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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Support immigration laws
To the editor: In recent years, some cities, including the Twin Cities, have taken it upon themselves to become so-called "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants. That is to say, they refuse to enforce the immigration laws of our nation.
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
March supporting immigrants planned
A march in support of immigrants and in opposition to the travel restrictions ordered by the Trump administration is planned in Alexandria. Anyone interested is asked to convene at the Big Ole statue in Central Park on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. The march will proceed to the...
February 1, 2017 - 7:00am
January 30, 2017
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 21, 2016
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The final show of In Pursuit of a Dream: Stories and Songs of 19th Century Immigration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at Roosevelt...
October 21, 2016 - 9:30am
September 7, 2016
The pursuit of a dream
Local storyteller Paulette Friday was recently awarded a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council to produce a story and music ensemble reflecting...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Inclusion Network leads series on immigration
The Inclusion Network invites the public to attend Third Wednesday of the month inclusion discussions. The three-month series, beginning in July, will focus on immigration. The first discussion and video screening will be held on Wednesday, July 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at Alexandria...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: In trying times, we can do better
To the editor: In a country built on ideals, immigration and freedom, why do we have popular politicians who are against these things we cherish? First they wanted to build walls, deport 10 million people, and now these politicians have reached the point where they are sorting immigrants...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
April 30, 2013
Rally on immigration reform planned tomorrow
On Wednesday, May 1 at 4:40 p.m. more than 2,000 people are expected to rally on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol to say the time is now for immigration reform. The May Day March and Rally is held on International Worker's Day, organized by a diverse coalition of organizations...
April 30, 2013 - 7:47am
September 19, 2012
Former Associated Press editor to address Minnesota immigration
Alexandria Community Education and its partners will host former Associated Press reporter and editor Gregg Aamot coming to Alexandria on Monday, September 24.
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Ingebrigtsen moving forward on Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration
Lawmakers heard from state and federal law officers, fraud investigators and corrections officials during the first official capitol hearing of the Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration (MLCI). "This is an issue that I've heard about from constituents since I decided to run...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am