Skip to main content
Habitat unveils new warehouse
For the record
Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Track and field: Olson, Ludwig qualify for Hamline Elite Meet
Golf: Grant Rebrovich wins medalist honors in Cards' first meet
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Charles A. Dempewolf, Sr.
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
On The Street
hires and promotions
on the street
January 24, 2018
Meeting people at the speech meet
The students dress for success, in sensible black suits with a splash or red or dark blue. And while the speech competitors are all business...
January 24, 2018 - 8:00am
May 5, 2017
Three WCA team members compete at state
The WCA speech team had an incredible day speaking at the Class A State Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 22, according to speech advisor...
May 5, 2017 - 11:34am
April 12, 2017
WCA Speech competes in Section 6A Tournament
The West Central Area Speech team competed in the Minnesota State High School League Section 6A Tournament in Underwood on Saturday, April 8....
April 12, 2017 - 5:01pm
April 5, 2017
WCA Speech members honored at speech extravaganza
The West Central Area Speech team held a community speech extravaganza on March 28 at which WCA families and community members listened to WCA...
April 5, 2017 - 6:00am
March 31, 2017
Alexandria Speech team takes third at CLC meet
The Alexandria Area High School Speech team traveled to St. Cloud Apollo for its CLC meet on Tuesday, March 21. The team received third overall, and the following students placed individually: Creative Expression: Claire Wilmesmeier, third, and Regan Peterson, fourth. Duo Interpretation:...
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
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
March 17, 2017
Three champions emerge at WCA's speech meet
Saturday's West Central Area speech team was small in numbers but strong in talent. Several students missed speaking in Graceville as many were...
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
WCA speech places in top half at Battle Lake meet
The WCA Knights spoke in Battle Lake on March 4, finishing in the top half among schools in the area. Top speakers for the Knights included Hannah Anderson at second in great speeches, Brianna Kreft earning second place honors in extemporaneous reading, Solomon Sewell receiving a...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
March 1, 2017
WCA Knights take multiple ribbons at latest meet
The West Central Area Speech Team devoted another Saturday to perfecting its abilities on Feb. 25, competing in three rounds and a final. Solomon Sewell was a champion in two categories, winning both discussion and original oratory. Hannah Anderson earned a fourth place ribbon for...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Over the past few weeks, the West Central Area Speech Team has competed in three invitationals, bringing home multiple individual awards. At the Underwood meet, Brianna Kreft got second in extemporaneous reading, Hannah Anderson was third in great speeches, Solomon Sewell was third...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
West Central Area speakers participated in the Minnewaska Area Schools Speech Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Knights brought home five individual ribbons, placed in the top third as a team and introduced several new speakers. Discussion champion Solomon Sewell placed first...
February 17, 2017 - 10:31am
February 8, 2017
West Central Area Speech team kicks off 2017 season
The West Central Area Speech team made its 2017 debut at the Otter Orations speech meet on Jan. 28. The meet was host to almost 500 high school...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
February 1, 2017
LETTER: Help available for stuttering
To the editor: For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears of speaking and being teased remain the same — year after year.
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
April 24, 2013
Speech team concludes season
The 2013 speech season concluded on April 11, when 17 Alexandria speech team members competed at the 8AA Speech Section competition at Little Falls High School. Lydia Gusaas advanced to the final rounds and won fourth place in extemporaneous reading. The other team members who made...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Local speech team earns first
The Alexandria speech team won first place at the Detroit Lakes 2013 Speech Tournament on March 16. Winning first place in their categories...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am