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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
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Boys tennis: Alex players fall in subsection individuals
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
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
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
Henry (Hank) B. 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 14, 2009
Jeffersonian - Students debate oil drilling in ANWR: Drilling could help
Do you think that Americans should help their country? Do you think that if given the opportunity to help the economy, you would? We, as Americans,...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Jeffersonian - Students debate oil drilling in ANWR: The wilderness should be preserved
On your family vacation to a park or wildlife reserve in this country, don't you expect to see the natural beauty of the area? This is the experience...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Alexandria hosts Dance Team Invitational last Saturday
The 13th annual Alexandria Dance Team Invitational took place Saturday, January 10 in the gym at Jefferson High School. There were 22 towns that...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Free skate, party offered New Year's Eve
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate the New Year's Eve? The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will take place at the Runestone Community Center...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Jefferson bowlers seventh at state tourney
The Jefferson High School bowling team ended their season at the state tournament recently, finishing seventh overall. A total of 24 teams began the day with a 10-game qualifier, with the top 16 advancing to the double elimination bracket. Alexandria's 10-game qualifier left them...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
JV, B squad results
JV boys' hockey The Alexandria boys' JV hockey team visited Little Falls on Friday night, skating away with a 7-0 victory and their first victory of the season. The Cardinals started quickly, scoring on four of their first six shots on the Flyers' goaltender. Scoring in the first...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Junior varsity, junior high and B squad results
JV boys' basketball The JV boys' basketball team played their first conference game of the season against Brainerd, falling to the Warriors 45-43. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead by playing great team defense that led to transition baskets. Brainerd responded by making...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
On to state for JHS bowlers
Jefferson High School's bowling team kept the West Central South Conference championship trophy in Alexandria as they won the WCCS title Saturday...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Conference bowlers in town
Garden Center in Alexandria will be the host of the West Central Conference bowling tournament tomorrow, Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Jefferson High School bowling team is the top team in the conference standings.
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
JHS bowlers host WCCS conference tournament
Austin Klimek of Alexandria leads the Jefferson High School bowling team as it heads into the West Central South Conference bowling tournament tomorrow, Saturday, at the Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Alexandria leads the team standings with a 9-1 record,...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Public warned about high-risk sex offender
The Alexandria Police Department, along with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Department of Corrections, hosted a Level 3 predatory offender notification meeting last Wednesday. The reason for the meeting, which took place in the gym at Jefferson High School,...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Brent Nelson named new assistant JHS principal
At Monday's regular meeting, School District 206 board members approved the selection of Brent Nelson as the new assistant principal at Jefferson High School (JHS). Nelson replaces Carmen Strahan, who recently resigned to accept a principal position with the Mankato Public School...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
JHS marching band completes another successful season
The Alexandria Jefferson High School Marching Band recently completed a successful season, marching in nine parades in May, June and July. The band played the music of Mary Poppins. Strong performances by the color guard, drumline and wind sections fueled success in the competitive...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Jefferson High School band marches to successful season
The Jefferson High School Marching Band continues its proud tradition in 2008, serving as marching ambassadors for Alexandria while traveling around the state. Performing to the music of Mary Poppins, the band presents a festive and fun routine, complete with chimney sweeps, the...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
The next step
A sea of black hats could be seen at Jefferson High School's Citizen Field Sunday afternoon during graduation ceremonies. A total of 365 students graduated from the Class of 2008 - 10 more than the 355 who took the big step last year. The class will be remembered for its leadership,...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am