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County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
on the street
January 31, 2018
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
There wasn't really a last straw that made Billy Euerle walk away from his Garfield dairy farm last year. Things had been bad for several years....
January 31, 2018 - 12:03pm
December 18, 2017
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Fire destroyed a garage near Nelson early Saturday morning. At 5:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
August 23, 2013
Engaged - Nelson and Veitch
Makenzie Nelson and Ryan Veitch, both of Fargo, North Dakota, announce their engagement. Makenzie is the daughter of Vern and Pat Nelson of...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Douglas County American Dairy Association to host free lunch
The Douglas County American Dairy Association will host Lunch on the Farm on June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bill Dropik's Farm (next to Trophy's on Highway 27 by Nelson). Open to the public, the event offers free cheeseburgers and malts as well as entertainment such as a petting...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2011
Full Nelson Fight Club ready to open
Alexandria's Shawn Nelson knows what it's like to struggle to find the money to afford a gym membership. Now he is trying to do something about...
July 8, 2011 - 12:00am
November 29, 2010
Fire damages home in Nelson Sunday
A fire caused minor smoke and water damage to a house in Nelson Sunday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call about the fire at 150 West Reed Avenue shortly before noon. The owner of the house, Gail Marie Christiance, had arrived back home, noticed smoke as she was...
November 29, 2010 - 9:06am
November 12, 2010
Fire damages home in Nelson
The Osakis Fire Department was called to a house fire Wednesday morning at the Jason and Sandy Karl residence, 251 West Mill Avenue in Nelson....
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local man wins $200,000 in Lottery game
Darrell Nelson of Alexandria recently won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Wild Cherry Slots" scratch-off game. The Holiday gas station at 650 50th Avenue West in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the $10 Wild Cherry game are about...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
1152736 Foreclosure Sale - Nelson
Foreclosure Sale Publish September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010 NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Date: September 17, 2010 YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 1. Default has occurred in the con- ditions of the Mortgage dated Febru- ary 15, 2007, executed by Brenda L. Nelson,...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Letter - Gang members aren't kids
To the editor: Where I live, there are gangs and they are said to consist of young men in age range of 15 to 19. These are usually aimless young men with no home life or male role models. Your article states this OVR gang consists of "a group of kids, who range in age from about...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Impromptu hospital wedding ensures mother shares in celebration
Thirteen months shy of her August 2011 wedding date, Kierre Nelson had an impressive handle on her wedding preparation: venue was booked, bridesmaids'...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Nelson to compete at Minnesota State Fair
Josie Nelson of Alexandria placed first in the preteen division at the Polk County Fair Talent Contest on July 1. She will now advance to the...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Nelson, Weise to perform at EAC
The Evansville Art Center is proud to present Peggy Weise of Brandon and Josie Nelson of Alexandria in concert. The concert is planned for Saturday, July 10 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. It is a free-will offering event. Refreshments will be served during intermission. Weise and Nelson will...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am