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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
June 12, 2013
State Class AA girls' track and field (w/video): Johnson edged in photo finish
It wasn't the result that Alexandria's Wensia Johnson wanted, but fans got the close finish they expected in the final individual race between...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Alex track: Wensia Johnson bursts onto the state scene
Those who didn't know about Wensia Johnson coming into the Class AA state track and field meet now have a better idea of the kind of talent this...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Wrestling opens doors for Osakis' Johnson
Osakis' Devyn Johnson can still remember the nerves she had walking into the Osakis wrestling room almost three years ago. Johnson was just...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
August 12, 2011
Wensia Johnson is Hershey long jump champion
Using a jump of 8' 4.5", Alexandria's Wensia Johnson captured first place in the girls' 13-14 standing long jump at the 34th Hershey's Track...
August 12, 2011 - 12:00am
August 5, 2011
Johnson earns All-American honors in track and field
She may be young, but call Alexandria's Wensia Johnson an All-American. The 13-year-old recently competed in the 45th USATF National Junior...
August 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Hershey North American Games: Alexandria's Johnson advances
Alexandria's Wensia Johnson's first place finish in the long jump at the Hershey's State track and field meet June 25 has earned her a spot in the Hershey's Track and Field North American Games Final in Hershey, Pennsylvania August 6. She also won the 100 and 200-meter dashes at...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Johnson takes three golds at USA Track and Field Junior Olympics
Wensia Johnson of Alexandria, 13, competed in the USA Track and Field Region 8 Junior Olympics last weekend at Hamline University in St. Paul, bringing home three gold medals. Johnson won the long jump with a leap of 5.01 meters or 16' 5", then took top honors in the 100-meter yard...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
June 24, 2011
Track and field: Johnson breaks records, takes three firsts at JO state meet
Alexandria's Wensia Johnson may be only 13, but she has already set some lofty marks in the world of track and field. Johnson recently competed...
June 24, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
City debates changes to big development near new high school site
A request to make changes to a 509-acre development in southeast Alexandria is back in the hands of the planning commission. Back on December...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Renowned guitarists to perform at two local venues
Dan Mahar and Michael Johnson, guitarists and singers, will perform at two locations in Alexandria this weekend. Friday, January 7 at 8 p.m....
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
Letter - Climate change needs attention
To the editor: "Last year's flooding in Pakistan and fires in Russia" are just a few examples of how our climate is changing for the worse, according to Mexican President Felipe Calderon, speaking to the 192 nations gathered at the UN Conference on Climate Change this week. Closer...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Letter - FCA: A faltering, marketing ministry
To the editor: Minnesota is not only a land of thousands of lakes, but also thousands of churches and ministry groups. There are many areas of our lives where these theological groups can positively or negatively impact individuals. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Alexandria...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Paid Political Letter - Concerned about false political advertising
To the editor: I am very concerned about false advertising in this election, particularly Bert Pexsa's slogan: "Reducing taxes by less spending." Pexsa has mentioned in several public forums that he will raise taxes [on higher incomes].
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Letter - Progressive farming showed
To the editor: Thanks to the University of Minnesota for the excellent film, Troubled Waters, shown on public TV last week. The film showed how overuse of nitrogen fertilizer and land use practices by farmers were causing both soil depletion and toxic runoff into our waterways.
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter - Let conscience be your guide
To the editor: Really? An 8 percent increase in city taxes? People on fixed incomes, renters, homeowners, listen up! Can you afford to have your city taxes increased by 8 percent? Residents, are you getting an 8 percent increase in your income this year? Many organizations are considering...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am