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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Beautiful day for Applefest
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 5, 2012
Electronic payments: The best and soon the only way to get benefits
Chances are, if you receive Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or any federal payment, you receive it electronically. More than 90 percent of people getting monthly Social Security benefits already receive electronic payments. If you don't yet, that's...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Foster grandparent program reaches out to kids
What do being a college professor, bus driver, lunch lady, hairdresser and stay-at-home mom have in common? All of these experiences can prepare...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Alexandria Senior Center to host annual book sale
The annual Alexandria Senior Center book sale will be held Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 14 at the Senior Center. The hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on Friday, hours are 8 a.m. to noon. The fall salad luncheon will be on Tuesday, September 11 from 11 a.m....
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Week of August 27-31 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Meatloaf, baked potato, Italian vegetable salad, vanilla pudding Tuesday - Barbecued chicken breast, au gratins potatoes, coleslaw, fruit Wednesday - Lasagna, garlic breadstick, carrots, peaches Thursday -...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Most of us have heard of hospice, but do we really understand it? Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Hospice helps people who are terminally ill live comfortably and enhances their quality of life. The focus is on comfort, not cure. A trained...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Week of August 20-24 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Tater-tot hotdish, carrots, tapioca pudding Tuesday - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed corn, fruit cocktail Wednesday - Country pork chop, au gratins potatoes, waxed beans, rosy applesauce Thursday...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Week of August 13-17 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Ham loaf, creamed potatoes, corn, chocolate pudding Tuesday - Chicken pasta alfredo, garlic breadstick, green beans, pears Wednesday - Pepper steak, garlic mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, Jell-O/topping Thursday...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Food-borne illness signs for seniors
Food safety is a vital part of staying well. Each year about 76 million people in our country become ill from eating contaminated foods. Thousands are hospitalized and about 5,000 die. These illnesses come from eating foods that are contaminated with bacteria, viruses or parasites....
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Week of August 6-10 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Sweet and sour pork, rice, peas, butterscotch pudding Tuesday - Hamburger, potato salad, waxed beans, fruit Wednesday - Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes/gravy, Harvard beets, cake Thursday - Oven fried chicken...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Week of July 30-August 3 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Tater-tot hotdish, carrots, vanilla pudding Tuesday - Ham 'n' cheese casserole, corn, fruit cocktail Wednesday - Sweet 'n' sour chicken, rice, peas, lemon mousse Thursday - Pork roast, mashed potatoes/gravy,...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Watch for signs of urinary tract infections
What is the second most common type of infection, responsible for approximately 8.3 million doctor visits each year? It's the urinary tract infection, more commonly known as a bladder infection. Most of these 8.3 million visits are made by seniors and also repeat patients. A urinary...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Week of July 23-27 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Beef stroganoff, corn, tapioca pudding Tuesday - Barbecued ribbette, baked potato, coleslaw, fruit Wednesday - Chicken pot pie, peas, chocolate mousse Thursday - Baked ham, au gratins, creamed cabbage, oatmeal...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Week of July 16-20 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday - Chicken strips, mashed potatoes/country gravy, creamed corn, chocolate pudding Tuesday - Swiss steak, scalloped potatoes, squash, pears Wednesday - Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed peas, cookie Thursday...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Heat stroke: Symptoms and treatment
With the hot week we are having, I thought it may be a good time to remind us all of heat stroke and its symptoms. Heat stroke is strongly related to the heat index. A relative humidity of 60 percent or more hampers sweat evaporation, which hinders your body's ability to cool itself....
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Week of July 9-13 Alexandria Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday - Oven fried chicken breast, mashed potatoes/gravy, waxed beans, butterscotch pudding Tuesday - Lasagna, garlic breadstick, green beans, peaches Wednesday - Meatballs, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed carrots, cake Thursday...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am