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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
July 8, 2016
Changing the way students, parents think about manufacturing
Editor’s note: The following was written by Lynette Kluver, director of organizational development at Alexandria Industries. From 2016 to...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 12, 2016
Class of 2016 graduates from AAHS (w/video)
A total of 269 seniors from Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) crossed an academic milestone by graduating Sunday. Commencement exercises took...
June 12, 2016 - 4:14pm
May 18, 2016
Watching wildlife wonders
Osakis Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) recently got out of the classroom and went on educational adventures around the area. First, 115...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Some schools in county to end year earlier than expected
Students in some Douglas County schools can thank the mild winter for allowing them to end the school year a bit earlier than expected. Changes were made because the schools did not use the closing days for inclement weather that were built into the calendar. At its meeting Monday...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Day of Caring sends students to help others
Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria will partner with United Way to offer the Day of Caring. The DMS eighth grade class will be out and about on Friday, May 13 to perform service projects for those in need of assistance. As part of this student-led effort, the eighth graders...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Alex robotics team attends regional competition in first year
The first-year Alexandria Robotics team 3313 attended its regional competition on March 3-5 in Duluth. This year’s challenge in the competition,...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Students compete at state DECA competition
Twenty Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2016 State DECA competition in Brooklyn Park Feb. 18-19. Each...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
ATCC students dominate advertising competition
The Central Minnesota Advertising Federation announced student award winners at the Regency Event Center. Communication Art and Design students of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) received 56 of 79 total awards, including all three Judges Choices and the Best of Show....
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Student Honors and Accomplishments
HONORS: Sarah Kuelbs of Alexandria was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. She attends the College of Letters and Science. • • • Caitlyn Swenson of Alexandria was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames,...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Student Graduates and Accomplishments
GRADUATES: The following students graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, in fall 2015. Alexandria: Allison Danzl, Master of Science, nursing; Danielle Schuler, Bachelor of Science (BS), food science; Jocilyn Wimmer, BS, management. Brandon: Mackenzie...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
The Alexandria Kiwanis Golden K Club held award ceremonies for the Terrific Kid Programs on Jan. 11-13. The program gives recognition to students that have gone above and beyond to perform service to their school, church, fellow students, the community and their homes in the past...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
HONORS: The following students were named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Alexandria: Daniel Anderson, management; Alex Blaser, music; Derek Dolan, mechanical engineering; Drew Fearing, mechanical...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
LETTER: Students appreciate volunteers
To the editor: Thank you to all community members that have helped us prepare before and during our mock trial. People from the community filled the roles of attorneys, judges, court reporters, media personnel, and Someplace Safe advocates. We would not have been able to carry out...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Student Honors, Scholarships and Graduations
SCHOLARSHIPS: Ryan Moorman received a $5,000 Achievement Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Moorman is the child of Deb and Gary Moorman of Alexandria and plans to major in film production. The scholarship awards $1,250 for the freshman year and is given to students...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Science Rocks teaches hands-on learning
Alexandria fifth and sixth graders joined more than 700 other students from area schools at the 10th annual 2016 Science Rocks! event on Jan. 5 at St. Cloud State University to experience college and hands-on learning. This conference is designed to introduce fifth and sixth grade...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am