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UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
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
Tips for container-grown succulents
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
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