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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 1, 2017
A helping hand in Haiti
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked the Caribbean country of Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people lost...
February 1, 2017 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Team Miltona unites to fight hunger
Members of the Miltona community and beyond are invited to attend Team Miltona's second annual Harvest Pack to Fight Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. at Miltona Community Center. Just 28 cents provides a well-balanced meal, and one packet feeds six people. Twenty percent of...
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Haitian ministry is focus of The Regeneration Center's banquet
The Regeneration Center invites the public to attend its annual banquet on Friday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Alexandria. The event...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Getting a kick out of Alexandria
Alexandria is a known hot spot in the summertime, as many enjoy taking in the lakes and local sights. Most of the visitors are from other areas...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
New Testament gives in the wake of tragedy
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, local support has flowed out to those in need. Six years later, a local school is continuing that support....
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Bread to the Nations speaker to give Haiti trip update
Tammy Hagstrom will share about a local team's recent trip to Haiti through Bread to the Nations (BttN) on Friday, October 2 at 3 p.m. at Sonshine Villa, 110 Sumac Drive in Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. BttN is a local ministry that was born out of a response to...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Lakes Area Loves Haiti events feature Pastor Firmin Louis
Haitian Pastor Firmin Louis will come to Alexandria Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25 for a series of Lakes Area Loves Haiti events. He will share a story of faith and hope for the people of Haiti, and how people from the Alexandria area have served alongside him to transform the...
August 16, 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
July 16, 2010
Flying hope to Haiti
At a time when the country of Haiti was descending into depths of despair, a group of pilots based in Alexandria ascended to new heights of service. Through...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
Haiti fundraiser to take place at Wadena bistro
"The Heart of Wadena Churches Goes Out to Haiti" gourmet brunch fundraiser will be held the next two Sundays at Harvest Thyme Bistro in Wadena. Tickets are available for three one-hour settings from 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 7. The cost of...
February 27, 2010 - 8:52am
February 26, 2010
Tax breaks available for Haiti contributions
People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers who itemize deductions on their 2009 return qualify for this special tax relief provision,...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Variety show planned at ATC
A variety show is planned for tonight, Friday, February 26 at the Alexandria Technical College. The show will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the main building of the ATC in Auditorium Room 205. The cost is $10 per person with all proceeds going to the Red Cross for relief efforts...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Out of the chaos of Haiti - a blessing
Jon and Jana Buettner's story is a reminder that good can come from the midst of tragedy sometimes. The earthquake that killed hundreds of...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 16, 2010
MeritCare team from Fargo returns from Haiti
The 6-year-old girl with casts covering her legs and hips was "just a delight" in the hospital for Haiti earthquake victims, Dr.
February 16, 2010 - 12:12pm
February 10, 2010
Garfield students collect pennies for Haiti
In cooperation with the American Red Cross, Garfield Elementary School students recently conducted a penny drive to aid victims of the recent...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am