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Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Chamber welcomes four new members
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
Track and field: Alex girls take second at quad
Softball: Knights go 2-1 over the weekend
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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March 19, 2018
Meeting will discuss Glenwood road construction project
An information session on a construction project involving highways 28, 29 and 104 in Glenwood has been set for Thursday, March 22. Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, city of Glenwood and the Grow Glenwood committee will have information on detours and...
March 19, 2018 - 6:04am
February 26, 2018
Two from Alexandria injured in Pope County rollover
An Alexandria driver and teenage passenger were injured Sunday in a rollover crash in Pope County. A Minnesota State Patrol report said Brian...
February 26, 2018 - 11:51am
December 15, 2017
Bells will ring again in Farwell: Open house set for Saturday for restored church
The Farwell Norwegian Lutheran Church was in bad shape. Spotted with mold and bat droppings, it was decaying right in the heart of Farwell, population...
December 15, 2017 - 6:59am
November 12, 2017
Evansville man hurt in Pope County crash
An Evansville man was injured Sunday when his vehicle was rear-ended in Pope County. Duane Tolifson, 61, was headed east on Minnesota Highway...
November 12, 2017 - 8:38pm
October 27, 2017
Icy crash in Pope County injures three
An Alexandria man was one of three people injured in a two-vehicle crash on a snowy, icy road in Pope County Friday morning. The crash happened shortly after 7 a.m. on Highway 114, north of Highway 55 in Ben Wade Township. Natasha Darlene Pulliam, 23, of St. Cloud was driving a 2006...
October 27, 2017 - 11:40am
August 30, 2017
Lake Minneswaska looking for a knock out in algae fight
When announcing the discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Minnewaska last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said the invasive...
August 30, 2017 - 7:51am
August 21, 2017
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
You've heard of Century Farms? Now there are Century Resorts. The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association has launched a new Century Resort designation to recognize resorts that have been in continuous operation for at least 100 years. Six resorts have enrolled, including Peters...
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
August 14, 2017
Nelson man arrested in sex sting
A 60-year-old Nelson man was charged with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a juvenile after a sting by the Pope County Sheriff's Office. Dean Lee Swerman was arrested by the Pope County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 11. According to authorities, Swerman "randomly...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
A neighbor of Alexandria is about to remodel. Glenwood received an $873,746 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development...
August 14, 2017 - 7:03am
July 8, 2017
Group learns about tallgrass prairie, conducts bird surveys
Nearly 150 people from all over the state converged at Glacial Lakes State Park near Starbuck last Saturday, June 25, to learn about tallgrass...
July 8, 2017 - 7:59am
April 18, 2017
Glenwood driver injured after falling asleep at wheel
A Glenwood woman was injured Monday, April 17, after she fell asleep while driving and hit a parked vehicle in Pope County. The Minnesota State...
April 18, 2017 - 10:02am
March 30, 2017
Villard man accused of peeping, firearm offense
Lance Allen Daniels, 37, of rural Villard was charged in Pope County District Court with interference with privacy against a minor under 18 and being a felon in possession of a firearm. On March 24, the Pope County Sheriff's Office investigated a complaint of an adult male watching...
March 30, 2017 - 2:19pm
March 17, 2017
Fire cancels classes at Minnewaska schools
A fire Thursday night at the Minnewaska High School has canceled all classes in the district for Friday, March 17. According to a statement on the school district's website, a fire occurred sometime Thursday evening at the high school, which is on state Highway 28 between Glenwood...
March 17, 2017 - 8:44am
February 28, 2017
Two arrested in Pope County sex sting
Two men have been arrested after the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to an online ad and solicited sex from what they thought was a 14-year-old.
February 28, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 18, 2017
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
A car collided with an ambulance in Pope County on Saturday, injuring five people. A Minnesota State Patrol report said a 2005 Dodge Stratus driven by Melanie Joy Sievert, 58, of Starbuck, was westbound on Minnesota Highway 28 when it went into the ditch, the driver overcorrected...
February 18, 2017 - 6:42pm