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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Jan. 16
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Boys hockey: Cards cruise after slow first period
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Arlene Lissete Ohland
Lynn M. Hanson
Edward J. Morrison
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 6, 2013
Mittens that heal
It all started with a simple black and white tie. Judy Oatman of Lowry found herself grieving her father's death. When she traveled back home...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Biking across America
It's likely a childhood bike ride with her sisters from Lazy Day Villa Resort in Alexandria to Carlos Corners inspired Megan Ausen to tackle...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
A haven in Haiti
Mickey McRoberts always envisioned Haiti as messy and hot and ugly. She was right. But in its messiness she saw a way to help clear away some...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Pedaling, pulling her way to international title
There's a national champion living in the Osakis community. Averie Mounsdon, 9, is the top puller in the National Pedal Pull competition. In...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
A memory to last a lifetime
While many of us were closely watching the Olympics from our TVs, 15-year-old Conor Allen of Alexandria was experiencing it first-hand. Conor...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Osakis woman battles rare form of cancer
In an instant, everything changed for a 38-year-old Osakis woman and mother of three. After coping with bouts of abdominal pain for about five...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
January 13, 2012
Looking back 150 years at the Dakota Sioux uprising
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria is sponsoring a series of speakers in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the 1862 Dakota Sioux uprising. Following...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Miltona native featured on PBS documentary
A Miltona native will be featured in a World War II documentary to be aired nationwide on PBS Television and worldwide on National Geographic Television. The program, "Japan's Secret Super Sub," centers around a Japanese submarine, the I-400, which had the capability to carry three...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
He's been working on the railroad
Gene Baker has never encountered a building project he can't handle. Give him a piece of wood and he can make it into just about anything. "I've...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Her brother's keeper
Viola Smith's hero will never save the world. All he has to do is smile, give her a hug or sing a song - and she is totally inspired. "I love...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
On the right track
There's no place that Chad Knapp would rather be than the racetrack. "It's basically my second home during the summer time," said the 16-year-old...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
'Hearts set on fire'
The close of the centennial year of MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota, was celebrated with the dedication of a new sculpture added to...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am