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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 24
Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Baseball: Big rally, sweep have Cards believing after sixth straight win
Softball: Streaks chalk up another W
Baseball: Chargers make the most of a four-hit day
Baseball: Chargers make the most of a four-hit day
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 25
Evansville Art Center presents 26th annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Norman Allen Potvin
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Eudoris V. Hagen
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 12, 2017
Grade A cooking as Alex High School opens cafe
After their Bible study on Thursdays, there is a group of Alexandria ladies who are always looking for a fun and unique place to have lunch....
April 12, 2017 - 3:31pm
March 29, 2017
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
There's a unique new restaurant opening in Alexandria and it's called the Cardinal Cafe. What makes it unique is who is going to be operating...
March 29, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 10, 2017
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
It may be the first time in history that somewhere other than the city liquor store can legally sell on-sale liquor in the town of Parkers Prairie. Tilly T's Roadside Bar and Grill, which was formerly known as Shyster's, reopened Friday, March 3, with a license to sell "strong" beer...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 15, 2017
Spaghetti dinner to benefit 'Hayloft' Bob Wallgren
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held to benefit "Hayloft" Bob Wallgren on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Herby's in Carlos. Freewill donations will be accepted. Just before Christmas, Wallgren was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He and his wife, Janet,...
February 15, 2017 - 5:42pm
July 22, 2016
Boulder Tap House to open in Alexandria
A Boulder Tap House plans to open in Alexandria this fall. It will be located at 310 50th Ave. West, on the north side of 50th Avenue, south...
July 22, 2016 - 8:59am
March 18, 2016
Great Hunan honored
Alexandria community members may have known Great Hunan is the local go-to for Chinese food, but now the rest of the state knows as well. On...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
New life for Old Broadway?
A plan is in the works to reopen Old Broadway in Alexandria as a Bello Cucina Italian restaurant. The Alexandria City Council has scheduled a...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
It all started with pie
Kurt Sieve of Alexandria has spent the last 42 years flipping pancakes, clearing tables, hiring servers, ordering food, managing staff and keeping...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2011
MainStreet Brewery closes in Alexandria
MainStreet Brewery in downtown Alexandria has closed its doors, effective today, Monday. In a news release issued today, the owners said they were saying "cheers and farewell with sad hearts and sincere appreciation." Co-owners Chris Anderson and Chuck Ronnebaum opened the restaurant...
October 17, 2011 - 2:17pm
April 1, 2011
Old Broadway sold?
A new restaurant is brewing to open in downtown Alexandria. Old Broadway Food and Spirits, which has been closed for four years, is in the process...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria on TV newscast Sunday
Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria will be featured in a segment on KSTP-TV Channel 5 News at 10:40 p.m. this Sunday, March 13. The station's...
March 11, 2011 - 1:19pm
December 3, 2010
Duluth restaurant owned by Brandon man is sold for $1.5 million
Editor's note: The following story from the Duluth News Tribune has a local connection.
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Alexandria couple buys restaurant in Sauk Centre
The Sauk Centre restaurant, Captain's Table on Fairy Lake, has a new name - Sunsets - and new owners, Velvet and Louis Ross of Alexandria. The couple brings a long history of restaurant experience and a passion for great food and service to the dining spot. "We're so grateful to...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
A later last call?
You may soon be able to drink a little later at Alexandria bars. And one of those places may be a Zorbaz that will be taking over Bug-A-Boo...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 10, 2010
Vergas restaurant to rebuild after fire
After Spanky's Stone Hearth restaurant near Vergas burned in the early hours of August 14, owner Josh Hanson and his crew heard an outpouring of support and condolences for their loss. And when the group announced last week via Facebook that they would be rebuilding, the support...
October 10, 2010 - 2:44pm