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Celebrating a rink renovation
A long journey home
Wanted: Watercraft inspectors
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In MN, farmers urge ag property tax credit and fix to school funding
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 5, 2013
VIDEO: Confident dreamers, Jefferson High School Class of 2013
A picture perfect late spring day set the scene for the Jefferson High School Class of 2013 graduates as they marched across the stage at Citizen's...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About: Remembering freedom's price
With a Memorial Day parade on Broadway on Memorial Day, the Alexandria community paid tribute to the brave men and women who gave the ultimate...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Lakes are now awake
"By the time we're through, the lakes will be awake," predicted a member of the band, Contention, that played during Rib Fest Saturday night. The...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
VIDEO: Changes on Hawthorne
An old house on Hawthorne Street and 7th Avenue East in Alexandria came tumbling down last week. It will be replaced by a parking lot and expansion...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
VIDEO: High-flying electrical work
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane (actually a helicopter), it's...CapX2020 man. Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Helicopter work planned along I-94
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Sauk Centre may notice crews in helicopters working near the interstate starting Thursday,...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About - Oklahoma! performed by high school students
Jefferson High School students stepped into the boots of cowboys, cowgirls and ranchers for their spring musical, Oklahoma! The Rodgers and...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
VIDEO: Brandon-Evansville band performs at Kennedy Space Center
The Brandon-Evansville Charger band left Minnesota's winter that wouldn't quit weather on March 23 and headed to sunny Florida. The band was chosen by the Disney Performing Arts Onstage committee. Performances were scheduled for March 27 on the Waterside Stage at Downtown Disney...
March 29, 2013 - 9:45am
March 27, 2013
UPDATE THURSDAY 10:45 A.M.: VIDEO: Fire destroys house in Alexandria
A fire destroyed a two-story house in southeast Alexandria Wednesday. A passerby spotted smoke and flames coming from the home of John "Jack"...
March 27, 2013 - 12:44pm
March 12, 2013
UPDATE WEDNESDAY: VIDEO: Firefighters respond to Douglas Machine
A sprinkler system at Douglas Machine helped stop a fire from spreading on Tuesday. Alexandria firefighters responded to the roof fire at about...
March 12, 2013 - 2:24pm
February 27, 2013
VIDEO: Alexandria Polar Plunge breaks records
Ice swimming. Norwegians, Swedes and Fins do it all the time for no apparent reason. Folks of all ilks banded together on Sunday at Arrowwood...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
VIDEO: Out and About: Pro-life activists end protest in prayer at courthouse
Hundreds of pro-life activists gathered in just above freezing temperatures Sunday under gloomy skies on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn to...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
VIDEO: Pumpkin fest? Fruits battle for prominence at winery
Chilly temperatures may have driven the masses inside for wine tastings and food fare at Carlos Creek Winery's Applefest on Saturday but rustic...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
VIDEO: Go fly a kite... or ride one
Curious lake dwellers spied something high in the sky over Lake L'Homme Dieu on a wind-whipped September afternoon. A few folks cruised over...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am