Skip to main content
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 19, 2013
Backhaus named to baseball All-Star game
Alexandria senior Beau Backhaus has been selected to play in the 39th annual Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series. Backhaus, who anchored the pitching staff for this year's Cardinal baseball team, had an ERA of 2.32 over seven games, pitching 42.1 innings, striking...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Deitz, Snider in All-Star football game
Alexandria's Ted Deitz and Minnewaska's Nathan Snider are two of the 89 players who will compete in the 40th annual Minnesota High School All-Star football game on June 29. The all-star game, which is put on by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association, will be played at Husky Stadium...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Beetles baseball: Pickens added to All-Star team
Beetles outfielder Jimmy Pickens was added to the North Division All-Star roster for the 18th annual NWL All-Star game. Pickens joins teammates Anthony Bazzani and Tanner Vavra in Madison as he replaces Duluth Huskies outfielder Luke Campbell, who will miss the game with an injury. Pickens...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Beetles baseball: Vavra, Bazzani named to NWL All-Star team
Alexandria's Tanner Vavra and Anthony Bazzani will represent the Beetles as the 2012 Northwoods League All-Star game gets under way Tuesday, July 24 at 7:35 p.m. at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin. Vavra, a junior second baseman from Valparaiso University, will be joined on the...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Baseball: U.S. Military team at Knute Nelson Saturday
Alexandria will welcome in the U.S. Military All-Star baseball team to Knute Nelson Field this Saturday to take on the Resorters League All-Stars. The Military All Stars have embarked on the "Red, White and Blue Tour" every summer since 1990. They have played in cities all across...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Beetles baseball: Alexandria sends five to NWL All-Star game
First baseman Mike LeViseur, outfielders Jeremy Boyd and Chris Fritts, and right hand pitchers Anthony Bazzani and Casey Shiver will represent the Alexandria Beetles on the North Division All-star team during the 2011 Northwoods League All-star game next Monday, July 18 at Witter...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Beetles baseball: Semien, Beck are NWL All-Stars
The Alexandria Beetles landed two players on the 2010 Northwoods League All-Star team for the Tuesday, July 20 game in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Both shortstop Marcus Semien, a sophomore from the University of California, and right hand pitcher Sander Beck, a sophomore from the University...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Football: Metro topples Outstate in All-Star game
A rain-soaked night at the Minnesota state high school all-star football game made life difficult for Colin Erickson, Mark Whiting and the rest...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Colin Erickson and Mark Whiting thrilled Alexandria football fans this past season with their ability to connect for scoring strikes from seemingly...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Christianson paces 3AAA team in All-Star games
Alexandria senior Angela Christianson had 44 points as her Class AAA team dropped both contests in the Minnesota Girls' Coaches All-Star girls' basketball games recently. Her contribution led all scorers. In the first round, Class A defeated Class AAA 91-90 on a game-winning basket...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Noga, Christianson in All-Star series
Angela Christianson of Alexandria and Sari Noga of Parkers Prairie were both selected to play in the Minnesota Girls' All-Star Basketball Series on April 16-17. The all-star roster features many of the best players from Minnesota in all classes. Both Christianson and Noga received...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
It took some patience, but Mitchell Rice learned that sometimes wishes really do come true. And with his all-star attitude, it's fitting that...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Proell on All-Star softball team
Osakis' Kelsey Proell has solidified herself as one of the top softball players in the state in the past few seasons. She was recently recognized for that by being selected to play in the 21st annual Minnesota High School All-Star Girls' Softball Series on June 7. The all-star series...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Campaign offers instant rebates for consumers buying Energy Star bulbs
A new campaign is under way to help consumers save money and energy with "Energy Star" qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). The "2008 Change a Light, Change the World" effort was launched last week by Alexandria Light and Power, the Minnesota Department of Commerce,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
A starring role
There was dirt everywhere. The mud was like thick chocolate pudding. When it did rain, it poured. And when there were casualties, they were massive. Such was the life of Katy Gibson for 15 months while she was stationed in Iraq. With barely a moment to eat or sleep, Gibson witnessed...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am