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Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
AgweekTV: Show Goats
Boys basketball: Big first half guides Lakers by ACGC
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Boys basketball: Knights recover for a win over Sebeka
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
January 3, 2018
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Brandon 2-year-old
When Adrianna Sletto realized her 2-year-old daughter Kaidence seemed to be under the weather in early December, she took her to the doctor....
January 3, 2018 - 7:08am
December 5, 2017
Now cancer-free, Dayton encourages screenings for early detection
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used the opportunity to encourage his fellow Minnesotans to look...
December 5, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2017
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He was not a smoker. Kurt Strand, 46,...
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 24, 2017
$183,000 raised at Relay for Life
This year's Relay for Life in Douglas County raised $183,000 for cancer research, according to the organization. Lorene Pitcher, Relay for Life...
August 24, 2017 - 11:45am
July 26, 2017
A sweet setup to fight cancer
If you're craving lemonade, cookies and donating to a good cause, there's a new place in town for just that: a lemonade stand run by 4-year-old...
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
June 9, 2017
An ongoing battle: Alexandria couple faces form of cancer rare in young adults
When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still alive?'" Seth...
June 9, 2017 - 9:04am
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
May 12, 2017
A mom against all odds to celebrate first Mother's Day
After being diagnosed with bone cancer in her spine at age 5 and undergoing surgery, as well as receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatments,...
May 12, 2017 - 7:53am
May 3, 2017
Kennedi's Karnival to benefit Hay family
Kennedi's Karnival, a benefit for the family of 4-year-old Kennedi Hay, will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The carnival will include lunch, cake walk games, music, magician, a chance to win prizes, children's crafts,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:05am
March 22, 2017
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
The public is invited to attend a cancer benefit for Randy Beman on Sunday, March 26, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
February 28, 2017
Student fighting cancer uses wish to bring in inspiring speaker
When introducing Monday's speaker at Alexandria Area High School, Principal Chad Duwenhoegger first announced that senior Josh Molden's cancer...
February 28, 2017 - 9:49am
February 19, 2017
Update: Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters (w/video)
Anglers didn't just catch fish at the 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure tournament on Smith Lake Saturday. They caught...
February 19, 2017 - 10:36am
February 16, 2017
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake
The 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure ice fishing tournament will try to raise $30,000 for cancer research Saturday on Smith Lake. Created by a small group of Alexandria Industries employees, the Fishing for the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge is about people making...
February 16, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 20, 2017
Benefit dinner to raise funds for Scott Bakke family
A dinner to benefit Scott Bakke will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at 55 Lake St. S., Forest Lake. It will raise funds for Bakke and his family to defer costs while he battles aggressive colorectal cancer. Bakke was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 43. Since that...
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
4-year-old diagnosed with rare form of kidney cancer
On. Jan. 3, when 4-year-old Kennedi Hay of Alexandria told her mother that her stomach hurt, the word "cancer" never crossed Bobbi Hay's mind....
January 18, 2017 - 6:00am