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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
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
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
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
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
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
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
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
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 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: Observing Memorial Day
To the editor: This year we marked the 147th observance of Memorial Day. While many spent the long weekend enjoying the first days of summer with friends and family, we should not lose sight of the meaning behind this federal holiday. I hope you will take a moment to reflect on this....
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and summer construction roadwork around the state is getting into full swing. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use...
May 28, 2016 - 7:00am
May 27, 2016
Aboard the I-400 super sub
When Miltona teenager Harry Arvidson decided to join the Navy in 1942, little did he know that he would become one of the first to step foot...
May 27, 2016 - 8:14am
May 13, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community honors those that serve
In honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria presents an opportunity to recognize those that have served, past and present. With a $50 tax deductible donation, individuals can honor a veteran with an LED-lit flag that will be placed on the hill...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
The picture-perfect weather this friday will slowly turn to rain over the weekend. But slowly. Saturday will bring increasing clouds but nothing...
May 22, 2015 - 6:42pm
May 26, 2014
Honoring the price of freedom
Communities throughout Douglas County honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country by holding Memorial Day ceremonies this...
May 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Memorial Day services to salute soldiers
Memorial Day services will take place throughout Douglas County today, honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. In Alexandria, a parade will begin at 10 a.m., starting at Second Avenue and Kenwood Drive and continuing along Second Avenue to Kinkead Cemetery....
May 26, 2014 - 8:06am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About: Remembering freedom's price
With a Memorial Day parade on Broadway on Memorial Day, the Alexandria community paid tribute to the brave men and women who gave the ultimate...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 27, 2013
Today's Memorial Day services, parades salute fallen soldiers
Today, the nation will observe Memorial Day to honor the U.S. men and women in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here is a list of Memorial Day events in the area: ALEXANDRIA The Memorial Day parade will form at 7th Avenue and Broadway at 10 a.m....
May 27, 2013 - 6:00am
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
VIDEO: Despite downpour, tourists poured in for Awake the Lakes
Into each life, a little rain must fall. But does it have to always happen during Rib Fest time? That's what Coni McKay, director of the Alexandria...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Memorial Day dedication - 'Our freedoms are not free'
Droves of people lined Broadway to see the Memorial Day parade in Alexandria on Monday. After steady downpours during Awake the Lakes on Saturday,...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Veterans can get into Valleyfair free this weekend
Valleyfair is honoring "hometown heroes" with Military Appreciation Days this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military...
May 26, 2012 - 7:17am
May 25, 2012
Grand marshal of Alexandria Memorial Day parade wants all veterans in spotlight
For years, Dennis Carstens of Alexandria has marched in the Memorial Day parade. This year, if he's able to, he'll ride in a convertible and...
May 25, 2012 - 11:45am