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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
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
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
August 17, 2012
Viking Speedway: Storck, Hillig now Hall of Famers
Scott Hillig of Long Prairie and Dave Storck of Morris are the two newest members to join the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame, being inducted during...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Former Cardinal is Hall of Famer
Lindsey (Spoden) Vanden Berg was one of three former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student-athletes recently inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Athletics Hall of Fame. Ceremonies were held at the Milwaukee Athletic Club prior to the UW-M men's basketball game against Valparaiso. Vanden...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 19, 2011
Viking Speedway: Hall of famers
By Larry Holverson Contributing writer Ron Pease and DuWayne Nelson were inducted into the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame for 2011 on Saturday,...
August 19, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Hall of Famer: Alexandria's Dale Serum honored by MSU-Moorhead
Former District 206 director of student activities and one of Alexandria's most influential pieces to its sports programs was honored by Minnesota State University-Moorhead when Dale Serum was inducted into the Dragons' Hall of Fame in October of 2010. Serum spent two years at Moorhead...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Viking Speedway: Olson, Muzik Hall of Famers
Stu Olson and Greg Muzik were inducted into to the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame last Saturday night. Olson served as a competitor and a promoter...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Hall of Fame night tomorrow at Viking Speedway
Racing fans will be able to meet Viking Speedway Hall of Fame members Saturday at the speedway during the annual Hall of Fame night. The meet and greet is set to begin at approximately 3 p.m.
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Roforth headed to Hall of Fame - again
Getting elected into any hall of fame is usually a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For Alexandria resident Jim Roforth, it is an honor that he will soon experience for the second time. The former Osakis girls' golf coach was recently elected to the Minnesota Golf Coaches Association...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Noga's jersey in "Ring of Honor"
The honors continue to roll in for Parkers Prairie senior Sari Noga. Noga's jersey was recently sent to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tennessee to hang in the Hall's "Ring of Honor" for a limited time. The honor is in recognition for her play this past season...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Van Kempen, Nieland are 2009 Hall of Famers
Jerry Van Kempen and Jim Nieland were inducted into the 2009 Viking Speedway Hall of Fame last Saturday night, August 8. Jerry Van Kempen Van...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Still time to nominate someone to school hall of fame
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its next "class" of Hall of Fame inductees. The Education Foundation established the "Alumni Hall of Fame" in an effort to honor outstanding alumni, or for any staff or faculty member, who have earned significant...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Tom Sinning inducted into builders' hall of fame
Alexandria native Tom Sinning of Marvin Windows was presented with the state building industry's most prestigious award - being inducted into the Minnesota Building Industry's Hall of Fame. Sinning was among a select group of 15 honorees who were recognized last weekend by the Builders...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Montbriand named to Faribault Hall of Fame
Alexandria's Bob Montbriand is one of six former Faribault area athletes that will be inducted into the Faribault Area Sports Hall of Fame October 24. Montbriand, who served as the Alexandria American Legion baseball coach for 14 years, is a 1950 graduate of Bethlehem Academy in...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Johnson headed into Bison Athletic Hall of Fame
Lakes Area Recreation program director Todd Johnson will have a new title to add to his name after this weekend - Hall of Famer. Johnson is being inducted into the Bison Athletic Hall of Fame as North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, North Dakota inducts its 37th annual class...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Peterson, Kluver named to Viking Hall of Fame
Bill Peterson and the late Jerry Kluver of Alexandria were inducted into the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame last Saturday, being inducted for their accomplishments as drivers, as well as a lifetime of contributions, service and dedication to the Viking Speedway. Bill Peterson Peterson...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
Who was on The Today Show?
Alexandria reportedly had a brief moment of stardom on NBC Monday morning. Bev Roers Korkowski, a former Alexandria resident, said she was watching "The Today Show" when reporter Al Roker went off to the side to talk with a young couple who held a sign saying something like, "We...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am