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Rollover crash reported in Pope County
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
County increases tax levy by nearly 2 percent
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
A sensitive Santa event for children with special needs and their families will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the lower level of Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. The event includes pictures with Santa, activities and snacks. Digital images will be available...
9 hours 38 min ago
November 9, 2016
Norse secrets in Vikings stadium
"Honor your legacy, defend the North." You'll find this phrase engraved in the prow of the Viking ship outside U.S. Bank Stadium. But unless...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
The mystery surrounding the Kensington Runestone continues to pull people in — even after 118 years. Ever since the stone was found by...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Singers invited to raise up voices in new choir
A new choir is in its beginning stages in the Alexandria area. Created by Hayley Bouressa, The Runestone Singers will be a community choir that...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Hoax or history?
By John Lamb Forum News Service Mike Scholtz is thrilled that his feature-length documentary, "Lost Conquest," headlines the opening day of...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Runestone fame keeps rolling on
Word about the Kensington Runestone continues to roll around the country. As part of a promotion launched in 2011, the U-Haul moving company...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria held its 30th annual steak fry fundraiser last Wednesday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a perfect...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Runestone Go-Karts results
August 9, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Matthew Golden; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Morgan Haack; 4. Landon Nordick Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Haack; 3. Fuoss; 4. Nordick Feature: 1. Fuoss; 2. Haack; 3. Nordick; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat 1: 1. Bryce Sward; 2. Brooke Flynn; 3. Maddie Swenson;...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Runestone Go-Kart racing
RUNESTONE GO KART RACING JUNE 28, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Nick Lupkes; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Matthew Golden; 4. Jack Koranda; 5. Alexander Fosberg Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Koranda; 3. Fuoss; 4. Lupkes; 5. Fosberg; Feature: 1. Koranda; 2. Lupkes; 3. Fuoss; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Fouss, Sward, Bitzan are multiple winners at Runestone Raceway
Ty Fouss won a pair of heat races and the feature event in the Rookie Division at the Runestone Raceway Go-Kart oval last Friday. Also picking up two heat and a feature win were Bryce Sward in the Sportsman Flat Division and Tyler Bitzan in the Junior I Caged Animal. Winning the...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Runestone Raceway go-kart results
RUNESTONE GO KART RACE RESULTS JUNE 7 ROOKIE DIVISION HEAT 1 GROUP A: 1. Nick Lupkes, 2.Jack Koranda, 3. Logan Nordick. HEAT 1 GROUP B: 1. Alexander Fosberg, 2. Ty Fouss, 3. Charlie Bohn. HEAT 2 GROUP A: 1. Koranda, 2. Lupkes, 3. Nordick. HEAT 2 GROUP B: 1. Fouss, 2. Fosberg,...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Kensington Runestone Park entrance migrates south
A 20-day work plan began on May 24 to move the Kensington Runestone Park entrance. An entirely new road has been cut through the wooded land....
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Runestone Raceway final points standings
ROOKIE FLAT (No points kept) Alexander Fosberg, 2x Carter Suchy, 93 Cooper Reed, 4CF Gage Feeken, 53 Kellen Dahlen, F5 Kinzie Johnson, 18 Logan Nordick, 21K Maggie Anderson, 82 Mallory Sward, 16 Matthew Golden, 95M Tayton Blascyk, 2 Ty Fouss, 37 Brendan Rossell, 13 Ethan...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 31, 2012
What's happening at the Runestone Regional Learning Center?
Fall quarter will soon end for the 115 students currently enrolled at the Runestone Regional Learning Center (RRLC) in Alexandria. RRLC will...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am