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Names released in officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud
Alpine ski team seeks to become school-sponsored sport
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, October 17
YMCA and Knute Nelson partner to create community child care center
Volleyball: Chargers win final home match
Volleyball: Lakers drop last match to Tigers
Tennis: Minnewaska, Osakis send individuals to state
Volleyball: Cardinals end regular season with a win
Cross country: Osakis programs top five at CMC meet
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
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June 15, 2017
Winter fails to go away in small, Minn. town as gigantic pile of snow still stands tall
AUSTIN, Minn. -- Despite the warm temperatures, there's still snow in June in Minnesota. A lasting remnant of winter, a gigantic pile of...
June 15, 2017 - 5:26pm
May 1, 2017
A MAY DAY SNOW
A truck spreads sand on McKay Avenue in Alexandria on Monday morning after a heavy, wet snow made the first day of May look more like March....
May 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
March 15, 2017
Ice can mean a tough break
As someone who works out almost daily and eats well, 39-year-old Joan Olson never expected to injure herself simply walking in a parking lot....
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
February 24, 2017
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
To the editor: We have "snow angels" hanging out at Bethel Manor on Ash Street, too. So far, three times this season, when I was shoveling my car out in our parking lot, someone appeared and assisted me to clear the snow away. For an elderly person that can be a really big job, so...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
February 10, 2017
Snow Angels to the rescue
Small acts of kindness can inspire people to make a big difference in the lives of others. That's the philosophy behind the Snow Angels in Alexandria. The effort began about three years ago when a local man noticed that a few elderly people in Alexandria were being fined for not removing...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
Weather watchers wanted
Clayton Lewis of Carlos may not be good at predicting the weather, he said, but he sure has a knack for collecting weather data. Lewis has been...
February 3, 2017 - 6:00am
December 30, 2016
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
Christmas Day brought more than just presents under the tree — it brought a storm consisting of snow and ice as well as thunder and lightning,...
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
December 21, 2016
LETTER: Slow down and use headlights
To the editor: "Tis the season to drive safely, Fa la la, la la la ..." Last week I was involved in a two-vehicle collision in which my car was rear-ended while I sat at the stoplight at Third and Broadway in Alexandria. I believe the young man who hit me incorrectly estimated his...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—December in Minnesota is usually a time for activities such as ice fishing and skiing. But this year's abnormally warm...
December 8, 2016 - 5:34pm
More snow, frigid temps on the way
After getting another blast of winter, more snow is in store for Douglas County, and then, "the Arctic hammer." A National Weather Service observer...
December 8, 2016 - 12:12pm
December 6, 2016
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Snow and strong winds are resulted in poor visibility Tuesday afternoon throughout the area. Snow fell into the night with strong winds continuing...
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm
November 22, 2016
Fair warning, not so fair weather
There seemed to be plenty of warning for last week's blizzard, enough that people were prepared. At least that's what Douglas County Sheriff...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Update: Snowfall near 10 inches in Alexandria area
Nearly 10 inches of snow had fallen in the Alexandria area by midday Friday, Nov. 18, as a blizzard caused havoc with travel and events in west...
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
January 25, 2016
Snow piles up in Alexandria
A light but steady snowfall accumulated in Alexandria Monday morning into the afternoon hours. It made for slippery conditions throughout the...
January 25, 2016 - 2:08pm