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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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April 10, 2018
Former VFW manager charged with theft
The former manager of the Osakis VFW Post faces two felony theft charges for allegedly taking money from the post's ATM machine for her own personal use. Michelle Renee Manders, 39, was charged in Todd County District Court on April 3 with theft of more than $5,000 and theft of more...
April 10, 2018 - 3:27pm
January 2, 2018
Veterans remembered with wreaths
Osakis joined communities throughout the nation on Saturday, Dec. 16 in a special remembrance of those who fought for America's freedoms. It...
January 2, 2018 - 12:19pm
August 17, 2017
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
It looks like Alexandria is going to be joining the cities of Brandon, Osakis, Long Prairie and Elbow Lake in honoring local veterans. Gabe...
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
December 9, 2015
VFW Post 936 announces essay winners
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex 16s split four games at state
The Alexandria VFW 16s finished the 2013 season by splitting four games at the state tournament last weekend in Ely. Alexandria won games against...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex 16s ready for state
The Alexandria VFW 16s tuned up for the state tournament by hosting an exhibition game against a team comprised of two players from each district team at Knute Nelson ballpark this past Friday. Alexandria won the game 11-4 behind five pitchers who didn't allow an earned run. Danny...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
VFW baseball: Worth the wait
The Alexandria VFW 16s have played 41 games this summer and they have a few more to look forward to after securing a spot in the VFW state tournament...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex 16s one win away from state
After a dominant weekend, the Alexandria VFW 16s baseball team was one win away from going to the state tournament. Wins against Willmar and Benson over the weekend in the district playoffs set up a championship game against Starbuck on Monday in Spicer. ALEXANDRIA 3, BENSON...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
VFW baseball: Willmar I downs Alex 15s in playoffs
The Alexandria VFW 15s baseball team lost 11-5 to Willmar 1 in the first round of the District 5 tournament on Tuesday in Willmar. Alexandria scored three runs in the first inning, but could not hold the lead as Willmar scored three runs in both the second and third innings. Jared...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
VFW baseball: Alex 16s win District 5 opener
The Alexandria VFW 16s baseball team won a low scoring game against Madison 4-2 in their first District 5 playoff matchup Tuesday night at Knute...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex VFW opens playoffs
The Alexandria VFW 16s were set to open the District 5 tournament at home last night, Tuesday, after earning the second seed in the playoffs. The 16s went 8-2 in league play through the regular season, while the Alexandria 15s got the sixth seed after going 5-5. Starbuck is seeded...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 22, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex 16s earn second seed, 15s sixth
The Alexandria VFW 16s baseball team will open the District 5 tournament at home on Tuesday after earning the number two seed. The 16s went 8-2 in league play, second only to Starbuck, which finished 9-1. The 16s will play seventh-seeded Madison at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Knute Nelson...
July 22, 2013 - 10:58am
July 19, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex 16s split with Madison
The Alexandria VFW 1 baseball team split a doubleheader in Madison on Monday, losing the first game on a walk off single 3-2 but taking the second game 7-1. Alexandria combined good hitting with solid pitching to win 7-1 in the second doubleheader game of the evening against Madison. Danny...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
VFW baseball: Offense explodes for VFW 16s
The Alexandria VFW I baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a 27-10 record after splitting two games in Morris on Tuesday night. Alexandria won game one, the only game that counts toward league standings, 17-6 before falling in the nightcap 5-2. The 16s exploded for 17...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
VFW baseball: Alex I takes two in home tourney
The Alexandria VFW 1 baseball team won two of their three games over the weekend at a tournament played at Knute Nelson Ballpark. Alexandria...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am