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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
April 18, 2018
Lanes close on I-94 between Garfield, Evansville
Motorists on I-94 between Garfield and Evansville will experience alternating lane closures along the eastbound lanes today, Wednesday, April 18. The lane closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are to prepare the lanes to carry head to head traffic when construction...
April 18, 2018 - 9:10am
January 9, 2018
Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The juvenile detention center here is doubling its capacity with a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of its existing...
January 9, 2018 - 5:01pm
September 30, 2017
You asked: Which way at the one-ways?
Although they are quite confusing, the road construction signs on the Walmart frontage road by Taco Bell are "kind of funny" and not how they...
September 30, 2017 - 7:39am
August 28, 2017
Roundabout to open Friday, weather permitting
Douglas County's second roundabout is set to open this Friday, Sept. 1, despite the rain that has fallen this past month. The roundabout, designed...
August 28, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 7, 2017
Roadwork begins on County Road 22
Road construction on County Road 22 between the fairgrounds and Casey's Convenience Store began on Wednesday, June 7. The resurfacing work,...
June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
February 24, 2017
From a mess to success
A reconstruction project on Alexandria's Broadway in 2014 was a big mess that ripped up the street, disrupted traffic and worried business owners....
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
January 31, 2017
Habitat celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Everyone involved in building a Habitat for Humanity home is impacted in some way, according to Habitat for Humanity Director Lori Anderson....
January 31, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 13, 2017
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
To the editor: I know this may be a bit odd because they are paid, but I'd like to thank local construction workers! Everywhere you look around Alexandria, you see new construction and most, if not all, of which makes our area even better. They brave really crappy weather conditions...
January 13, 2017 - 9:00am
December 14, 2016
State grant supports Glenwood apartment project
Glenwood is one of four Minnesota communities to benefit from a workforce housing grant from the state. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is contributing $737,600 toward a 32-unit apartment building in Glenwood. D.W. Jones is the developer of the $4.8...
December 14, 2016 - 1:59pm
September 30, 2016
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
JLG Architects, which has an office in Alexandria, was named No. 56 of the top 100 architecture firms in the U.S. by Building Design+Construction magazine, which ranks architecture and architecture/engineering firms in its annual "Giants 300" report. This is JLG's third year on the...
September 30, 2016 - 2:38am
July 26, 2016
I-94 ramps to close
A major traffic change between I-94 and Highway 29 in south Alexandria began Monday, July 25. Crews are shutting down the I-94 ramps on the east side of the interchange for two weeks. This means the off-ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 29 and the on-ramp from Highway 29 to eastbound...
July 26, 2016 - 10:35am
Country singer Tippin helps local businesses get through construction
Country western singer Aaron Tippin was in Alexandria for a few days around the Fourth of July and he offered support for local businesses in...
July 26, 2016 - 9:32am
July 13, 2016
Crews make progress on new Highway 29 bridge
The westbound off-ramp and the eastbound on-ramp at Highway 29 in south Alexandria will close for two weeks starting Monday, July 25.
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
City tests new look for North Broadway
What’s with all the traffic cones and commotion on Alexandria’s North Broadway?
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL: Missing Link idea is a winner
One of the best things about the newspaper's Facebook page is that it allows readers to post instant feedback to our stories. One of the worst things about it is that many times, the posts contain misinformation, faulty conclusions and off-base observations. It happened again after...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am