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Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Sports schedule for Sunday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
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
Diann E. Bakke
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
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
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
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July 22, 2017
Celebrating butter in Millerville
Children scramble to catch flying discs and candy during the annual Millerville Butter Days Festival Saturday afternoon. Other events throughout...
July 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
July 2, 2017
Red, white and blue weekend
The bearded man riding the Segway with a cow head at the front weaved his down the parade route waving and enjoying the beautiful afternoon...
July 2, 2017 - 6:27pm
May 29, 2017
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
Jeremy Pedersen urged everyone to take a moment today, Memorial Day, to be still, to mourn and to make a commitment to always set aside time...
May 29, 2017 - 2:12pm
March 18, 2017
St. Patty's Day parade draws hundreds to Nelson
Costumed motorcycle riders make their way down the street in a parade during the St. Patty’s Day Bash in Nelson Saturday afternoon. Other activities...
March 18, 2017 - 3:22pm
October 1, 2016
Alex Homecoming parade fills Broadway: Cards take on Bemidji Lumberjacks
Crowds of people pack Broadway in Alexandria Saturday for the Homecoming parade. The Alexandria Cardinals football team will be taking on the...
October 1, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 15, 2016
Floating through a fun Fourth on Lake Geneva
Residents on Lake Geneva in Alexandria have been having a blast with an annual Fourth of July Boat Parade for more than 15 years. Participants...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Eleven-year-old plans Fourth of July parade
Who says an 11-year-old can't change the world? That's the question Kya Burkey's mother, Wendy Fletcher of rural Alexandria, asked family and...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Out and About around the county: Evansville Parade
Flags and hands were waving in Evansville Sunday afternoon as the community held its annual July Celebration. The Evansville Lions Club’s Grand...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
St. Patty's parade, lots o'fun pop up in Nelson Saturday
What a day for a parade. Sunshine, warm temps and a festive atmosphere in downtown Nelson. Hundreds (yes, at least 200) of people lined the sidewalks...
March 12, 2016 - 4:49pm
November 28, 2015
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Vehicles decked out in thousands of twinkling lights motored through downtown Alexandria Saturday as part of the first Celebration of Lights...
November 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 20, 2015
First lights parade now accepting float applications
The Downtown Merchants Association invites the public to take part in the first Celebration of Lights Parade on Saturday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Alexandria. All ages are encouraged to attend. Lighted floats are needed for the parade. It is open to businesses, nonprofits,...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
New high school celebrates first homecoming
With a new school year and new high school, Alexandria is gearing up to celebrate homecoming week at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The week is jam-packed with activities, including powder puff football and volleyball, coronation, alumni Hall of Fame inductee meet and greet,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
July 4, 2014
Floatin' along on the Fourth of July
Dozens of boats took part in the 7th annual Ferrt Drive Pontoon Parade on Lake Osakis Friday afternoon. Each boat was decorated with a theme...
July 4, 2014 - 3:18pm
June 19, 2013
Two lives filled with music hit new high note
For Randy and Mary Morken of Alexandria, life has been a symphony filled with musical memories that began when they were just toddlers. For...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am