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New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, June 27
UPDATE: Alexandria man charged after near fatal heroin overdose
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Up to the challenge
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
James "Jim" Dittberner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 20, 2016
Five shows to binge on Netflix now
By Anna G. Larson, Forum News Service My ideal night involves takeout, my couch and Netflix. I'll start a series and keep watching until I can't...
March 20, 2016 - 11:00am
August 15, 2014
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Charter Communications will soon complete its move to a 100 percent all-digital network. Charter customers in the Alexandria and surrounding area will receive access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and faster Internet speeds. “By removing...
Business / On The Street
August 15, 2014 - 10:27am
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Lakes Area News now delivers local televised weather for Central Minnesota. New Lakes Area News team member, Mark Anthony, will deliver daily weather updates on weekdays and a weekend forecast every Friday. Anthony was the chief meteorologist at KSAX-TV, and has filled in on a regular...
Business / Hires and Promotions
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
TV show highlights Alexandria girl's smile mission
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl's efforts to help others will be spotlighted on the KSTP-TV program, "On the Road with Jason Davis." The show about Emersyn Harris will air this Sunday, September 8 at 10:30 p.m. and will be broadcast again on September 9 at 11 a.m. The segment is called...
News / state
September 4, 2013 - 4:37pm
April 24, 2013
KSAX-TV improves UHF signal
KSAX-TV in Alexandria is expanding and improving its over the air signal. Starting April 23, KSAX will offer the following channels: KSTP-TV in high definition.
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
'Prairie Yard and Garden' begins new season
The 26th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) continues on Thursday, March 7. Larry Zilliox, former University of Minnesota Extension educator from Alexandria, hosts the 30-minute program. PY&G airs Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
country / gardening
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Lakes area to be featured on fishing show
The Alexandria area will be featured on Fishing the Midwest TV show the weekend of March 9-10. The Fishing the Midwest crew fished in the Alexandria...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
'Your Legislators' 2013 season premiers January 10
Pioneer Public Television's Your Legislators will premiere on Thursday, January 10. The 8 p.m. live question and answer program will feature legislatures from both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Your Legislators provides an opportunity for Minnesota residents to present...
News / state
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
A tweet to a crooner pays off
When Carole Henderson's son decided to become a Green Beret, she did what any devoted mother would do. She started to tweet. How else could...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
UPDATE: KSAX discontinues broadcasts
For many viewers, it's like losing a long-time friend. KSAX-TV, which has provided news programming in the Alexandria area for 25 years, announced...
June 29, 2012 - 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
May 25, 2012
Selective TV adds more digital channels
Selective TV, the non-profit member-supported UHF system that serves the Douglas County area, continues to make improvements in the picture quality and variety of its programming. It recently made the switch to the digital format and is offering some channels in high definition. Channels...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Selective TV has new digital lineup
Selective TV, the member-supported UHF system that serves the Douglas County area, has made the switch to digital. Here is the new channel line-up (old channel locations are shown in parenthesis): KCCO (7) - 7.1 KWCM (30) - 10.1 through 10.4 KMSP (38) - 9.1 KARE (18) - 11.1 KSAX,...
March 20, 2012 - 8:45am
March 16, 2012
Local chef featured on public TV Sunday
Pioneer Public Television will feature Prairie Sportsman's Curt Anderson of Evansville in Cookin' with Curt, a cooking special that will air...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Selective TV converts some channels to digital
Selective TV, the member-supported UHF system in the Douglas County area, is going digital. James Borgrud, president of Selective TV, said that eight channels are being converted and are expected to be up and running today, Friday. The new temporary line-up for the channels is: 14.1...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am