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Council approves indoor ban on e-cigarettes
Alexandria unveils new logo
City eyes tax-forfeited property for affordable housing
Cache of bombs discovered near Minnesota hunting cabin
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Volleyball: Alex, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, WCA host openers with playoffs set
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Public speaking group to form
Antics for All Ages: the Halloween Howler version
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Richard "Rick" T. Ackerman
Richard W. Mertens
LETTER: The 'rest of the story' about party of racists
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tennessee Roadhouse closes, owners file bankruptcy
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
hires and promotions
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January 18, 2011
Klobuchar calls for national innovation agenda
At an "Innovation Summit" attended by hundreds at the University of Minnesota today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with business leaders and policy experts to discuss public and private strategies that would revitalize America's innovative edge and ability to compete in the global...
January 18, 2011 - 4:40pm
18-year-old from Miltona, Minn., dies from medical condition
Alexandria School District 206 is trying to cope with the unexpected death of an 18-year-old student. Lance Lundsten, a senior at Jefferson High School, died Saturday. According to preliminary autopsy results that were shared with the family, he died from cardiac edema, a condition...
January 18, 2011 - 12:12pm
Republicans to state workers: 'No Christmas in June'
January 18, 2011 - 11:31am
West Central Area Schools running two hours late
West Central Area Schools will be opening two hours late today, Tuesday, because of the weather. That is the only school-related weather announcement reported in the Douglas County area.
January 18, 2011 - 7:03am
January 17, 2011
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: No one knows who packs at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's meeting with legislative leaders over security issues has been pushed back a few days, but some lawmakers feel pretty safe in the Capitol as it is. Dayton wants to meet with lawmakers to discuss Capitol safety after the Arizona shootings raised...
January 17, 2011 - 9:12am
December 29, 2009
A more inclusive Alexandria?
The city of Alexandria is forming a new committee to start the new year on a welcoming note - a cultural inclusiveness committee. The committee, which has already had two organizational meetings, will advise the city council on developing policies and programs to foster a community...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Authorities arrest man in connection with robbery in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Authorities early this morning arrested a suspect in connection with a Dec. 9 robbery at the Fairfield Inn in Grand Forks. The suspect was identified as Kyle Steven Pederson, 23, from Grand Forks. He was taken into custody shortly after midnight by members of...
December 23, 2009 - 12:56pm
December 22, 2009
Travel alert: Douglas County faces snowstorm warning; 20 or more inches possible
You may want to reconsider your holiday travel plans. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Douglas County and seven other counties in the region starting early Christmas Eve morning and continuing through this Saturday. A significant storm system is...
December 22, 2009 - 4:46pm
November 10, 2009
Wadena woman hurt in Saturday crash
A 40-year-old Wadena woman was in critical condition Sunday night at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo from injuries suffered in a traffic accident Saturday in Otter Tail County. Kimmy Hershberger was injured when the vehicle she was driving was struck head-on by another vehicle after...
November 10, 2009 - 11:06am
September 24, 2009
Angela Lansbury seen eating ice cream in Osakis
Just Like Grandma's in Osakis was the scene of a celebrity sighting earlier this month. About three weeks ago, the actress Angela Lansbury enjoyed an ice cream cone on the garden patio, according to Ronnah Schoeck, who took her order and served the French silk pie cone. Schoeck...
September 24, 2009 - 11:48am
September 23, 2009
Long Prairie driver injured in rollover
A Long Prairie driver suffered serious injuries Tuesday after she was ejected from the vehicle during a rollover. The crash happened just before 7 p.m. on 241st Avenue near Long Prairie about a half-mile south of Todd County Road 48. Bobbi Jo Monti was northbound when she lost control...
September 23, 2009 - 3:08pm
August 6, 2009
Verndale police chief cleared in incident where man was allegedly tased in groin
VERNDALE - An outside investigation has cleared Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares' handling of a May tasing incident outside a Verndale bar. The suspect in the case, Brandon Clark Christensen, 23, of Browerville, Minn., filed a complaint with the Verndale City Council, challenging...
August 6, 2009 - 5:09pm
July 28, 2009
City gets glimpse of Washington school building's future
What will happen to the old Washington Elementary School building and grounds now that students will be attending a new school? It will be home to a new 28-unit, senior housing cooperative - the first in the city. Also, 19 "pocket townhomes" will be built on the surrounding property...
July 28, 2009 - 5:27am