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Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
More snow, frigid temps on the way
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 21, 2016
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria will host its ninth annual Applefest on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the winery. Admission...
October 21, 2016 - 9:00am
September 23, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
The 2016 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day event is fast approaching and will honor Carlos Creek Winery and its many contributions to...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery presents Grape Stomp
Wine, beer and stomping. Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria is offering these things and more at its annual Grape Stomp Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16-18. The ever-entertaining grape stomp tent is back, along with vendors, live music, wine tasting, a man cave and lumberjack show....
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Sangria and pizza bring together flavors of autumn
A week or so ago, when the weather was beautiful and everyone was out trying to enjoy every last minute of our snowless weather, I went to visit a neighbor and brought along a special fall cocktail I wanted to try: caramel apple sangria. To make the sangria, I combined flavored coffee...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Donate books and drink wine
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale will hold a kick-off event for Project Bookshelf on Thursday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale in Alexandria. Attendees should bring at least one new book for any age child to...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Fork and Cork offers evening of food and friends
Time to pop the cork and ready your fork. That's right. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will present Fork and Cork on Friday, October 23 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Guests will travel in small groups to five food stations while learning about...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Get your fill of fruit and wine at Applefest
Fall is here, the leaves are changing, and the harvest is ready, so why not celebrate with some apples? Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria invites...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
November 22, 2014
A dash of wintry wine fun
A new type of run added a dash of winter fun to Alexandria Thursday night. Organized by Broadway Bistro, Downtown and Plaza Liquors and Sixth...
November 22, 2014 - 11:24am
September 5, 2014
Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp
More than 15,000 people are expected to attend Carlos Creek Winery’s annual Grape Stomp September 12-14. This year’s festival features 12...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Carlos Creek Winery wins Best Rose Wine of 2014
More than 2,200 wines traveled to the Indy International Wine Competition, one of the nation’s largest wine competitions, July 30 through August...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2013
Out and About - Grape Stomp
The Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp didn't let a steady rain on Saturday dampen the weekend-long celebration.
September 18, 2013 - 3:08pm
February 15, 2013
Beer and wine gala to include more variety
United Way's 2013 Beer and Wine Tasting Gala promises to offer more variety of wines and specialty beer. The gala will be held at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center near Alexandria on Friday, February 22 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by H Boyd Nelson and Goose Island, this year's...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Beer, wine tasting gala scheduled
Looking for a way to take a break from the winter doldrums? Then mark the calendar for United Way's 2013 Beer and Wine Tasting Gala at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center near Alexandria on Friday, February 22 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A variety of wines and specialty beer, an array...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Carlos Creek announces 'Stomp for a Cause'
Alexandria residents will have a chance to support local nonprofits in September when Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria debuts Stomp for a Cause at their annual Grape Stomp and Wine Festival. The three day festival, held September 14-16, features live music, art, food, craft vendors...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Wine tasting fundraiser set
The Minnewaska Laker Foundation is holding its 5th annual Taste on the Lake wine and microbrew tasting fundraiser Wednesday, May 2 at Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with open tasting and appetizers, along with a silent auction. At 8:30 p.m. a live auction...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am