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Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
UPDATE: Four injured in crash near Evansville
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
Wrestling: Alex takes third at Parker Prairie
Sports schedule for Monday, Jan. 16
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
RLou Mae Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
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
October 24, 2012
Local military member honored at Twins game
Sergeant First Class Michael Hafner was the honorary flag raiser at the August 10 Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays game at Target Field. At...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Thirteen countries in five years for Tischer
The word "Afghanistan" is very three-dimensional. Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Last week to see WWII exhibit in Perham
Saturday, October 20 will be the last day to see the traveling exhibit "Our Lives, Our Stories: American's Greatest Generation" at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. Through interactive exhibits and audio-visual displays this exhibit explores the life arc of the World War II generation...
October 14, 2012 - 4:01pm
June 27, 2012
Dahlheimer competes for 'Soldier of the Year' honor
Spencer Dahlheimer of Alexandria puts his heart and soul into being a solider. He improves himself every day by sharpening his skills at the...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Officer with stage IV cancer speaks, sings at Flay Day event
A Minnesota National Guard Army officer with stage IV cancer spoke Thursday at the Army's 237th birthday celebration and Flag Day at the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, Minn. "Lt. Col. Mark Weber's inspiring perspective on his fight with cancer, leadership, soldiering and...
June 21, 2012 - 9:07am
May 28, 2012
Governor Dayton proclaims Memorial Day; local events planned today
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Monday, May 28 to be observed as an official Minnesota State holiday. Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Memorial Day holiday: "On this Memorial Day, I ask all Minnesotans to take time to remember the courageous...
May 28, 2012 - 6:36am
May 25, 2012
Grand marshal of Alexandria Memorial Day parade wants all veterans in spotlight
For years, Dennis Carstens of Alexandria has marched in the Memorial Day parade. This year, if he's able to, he'll ride in a convertible and...
May 25, 2012 - 11:45am
March 23, 2012
Two local companies provide prayers for soldier
The American flag was flown with great honor and pride at the Detention Facility in Parwan, Afghanistan on September 18, 2011. Specialist Craig...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
NEW LONDON, Minn.
October 15, 2010 - 1:23pm
October 13, 2010
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
The funeral for Army Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New London, will be at 2 p.m. October 17 at the New London-Spicer (NLS) High School gymnasium. The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. October 16, also at the high school. Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home of New London. Clark...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection
NEW LONDON, Minn. - Ryane Clark, a solider who was a native of New London and studied law enforcement at Alexandria Technical College, was killed...
October 5, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2010
Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 2002 Farmington High School graduate is in stable condition and is preparing to be transported to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C. after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan earlier this week. Kyle Malin, 26, was injured when an improvised...
July 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
June 7, 2010
Hancock honors soldier killed in Iraq
Flags waving in the breeze, Patriot Guard standing at attention and the flashing lights of emergency vehicles were the backdrops for a service...
June 7, 2010 - 1:45pm
Hancock soldier killed in Iraq
HANCOCK, Minn. - A Hancock, Minn., soldier was killed in Iraq in a noncombat-related incident, according to family sources. Army Sgt. Kurt E....
April 7, 2010 - 2:20pm