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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
Three students struck before boarding school bus in Minn.
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 13, 2017
COMMENTARY: Senator will put Minnesota first
By U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota In the wake of last year's dramatic and surprising presidential election, there's a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring. Given the political earthquake we experienced in 2016, I'll refrain from making any predictions about what...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am
November 22, 2016
Ingebrigtsen to serve as assistant majority leader
Senate Republicans announced recently that Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (Otter Tail and Douglas counties) will serve as an assistant majority leader....
November 22, 2016 - 9:00am
November 18, 2016
Minnesota Cleaners Association presents legislator awards
At its recent annual meeting and awards ceremony, the Minnesota Cleaners Association presented awards to three state legislators. The association...
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
February 26, 2016
Senator Westrom to hold listening meetings
State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will hold multiple town hall listening meetings to meet with area residents on Thursday, March 3. He will visit Glenwood from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Pope County Courthouse/Government Center, 130 E Minnesota Avenue. In addition to being an opportunity...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Ingebrigtsen receives Legislator of Distinction Award
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the Coalition's three-day summer conference in Bemidji for his positive impact on environmental policy. Ingebrigtsen, a Republican from Alexandria, is serving his third term...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 30, 2013
Klobuchar's office in Alexandria for Veterans Outreach Staff Tour
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office staff will be in Alexandria on Thursday, August 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
July 30, 2013 - 10:30am
April 17, 2013
Westrom serves as guest professor
Minnesota state senator Torrey Westrom (R-District 12) spoke to students at Concordia University in St. Paul on March 19 as part of its Professor for the Day program, which honors elected state officials during each month of the Minnesota legislative sessions. The program recognizes...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Senator Westrom appointed to energy board
State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) was appointed to the NextGen Energy Board by the Minnesota State Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division of Finance Committee. NextGen Energy was established in 2007 by Governor Pawlenty and the Minnesota Legislature...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Senator Westrom to help decide funding for environmental projects
State Senator Torrey Westrom was recently appointed to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) by Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk. The purpose of LCCMR is to make funding recommendations to the Legislature for specific environment and natural resource projects....
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Manufacturing is hot career choice, notes Klobuchar
It was hard to tell who was more excited Friday: Douglas Machine leaders who escorted U.S.
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Senator Ingebrigtsen will serve as assistant minority leader
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will serve as assistant minority leader during the 2013-14 legislative session, Republican Leader David Hann announced. "Senator Ingebrigtsen serves Minnesota with passion and balance," said Hann. "He will bring a thoughtful and wise common-sense...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Ingebrigtsen votes for voter ID amendment
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, supports the voter ID legislation. "I think with 80 percent of Minnesotans wanting this on the ballot, this tells us that voters are very, very concerned about the problems in Minnesota that the Senate brought forward and all the issues that...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Franken's staff to hold office hours in Alexandria
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced today that his staff will be holding open office hours in Alexandria on Wednesday, November 10, as part of an ongoing effort to provide a convenient opportunity for constituents in the area to ask questions, share concerns and ideas or seek...
November 8, 2010 - 3:00pm