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Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Gas prices in Alexandria dip below $2
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Alex boys basketball: Torrid start carries Cards to win over Delano
Aces past and present help set an unofficial world record
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Saturday, December 27
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 14, 2014
Ingebrigtsen appointed Assistant Minority Leader in Senate
State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, was appointed Assistant Minority Leader to the Minnesota Senate today. Ingebrigtsen, the Minority Lead on the Environment, Economic Development, and Agriculture Finance subdivision, said he was honored to receive this position. “I...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 13, 2014
Remember to clear sidewalks, say Alexandria leaders
The season's first snowfall serves as a reminder of the importance of removing snow and ice from sidewalks, according to Alexandria city leaders. Casual or fitness walkers, workers on their way to and from their jobs, students on their way to the bus or to school, mail and other...
November 13, 2014 - 4:33pm
Hubbard Broadcasting plans to purchase 16 radio stations; two in Alexandria
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire 16 radio stations from Omni Broadcasting Company. The acquisition expands Hubbard Broadcasting by adding radio stations in the Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd and Wadena...
November 13, 2014 - 2:40pm
Rear-end crash sends driver to hospital
A rear-end crash on an Interstate-94 exit ramp in Alexandria sent one of the drivers to the hospital this morning. A semi-truck and trailer were stopped at a stop sign at the end of the exit ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 27 at 9:35 a.m. A Toyota Corolla driven by Theresa...
November 13, 2014 - 11:55am
November 11, 2014
Council seeks candidates for Ward 3 seat
Interested in serving on the Alexandria City Council? If you live in Ward 3, currently represented by Owen Miller, you can put your hat in the ring. The council is seeking applicants for the position. At its meeting Monday night, the council agreed to publish a notice in...
November 11, 2014 - 2:43pm
Alexandria honored as Employer of the Quarter
A presentation honoring the city of Alexandria as the Developmental Achievement Center’s “Employer of the Quarter” took place near the start of Monday’s meeting. Bill Thoennes, interim public works director, was given a plaque from the DAC. He noted that workers from the...
November 11, 2014 - 10:59am
Pre-winter snowstorm blows through area
Well, hello, snow… A pre-winter snowstorm blew into the state early Monday and left about nine inches of snow in Alexandria. Heavy snow, strong winds and drifting made for tough travel conditions on area roads. Area schools were cancelled and some businesses closed for...
November 11, 2014 - 10:52am
Snow delays school starts in area Tuesday
Several schools in the area are running two hours late today, Tuesday, because of snow. The districts include Alexandria, Osakis, Brandon-Evansville and Minnewaska. Douglas County is included in a hazardous weather outlook. Brisk northwest winds are causing areas of some blowing...
November 11, 2014 - 5:53am
November 10, 2014
Snowy start to the week
It's snowing... and it's forecasted to do so all day today. Douglas County is in a winter storm warning through noon on Tuesday. The storm is expected to drop 6 to 10 inches of snow. Winds are expected to pick up out of the northeast at 15 to 25 miles per hour. Hazardous travel...
November 10, 2014 - 6:59am
November 8, 2014
Driver injured in rollover on McKay Avenue
A 29-year-old Alexandria man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover in Alexandria Saturday night. Seth Dummer was driving a vehicle on McKay Avenue in the curve close to Hazel Hill Road at about 8 p.m. when he lost control and the vehicle left the road and rolled several times,...
November 8, 2014 - 11:40pm
November 7, 2014
Two-vehicle crash near Carlos causes injuries
A two-vehicle crash near Carlos today, Friday, trapped a driver inside a vehicle and at least one person was transported to the hospital. The crash happened this morning near the intesection of County Roads 73 and 9. No information has been released yet. Those responding to...
November 7, 2014 - 1:50pm
November 5, 2014
Update: Dream Stones shed a total loss after Tuesday fire
The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a call for a shed fire at approximately 6:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Dream Stones property at 409 Nokomis Street. Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow said upon arrival the firefighters noticed thick, black smoke and some visible flame billowing...
November 5, 2014 - 12:39pm
November 4, 2014
UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS: Wolbersen wins
All 37 precincts have now been tabulated at the Douglas County Courthouse. Here are the unofficial final results: Douglas County sheriff Troy Wolbersen (inc.), 8,373 Rich Homan, 6,232 37 of 37 precincts reporting. Douglas County Commissioner District 2 Jim Stratton...
November 4, 2014 - 11:49pm
UPDATE: Suspect charged in Halloween robbery inside car
A suspect accused of a robbery in Alexandria on Halloween was charged today, Tuesday, in Douglas County District Court. Timothy Robinson, 19, of Alexandria faces four felony counts: aggravated robbery in the first degree, assault in the second degree – use of a dangerous weapon...
November 4, 2014 - 3:09pm
Have you voted yet?
Have you voted yet? Most polling places in Douglas County opened at 7 a.m. this morning for the general election and all of them will remain open until 8 p.m. tonight. If you're not sure where to vote, click on this link. It will take you to the Minnesota Secretary of State...
November 4, 2014 - 9:59am