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Parks plan Christmas Bird Count
Couple survives 25 minutes in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake after falling through ice
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
Best of the Lakes Area Local Sporting Event
Preparing for disaster: County officials attend Red Cross training about disaster shelters
Alexandria football awards: Empting, Faber share MVP honors
Wrestling: Cardinals take lessons from second straight one-point loss
Swimming and diving: Cards see early success after off-season work
Sports schedule for Thursday, Dec. 14
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
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
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
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
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
LETTER: Disgusted with comments about transgenders
IN THE KNOW: Is the flu for you?
LETTER: Why the big swings in voter-approved levies?
2007: Officers receive Medal of Valor
LETTER: Isn't bitcoin unconstitutional?
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
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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May 25, 2017
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
EMMONS, Minn. -- An Emmons, Minn., sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally on his way home. Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon...
May 25, 2017 - 8:08am
April 28, 2017
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
Friday, April 28, 1944. It is a day that 98-year-old Winfred Polzin of Alexandria will never forget. "I've never seen such panic in all my life,"...
April 28, 2017 - 8:09am
March 24, 2017
Photo of the Week
Alexandria Army Specialist Joseph "Joey" Earle Brown receives a hug from his mother, Sue, upon his arrival to Duluth International Airport on...
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks student entrants for poetry contest
In recognition of Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will host his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life."
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
January 27, 2017
LETTER: Celebrating a day in history
To the editor: Today is the 20th of January, 2017. It was not an ordinary day. It was a day that provided me with a thrilling, rewarding and intensely emotional experience. It was a day that allowed me to witness and be a part of an extraordinary event with the inauguration of the...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
August 30, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 30, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 15, 2015
2011 military credit will expire on October 15
The Credit for Military Service in a Combat Zone for service in 2011 will expire on Thursday, October 15. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages Minnesota service members to take advantage of the refundable tax credit before it expires. The department recently sent letters...
October 15, 2015 - 12:21pm
February 13, 2015
Home is the dream, war is reality
Area veterans react to blockbuster film ‘American Sniper’
February 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
With the help of the Red Cross through the Holiday Mail for Heroes program, Americans can send holiday cards with messages, season’s greetings and holiday wishes to military members and veterans who cannot be with their families this season. Local Red Cross offices will distribute...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Alex Carpet One helps build homes for veterans
Alex Carpet One Floor and Home and flooring manufacturer partner Mohawk have spent the past year helping to build smart homes for injured veterans across the U.S. through the Building for America’s Bravest program. Building for America’s Bravest is a program of the Stephen Siller...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
State tribute seeks military family stories
A new military tribute will soon be added to the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall.
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Military Museum requests Vietnam items to commemorate 50th anniversary
The Minnesota Military Museum in Little Falls is seeking photos, stories and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota Vietnam veterans from all branches. The memorabilia will be put on display in the museum’s new 50th anniversary Vietnam exhibit, set to open in July 2015. “The intent...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
‘trip of a lifetime’
Garfield man honored by French government
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
June 29, 2014
Minnesota Military Museum seeks items from Vietnam vets
The Minnesota Military Museum is seeking photos, stories, and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota veterans in Vietnam, from all branches of the service along with Viet Cong and North and South Vietnamese items. Curator Doug Bekke states, “the intent of the exhibit will be to tell...
June 29, 2014 - 7:00am