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Minnesota hunter’s death being investigated as homicide
What happened here after Pearl Harbor attack?
For the Record - Dec. 7, 2016
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Updated with postponements)
Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 14, 2016
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
In its series exploring car insurance trends in each state, personal finance company ValuePenguin found that Alexandria was among the five cheapest cities to insure a car in Minnesota. The study looked at how inclement weather, especially the snowy, icy kind, affected insurance in...
October 14, 2016 - 3:00am
July 22, 2016
Study shows many drivers express road rage
Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most alarming findings suggest that approximately 8 million U.S. drivers...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Speed limit study ordered for road near new high school
What should the speed limit be on Pioneer Road by the new Alexandria Area High School? The Alexandria City Council is in the process of determining it. At its meeting Monday night, the council requested the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to conduct a speed study...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Carp fighters hook into invasive solutions
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Alexandria receives legacy grant for historic context study
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $7,000 to the city of Alexandria to fund the research and drafting of a historic context study of the city. Historic context studies describe the broad patterns of historical...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
New historical and cultural heritage grants awarded; Douglas County gets $7,000 for new study
The Minnesota Historical Society has announced that 12 organizations in 11 counties will preserve and share the state's history with support from Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants, funded by the Legacy Amendment.
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Adult coed Bible study set
The Alexandria Area YMCA and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) have partnered together to offer an adult coed Bible study that will run on Saturday mornings from October 30 through December 18. The instructor of the course will be John Beem, and the study will be on the...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 30, 2010
New study says nearly all structure fire deaths happen in home fires
According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year. "This study strongly underscores the...
May 30, 2010 - 10:40am
May 14, 2010
Neighborhood Bible study set
Headwaters Fellowship will host a neighborhood Bible study at The LakeHouse, near Alexandria, from 7 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday beginning May 18. The study, called "Loving God and Loving Your Neighbor," will feature music, free refreshments, healthy snacks, Bibles and an informational...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Shalom Lutheran hosts men's Bible study
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria has begun hosting a weekly men's breakfast Bible study Friday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Traveler's Inn in downtown Alexandria. The study is usually led by one of Shalom's pastors, but everyone's input is welcome. Newcomers, visitors and...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
919918 Public Notice - City of Alexandria Environmental Summary
Public Notice Publish June 5, 2009 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMARY MAY 18, 2009 Project Name: Water Treatment Plant Rehabilitation and Filter Addition Project Number: 1210001-3 Legal Description: NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 128N, Range 37W, Douglas County Project...
June 5, 2009 - 1:00am
April 1, 2009
New Alzheimer's study shows need to support family caregivers
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says a new national study on Alzheimer's disease highlights the need for federal legislation, which she has introduced to help families with elder care responsibilities. According to a new study by the Alzheimer's Association, 5.3 million Americans are...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
School boundary study approved
School District 206 administrators have their work cut out for them in the next few months. At Monday night's regular school board meeting,...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Column - District to be commended
Alexandria School District 206 has a big order to fill. It needs to come up with ways to deal with budget shortfalls while continuing its offering of top-notch academic programs, maintaining quality facilities and buses, offering a variety of extra curricular programs, and so on. And...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Some parents upset over new school boundaries
Emotions were in full swing at Monday night's regular Alexandria School District 206 board meeting. The topic that got the pot stirring was the proposed plan for the new elementary attendance boundaries. Fewer than 20 parents attended the meeting.
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am