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City rule changes hit wall
Five things to know from city council
Troops still need support
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
PrimeWest reports possible security breach
Proposed Minn. bills target higher penalties for highway protests
Boys Basketball: B-E holds Eagles to four overtime points in 67-53 win
Dance: Cards climb to sixth in final CLC standings
Swimming and diving: Cards punch ticket to state true team
Girls basketball: Chargers jump on Tigers early
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
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
Gerald "Jerry" A. Hubert
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
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
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 11, 2017
COMMENTARY: School choice matters for Minnesota families
By Andrew R. Campanella, Blue Mountain Beach, Florida In our country, we love to customize, whether it's a new addition to the house or the colors and fonts surrounding our text messages. We choose everything, from our line of work to our preferred place to grab lunch, where we probably...
January 11, 2017 - 8:00am
January 4, 2017
LETTER: Dress children appropriately
To the editor: We are contacting you in concern of winter safety for children. The weather is now below freezing and can be dangerous if not wearing appropriate clothing. Children have to wait outside for the bus before school and while at school they are outside for recess. A safety...
January 4, 2017 - 8:00am
A need for nurses
The health care industry is one of the biggest employers in Douglas County. It also is one of the employment sectors most in need of workers – particularly in nursing, where jobs range from home health nurses up to registered nurses. Nicole Schell, human resources director at Douglas...
January 4, 2017 - 6:39am
November 22, 2016
New Testament students pack shoeboxes for children
Contributed This stack of shoeboxes was gathered by the students of New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. Each month, students have a...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria students choose Trump
More than 1,000 ninth through 12th grade students at Alexandria Area High School did their civic duty and voted for who they think should be...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 26, 2016
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
To the editor: I am writing because parents and their students do well with Sen. Westrom fighting for us on education. Torrey Westrom has a solid record of supporting increases to the "per pupil" funding formula that is the lifeblood for our rural schools.
October 26, 2016 - 8:00am
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