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Parks plan Christmas Bird Count
Couple survives 25 minutes in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake after falling through ice
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
Best of the Lakes Area Local Sporting Event
Preparing for disaster: County officials attend Red Cross training about disaster shelters
Alexandria football awards: Empting, Faber share MVP honors
Wrestling: Cardinals take lessons from second straight one-point loss
Swimming and diving: Cards see early success after off-season work
Sports schedule for Thursday, Dec. 14
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
LETTER: Disgusted with comments about transgenders
IN THE KNOW: Is the flu for you?
LETTER: Why the big swings in voter-approved levies?
2007: Officers receive Medal of Valor
LETTER: Isn't bitcoin unconstitutional?
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
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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November 2, 2017
Alexandria football section championship moved up to 5 p.m.
The kickoff for the Alexandria section championship football game on Friday, Nov. 3 has been moved up two hours, now beginning at 5 p.m. rather than 7 p.m. The game, which is the Section 8, Class 5A championship, will take place in Brainerd. There will be fan buses departing from...
November 2, 2017 - 12:47pm
September 16, 2017
Brainerd rallies to spoil Alexandria Homecoming
It was a game with swings back and forth but in the end it would end in disappointment for the Alexandria Cardinals on Homecoming Saturday. ...
September 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
September 4, 2017
'We have to confront it:' Former Viking, Minnesota Supreme Court justice Page wants to display collection of Jim Crow-era artifacts and memorabilia to wider audience
MINNEAPOLIS—Alan Page can't recall if the sign read "White Drinking Fountain" or "Colored Drinking Fountain." He just remembers he was...
September 4, 2017 - 11:55am
August 26, 2017
Special Olympics flag football/ car wash fundraiser postponed
Special Olympics athlete Julie Schmidt (left) lifts a medicine ball as part of a circuit training workout at Crossfit Allectus in Alexandria...
August 26, 2017 - 10:53am
July 18, 2017
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings made it official Tuesday: They’ll be leaving Mankato and moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018. The...
July 18, 2017 - 5:24pm
March 21, 2017
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings finalized their agreement with wide receiver Adam Thielen on Tuesday, the team announced. The contract...
March 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
December 23, 2016
A Christmas gift that fits to a 'tee'
It was because Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard, game-winning field goal against the Seattle Seahawks on Jan. 10 that Daniel...
December 23, 2016 - 4:12pm
October 7, 2016
Powers clash in Brainerd: Cards try to stay unbeaten against 4-1 Warriors
The Alexandria football team felt what it was like to play in front of a packed house for homecoming on a Saturday afternoon with the fans behind...
October 7, 2016 - 8:56am
Take a stand on a 'field of faith'
Thousands of youth across the nation and in the Alexandria area will join together on athletic fields on Wednesday, Oct. 12 to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the annual Fields of Faith national event. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Alexandria...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
October 1, 2016
Alex Homecoming parade fills Broadway: Cards take on Bemidji Lumberjacks
Crowds of people pack Broadway in Alexandria Saturday for the Homecoming parade. The Alexandria Cardinals football team will be taking on the...
October 1, 2016 - 12:25pm
September 3, 2016
The Alexandria Cardinals football team is fired up this season. Fresh off a 51-39 road win over Monticello Magic on Friday, Cardinal players,...
September 3, 2016 - 1:34pm
July 1, 2016
Viking stadium finished ahead of schedule
Contractors handed the new Minnesota Vikings stadium over to the state on June 17, six weeks earlier than planned.
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
February 7, 2016
Line up your favorite nacho toppings for a big game buffet
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service It's that time of year again. Each night at the dinner table, the conversation starts like this:...
February 7, 2016 - 10:00am
August 22, 2015
Fired up for football; Cards' season is under way
Are you ready for some football? The Alexandria Cardinal football season started tonight, Saturday, with a home game against Monticello. Earlier...
August 22, 2015 - 7:22pm
September 15, 2014
Vikings say Peterson will play Sunday
By Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will play Sunday, the team announced on its website Monday. Peterson missed Sunday’s loss to New England after Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on a charge of injury to...
September 15, 2014 - 11:47am