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Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
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
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
John "Jack" Burns
Ervin Jerome Hagen
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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May 17, 2013
John Lindquist receives Ducks Unlimited Conservationist of the Year award
Ducks Unlimited recognized longtime supporter and Living Lakes Initiative advocate John Lindquist with its 2012 Minnesota Volunteer Conservationist...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Her life of giving touched countless hearts
Sister Patrice Kiefer of Alexandria thought she was at the Alexandria Sertoma Club's Service to Mankind Awards ceremony to give a speech on friend...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Minnesota Twins salute local Yellow Ribbon effort
Douglas County and Alexandria's Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program was a hit at Target Field. Before a Minnesota Twins game began on April 16,...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Print honoring VA worker to be dedicated in Alexandria
A dedication ceremony for a memorial print honoring the Veterans Affair (VA) service of Erika Rodriguez of Alexandria is planned for Friday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., at the Max J. Beilke VA Clinic in Alexandria. Rodriquez was employed as a physician assistant at the VA clinic when...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
Owner of organic farm gets big honor
Gary Brever was named the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer by the Minnesota Jaycees for his work in advancing the agricultural career, soil and...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Olson is 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named Superintendent Jeffrey Olson, superintendent for St. Peter Public Schools, the 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Olson is a 1971 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria. He is the son of the late...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Douglas County honored
Recognizing people who have given of their time and talents to agriculture was the focus of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation awards banquet held Friday, November 30 during the 94th annual conference at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington.
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Saluting soldiers' sacrifices
Veterans come from all walks of life. They're ordinary people living ordinary lives who are asked to do extraordinary things for their country. Their...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Local military member honored at Twins game
Sergeant First Class Michael Hafner was the honorary flag raiser at the August 10 Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays game at Target Field. At...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Sanitary district worker honored for excellence
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Scot Spranger from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with their wastewater treatment permit during 2011. This year, the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
JHS students chosen for honor band
Three students from Jefferson High School in Alexandria were selected to participate in the University of Minnesota Honor Band Festival January 27-29. Alex Blaser, who plays oboe, and trumpet players Claire Donovan and Spencer Brand were selected to the honor band by a recorded audition...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
McGaffey boys honored with highest rank of Eagle Scout
Patrick and Christian McGaffey, members of Boy Scout Troop 440 of Brandon/Evansville, received the Boy Scout's highest rank of Eagle Scout on...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Students to perform in honor band
Four students from Jefferson High School in Alexandria were selected to perform in the Concordia College Honor Band Festival in Moorhead. They...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
District 206 receives national honor
Out of hundreds of school districts across the nation, Alexandria was recently recognized for its students' achievements. Alexandria School...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am