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Warming house at Noonan Park to close for the season after today
Warm temperatures causing flooding problems in Alexandria
Truck carrying de-icer overturns near Evansville
Four young men killed in southern Minnesota crash
Swift County deputy involved in shooting of Alexandria man is identified
8AAA girls basketball: Fergus ends Alexandria's season in the semifinals
Fan buses available for the Alexandria boys' basketball game at state
Sports roundup from Saturday, March 8
Osakis falls to Sauk Centre 49-44 in sub-section semifinals
Alex boys basketball will open state against Austin
The spirit of the season continues
At the movies
Taking the itch out of winter
Free Irish concert in Barrett to join St. Patrick’s Day celebration
Engaged - Drewes and Quinn
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 3, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 23, 2014
Engaged - Mathiowetz and Wagner
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
Fishing for a good cause
Big buck beds in back yard
DNR seeks public’s input on deer numbers
More state park use, permit sales rise
Health care success will quiet detractors
You would rather do what?
Environmental damage caused by ethanol production
Get informed and know your neighbors
It's Our Turn: Journalism is not a crime
Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
Century Farm applications now accepted
Marketing update session offered to farmers
Sesquicentennial farm applications due April 1
Viking Antiques relocates
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum creates new position
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Betty Ranum, 87
Ethel Pease, 90
Robert Krueger Jr., 80
Edward Becker, 73
January 16, 2013
'Prairie Yard and Garden' to air 26th season
The 26th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) will begin on Thursday, January 17. Larry Zilliox, former University of Minnesota Extension educator from Alexandria, hosts the 30-minute program, a Minnesota resource for gardening information. PY&G airs Thursday evenings at 7:30...
gardening / news
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Charter brings new HD channels to Alexandria customers
Charter TV, a leading broadband communications company, is adding 27 new high definition (HD) channels for customers with HD service in the Alexandria area on June 20. These additions are part of the evolution of Charter, which includes a growing number of HD channels and on demand...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
ABC's Extreme Makeover teaming up with Fargo company to build new home
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the Emmy-award winning hit reality show on ABC Television, is coming to the Fargo-Moorhead area to surprise one deserving family with an extreme home makeover, according to a news release issued by Heritage Homes. The firm is asking for community support...
news / region
September 25, 2010 - 12:12pm
September 8, 2010
Keeping the KCMT legacy alive
For almost 50 years, KCMT did more than bring local television into central Minnesota homes. It created memories to last a lifetime - for both...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
History of Alexandria to be featured on PBS
Pioneer Public Television, the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) affiliate that serves Alexandria, will air a segment on the history of Alexandria on Sunday, August 15 at 7 p.m. Also during that program, "Postcards," a travel film about Alexandria from the 1950s, will be aired. Viewers...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Selective TV discusses premium channels
Selective TV, Inc. held its annual meeting on July 12 at Living Waters with more than 150 contributors and viewers in attendance. An update was given about what has happened over the past year and future changes. Jim Borgrud, Selective TV president, has been a member since 1976....
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Local TV channel spotlights city council, school activities
The city of Alexandria and Alexandria School District 206 have formed a partnership to support, maintain, and operate Alexandria's local access channel (Channel 7 for Charter cable subscribers). The mutual goal for this partnership is to improve communication with the broader community...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Pioneer Public TV to increase signal strength
Pioneer Public TV will increase its signal strength and install new equipment at its Appleton facility in early November. By replacing a transmitter and antenna for KWCM-TV, the station's signal will reach more viewers. "This equipment upgrade should be good news for viewers because...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Council meetings, school activities are now on cable TV
The city of Alexandria and Alexandria School District 206 have formed a partnership to support, maintain and operate Alexandria's local access channel - Channel 7 for Charter Communications subscribers. The channel is called "Alexandria Community Television," or ACT. The mutual...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Digital TV transition delayed
President Barack Obama signed legislation today that will delay the upcoming digital television (DTV) transition until June 12, 2009. The delay will allow consumers more time to prepare for the transition. The bipartisan legislation for the delay was authored by U.S. senators Amy...
February 11, 2009 - 5:22pm
December 23, 2008
Letter - How much TV screen time is enough?
To the editor: About 99 percent of the people in the United States have a television, but are television, video games and computers healthy for children? I think it's unhealthy for a child to have more than three or four hours of screen time a day. I wonder if parents actually think...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am