Skip to main content
Franson's bill to cut childcare regulations is signed into law
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Baseball: Olson’s homer sparks B-E, but Eagles hold on
Baseball: Cardinals look toward the playoffs after a CLC title
Softball: WCA captures subsection crown with matching 7-3 wins
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
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
Laura Mae Toft
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
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