Skip to main content
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
County hires first HR director
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Alexandria student seeking national office
Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
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
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
Curtis H. Weber
DiAnn E. Bakke
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
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
hires and promotions
on the street
December 7, 2016
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
To the editor: As a liberal and a voter, I want to thank the artists who continue to entertain us through the medium of theater. I have always appreciated the time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the performance. Ever since the time of the early Greeks, theater has been there...
December 7, 2016 - 8:00am
November 30, 2016
LETTER: Theater is not a place for liberal rants
To the editor: I am a conservative and a voter. I want to express my disappointment of politics now moving into live theater. Theater to me has always been a time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the story and performance. However, after recent events, I have decided not to...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 26, 2016
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
Midway Mall Cinema 9 in Alexandria is being sold. Cinema Entertainment Corporation (CEC Theatres) in St. Cloud is purchasing Cinema 9 from Tentelino...
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 9, 2016
Lakes Area Radio Theatre takes its show on the road
The public will have the opportunity to experience Lakes Area Radio Theatre twice this week. First, it will go back to the 1950s as it presents two shows at the theater on Lake Geneva on Friday, Sept 9, at 7 p.m. The actors include Kristin Woizeschke, Martin Kagermeier, Kristen Stenvik,...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2016
Down at the drive-in: New generation keeps theater alive
In the cozy shadow of a majestic screen against a sunset backdrop, a little theater teems with life. Cars line up on grassy mounds. Music hums...
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
The Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) Theatre Department will kick off its season on Saturday, Aug. 27 with Project 1440, a semiannual theater festival where a collection of short plays are written, cast, directed and performed in a span of 24 hours (or 1,440 minutes). The public...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
AAHS students to perform alum's first full-length play
Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) theater students will perform a student-produced play, Kony's, written by AAHS alum Spencer Vogel, on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School auditorium in Alexandria. Each year, students in Jessica Chipman's...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
'Alice in Wonderland' registration is open
Registration is now open for Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's annual Day Camp. This year is the company's 30th anniversary, and it is celebrating with a production of one of its most popular shows, Alice in Wonderland. The camp will be held the week of August 1-5 from noon to 5 p.m.,...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
AAAA presents PROOF
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) presents the powerful drama PROOF by David Auburn. Peformances are Thursdays and Fridays, April 22,...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will present a quest featuring webbed feet, a strong beak and a duck who is very different. Watch...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Sing, my angel of music'
The stage is set. The theater is full. It is quiet, black, ominous, as a gavel bangs. The sharp sound echoes, springing the audience back to...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
'Dashing Through the Snow'
From the southern writers who penned The Dixie Swim Club and Dearly Departed comes a mad-capped Christmas comedy. Alexandria Area Arts Association...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Drama/comedy is Discovery's next theater production
The Discovery Middle School (DMS) theater department will present the comedy/drama All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten on Saturday, November 21 at 1 and 4 p.m. and Sunday, November 22 at 2 p.m.
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am