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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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...
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.
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...
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