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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
Deloris A. Elmquist
Margaret Ann Steidl 'Peggy' Karnis
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
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September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 8, 2017
Minnesota sends emergency response team to help Florida with hurricane response
ST. PAUL -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, Minnesota is sending help. Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday authorized a team of Minnesota emergency...
September 8, 2017 - 6:07pm
August 14, 2017
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
If you think this summer has been wetter than normal, you're right, the National Weather Service says. Three inches of rain fell in Alexandria...
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
(WDAY-WDAZ) The National Weather Service has issued its storm damage survey of last Tuesday’s storms. The most impressive storm produced four...
July 14, 2017 - 9:04pm
July 6, 2017
Lightning provides unexpected encore to fireworks
Some surprised Alexandria residents awoke at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to an encore of the Fourth of July fireworks, only this time nature lit...
July 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
June 14, 2017
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
Storms on Tuesday evening downed trees and damaged property in Douglas County.
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
May 1, 2017
A MAY DAY SNOW
A truck spreads sand on McKay Avenue in Alexandria on Monday morning after a heavy, wet snow made the first day of May look more like March....
May 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
March 6, 2017
2 reported tornadoes in Minnesota could be record
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A pair of tornadoes reportedly touched down in Minnesota on Monday as a band of severe weather moved through the Midwest....
March 6, 2017 - 11:19pm
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 25, 2017
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Law enforcement students from Alexandria Technical and Community College along with law enforcement officers were clearing a spot on Lake Darling...
February 25, 2017 - 12:18pm
February 22, 2017
Warm-up has Polar Plunge on the move
Record-breaking temperatures are wreaking havoc on this weekend's Alexandria Polar Plunge. The Special Olympics Minnesota fundraiser is set...
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
Weather watchers wanted
Clayton Lewis of Carlos may not be good at predicting the weather, he said, but he sure has a knack for collecting weather data. Lewis has been...
February 3, 2017 - 6:00am
January 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
Readers may remember the “thumbs up” the newspaper gave to smart drivers for their safe, careful actions after the first snowstorm of the...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
To the editor: As you may know, winter in Minnesota can be frigid. Not everyone knows the proper precautions to take during this cold season. Here are some tips we think might help: First, make sure you are dressing in layers. Winter weather is not only cold, but wet, and having multiple...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am