Skip to main content
Photo of the Week
For the record
Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
March 21, 2012
Bringing generations together through technology
With communication moving away from letters, telephone calls, and face-to-face contact, understanding technology has become a vital skill. While...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2011
'Blue Jackets Bright Futures' program encourages youth to join FFA
As Minnesota FFA prepares to welcome thousands of young people into membership at the start of the school year, the Minnesota FFA Foundation will again offer the Blue Jackets Bright Futures program, which provides sponsored FFA jackets to Minnesota youth who are starting their FFA...
August 27, 2011 - 11:20am
November 5, 2010
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete at state horse, dog shows
September is a busy month for Douglas County 4-Hers as they complete the 4-H year by competing at state events. The 4-H State Horse Show was held at the State Fairgrounds Coliseum September 17-20. Riding in the pleasure classes were: Trenton Coyer with the Hoofbeats 4-H Club of...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
AYBC basketball program informational meeting and registration tonight
The Alexandria Youth Basketball Club will hold an informational meeting and registration for its developmental basketball program, which begins in November and runs through early March. The meeting will be held today, Monday, October 4 at 7 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom. The program...
October 4, 2010 - 9:21am
July 11, 2010
Parents and caregivers of youth with disabilities asked to take part in national survey
Parents or primary caregivers of young people with disabilities between 12 and 22 years old are invited take part in a national research study by completing the National Family Support Survey at www.fastfamilysupport.org by August 13, 2010. Answers to the survey questions are...
July 11, 2010 - 11:00am
June 18, 2010
Summer Stretch youth offer free car washes
On Wednesday, June 30 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., more than 100 local youth who are participating in the Summer Stretch program will offer a free car wash at the following locations in Alexandria: US Bank, 701 Broadway; Shalom Lutheran Church, 800 County Road 44 Northwest; and Bethesda Lutheran...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
A child's upbringing has a major impact on how they grow as an adult. Either a person can wallow in self-pity or rise above the situation and...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Alexandria Youth Trap League opens May 5
The Alexandria Youth Trap League will start another season on May 5. Orientation will be held on April 18 at 5 p.m. and Monday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Shooting Park. The Alexandria Youth Trap League is coming off a season that saw its shooters experience a lot...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
OMG! Teens can win big in 'Don't Text and Drive' TV commercial challenge
Minnesota teens can give the thumbs down to texting while driving through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) and AAA Minnesota/Iowa Don't Text and Drive, Teens!
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Minnesota Teen Challenge Alexandria banquet a success
More than 320 Alexandria area residents gathered together for the annual Minnesota Teen Challenge Alexandria banquet recently.
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Get a peek at YMCA
The entire community is invited to the new YMCA site at 1849 County Road 82 NW, Alexandria for a sneak-peek at the new facility that is under...
October 23, 2009 - 12:05am
Program provides teens with leadership skills
A Teen Leadership Development Program for students in grades 8 through 10 is being offered through the Alexandria Area YMCA. The program is designed to provide young adults with the opportunity to learn more about stewardship from community leaders. The program features speakers,...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
4-H is in the spotlight next week
October 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Douglas County is celebrating with a display contest. Look for displays about 4-H in your neighborhoo...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Event connects public with health and human service agencies
Project Community Connect will host its second annual event on August 27 to connect the public with health and human service agencies and distribute backpacks to school age children. The goal of this event is to improve community members' access to vital services and housing information. Project...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Youth Baseball Association strives to create consistent winners
When Russ Hinrichs officially took over as the head coach of the Cardinal baseball program last August, he did so with an idea in mind of how to make it successful year in and year out. Hinrichs knew that success would be contingent on how his players were taught the game at the...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am