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Council moves to censure Batesole
Five things to know from city council
Sale of land to council member finalized
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26
Minn. college student remains missing
Softball: Knights win battle of young lineups in the spring opener
Sports schedule for Monday, March 27
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
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
Nancy A. Pedersen
Karen Jane (Evavold) Latzel
Janice Carol Schultz
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
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
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
Alexandria-based Kool-TV has launched a new TV show featuring long-time broadcaster and meteorologist Mark Anthony and his wife, Tracey Anderson....
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
November 26, 2015
Sanford employees get double bonuses
Sanford Health employees will receive a double bonus — its first ever — as thanks for their efforts in achieving a very healthy bottom line. Kelby Krabbenhoft, Sanford's chief executive officer, wrote employees to inform them of the bonus, which was paid to all eligible...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
The heart of Douglas County
After six months of meetings, open houses, community input, surveys and design refinements, a plan is in place for Douglas County's newest park. During...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 12, 2015
Wind whips area Monday
Whew! Have you recovered your lawn chairs and garbage cans after that wild windy weather Monday? Wind gusts topped out at 55 miles per hour at Alexandria Municipal Airport at 7:42 a.m.
October 12, 2015 - 2:20pm
October 9, 2015
Runic Tour success earns award
Alexandria was a stop on Runic Tour 2015 in April and now the event organizer, American Association of Runic Studies (AARS), has been awarded for its efforts.
October 9, 2015 - 8:06am
'Create a community where people feel truly connected'
During Tuesday's Impact Alexandria event, Mark Scharenbroich asked the crowd, "How can you improve your engagement with people in your life?" His...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
New blue hairdo for hospital staffer
Two weeks of fierce but friendly Penny Wars competition among Douglas County Hospital (DCH) staffers wrapped up with one of them walking away...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Remodels on the way for county attorney, coordinator
The remodel of the district court area at the Douglas County Courthouse has wrapped up, but there's still a little more work to be done. During a meeting last month, county commissioners unanimously approved a project that will remodel and relocate the county attorney's office...
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Local woman convicted for her role in teen drinking party
Kulzer serves 10 days
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Hampton Inn and Suites ranked second in U.S.
The Hampton Inn and Suites Alexandria has the proud distinction of ranking number two out of 703 Hampton Inn and Suite Hotels in the U.S. for cleanliness and guest services for July 2014. “This proud rating comes with hard work and dedication by the staff at the local hotel,”...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2014
No-wake restriction on local lakes expires
No-wake zone restritions on 10 local lakes expired July 30. On July 1, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners authorized temporary special controls restricting watercraft wake 300 feet from shore on the following lakes: Geneva, Victoria L’Homme Dieu, Carlos, Darling, Cowdry,...
July 31, 2014 - 2:43pm
March 6, 2014
MPCA: Air pollution health alert issued for western Minnesota
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health alert for western Minnesota effective from noon on Thursday, March 6 through noon on Friday, March 7. Air quality monitors indicate that fine particle pollution is increasing across the central plain...
March 6, 2014 - 1:36pm
December 19, 2013
Alexandria School Board approves final levy
At the regular school board meeting held December 16, the Alexandria District 206 School Board certified the final 2013 (payable 2014) tax levy after holding a public hearing. The final levy certified by the board was approved at $11.297 million – a 0.73 percent increase...
December 19, 2013 - 10:10am