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Man rescued from burning car in Stearns County
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 20
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
USA Cycling investigating Erickson claims, report says
Osakis girls must submit photo to go to prom
State hockey preview: Cards embrace challenge of facing defending state champ
Boys basketball: Tigers shoot 50 percent to down WCA
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 21
Girls basketball: Panthers drop first LEC game to Underwood
Girls Basketball: Chargers crush Battle Lake
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Bonnie Rae Coloroso
Fayette Melde Neunsinger
Perry L. Butcher
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
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