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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 10, 2013
Andes Tower Hills open in May for first time
Andes Tower Hills Ski/Snowboard and Cross Country Ski Area, located near Alexandria, opened the hills to the public for the last time this snow...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Robins
Roma Thompson of Alexandria took this photo of a tree full of robins. They were hungrily eating berries off the tree. She took it on April 14,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Central Lakes winter All-conference teams
DANCE-HIGH KICK SARTELL - Amanda Smith, Ashley Bartlett, Jenna Runge, Grayce Kelm, Natalie McIntire, Ashley Rgnier. BRAINERD - Abbie Browne, Cierra Meyer Berg, Grace Gilbertson, Brianna Niemeyer, Hayle Norton, Emily Breitling. ST. CLOUD TECH- Cheyenna Gohman, Teia Gustafson, Raquel...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Passion drama cancelled because of wintry weather
The annual Passion Drama presented by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria has been cancelled this year...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
The popular Passion Drama organized by Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches has been cancelled this year because of the lingering wintry conditions. The outdoor production was scheduled for March 24 and 26. Instead, Zion Lutheran Church will instead open its sanctuary...
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Photo of the Week - Winter wonderland
Alexandria was transformed into a white winter wonderland last Saturday when Tara Stock took this photo. "It was a beautiful morning, so I...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Weathering the storm
It can be hard to imagine anything surviving some of the elements that Minnesota winters can throw at wildlife across the state. From 40-degree...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
A heavy dose of winter
Snowblowers got a workout in Douglas County Sunday and Monday. More than a foot of snow was reported in parts of the county, including 14 inches...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Celebrate winter with Frozen Ole weekend
Don't miss the pond hockey tournament that will be held without a pond this weekend! The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey Championships will be held on...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Free winter activities offered in area parks
Community Education is offering the following free classes this winter in area parks. CROSS COUNTRY SKI OUTING Runestone Park in Kensington will offer cross country skiing. Bring equipment or contact the Bike and Fitness Company in Alexandria to borrow equipment (free rentals will...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
It's a SAD time of year
From sunrise to sunset, Minnesotans will have less than 10 hours to catch some sunlight in January. Even though daylight hours are steadily increasing, winter's wrath more than likely is enduring among those with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). First diagnosed in 1984, SAD is...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Myth: Ice dams only form around gutters
As severe winter weather arrives, so do property damage risks as a result of ice dams. In fact, ice dams during freezing temperatures can cause thousands of dollars in property damage, according to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). During freezing weather,...
December 22, 2012 - 12:16pm
December 19, 2012
State park winter activities planned
Lake Carlos State Park will offer multiple nature programs throughout the month of January. Following is a list of events. For more information on any of them, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/events or call (320) 852-7200. Tuesday, January 1 1 to 4 p.m. First day hike: Meet at Lake...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am