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Nativity comes alive
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Sports roundup from Friday, Dec. 2
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 3
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 30, 2016
Alexandria school district receives one of 37 state grants
The Alexandria School District will soon add two new staff members to its payroll — a part-time social worker at Lincoln Elementary and...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2016
Higher standards for dual-credit classes
Nearly half of all teachers in the Alexandria School District hold a master's degree. But credentialing requirements now being enforced by the...
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
New classes on deck for high school
Plant breeding and biotechnology. 3D animation. Game Design 2. Basics of coaching and officiating. Advanced pottery and sculpture. These are just a few of the new course offerings high school students in the Alexandria School District will have to choose from next year.
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
November 17, 2016
Authorities identify boy as suspect in vague Minnesota school threat
ST. PAUL—State officials say they know who made a vague threat to northern Minnesota schools, causing dozens to be locked down on Wednesday,...
November 17, 2016 - 11:37am
November 16, 2016
Numerous MN schools lock down buildings after vague threat
ST. PAUL — Parents across northern Minnesota picked up their students Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a sense of relief. Many schools in the state...
November 16, 2016 - 5:17pm
November 11, 2016
Cunniff to sit on Alexandria School Board
There were four candidates vying for a special two-year term for the Alexandria School Board. The seat, position 5, was previously held by Jean...
November 11, 2016 - 9:35am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria students choose Trump
More than 1,000 ninth through 12th grade students at Alexandria Area High School did their civic duty and voted for who they think should be...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
November 1, 2016
Former Willmar student convicted for school bomb threat
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar teen has pleaded guilty to a felony charge alleging she posted a bomb threat directed toward the Willmar Public School District. Kaillie Lynn Yanez, 17, was charged Oct. 5 with threats of violence and terroristic threats, both felonies. She pleaded...
November 1, 2016 - 11:47am
October 21, 2016
School district receives clean financial audit
The Alexandria School District is financially stable and responsible and received a top rating from the financial auditing firm, Eide Bailly. Brian Stavenger, a representative from Eide Bailly, presented the financial audit summary at Monday night's regular school board meeting. The...
October 21, 2016 - 8:00am
Sen. Franken 'knocked out' by new high school
Shortly after he became a U.S. Senator in 2009, Al Franken toured the Alexandria Technical and Community College. He wanted to see how during...
October 21, 2016 - 6:00am
October 17, 2016
Alexandria schools pleased with enrollment
Members of the Alexandria School Board were pleased with the enrollment numbers presented Monday night. Trevor Peterson, Alexandria School District business manager, gave the update at the regular school board meeting. "We had a pretty significant increase," Peterson told the board....
October 17, 2016 - 9:28pm
October 11, 2016
Family: Bus passed by its stop before vehicle fatally struck boy
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—The tragic death of a 7-year-old Thief River Falls boy is still being investigated, but a new report by a Thief...
October 11, 2016 - 10:50am
September 30, 2016
Students cut ribbon at NorthStar Christian Academy
NorthStar Christian Academy students, staff and board members, along with community members and supporters gathered together Wednesday morning...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Options available for early childhood education
Parents of young children want options when it comes to preschool. According to Lynn Jenc, Community Education director for Alexandria School District 206, they also want quality education that is affordable. A structured curriculum is also important, along with up-to-date technology...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn.—A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 1:28pm