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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
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
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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May 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
April 13, 2017
In the Know: How credible is breaking news?
The explosion of technology, whether that is social media or the constant barrage of the various news outlets, has certainly changed how law enforcement conducts business from time to time. The average person has Internet access right in their pocket today. Because of this convenience,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
February 22, 2017
Practicing for thin ice
Greg Windhurst is advising those venturing out on the frozen lakes in Douglas County to treat the ice as "thin ice" like what is typically found...
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Ingebrigtsen appointed to law enforcement council
St. Paul Minority Leader David Hann recently appointed Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-08) to Gov. Mark Dayton's Council on Law Enforcement and Community...
November 11, 2016 - 9:28am
November 4, 2016
Federal panel expands Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL—A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's...
November 4, 2016 - 7:00am
Sheriff's office receives two substantial donations
A Douglas County business hit the mark with their generosity toward law enforcement. The owners at Alex Pro Firearms, Tom and Kathy Wilkins,...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL—A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A...
October 31, 2016 - 4:41pm
October 12, 2016
Teamwork through training
Shots rang out in the halls. Screams followed. Law enforcement rushed in to assess the scene and search out the assailant. Then a whistle was...
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 7, 2016
'We Got Your Back' up and running
A community effort "to support those who protect us" is ready to roll. "We Got Your Back" is up and running and ready for the community to embrace...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
LETTER: A big thanks to law enforcement
To the editor: A big thanks to Gordie Billmark and Craig McMillan for backing our law enforcement. It makes me mad when people have disrespect and bad behavior toward our law enforcement and they get the blame. They have a dangerous job and put their lives out there for us. Most...
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
September 28, 2016
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Attention to detail. Ability to organize. Work experience. Dedication, commitment, tenacity, grit, care and compassion. These are just a few...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
Most people would like to live in a community that can be described as feeling peaceful. A number of things have been put into place to provide that feeling. Rules, or laws, are some of the things that help keep a community peaceful. In order for those laws to be effective, someone...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
New group forms to support law enforcement
There have been numerous efforts in support of local law enforcement and emergency management services over the years, but two Alexandria businessmen...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program begins
The Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016 is now accepting applications. The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) Board of Directors established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am