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Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Lifestyles Expo off and running w/video
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 23
Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
Boys Hockey: Westlund scores OT game-winner to send Alexandria to the section finals
State hockey: Cards get a trophy to take home after beating the Bluejackets
Scores from Friday, Feb. 24
Boys Basketball: Huge Streaks win puts them in position to split conference title
Boys Basketball: Alex dominates in DL
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
Alexandria-based Kool-TV has launched a new TV show featuring long-time broadcaster and meteorologist Mark Anthony and his wife, Tracey Anderson....
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
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