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Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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