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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Updated: Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Boys golf: Cardinals trying to put it all together after Brainerd steals one at AGC
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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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