. "We were especially surprised...
March 10, 2010 - 12:05am
March 5, 2010
Snowboard contest heats up at Andes this Saturday
The Faction Boardshop in Alexandria is hosting the 7th annual Faction Challenge Snowboard Contest this weekend. The competition is set to take place Saturday, March 6 at Andes Tower Hills. Registration will take place between 10 and 11 a.m.
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
4-H'ers perform well at national competition
Four Douglas County 4-H members represented Minnesota at the Black Hills Stock Show Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology Contests in Rapid City, South...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
It all adds up
Eight Alexandria 6th grade teams competed in the Regional Math Masters Competition held in Alexandria Friday, March 13. Thirty teams attended the event, which was one of several held throughout the state for 6th grade math teams. The competition included a fact drill round, three...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
National cyber defense competition to take place at Alexandria Technical College
Minnesota college students, including a team from Alexandria Technical College, will be participating in the third annual Minnesota National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The competition provides competitors a rare opportunity to solve the growing "real-world" cyber defense...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Catching big air
A local snowboarder tweaked a "tailgrab," grabbing onto the tip of his board, while launching off a jump, or "kicker," at a "Big Air" competition at Andes Tower Hill ski resort, located near Kensington. The event, which featured both boarders and skiers, was organized by the Frozen...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Edenloff to compete in Miss Pre-Teen pageant
Katelyn Edenloff, daughter of Lee and Loray Edenloff of Alexandria, was selected to participate in the National 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Minneapolis/St. Paul pageant competition to take place on August 17. She submitted an application and took part in an interview session to earn the honor. Edenloff,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Garfield firefighters hose the competition
The Garfield Fire Department took the championship at the Glenwood Waterama's Fire Deptartment Waterball Competition last weekend. Shown with their trophies are (left to right) John Bosek, Todd Carlson, John Nienaber and Jed Tatro.
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Wakeboarding's ups and downs (and sideways)
Close to 40 competitors took part in Saturday's INT Amateur Tour wakeboarding contest on Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria. Included in those competitors were Jacob Stich of Richmond and Chase Bukowski of Alexandria. This event, sponsored by The Faction Boardshop of Alexandria, was...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am