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Alexandria student seeking national office
Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Sports schedule for Sunday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
David "Dave" R. Collins
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
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September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 20, 2017
Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
A thunderstorm that passed through the Douglas County early this morning caused widespread power outages, mainly north of Alexandria. Runestone Electric Association crews have been working through the night and will continue to do so until power is restored, according to the association....
September 20, 2017 - 8:39am
August 3, 2017
Weather Service confirms tornadoes near Carlos, Brandon during July storm
A damaging July 17 storm that cut through Douglas County produced two tornadoes, one that crossed Lake Carlos and the other that passed northeast...
August 3, 2017 - 4:22pm
July 18, 2017
Another big storm rumbles through Douglas County
Tornado sirens sounded Monday night as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were several reports of trees and branches...
July 18, 2017 - 8:56am
July 12, 2017
Updated: Tornado-like damage hits northwest Alexandria w/video
The sound of chainsaws could be heard loud and clear along Wallace Street, Woodcrest Road, Donna Drive and others in northwest Alexandria on...
July 12, 2017 - 5:29pm
July 6, 2017
Lightning provides unexpected encore to fireworks
Some surprised Alexandria residents awoke at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to an encore of the Fourth of July fireworks, only this time nature lit...
July 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
June 23, 2017
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Marlene Nelson pulled the family's golf cart to an abrupt stop and pointed out in the distance. "This is our shop," she said. Then she corrected...
June 23, 2017 - 8:51am
June 15, 2017
Storm update: REA crews restore power for most members
As of 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, June 14, Runestone Electric Association crews had restored power to all its members with the exception of several accounts that experienced extensive storm damage. The association expects restoration of all members to be complete by this afternoon,...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
June 14, 2017
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
Storms on Tuesday evening downed trees and damaged property in Douglas County.
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
December 6, 2016
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Snow and strong winds are resulted in poor visibility Tuesday afternoon throughout the area. Snow fell into the night with strong winds continuing...
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm
September 9, 2016
Storm tears off roofs, damages new solar panels at Camp Ripley
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 10:54am
August 4, 2016
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
Storms popped up between Minot and Devils lake near highway 2 around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon. The storms spread eastward dropping hail and producing...
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
July 13, 2016
DNR offers advice for dealing with storm-damaged trees
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 11, 2016
Storms rip through Fargo region, parts of Minnesota
Severe storms ripped through the Fargo region Saturday night and early Sunday, downing trees, causing isolated flooding and some damage to buildings....
July 11, 2016 - 9:57am