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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
January 26, 2011
Letter - Turning a blind eye to drug trafficking
To the editor: The shooting in Tucson is a reminder of the sadness to many that one person can cause, yet nothing is hardly ever said about the despair that exists within 100 miles of Tucson. A little girl and five others were killed in Tucson. Several more were wounded. Yet in...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Letter - Educate, not indoctrinate, your children
To the editor: Fortunately, our forefathers had the foresight to stagger the elections and appointments of our various political leaders. Members of the House are elected every two years, but only one-third of the Senate is every two, the president every four and his cabinet appointments...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Letter - Join in to repair the waste and corruption
To the editor: The American people have spoken. Hundreds of politicians who chose not to attend townhall meetings in the past year to account for their voting record are gone. The big media outlets who maligned the Americans who wanted answers are stunned. Many of them are close...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Miracles do happen
Editor's note: Danza Thompson of Alexandria was selected as the ambassador for this year's March of Dimes' Jail and Bail. This is her story. Randy...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Letter - Time to renew or replace
To the editor: Over the years we have voted for the right people to run our government and spend our tax money. Like any employee, they should come under scrutiny from time to time. So, here goes. The people we've elected also appoint other people to run our government - judges,...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Letter - Thanks for successful graduation party
To the editor: On June 13, more than 225 high school seniors attended the all-night graduation party at the Runestone Community Center. This party was a safe and fun-filled night for our graduates. This year marked the 29th anniversary of the party. Thank you to the community donors,...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
To ease a time of trial
Editor's note: Much of the information on the Thompsons' experience was obtained from stories written by Greta Petrich and previously published...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
'Hearts set on fire'
The close of the centennial year of MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota, was celebrated with the dedication of a new sculpture added to...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Richard Thompson, 76
Richard Neal Thompson, 76, Alexandria, died unexpectedly in Gilbert, Arizona on February 11, 2009. Funeral services for Richard were held February...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Boys' soccer: Thompson steps down
Alexandria's Wes Thompson finished up his seventh year as the Cardinal boys' soccer coach this past season. He has spent 22 years coaching...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am