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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
December 18, 2016
Alexandria Area High School holds Christmas concert
Alexandria Area High School hosted the Christmas concert titled “In Terra Pax” on Sunday in the Performing Arts Center, featuring the school’s...
December 18, 2016 - 6:16pm
December 13, 2016
New direction for Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Fresh off a successful first partnership with Alexandria community education, Theatre L'Homme Dieu has named Nicole Mulder as executive director....
December 13, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2016
Singing in the snow
Chilly weather and snowflakes greeted the crowd that came out Monday, Dec. 12, for the Alexandria stop of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train....
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 24, 2016
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
FARGO—Bobby Vee, the Fargo boy who stepped into the spotlight the day after the music died, died early Monday due to complications from...
October 24, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 7, 2016
A night for the ladies
Ladies of all ages are invited to attend an evening of fun at Ladies Night Out on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
July 27, 2016
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
It’s that time of year again. With two full days of filling up on a variety of food, purchasing homemade art and hearing live entertainment,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party? The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hosting the third annual “Party in the Street” today, Friday,...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
It's time to Awake the Lakes
Ready for ribs? Awake the Lakes Ribfest is this Saturday at Big Ole Central Park on Second Avenue in Alexandria. To accommodate the hungry crowds,...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 22, 2016
A burst of summer fun
It's fitting that Monday was the first official day of summer because Douglas County will be sizzling with summer fun this weekend. There's something...
June 22, 2016 - 8:49am
May 4, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Bootleggers Bash
Carlos Creek Winery near Alexandria, was transformed into the Roaring ‘20s for the Douglas County Historical Society’s third annual Bootleggers...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2016
Five shows to binge on Netflix now
By Anna G. Larson, Forum News Service My ideal night involves takeout, my couch and Netflix. I'll start a series and keep watching until I can't...
March 20, 2016 - 11:00am
February 5, 2016
LETTER: Understand the importance of limiting screen time for children
To the editor: Technology is currently the main form of entertainment for children in our society. “The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over eight hours a day. Sixty one percent of children under 2 use screen media and 43 percent...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
'... like a musical twilight zone'
Funk is a way of life for Alexandria native Spencer Christensen and his musical influences are being noticed. Christensen plays guitar in the...
January 29, 2016 - 9:01am