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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 26
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
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
Sports schedule for Monday, Feb. 27
Girls Basketball: Chargers finish season 18-8
Boys Basketball: Alex wins sixth straight
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
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
February 22, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
1917, 100 years ago: H.H. Griebenow is adding materially to the appearance of his store by putting in a new hardwood floor. A crew of several men was put on the job and they made quick work of it. ... There were seven deaths in the city of Alexandria during the month of February;...
February 22, 2017 - 7:00am
February 15, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: Site selected for new junior high school
1917, 100 years ago: Wolves are lurking around in Holmes City. Five of the carnivorous beasts were seen together near the Trysil school house. ... A deal was completed between Swan Lofengren and Joe Patrick, the two gentlemen trading farms. Lofengren came here from Iowa a few years...
February 15, 2017 - 10:15am
February 8, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - Sports Trivia 1992: Susan Brede bowls 758 series
1917, 100 years ago: O.F. Peterson of Alexandria and Howard Bristol of Evansville bought the hardware stock and business of C.S. Skaar of Ashby. Peterson has been engaged with the Cowing-Robards firm of this city for a long time. ... John Lorenz is enjoying the music of his new Victrola,...
February 8, 2017 - 7:00am
February 1, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: New 3M Company is hiring
1917, 100 years ago: The Lake Mary Amateur Theatrical Club will give entertainment at the Lake Mary Town Hall. Admission is 10 and 15 cents. A comedy and some roaring farces interspersed with music and vaudeville sketches will send you home in good humor. ... Arthur Severson left...
February 1, 2017 - 8:00am
January 18, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
1917, 100 years ago: Bills for women's suffrage have been introduced in the Legislatures of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. ... Miss Anna Hanson has accepted a position at the Bethany Old People's Home and commenced her duties last week. ... Miltona is booming nowadays with...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 11, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1917: Many wolves in Leaf Hills
1917, 100 years ago: Carpenters are busy on the new hotel and it will not be long before Miltona will have a place to accommodate travelers and boarders. ... In Millerville News: There are many wolves in our neighborhood this year; they are especially annoying in the Leaf Hills. It...
January 11, 2017 - 7:00am
January 4, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 2007: Bud Peterson donates 48 acres to school district
1917, 100 years ago: Catherine Korkowski of Millerville is gone to the St. Joseph Academy to take a course in sewing. ... A carload of fine and coarse barrel salt and rock salt was unloaded into the Brandon Equity Warehouse. Salt selling at $1.70 and $1.75 per barrel to shareholders;...
January 4, 2017 - 8:00am
December 28, 2016
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Jingle Bells show raises nearly $3,000
December 28, 2016 - 7:00am
November 4, 2016
FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1966: VP Humphrey to speak in Alexandria
1916, 100 years ago: The Gamble-Robinson Alexandria Co. moved into the new warehouse constructed by H.N. Doyle by the Soo tracks. This is a concrete building with full basement and is two stories high. It is built expressly for the convenience of the wholesale business of Gamble-Robinson....
November 4, 2016 - 8:00am
October 19, 2016
1966: Alexandria businessmen on educational tour of Cities
1916, 100 years ago: It was with deep sorrow the people learned of the death of their respected friend and business associate, C.H. Raiter. He was born in Posen, Western Prussia in 1842. He was a self-made man, having immigrated to America as a lad of 18. Via New York City and Rochester,...
October 19, 2016 - 6:30am
October 23, 2013
1988: Special Olympians host sports festival
By Rachel Barduson 1913, 100 years ago: The cold weather the past days caused considerable damage by frost. There was undoubtedly a considerable amount of potatoes yet to dig and market. From reports, these are apparently ruined. Willie Nelson of LaGrand Township, in speaking of...
October 23, 2013 - 8:49am
March 19, 2010
Who do you think you are?
"You look just like your grandmother did at that age." Has that been said to you? Or, "Your grandfather loved to sing, too. Maybe that's where you got it from." Understandably, we are individuals with our own DNA. However, our ancestors play a big part in who we are today. A...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am