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Alexandria student seeking national office
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
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
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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
February 10, 2017
Updated with ID: Driver found sleeping on I-94, then leads 100 mph chase
A driver found sleeping in his vehicle on Interstate 94 Friday morning led officers on a chase that topped 100 mph through Douglas and Pope...
February 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
February 6, 2017
Man out on bail arrested on another drug charge
A 52-year-old Brooten man awaiting trial on one drug charge has been arrested on a drug charge again. Robert Lee Fettig was charged with a felony count of fifth degree controlled substance in Pope County court on Friday, Feb. 3. According to a release from the Pope County Sheriff's...
February 6, 2017 - 3:04pm