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UPDATE: Three family members injured in crash north of Alexandria
Dayton vetoes bill that included funding for Andes Tower Hills
UPDATED: Park Rapids man deceased after fight at Legion Park
Alexandria Education Foundation honors four alumni
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30
8-3A baseball: Sabres hold off Alex despite seventh-inning rally
5A girls golf: Knights' season ends on Day One at sections
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 31
Section softball: Cards stay cool under pressure to edge Sauk Rapids
High numbers show out for Geneva's first annual night golf tourney
Potted flowers induce spring fever
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibit
The price they paid
Worship offers a break from busyness
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Engaged - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - May 27, 2016
Engaged - Reis and Frovarp
Engaged - Nelson and Dahlheimer
Wedding - Schoenfelder - Wagner
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
Gerald Arnold "Jerry" Golembeck
Jerome "Jerry" A. Loehlein
Rose M. Shores
Thomas Jeffery Short
Aurelia Anna Emma Schimmelpfennig
COMMENTARY: Ice programs not looking for handout
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
EDITORIAL: A frustrating session with tiny headway
IT'S OUR TURN: There's no book for adulting
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower care creates beautiful garden
Working buffers for water quality
Trees donated to local fifth graders
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 29, 2016
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
To the editor: Recently, Rep. Paul Anderson sent a newsletter to constituents with misleading information about transit funding. The fact of the matter is that money used to fund transit is separate from money that funds roads and bridges. Talking about funding transit and funding...
opinion / letters
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Local group gets $268,400 for painting, house repairs
Organizations that help older Minnesotans stay in their homes as they age are receiving more than $4.3 million in funds from the Department of Human Services. Locally, West Central Minnesota Communities Action Inc. will receive $268,400 to provide exterior painting and construction...
News / region
September 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
July 26, 2013
Anderson Funeral Home brings families transportation relief
Seven families recently saw relief from their transportation challenges at the Douglas County Car Care at Koep's Korner in Alexandria, sponsored...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Bus loop repairs on the way for Discovery Middle School
A rough ride will soon be a whole lot smoother for students, staff, parents and bus drivers who use the Discovery Middle School parking lots. District 206 school board members unanimously approved a project to repair the bus loop that runs in front of the school and the bus parking...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Fix-It Clinic demonstrated basic repair skills
Community Education held the first of three Fix-It Clinics for bicycles, electrical repairs and clothing on Wednesday, May 15. Approximately...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Free car repair program is off and running
Four people gained mobility because volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) repaired their vehicles on the first Car Care last...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Learn to bake bread, handle coupons and make repairs at Community Education classes
Community Education in Alexandria is offering the following classes. To register or for more information, call (320) 762-3310 or visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com. BREAD MAKING A baking class will be held Monday, May 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria....
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Funds available for rental repairs
The Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (DCHRA) has funds available to help qualifying rental property owners make necessary repairs. This program is a comprehensive city application for rental rehabilitation that encompasses targeted areas inside the cities of Osakis,...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
USDA home repair grants available
USDA Rural Development has grant funds available statewide for very-low income homeowners for home repair to correct or remove existing health, safety, sanitary and accessibility issues. Grants up to $7,500 may be available to eligible households. This program is available to eligible...
News / state
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
I-94 near Brandon interchange to undergo repairs
Motorists in west central Minnesota will experience delays, detours and lane closures on several highways beginning September 10 as crews begin culvert repair and replacement projects. The start date is subject to change. The affected locations include Interstate 94 eastbound at...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
1114164 Sealed Bids - Airport Roof Repairs
Sealed Bids Publish July16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF ALEXANDRIA Project Location: Alexandria Municipal Airport Project Name: 2010 Capital Improvement Program - Roof Repairs FAA AIP No: 3-27-0004-10-10 State Project No.: 2101-53 Bids Close At: 9:00 AM on August...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
New EPA rules on renovations, repair and painting impacts many
Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Vikingland Builders Association. The New EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule 40 CFR Part 745, Part II, Lead will affect building owners, property managers, contractors including painters, renovators, plumbers, electricians,...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
MnDOT reminds residents to repair or replace damaged mailboxes, posts
If you have an old or damaged rural mailbox or one supported by an illegal structure, now is a good time to repair or replace it before the ground freezes, advises the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Every winter, MnDOT receives complaints of snowplows damaging mailboxes,...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am