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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Robyn (w/video)
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
Section 5A swimming: Cards punch plenty of tickets to state
Wrestling: Bogart, Kluver-Longfellow punch their tickets to state
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
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