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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Chamber welcomes four new members
Baseball: Chargers begin season 3-0
Golf: WCA boys and girls get first meet in at Tipsinah
Softball: B-E drops close game with CGB in home opener
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 24
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
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Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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August 23, 2017
Riding with purpose: Motorcycle group promotes safety, education
In their 10th year, the Freedom First Riders continue to cruise the Alexandria area streets with purpose. Members recently escorted the traveling...
August 23, 2017 - 1:10pm
June 1, 2017
Flag for wounded veterans comes to Alexandria
An American flag that raises money for wounded veterans will stop in Alexandria on Saturday, June 3 as part of its 14,000-mile, 100-day motorcycle journey through the 48 continental states. A group of riders will escort the flag to Apol's Harley-Davidson in Alexandria, where Dennis...
June 1, 2017 - 5:49pm
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
June 5, 2013
Out and About: Vets' ride raises money for education center
A parade of motorcycles and classic cars rolled into Osakis May 30 for the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) Ride For Healing. It was a statewide...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Riders invited to take part in motorcycle ride
Area residents and riders from throughout the area are encouraged to support the seventh annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity on Saturday,...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Local motorcycle group reminds drivers to watch for bikers
Warm weather is here and American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education (ABATE) of Minnesota would like to remind motorists that motorcycle riders are back on the roads. With gas prices hovering around $4 per gallon, fuel efficient motorcycles have become a favorite means...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Ride for Healing rallies slated in Alexandria and Osakis
Alexandria and Osakis are two of many stops along the 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Minnesota State Commanders project Ride for Healing, slated to take place the week of May 27 to June 1. The event will kick off at the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul, where four teams of...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Editorial - Prepare for motorcycle riding now
Even though spring still seems to be a mirage off in the distance, it will eventually get here. That means motorcyclists will finally be able to get their bikes out on the road. And that leads to danger. Last year, 53 riders were killed in Minnesota, a 26 percent increase from...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
A dangerous time for motorcyclists
Motorcycle crashes are taking a heavy toll in Minnesota this year. Through the month of August, the number of motorcycle drivers killed in the...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Lakeland Hospice Foundation gears up for annual motorcycle ride
Bring a motorcycle and get ready for the 11th annual Lakeland Hospice Ride, set for Saturday, September 8. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at the south Minnesota Motor parking lot in Fergus Falls. The ride leaves at noon sharp. It is a free-will donation with all proceeds going...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Patriot Tour comes to Alexandria
The 2012 Patriot Tour will arrive at Apol's Harley Davidson in Alexandria between 4 and 5 p.m. on Friday, August 24. Every year, the Nation of Patriots organizes a national effort that pays tribute to and honors all of America's Armed Forces, past, present and fallen by passing one...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
GWRRA comes to Alexandria
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association of Minnesota has chosen Alexandria as the site of their annual motorcycle rally this summer. The rally dates are July 27-28, but several members will arrive on July 26 to take in some of the area sights. The rally will consist of activities for...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Alexandria Tech will host motorcycle training
Alexandria Technical and Community College is offering Motorcycle Basic Rider training through the summer months. The Basic Rider Course is for novice riders. No experience is necessary. Training motorcycles are provided. Riders who are 18 years of age or older should have a valid...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Out and About - Freedom and safety first
Bikes gleamed at the fifth annual Freedom First bike show and fundraiser Saturday at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. Motorcycles...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm