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Franson's bill to cut childcare regulations is signed into law
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Baseball: Olson’s homer sparks B-E, but Eagles hold on
Baseball: Cardinals look toward the playoffs after a CLC title
Softball: WCA captures subsection crown with matching 7-3 wins
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
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
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
on the street
February 26, 2018
A farm girl in Forada: Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
Whitney Olson is a farm girl through and through and has been involved in 4-H since she was in third grade. Just last month, she competed and...
February 26, 2018 - 7:23am
June 28, 2013
Alexandria woman scratches off $50,000 Lottery prize
Evelyn Skrove of Alexandria likes to play bingo and the occasional scratch-off Lottery games, so the morning of June 18, she sat down with a...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
A double win at scene of Indy 500
Alexandria was a double winner in a special racing event that took place last Saturday on the eve of the Indy 500. First, a local company, Alexandria...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Area resident wins $7,000 in Lottery
Raymond Castonguay of Alexandria recently won $7,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Crossword Multiplier scratch game. He claimed the prize April 19. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 1422 Broadway in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Nelson woman wins $5,000 Lottery prize
Norma Lanoue of Nelson won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Lucky Lines Multiplier scratch game. She claimed the prize April 1. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 211 Nokomis in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans....
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria man wins $50,000 lottery prize
Jason Qual of Alexandria won $50,000 on a Double Dollar Fortune ticket that he purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Qual claimed the prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on March 1. Double Dollar Fortune is a $20 scratch game that offers a top prize...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Alexandria man wins $82,732 jackpot
Gary Miller of Alexandria won an $82,732 Progressive Print-N-Play jackpot by playing the $5 bingo game. The Eagles, located at 526 North Nokomis in Alexandria, sold the winning ticket. Miller was all smiles but said he was "still shaking" when he arrived at the Lottery's Roseville...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Deitz named Section 8AA Triple AAA winner
Ted Deitz, a senior at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, has been named the Section 8AA Triple AAA (academics, arts and athletics) winner and will advance to state competition. Deitz and JHS senior Shanee' Herd were nominated to represent JHS in the AAA program. AAA winners...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Eric Klimek wins groundwater fest logo contest
On Wednesday, May 2, nearly 500 4th grade students from Douglas County area schools will participate in the 19th annual Kids' Water Festival...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Lottery ticket buyer in Douglas County wins new car
Some lucky person who bought a "Minnesota Millionaire Raffle" state Lottery ticket in Douglas County is the winner of a 2012 Ford Edge. The winner hasn't come forward yet to claim the prize - the drawing took place on January 1. The winning ticket number was 417962. In addition,...
January 3, 2012 - 4:18pm
September 7, 2011
Lakes Area Quilters announces block contest winner
Anita Ferguson was the winner of the first Lakes Area Quilters block contest at this year's Douglas County Fair. Quilt blocks were displayed...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Alex doctor chosen 2011 Family Physician of Year
This Alexandria Clinic medical director is swift with a smile and a stethoscope and he's willing to don a pair of skis to save lives. Dr. Anthony...
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Area resident wins $10,000 in lottery
John Meyer of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. Meyer claimed the prize November 2. The winning ticket was purchased at Cenex Convenience Store, 915 Broadway in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you or someone you...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Pipeline Travel Plaza in Alexandria sells winning ticket worth $200,000
His job as an independent truck driver brings Doug Abel to Minnesota several days a week from his home in Portage, Wisconsin. As he was driving through Alexandria on October 21, he stopped at Pipeline Travel Plaza, 3181 Evergreen Lane SW in Alexandria for some coffee. When he paid...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Area resident is a lottery winner
Cindy Stueve of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's $500,000 Money Match scratch game. Stueve claimed the prize October 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis NE in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am