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Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Prom and Plunge to benefit Special Olympics
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Enter our St. PETrick's Day photo contest by March 2
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Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Girls basketball: Knights beat Wolverines in over time
Boys basketball: Knights push past Falcons in section game
Wrestling: Knights fall to Ottertail Central in section championship
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)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
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
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Alice "Marmer" R. Akenson
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
1918: Local 'soldier boys' on torpedoed ship
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
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
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
March 7, 2014
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, based in Alexandria, is expanding its manufacturing footprint to accommodate the addition of new, larger-tonnage injection molding presses as well as a new inventory and warehousing location. The upgrades are designed to address a growing need with...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
The engineering and architectural firm Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) has acquired Architecture One of Brainerd.
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
ALDI grocery store plans to open in Alexandria
ALDI, a global supermarket chain based in Germany, plans to open a grocery store in Alexandria. The Alexandria Building Department received the building permit application for the store last week. Plans call for a 17,000 square foot building with a canopy that will be built south...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Merger brings Buick GMC dealership back to Alexandria
A Buick GMC dealership is back in Alexandria. The owners of the Morris Auto Plaza, Joel and Tom Krusemark, recently announced that the dealership is merging with Auto Plaza of Alexandria. The new dealership is called Diamond Buick GMC of Alexandria and it’s operating out of...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Downtown Merchants welcomes new members
Mi Thyme Therapy Mi Thyme Therapy in Alexandria, represented by Sharein Berninghaus (left), recently joined the Alexandria Downtown Merchants...
January 9, 2014 - 3:14pm
December 12, 2013
Allstate Peterbilt Group acquires Steussy Diesel
Steussy Diesel will become Allstate Peterbilt of Alexandria beginning in January.
December 12, 2013 - 10:01pm
November 27, 2013
GSF Mortgage welcomes new branch in Alexandria
GSF Mortgage is excited to announce its new branch in Alexandria. The addition will be overseen by branch manager Todd Hocum. Joining him are Leif Nohre and Bruce Strandskov. Hocum has 26 years of experience in the mortgage industry and an educational background in finance. He...
November 27, 2013 - 2:51pm
November 15, 2013
Local television news is back on the air
Gardonville Cooperative Telephone and Excellent Multimedia have teamed up to create Lakes Area News (LAN), the local television news broadcast for the glacial lakes area. News anchor Chelsea Nelson, an Alexandria native, hosted the premiere broadcast on November 7. LAN will...
November 15, 2013 - 8:30am
November 8, 2013
Aegis Therapies joins Evansville Care Campus
Aegis Therapies recently became part of the Evansville Care Campus (ECC) team, partnering to offer physical, occupational and speech therapy...
November 8, 2013 - 9:27am
September 4, 2013
Ribbon cut at StoneManor
Developers Jim Deal and Stan Kirckof (left) helped Realtor Randy Fischer cut the ribbon to celebrate the August 15 opening of the new StoneManor...
September 4, 2013 - 4:23pm
August 9, 2013
New tattoo shop opens
Taylor Bones and Trisha Folsom have opened a tattoo and piercing shop at 1417 Broadway Street in Alexandria. TNT Tattoo, which opened on July...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Hagstrom Engineering, new business in town
Hagstrom Engineering, PLLC, a civil engineering and land consulting firm, is new to Alexandria. Hagstrom president Mathew Hagstrom has more than 15 years' experience.
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC open
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC opened on April 22 and serves the child care needs of children from 6 weeks through 12 years of age. It is a licensed child care center and is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Immediate openings are available for all ages. For more...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Thawzall, LLC relocates to Alexandria
As of August 1, Thawzall, LLC has landed in Alexandria. Relocating from Glenwood to a 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility at 104 Donovan Drive in Alexandria, Thawzall is geared to grow within the Alexandria manufacturing community. They bring with them 13 full-time employe...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Custom-made knee implant making strides in Alexandria
Utilizing MRI technology and pre-operative planning tools, knee specialist Dr. Patrick Hurley of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists created a personalized surgical plan customized to the unique anatomy of Alexandria native Rod Lorenz. After suffering from debilitating knee pain for...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am