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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
September 26, 2010
Lake home near Detroit Lakes has no metal or nails, only pegged wood
When visitors walk through the doors of Perry and Anne Hunter's home on Lake Melissa, they can tell by first glance it has character. The open floor plan showcases the exposed pegged beams, in which no nails were used to build the house. Even driving into the yard at 12500 County...
September 26, 2010 - 5:15pm
September 22, 2010
Girls' soccer: Minnewaska defeats Detroit Lakes
The Minnewaska girls' soccer team remained undefeated at home with a 1-0 win over Detroit Lakes last Monday night. The Lakers held a distinct advantage in time of possession and shots on goal but had to hold on late for the win. They outshot the visiting Lakers 25-6. Kaylyn Oberg...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 23, 2010
Don't fall victim to this sweepstakes scam
(Editor's note: This story appeared in the Detroit Lakes Tribune about a sweepstakes scam that has also been reported in the Alexandria area.) Several Detroit Lakes residents have fallen prey to scams in the past week or so, and the police department is warning residents to be especially...
May 23, 2010 - 7:17am
April 6, 2010
Train kills pedestrian in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
April 6, 2010 - 3:03pm
November 4, 2009
Card gridders head to Section 8AAAA finals
Hunkered down in the mud on Saturday night, Alexandria's defensemen were probably the scariest thing about Halloween. They were everywhere -...
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Grid preview: Lakers up next for Card gridders
An upset in the opening round of the Section 8AAAA football playoffs sets up a match-up of two teams that do not know a lot about each other with a trip to the section title on the line. Sixth-seeded Detroit Lakes upended third-seeded Sauk Rapids-Rice on Tuesday night. Their reward...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Mom, newborn safe after house fire north of Detroit Lakes
A mother and her newborn baby are safe, thanks to the family dog, after a fire broke out at a home north of Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning. The Callaway and Detroit Lakes fire departments responded to the fire at the home of Tim and Doreen Hauge located at 23938 Highview Oaks Road...
April 28, 2009 - 4:34pm
April 22, 2009
Cardinal tennis team wins two
The Alexandria tennis team improved to 6-0 with two easy wins over Thief River Falls and Detroit Lakes at the Detroit Lakes Triangular last Friday. The Cardinals swept through the Lakers 7-0 in the last match of the evening after upending Thief River Falls 6-1 in the opener. Alexandria...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 19, 2009
Medical clinics in Detroit Lakes evacuated due to bomb threat
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Several medical clinics in Detroit Lakes were evacuated Wednesday evening due to a bomb threat. The evacuations affected the St. Mary's Innovis Clinic, Meritcare and the 7-Day Clinic. Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena said that an initial call was made to...
April 19, 2009 - 1:21pm
April 14, 2009
Detroit Lakes man dies after high-speed chase in Becker County
A rural Detroit Lakes man died Monday as a result of injuries suffered in a chase with law enforcement, according to a news release from the Becker County Sheriff's Department. The victim has been identified as Jason Douglas McPherson, 36, who resided at 718 Lake Forest Circle, Detroit...
April 14, 2009 - 11:41am
March 4, 2009
Card boys' basketball: Alexandria tops Sabres, fall to Lakers
The Cardinal boys' basketball team picked up its fourth straight win last Friday night with a 72-58 win over Sartell-St. Stephen. Alexandria...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 28, 2009
Two people die in Becker County garage fire
WOLF LAKE - The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office has identified two people who died in a fire Friday in a modified garage in rural Becker County. Gregory Scott Tabatt, 37, and Denise Dawn Beito, 37, both of Goodridge, died in the fire reported at 1:24 a.m. near the village...
February 28, 2009 - 10:34am
January 27, 2009
Pamida to close stores in Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids and Wadena
PARK RAPIDS - The Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids Pamida department stores will be closing Saturday. The decision "boils down to economics," said Dean Williamson, vice president of human resources at the Omaha corporate office. "It's a sign of the times." Sales performance numbers...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Dale "Dutch" Gillespie
Dale (Dutch) E. Gillespie of Detroit Lakes, formerly of Garfield, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes at the age of 87. Dale was born in Harris, Iowa to Jim and Etta (Staines) Gillespie. The family moved to the Chokio area in 1927 where...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Tennis team wins pair at DL
The Cardinal girls' tennis team traveled to Detroit Lakes this past Saturday and came away with two wins in three matches. The lone loss of the day came in the final match as the Cardinals fell to the ninth-ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks. Alexandria beat Thief River Falls and Detroit...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am