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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Fire department awarded grants for gear, training
The Alexandria Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $85,500. Philip Drown of Philip Drown Consulting along with Pat Conroy, Senior Funding Specialists with Widseth Smith Nolting, collaborated with the Alexandria Fire Department and...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
The Carlos Fire Department recently received a grant of $19,985 that was used to buy new Jaws of Life, a machine used to pry apart crashed vehicles...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Garfield Fire Department hosts breakfast
The Garfield Fire Department will host its annual pancake and French toast breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Garfield Fire Hall, Sanstead Street E. The public is invited to attend. "We look forward to welcoming the community, have the community...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Area children learn about fire dangers
As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria and Osakis Fire Departments hosted open houses this week. Children of all ages turned...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
A battle of the bats
The streak was finally broken at Monday night's charity softball game as the Douglas County Law Enforcement team locked up a 13-7 win against...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Annual charity softball game set for August 2
The Alexandria Fire Department and Douglas County Law Enforcement charity softball game has been set. The charity game will take place on Monday, August 2 at the Knute Nelson Ball Field. The game starts at 5 p.m. The gates will open at 4 p.m. with food and drink specials, the fire...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Public invited to see new Forada fire hall
The Forada Fire Department and Forada First Responders invites the public to an open house at the new fire station. The open house is slated for Saturday, June 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. The new fire hall is located at 1639 4th Street SE in Forada. During the open house, from 5 to 8...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
A costly fire in Belle River
Firefighters from Carlos and Miltona responded to a large structure fire near Belle River at 12:14 p.m. Tuesday. The fire happened at Brian...
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 31, 2009
New fire chief takes over
As of today, January 1, there'll be a new chief in town. A new fire chief, that is. Jeff Karrow took over the role from Shane Schmidt, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:05am
November 18, 2009
Rainbow Rider catches fire
Alexandria firefighters responded to a Rainbow Rider bus that was on fire near the intersection of Spruce Street and 5th Avenue Monday shortly...
November 18, 2009 - 12:05am
AFD given grant to buy rescue equipment
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America recently announced a $6,381 grant donation to the Alexandria Fire Department. The grant is part...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am