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AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
December 9, 2016
For many families, the holidays are a time to take a break from the rapid pace of day-to-day life and to come together. But for others, the...
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
December 7, 2016
Giving new things a try
Kyle Anderson considers himself a jack-of-all-trades. He may not be a master at everything, but he loves to dabble in everything from carpentry,...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
Making his move
From his Washington, D.C., office a year and a half ago, Washington Post data reporter Christopher Ingraham managed to anger many Minnesotans...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Polio brings a lifetime of challenges
The life-altering news was broken at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. The year was 1951, and 9-month-old Richard Hardine's...
November 18, 2016 - 6:00am
November 16, 2016
A great fit in Footloose
Singing, dancing, acting — the high school's fall musical Footloose has it all. Students at Alexandria Area High School have been working...
November 16, 2016 - 5:50am
November 11, 2016
Lung cancer: Not just for smokers
If you have lungs, you can get lung cancer. It's that plain and simple, said Shelly Engfer-Triebenbach, who is is celebrating what she calls...
November 11, 2016 - 9:04am
November 9, 2016
Norse secrets in Vikings stadium
"Honor your legacy, defend the North." You'll find this phrase engraved in the prow of the Viking ship outside U.S. Bank Stadium. But unless...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
November 4, 2016
One smart cookie
No matter what else is going on in his life, being in a kitchen puts 28-year-old Robby Frederichs at ease. "You can see him walking from the...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
November 2, 2016
Trees of knowledge
A group of rainsuit-laden preschoolers squeal with joy as they stomp through puddles left by a recent rainfall, soaking their feet and splashing...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Crafter's Tour kicks off holiday season
As the holidays near, it's time for many people to begin thinking about Christmas shopping and there's no better way to kick that shopping off...
October 28, 2016 - 10:00am
October 26, 2016
Garden project earns Townsend top Girl Scout award
Megan Townsend recently completed requirements for Girl Scouts' top achievement for Cadettes, the Girl Scout Silver Award. Townsend's project...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am
Soup's on! Warm up with a bowl of easy 'dump soup'
The temperatures and leaves are dropping, and the smell of fall is in the air. I can't help but get excited for all the comfort foods that come...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am
October 21, 2016
Living quarters turned community
Four years ago, when LaTelle Bailey began her position as tenant services coordinator for the Alexandria Housing and Redevelopment Authority,...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
October 19, 2016
A pioneer in local farmers' market retires
Her goal in life is to teach people how to eat and to eat more vegetables. And now that she is "retired," Irene Seppanen, who will turn 90-years-young...
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
A second chance
It took 10 treatment facilities, nine years of meth addiction, three DWIs and the possibility of serious prison time for 26-year-old Andy Dibley...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am