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Lighting placed at 15 rural intersections: Study says lights improve safety
Best of the Lakes Area Meat Market
Best of the Lakes Area Plumbing/Heating
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Best of the Lakes Area Hearing Services
Girls basketball: Defense leads B-E past Rothsay
Boys basketball: Wibstad hits game winner at Browerville
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria sweeps weekend with win over Granite City
Blizzard hockey: Scanlon sends Alexandria out a winner
Boys basketball: Johnsrud's 25 leads Lakers to 3-0
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Dale E. Anderson
Terrance L. Koep
Earl D. Ihnen
Linda L. Moske
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
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November 1, 2017
November brings a taste of winter
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast...
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 25, 2017
UPDATE: Identity released for Alexandria man whose body was found in Grant County lake
An Alexandria man was found dead in Grant County, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reports. The man was not immediately identified by the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office was contacted by Alexandria police Monday afternoon with a request to help locate the man who had left...
October 25, 2017 - 7:52pm
October 14, 2017
Garfield home damaged by fire
A Garfield home was damaged Saturday when a fire started in a wood pile. A Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy used a fire extinguisher to knock down the fire after it was reported at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6536 County Road 82 NW. The Garfield Fire Department then put...
October 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
October 13, 2017
Nursing program helps new moms feel at home
During Shanna Scofield's home visit, the atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. The way Mandy Dahlseng asks Scofield about her weekend and...
October 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
Toni Wright of Evansville helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer in her hometown and earned a $1,000 scholarship...
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
October 6, 2017
A Harley goes to college: Alex Tech student's performance benefits school
Billy Peters, a former student at Alexandria Technical and Community College, won big at the SkillsUSA National Motorcycle Competition. So big...
October 6, 2017 - 9:56am
October 5, 2017
Supreme Court justices mingle with the public
Minnesota Supreme Court justices swapped banter, personal stories and inspirational messages Wednesday night when they shared a community dinner...
October 5, 2017 - 9:46am
September 30, 2017
You asked: Which way at the one-ways?
Although they are quite confusing, the road construction signs on the Walmart frontage road by Taco Bell are "kind of funny" and not how they...
September 30, 2017 - 7:39am
September 29, 2017
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
A merger with the Hoffman Cooperative Grain Association will provide the ProAg Farmers Cooperative its first facility with rail access. Danny...
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
'We connected instantly' Journey to adoption brings family joy
On a Thursday afternoon in mid-August, Megan Chisholm sits in a local coffee shop, preparing a bottle in one hand and resting her 3-month-old...
September 29, 2017 - 10:42am
September 22, 2017
Woman injured when car hits horse in Otter Tail County
A Fargo woman suffered serious injuries early Friday, Sept, 22, when the car she was driving struck a horse in the roadway near Dent in Otter Tail County. According to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol: The crash occurred about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 108 east of Dent....
September 22, 2017 - 10:24am
September 20, 2017
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
Shae Annis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she is on a 15-day hiking trip...
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am
September 16, 2017
Truck hits car in Grant County
A driver pulled out in front of a semi-truck on Highway 59 in Grant County on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Minnesota State Patrol said Belma Miley, 52, of Pelican Rapids was driving a Pontiac Grand Am on Minnesota Highway 27 just at 3:24 p.m. when she pulled out in front of the truck driven...
September 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
September 15, 2017
Stronger together: Couple sharing lessons learned one year after tragic helicopter crash
"I remember it like it was yesterday. The eerie feeling before I found out the news. The radio page. Hugging my work partner goodbye. The emotionless...
September 15, 2017 - 5:25am
September 11, 2017
Keeping calm amidst the storm: Speaker recounts 9/11 survival story
Dogs play a vital role in Michael Hingson's life. The animal serves as his eyes, as Hingson has been blind since birth. Hingson shared this...
September 11, 2017 - 6:44pm