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Plan to mainstream disabled workers causes worry
Council to consider apartment, townhome plan
Update: Several schools are two hours late
County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
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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