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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Volleyball: WCA rolls over Owls in sweep
Sports briefs: Aces tryouts set for Oct. 1
Girls soccer: Defense, Reineke edge Tech for a fifth straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
4-H holds county competition
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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Homecoming parade draws community to Broadway
Crowds of people lined the streets in downtown Alexandria for the homecoming parade Friday afternoon. The Alexandria Cardinal football team...
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September 17, 2018
UPDATE: Driver with medical problem dies after hitting pole
Larry Kittelson, 80, of Starbuck died after he experienced a medical problem while driving on County Road 82 west of the Douglas County Fairgrounds...
September 17, 2018 - 12:49pm
September 15, 2018
Investigators identify man accused of shooting Minnesota officer with arrow
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Authorities have identified the man suspected of shooting a Stearns County deputy with an arrow. Ramey James Olson,...
September 15, 2018 - 10:14pm
September 13, 2018
UPDATE: More details emerge in arrow shooting: Suspect is from Osakis/Alexandria area
An incident that started in Osakis and ended in Sauk Centre Thursday left a Stearns County deputy with a shot in the forearm by an arrow and...
September 13, 2018 - 6:14pm
August 31, 2018
Resorts have rich history in area: But number of resorts continues to slide
Alexander and William Kinkead built a cabin on the shore of Lake Agnes in 1858, ushering in an era of resorts, hotels and lake homes for those seeking rest and relaxation. Although area lakes still draw in a lot of tourists, the number of resorts has declined over the years.
August 31, 2018 - 6:51am
The resort life: Despite hard work, owners enjoy lifestyle
Greg Bowen and his wife, Angela Dotty, never planned on owning a resort. It just sort of happened. About 10 years ago, they had a construction...
August 31, 2018 - 5:48am
August 25, 2018
Goat yoga comes to Alexandria area
When instructor Heather Godfrey of Alexandria asked her yoga class how many had participated in goat yoga before, not one arm was raised. It...
August 25, 2018 - 2:27pm
August 18, 2018
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Recently I met some travelers from Columbia. They were women in their 20s and instantly they swept me up into that vibe I once knew, that friendly...
August 18, 2018 - 7:46am
August 17, 2018
Thursday at the fair (photos & video)
The Douglas County Fair in Alexandria starts Thursday morning and runs through Sunday evening. Check back throughout the day for more photos...
August 17, 2018 - 12:57pm
August 15, 2018
Meeting addresses money in politics
Douglas County American Promise Association is holding a free meeting in Alexandria this Saturday, Aug. 18 in an effort to remove big money from politics. It will take place at the Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Presenters from this grassroots movement...
August 15, 2018 - 12:15pm
Thankful he's alive: Motorcycle crash survivor says helmet, other gear saved him
Wearing protective gear, paying attention in class and knowing his motorcycle are the three things Alex Olson credits for saving his life the...
August 15, 2018 - 12:01am
July 28, 2018
UPDATE: Pilot in fatal crash near Alexandria identified
An airplane sheared off a power pole and crashed west of Alexandria Saturday night, killing the pilot, who was flying solo. The small aircraft...
July 28, 2018 - 10:29pm
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash near Alexandria injures six
A two-vehicle crash southwest of Alexandria sent four people to the hospital Friday night. At about 10 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls about the crash, which happened on County Road 45 at the intersection with Latoka Lane. When deputies arrived,...
July 28, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 25, 2018
Party hits the streets
For the fifth year in a row, downtown Alexandria was transformed into a party zone last Friday. The "Party in the Street" featured activities...
July 25, 2018 - 4:54am
July 18, 2018
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Judy Meyer has been in the retail business her whole life. In seventh grade, she worked at a store in St. Paul owned by her father, Carl Watrud,...
July 18, 2018 - 5:02am