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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
January 11, 2017
Tragic night turns to celebration
The last time many first responders saw North Memorial pilot Joshua Jones, flight paramedic Miles Weske and flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
October 7, 2016
Two confirmed dead in Minnesota helicopter crash
Two people are confirmed dead after a helicopter crash in Lino Lakes on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 6, officials say. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. in a field at the southeast corner of Sunset Avenue and Main Street, said Cmdr. Paul Sommer, a spokesman for the Anoka County sheriff's...
October 7, 2016 - 9:40am
September 23, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
"Hey, you can't take pictures here!" Anyone who has worked as a photographer has probably run into this situation at least once. Although situations...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Helicopter 'felt like it was on my roof'
"It felt like it was sitting on top of my roof," said Sarah Townsend of the North Memorial medical helicopter that crashed in her yard early...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
It's so easy to take for granted all those who respond to emergency situations. Ambulance crews are like electricity. They're expected to be...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 19, 2016
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
Wreckage of the helicopter that crashed along the shore of Lake Winona on Saturday was being pulled from the trees Monday as the investigation...
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
November 20, 2015
Reagan takes flight
Six-year-old Reagan Lennes of Alexandria took her first helicopter ride on March 12, 2014.
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
New helicopter lands at Glacial Ridge Hospital
Life Link III touched down in a new helicopter recently at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood to train with Glacial Ridge Ambulance staff. The...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
LifeLink launches get-to-know peers event
On Monday, LifeLink III, will open its hangar door to local medical, public safety and first responder professionals for the opportunity to look...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Helicopter work planned along I-94
Motorists traveling Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Freeport this summer may notice a helicopter and crew working near the interstate.
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
VIDEO: High-flying electrical work
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane (actually a helicopter), it's...CapX2020 man. Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2011
Helicopter pilot who died in crash has ties to Alexandria area
A pilot who died when his helicopter crashed in Ten Mile Lake in Cass County on Thanksgiving night has ties to the Alexandria area. Pilot John Zacher 56, of Hackensack, died when his craft went down about 7 p.m.
November 28, 2011 - 10:13am
May 7, 2010
A speedier response time to emergencies
Minutes matter in medical emergencies. That's why Douglas County residents will be happy to hear about a new addition at the Alexandria Airport. Beginning...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Life Link III to open helicopter base here
Something new is coming to Alexandria - something that could save lives. Life Link III received approval from the Alexandria City Council Monday...
September 18, 2009 - 12:05am