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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
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
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
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
March 21, 2015
Viking Family Portrait unveiled Friday
The life-size painting of a Viking-age family was unveiled Friday evening at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Local artist Myron Sahlberg...
March 21, 2015 - 1:07pm
September 12, 2012
Football: Osakis rebounds from loss
Osakis head football coach Bill Infanger admitted his team's game against New York Mills was a must-win last Friday night. He knew if the Silverstreaks...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
New, but familiar, faces now Card head coaches
The District 206 activities department added two experienced coaches as Randy Albers and Andy Shriver were officially added to the coaching circle at Jefferson High School late this summer. Albers will take over the reins of the Alexandria softball program from Bob Cunniff, while...
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
July 22, 2011
New senior companion service opens in Alexandria
Friendly Faces, LLC is now open for business at 1300 Skyline Drive in Alexandria. Owners Shari Dybdal and Lynn Swanson said they're excited to bring this senior companion service to Alexandria. In providing loving assistance to their own parents, Swanson and Dybdal understand how...
July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
ELECTION UPDATE 12:25 A.M. - Results are in, but are not official
All precincts have reported and the ballots have been tabulated. The results are in, although they are not official. Also, keep in mind that these totals are for Douglas County only. Here's a look at the totals: Collin Peterson, U.S. Representative District 7, beat out his opponents...
November 3, 2010 - 12:25am
October 27, 2010
Blizzard hockey: New helmets help protect against concussion
The Messier Project, a public awareness and product development campaign designed by hockey icon Mark Messier and the head protection experts...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
New Testament kindergarten roundup set
Kindergarten teachers Jennifer Holmquist and Kayla Thoen are ready to welcome prospective students for the 2010-2011 school year at New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. A kindergarten roundup is set for Tuesday, March 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
WCA's Torgerson sets new school scoring record
West Central Area's Liza Torgerson set a new school scoring record during the Knights' victory over Minnewaska in the Section 6AA-West basketball playoffs Thursday night. Torgerson scored the new mark of 1,715 at the eight-minute mark of the game, breaking the old mark of 1,714 set...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Gate City Bank's Alexandria office is now open
Gate City Bank's Alexandria office opened at 1630 Broadway Street on Wednesday, June 17. The lobby is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Arrow girls top Ortonville in softball, fall to New York Mills
Three days after scoring 20 runs in an easy win over Ortonville, the Ashby softball team's offense was held at bay in a 5-3 loss to New York Mills. The Eagles held the Arrows to just five hits and broke out for 10 themselves to secure the win. Ashby held a 3-1 lead going into the...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Tax break offered on new car purchases
The Internal Revenue Service announced recently that taxpayers who buy a new passenger vehicle this year may be entitled to deduct state and local sales and excise taxes paid on the purchase on their 2009 tax returns next year. "This deduction may make a decision to buy a new car...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Cooking up some fun at New Testament Christian School
New Testament Christian School of Alexandria is celebrating 25 years of Christian education. Alumni and friends are invited to an authentic Italian...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 5, 2009
Jury rejects felonies for New York Mills dog breeder
In what became one of the region's most highly publicized animal cruelty related cases, a jury cleared New York Mills dog-breeder Kathy Bauck of two felony charges last week. Bauck was found not guilty on her two most serious charges. Bauck also faced three counts of torture and...
April 5, 2009 - 11:24am
April 3, 2009
Gardonville to open store in Alexandria
Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association (Gardonville) of Brandon, along with Digital First Communications, Inc. (DFC) of Alexandria, recently...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
New rules enacted for using lakes
With the cold, windy, rainy, snowy weather in recent weeks, it may seem like summer is never going to arrive. But when it does, residents who live on any of Douglas County's 300-plus lakes should make sure they're following the rules. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) recently...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am