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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
Speech team earns two trophies
The Alexandria speech team recently took two trophies in seven days.
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Alexandria speech team takes second
The Alexandria Speech Team took second place at the Albany Speech Tournament on February 2. The team sent 19 members and won 18 ribbons. Those...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Speech team completes season
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in the section tournament on Thursday, April 12 at Detroit Lakes High School. While none of the team members advanced to the state tournament, Jefferson High School senior Caroline Roers came close by earning a 5th place medal in great speeche...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Roers takes 4th in speech event
In its eighth tournament of the season, the Alexandria Speech Team took on some of the top speech teams in the state at St. Cloud Tech on Saturday, March 24. Team member Caroline Roers earned the 4th place medal in Honors Finals of the Great Speeches category. The team will head...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Speech team competes at metro tournament
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in a tournament at Bloomington Jefferson in the Twin Cities on Saturday, March 3. Award winners included: Creative Expression: Paige Mackadanz - 4th; Mariah Lichty - 6th. Drama: Mariah Lichty - 5th. Great Speeches: Caroline Roers - 6th. Prose:...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Speech team finishes fifth in Paynesville
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in a tournament in Paynesville on Saturday, February 18. The team earned 5th place in the large team category.
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Speech team competes in Moorhead
The Alexandria Speech Team competed at the Spuds Speech Tournament in Moorhead on Saturday, February 11. The mostly novice team came up against some powerful teams from across the state, including Duluth, Lakeville, Eden Prairie and St. Cloud Tech, among others. Award winners from...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Alex speech team competes in Albany
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in its second meet of the season in a tournament in Albany on Saturday, February 4. The team finished in 7th place in the large team category. Individual award winners included: A.C.
February 8, 2012 - 7:24am
May 30, 2011
Help for stuttering available through DVD at Douglas County Library
Parents eagerly anticipate the moment when their child first begins to talk. But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out. As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe...
May 30, 2011 - 3:36pm