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Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
LETTER: Franson spent $40,000 in 2017
LETTER: Learn more about mental illness
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
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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February 3, 2018
How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
Bees are vital to agriculture, but bee populations have faced serious problems in recent years. Both pesticides and pests are being blamed for...
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
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