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Program gives away 200th car; 'I can better provide for myself,' recipient says
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Stepping up for shoppers: Retail management certificates pay off in the workforce
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 21
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Catherine A. Brainard
Robert F. Forster
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
COMMENTARY: The amazing impact of community giving
EDITORIAL: A good time to count your blessings
LETTER: A factual commentary about Planned Parenthood
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
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
March 10, 2017
Medical responders honored for saving a life
On Aug. 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 3M employee stood at a computer, working, when suddenly he clutched his chest and collapsed....
March 10, 2017 - 8:00am
September 23, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
The 2016 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day event is fast approaching and will honor Carlos Creek Winery and its many contributions to...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Student accomplishments - March 2, 2016
McCallson is member of Quadcopter Team Dylan McCallson of Alexandria is a part of the CLC Quadcopter Team at Central Lakes College’s Staples campus. He and his teammates recently met with Professor James Flaten, Ph.D., who discussed what plans the students have after college. The...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: Kudos to star-rated child care providers
To the editor: I’d like to congratulate the following Alexandria and Douglas County area child care providers for their Parent Aware star ratings: Jill Mogensen of Brandon and Alicia Meissner of Evansville, Tamara Thull, Amanda Sansness and Alisha Hoekstra of Carlos, Lisa Lennes,...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Alexandria honored as 'Age Friendly'
Alexandria leaders recently learned that the city is the 75th community in the nation to receive the AARP’s designation as an Age-Friendly Community. Membership means that the community’s leadership and residents have made the commitment to “actively work toward making their...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
'God deserves the credit'
Ed and Sylvia Christopherson are quick to deflect any praise or credit for their longtime commitment to the local Fellowship of Christian Athletes...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
Employers, Woman of the Year honored
Sara Stadtherr of Glenwood was named the 2015 Woman of the Year by the Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization Wednesday. The award honors...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
H&R Block Alexandria franchisee honored
Elaine Mounsdon, who operates H&R Block franchise offices in Alexandria, Evansville and Elbow Lake, has been selected as a finalist for H&R Block’s Top 100 Performer Award. The Top 100 Performer Award recognizes individuals that have shown leadership traits, service to...
September 12, 2014 - 3:01pm
2014 District 206 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees honored
The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) will host the eighth annual Alumni Hall of Fame program and luncheon on Friday, September 19 from noon...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Top 20 Professionals sought
Do you know someone who is an outstanding asset to their company as well as to their community? Nominate them for possible inclusion in the upcoming special section Top 20 Professionals in the Lakes Area. Each year, 20 professionals are selected and honored in this publication, which...
September 12, 2013 - 2:47pm
July 2, 2013
Commitment and character
On May 28, 2012 an explosion ripped through the Verso Paper mill in Sartell, taking one life and injuring four others. More than 5,000 tons...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Area athletes on track and field honor rolls
MSHSL STATE TRACK AND FIELD HONOR ROLL (As of May 28) CLASS AA BOYS 200 DASH - 39. Nathan Huss, Alexandria, 23.12. 800 RUN - 18. Zac Bartolomeo, Alexandria 1:59.10. 300 HURDLES - 13. Mitch Peck, Alexandria, 40.20. SHOT PUT - 13. Aaron Steidl, Alexandria, 50-10. DISCUS - 22....
May 28, 2013 - 4:11pm
May 17, 2013
District honors retirees for years of service
Education Minnesota Alexandria (EMA) and Alexandria School District 206 honored 15 employees that will retire this year at a retirement dinner...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
'Outstanding' community leaders receive awards for helping families
WINGS Family Supportive Services announced that Michael Klein was named Outstanding Parent Group Facilitator by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota (PCAMN) for his efforts with the Alexandria Circle of Parents Chapter. Additionally, the Alexandria Circle of Parents Chapter received Outstanding...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am