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Bitzan selected as new Chamber of Commerce director
City buildings will be more energy efficient
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Violet (w/video)
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
Here are chaotic last minutes of Legislature
Boys golf: Alex cards a 300 to win final CLC meet at AGC
Sports schedule for Monday, May 23
Track: A-B-E girls Pheasant champs, boys fourth
Baseball: Offensive flurry leads Cards past Willmar
Boys tennis: Cards close season with split at Detroit Lakes tri
New book looks at a century of Minnesota art and food
Celebrating Scandinavian heritage
AAHS students to perform alum's first full-length play
Compassion Center hosts GriefShare
Alexandria Covenant to host GriefShare
Engaged - Lesnau and Johanneson
Births - May 20, 2016
Births - May 13, 2016
Wedding - Capp and O'Leary
Engaged - Kading and Poole
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
A little patience leads to Nohre's first bird
Stringer full of walleyes
Lamb, Trenne lead Alex shooters
Kenneth "Ken" Moenck
Rupert 'Dickie' Krohnfeldt
Gertrude K. Nelson
Odilia "Toddy" B. Roers
DeWayne Leo Brever
LETTER: Presentation not an attempt to convert to Islam
LETTER: A wake-up call
LETTER: Look at yourself before being judgmental
LETTER: RSVP offers one-stop shopping for all volunteers
Gardening tips: Create a garden anywhere with straw bales
Phosphorus, buffers and water quality on the ground
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Trees donated to local fifth graders
Tractor safety bill passes state House
Developmental Achievement Center honors sponsors, purchases wheelchair bus
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
Douglas Machine to open employee health clinic
Hagel honored as 2015 Volunteer of the Year
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
VIDEO: Another soaking rain
After a mostly snow-less winter and a dry start to spring, much of the region is beginning to wetten up nicely. Areas of rain and thunderstorms...
April 24, 2016 - 6:56pm
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
April 14, 2016
Don't burn in West Central Minnesota today and tomorrow
With the windy, dry conditions, no burning is being allowed thrioughout the Douglas County area. A "Red Flag Warning" has been issued for the...
April 14, 2016 - 12:31pm
April 13, 2016
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to refrain from burning after several fire departments battled two grass fires over the...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
LETTER: Can any critic provide direct evidence?
To the editor: The March 16, 2016 letter, “Future cost of climate change is $369 trillion” just begs for a Woodward-Bernstein-style investigation into the heart of the accusations made by letter writer Pete Kuntz. First, however, allow me to thank you for permitting letters from...
opinion / letters
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 7, 2016
Winter is 8th warmest on record
With the start of meteorological spring last Tuesday, the meteorological winter is now in the books, and it will be remembered as a warm one. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport recorded an average temperature of 24.2 degrees in December through February, making it the eighth...
News / state
March 7, 2016 - 10:53am
February 26, 2016
As coats come off, is ice-off far away?
With Wednesday bringing bright sunshine and temperatures in the upper 30s, coats came off at St. Mary's School playground in Alexandria. The...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 7, 2016
Blizzard Warning Today
The Blizzard Warning remains in effect today for much of eastern North Dakota, extreme western Minnesota, northeastern South Dakota, southwestern...
February 7, 2016 - 10:58am
February 6, 2016
Climate change speaker draws big crowd in Alexandria
A good-sized crowd nearly filled the Discovery Middle School Auditorium in Alexandria tonight, Saturday, to hear weather entrepreneur and evangelical...
February 6, 2016 - 8:45pm
Download The StormTRACKER Weather App Today
With blizzard conditions expected Sunday and Sunday night, be sure to stay aware of the latest weather information by downloading our StormTRACKER...
February 6, 2016 - 8:37pm
January 29, 2016
January Rainbow in Fargo
Friday's mild weather allowed for a couple of showers to generate rain that wasn't even freezing rain. A total of 0.04" of rain was measured...
January 29, 2016 - 7:29pm
January 25, 2016
Snow piles up in Alexandria
A light but steady snowfall accumulated in Alexandria Monday morning into the afternoon hours. It made for slippery conditions throughout the...
January 25, 2016 - 2:08pm
January 22, 2016
Cell Phones Will Work Better This Weekend
With warmer weather coming this weekend, our cell phones will work a whole lot better. Mobile phones may be mobile, but they prefer to not be...
January 22, 2016 - 12:14pm
December 28, 2015
Storm warning expands to include Twin Cities
By Don Davis, Forum News Service A winter weather warning edged north overnight, giving the Twin Cities area the opportunity to share a prediction of up to a foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon in parts of southern Minnesota and much of Wisconsin. The National Weather Services expanded...
December 28, 2015 - 10:00am
December 25, 2015
Holiday Travel Weather
A weather system to our south continues to take shape and is expected to bring snow and some blowing snow into parts of the area tonight into...
December 25, 2015 - 10:25pm