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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
Three students struck before boarding school bus in Minn.
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
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
September 3, 2016
The Alexandria Cardinals football team is fired up this season. Fresh off a 51-39 road win over Monticello Magic on Friday, Cardinal players,...
September 3, 2016 - 1:34pm
July 22, 2016
Reports: Former Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
By Forum News Service Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart...
July 22, 2016 - 10:48am
March 2, 2016
LETTER: Regulate fantasy sports betting in Minnesota
To the editor: Have you heard of the newly-proposed bill that is focused on fantasy sports betting-gambling websites for Minnesota? If not, it is a bill that will be proposed on March 8, 2016. It will be proposed by Rep. Joe Atkins. I want to let people know that my uncle, let’s...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Cards wrap up CLC title
The Alexandria girls basketball team secured its second straight Central Lakes Conference title with an easy win over St. Cloud Tech and a little help from Sartell-St. Stephen on Monday night. The Cardinals beat the Tigers (7-18, 6-9 CLC) 54-25, while the Sabres took down second-place...
February 23, 2016 - 9:38am
December 4, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Claeys makes bold but necessary move for Gophers
The Minnesota Gopher football team might still get into a lower-tier bowl game, but this season already feels like one of the most disappointing years in quite some time after losing for the 12th straight game to Wisconsin on Saturday. It was hardly a shock. The Badgers are beatable...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as the next guy. As a 22-year-old living on his own, the notion of endless home-cooked food for a four-day stretch is more than welcomed. I don’t get to see my parents, who live in Iowa City, all too often, so it will also be great to spend some time...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
A first date with state for Brandon-Evansville
The Brandon-Evansville baseball team had reason to celebrate last Friday in Fergus Falls as the Chargers punched their first-ever ticket to the...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
November 29, 2014
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 29
GIRLS HOCKEY Alexandria at Orono, 2 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Alexandria vs. New Prague, 6:30 p.m. BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria at Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
November 29, 2014 - 12:00am
November 28, 2014
Sports schedule for Friday, November 28
GIRLS HOCKEY Alexandria at Mound Westonka, 3 p.m. BLIZZARD HOCKEY Twin City at Alexandria, 7:10 p.m.
November 28, 2014 - 12:00am
November 26, 2014
Sports schedule for Wednesday, November 26
WRESTLING Osakis at Melrose Invite, 1 p.m.
November 26, 2014 - 11:11am
Boys basketball: Moorhead pulls away in second half against Alex
The Alexandria boys basketball team came into the season opener at Moorhead on Tuesday night with some guys who have to get used to playing expanded roles this year. The Cardinals kept themselves in it during the first half. They trailed by just five at the break in a 33-28 game....
November 26, 2014 - 9:14am
September 17, 2014
Vikings suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
By Kevin Cusick, St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings shocked the football world for the third time in about five days early Wednesday morning, announcing that they are indefinitely suspending Adrian Peterson in light of his indictment on child abuse charges. After...
September 17, 2014 - 9:06am
September 15, 2014
Vikings say Peterson will play Sunday
By Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will play Sunday, the team announced on its website Monday. Peterson missed Sunday’s loss to New England after Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on a charge of injury to...
September 15, 2014 - 11:47am
August 8, 2014
Resorters is in full swing
Pressure is mounting at the Resorters Golf Tournament that’s taking place at the Alexandria Golf Club this week. Competitors in seven divisions...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am