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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
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March 31, 2017
WCA Speech wraps up regular season tournament
The West Central Area Speech team ended its regular season speech tournament in Osakis on Saturday, March 18. Kristin Gilbertson in poetry and Emma Saulsbury in storytelling received honorable mentions. Those who received superiors include Max Duncan, humorous; Emily Engen, storytelling;...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
Successfully growing traditional plants of the season
Several traditional holiday plants make their appearance in your local retail markets this time of year. If you're looking for a gift plant or...
December 28, 2016 - 10:00am
December 21, 2016
'Tis the season to fend off colds and flu
The holidays are just around the corner, and for many parents, all they want for Christmas is for the cold and flu bugs to stay away. The Horizon Public Health team, which serves Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties, recommends the following best practices to keep families...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
December 14, 2016
Theatre L'Homme Dieu announces 57th season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu will celebrate its 57th season with musicals, comedies and dramas spanning a century, as well as a curated concert series. Season passes (one admission per theatrical production) and flex passes (five admissions to be used any time for theatrical productions)...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2016
First Lutheran Church presents The Living Nativity
The members of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria will again present The Living Nativity on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a walk-through...
November 25, 2016 - 8:00am
February 5, 2016
Ten winter health hazards and solutions
By Bob Shaw St. Paul Pioneer Press The top 10 health hazards of the season — as we emerge from a series of below-zero days — go beyond merely feeling cold. In fact, frostbite wasn't even mentioned by doctors who were asked what people should worry about during winter....
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Another ski season comes to an end
An Andes Tower Hills employee made sure Jay Lindvall of Chokio and Jeff Anderson of Kensington were loaded up on a chairlift properly on April...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 8, 2011
Hello spring, goodbye winter
Just like their human counterparts, animals and birds are adjusting to the change of seasons. Ducks in Alexandria walked among swirling snowflakes...
April 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
2008 income tax season begins
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced that the state income tax filing season is officially under way. The department is now accepting individual income tax returns for tax year 2008. "This year, with a challenged economy, taxpayers are counting on their tax refunds more...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Letter - Traditions of the season
To the editor: We are truly blessed to be living in our area with all the beautiful and meaningful traditions of the season. We celebrate far more than the spirit of Santa Claus in our area. There are two traditions that I feel deserving of very special mention. St. Mary's Church...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
TLHD announces 2009 lineup: Special ticket pricing if ordered by Dec. 31
Theatre L'Homme Dieu (THLD) in Alexandria is proud to announce its upcoming 2009 season. TLHD, which has offered summer stock theater to the...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Spirit of the season starts with Christmas in the Fort
The crisp, wintry weather may have some believing the holiday season is here, but this Friday, November 28, residents are invited to officially let the spirit of the season begin with the annual Christmas in the Fort event. Christmas in the Fort, which includes the annual lighting...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
'Tis the season - to shop
Santa may already be working on his Christmas list and checking it twice, but what about this year's die-hard shoppers? The start of the holiday shopping season - the day after Thanksgiving, which is now better known as Black Friday - is right around the corner and local retailers...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Hunters: Focus on new regulations
Since waterfowl season opened October 4 and most deer seasons open November 8, hunters should be aware of new regulations. "Whether you are an avid hunter or just trying it for the first time, there are some new laws that may affect your hunting this year," Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Peak West Nile virus season
With the first human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for 2008 confirmed in three Minnesota residents Monday, state health officials urged Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes from now through September. The first three cases of the year are residents of Becker,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am