Skip to main content
Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Building activity is on council's agenda Monday
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Girls golf: Cards dominate another CLC meet at St. Cloud
Softball: B-E coasts past Owls behind Bukkila's big day
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Letter: Science provides vital knowledge
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 7, 2015
Picture of the Week: Flames and sunset
Deb Callaghan took this photo of a sunset through a campfire on Big Chippewa Lake in Brandon earlier this summer. “Notice the flames form...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Photo of the Week: Cardinals
Sharon Pedersen of Alexandria took this photo of a pair of cardinals that feed on a daily basis in her backyard on Anderson Way. She said her...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
December 30, 2014
Deer on the move
Dan Lee Hormann of Alexandria took this photo of deer moving around in the woods near his home on Queens Road Friday. If you have an item...
December 30, 2014 - 10:27am
September 12, 2014
Photo of the week: Sunset on Lake Burgen
Karin Weigel of Alexandria took this photo of a pretty sky at dusk on Lake Burgen on August 30. “The sky went from pink to purple to orange,”...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Photo of the week: Fog over water
Scott Wirtjes of Alexandria took this photo right after the Labor Day Monday hailstorm at Latoka Beach. The hail caused fog to rise above the...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Photo of the Week - flinging water
Amy Amundson of Alexandria took this photo of her daughter, Alison Amundson and friends Taylor Partington and Emma Schmidt as they were beating...
September 4, 2013 - 4:03pm
August 30, 2013
Photo of the Week - Dog days of summer
Here’s a photo that shows how the “dog days” of summer are here. Gary and Sonja Lien took it at their farm near Carlos. “We just filled...
August 30, 2013 - 9:29am
August 23, 2013
Photo of the Week - Sunset on L'Homme Dieu
Del Mari Runck of Alexandria took this photo from the bike path that runs along Lake L'Homme Dieu, adjacent to Highway 29, on August 14. "It...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Photo of the Week - Dragonfly on her finger
Monika Klepper was taking sunset photos near Lake Alvin recently when a dragonfly landed on her fingernail. The friendly fly continued to sit...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Photo of the Week - Ducks on kayak
The Waggoner family received some unexpected attention from a boatload of ducks while they were kayaking near their home on Lake Henry in Alexandria....
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Photo of the Week - Storm cloud
A fast-moving storm cloud added an ominous tone to the early evening sky over Alexandria on July 19 minutes before a thunderstorm struck. If...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Out and About: Digging for diamonds
Female fans at the Alexandria Blue Anchors baseball game Thursday night scoured the infield at Knute Nelson Field after the Anchors' 5-2 win....
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Photo of the Week - Cicada
After spending 17 years underground as a nymph, a cicada molts and then unfolds and dries its new wings. This photo was taken near Lake Carlos...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Dragonfly
Todd Torfin, originally from Glenwood and now living in Comstock, took this photo of a dragonfly on a flag in his boat on the Fourth of July....
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Sinkhole spotted on South LeHomme Dieu Drive
A concerned citizen reported a sinkhole between residences at 110 and 114 South LeHomme Dieu Drive in Alexandria Tuesday evening. The Alexandria Police Department coned off the area around an approximately 1.5 foot caved-in section of pavement on the south side of the street.
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am