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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Beautiful day for Applefest
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 27, 2016
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County last Thursday as part of the “Bike MS TRAM Ride” – The Bike Ride Across Minnesota...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Taking steps against MS
About 100 people went for a walk in Alexandria Sunday morning to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 1, 2016
Walking to help others
About 100 people went for a walk this morning in Alexandria to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 1, 2016 - 11:33am
May 8, 2013
Walkers unite to help curb MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society Upper Midwest Chapter held its Walk MS: Alexandria event this past Sunday and more than 200 people...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Sure-footed strides toward a cure for MS
One foot in front of the other. Walking is part of a daily routine for most people, but for 2.1 million people around the globe, this simple action is taking steps toward curing a complex disease - multiple sclerosis. An anticipated 150 walkers are expected to participate in Walk...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Alexandria to fight MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold "Walk MS: Alexandria" Sunday, May 5. More than 150 walkers are expected to come out and help raise nearly $22,000. Walk MS: Alexandria is one of 33 walk events throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Hundreds of bicyclists to ride to Alexandria
Every hour, someone in the United States is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Hundreds embark on five-day bike ride to end MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will host Bike MS: TRAM Ride, starting in Alexandria on Sunday, July 22 and running through Friday, July 27. More than 850 riders will participate in the five-day adventure around Minnesota and pedal toward a world without...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
Annual MS walk scheduled
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Minnesota Chapter will hold the 2011 Walk MS: Christopher & Banks Alexandria Walk presented by Walser on Sunday, May 1. Check-in is from 10 to 11 a.m. The walk begins and ends at City Park in Alexandria. Participants can choose between...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
1,000 cyclists, 1 worthy mission
Nearly 1,000 cyclists took off from Alexandria Monday morning to fight multiple sclerosis (MS) - a disease that 2.5 million people are struggling...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Make no excuses
Angie Johnson of Alexandria is no stranger to long distance biking, or to the disease of multiple sclerosis (MS). This is her fourth time biking...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Annual walk on Sunday fights MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Minnesota Chapter will hold its annual Walk MS: Christopher & Banks Alexandria Walk on Sunday, May 2 at City Park in Alexandria. Check-in is from 10 to 11 a.m. Walkers may begin at 10 a.m. This year's official ambassador for the walk...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Rochel edges Noga for Ms. Basketball award
The Minnesota Ms. Basketball Award would have been icing on the cake after a standout senior season for Parkers Prairie guard Sari Noga. Instead, the Associated Press and Gatorade player of the year will have to settle for what was likely a second-place vote for the award. Lakeville...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Walk MS Alexandria is tomorrow; still time to register
The Christopher and Banks Multiple Sclerosis Alexandria Walk 2009, presented by Anchor Bank, will be held tomorrow, Sunday, at City Park in Alexandria. Participants can register on site the day of the walk or online at www.MSsociety.org. Pledges raised through Walk MS help fund...
May 2, 2009 - 9:00am
July 1, 2008
Programs offer fun, motivation for seniors
Two programs offer fun and motivation for Minnesotans aged 60 and older. They're the Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest and the Ms. Senior Minnesota Pageant. Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest asks: What lifelong dream did you fulfill after you turned 60? Did you finally take your first...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am