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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
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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November 15, 2017
IN THE KNOW: Ag education blooms in Alexandria Area High School
Since the opening of the new high school in 2014 and the implementation of the Academies of Alexandria programming model, we have seen student...
November 15, 2017 - 11:31am
November 14, 2017
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Supreme Court will decide if a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's teachers union protections...
November 14, 2017 - 8:47pm
November 11, 2017
ND has one of the best weather monitoring systems in the US. Here's how it works.
NDAWN or North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network is a popular tool with farmers and ranchers. North Dakota is known to have one of the best...
November 11, 2017 - 8:30am
November 1, 2017
Learning to stick together: Parkers Prairie students learn power of duct tape, business and helping
After reading about the devastating hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida, Heather Lovrien's fourth-grade students at Parkers Prairie Elementary...
November 1, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 18, 2017
Minnesota State system to update tuition, fee policies
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota State system will consider overhauling its tuition and fee policy in response to the growing number of students...
October 18, 2017 - 9:30pm
October 16, 2017
Long repair list for B-E schools
In his update to the school board members at Monday night's regular board meeting, Brandon-Evansville Superintendent Dean Yocum listed several...
October 16, 2017 - 9:55pm
October 6, 2017
With visit to high school, Minnesota Supreme Court hopes to show human side of justice system
The Performing Arts Center at the Alexandria Area High School was temporarily transformed into a courtroom on Thursday, Oct. 5, as the Minnesota...
October 6, 2017 - 10:38am
A Harley goes to college: Alex Tech student's performance benefits school
Billy Peters, a former student at Alexandria Technical and Community College, won big at the SkillsUSA National Motorcycle Competition. So big...
October 6, 2017 - 9:56am
October 5, 2017
Supreme Court justices mingle with the public
Minnesota Supreme Court justices swapped banter, personal stories and inspirational messages Wednesday night when they shared a community dinner...
October 5, 2017 - 9:46am
September 29, 2017
American pride in the cards in flag display at WCA Homecoming
Ever since watching the 1984 Olympics opening ceremony as a kid, John Kreft has wanted to partake in a card stunt, which is a display made up...
September 29, 2017 - 11:27am
Updated: Woodland Elementary named 'National Blue Ribbon School'
Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria was named a National Blue Ribbon School, the state announced Thursday, one of eight Minnesota schools...
September 29, 2017 - 10:23am
September 27, 2017
Minn. State board has failed to report multiple teacher sex abuse incidents, report finds
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Teaching has not been reporting teachers' sexual misconduct or inappropriate behavior with students that...
September 27, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 19, 2017
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
ST. PAUL — After making some modest changes, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted a new plan Monday, Sept. 18, to the U.S....
September 19, 2017 - 8:23am
September 18, 2017
More talking, listening urged in B-E plans
The messages from both the yes and no voters were loud and clear at the Brandon-Evansville School Board meeting Monday night. Those who voted...
September 18, 2017 - 10:57pm
September 15, 2017
B-E enrollment up slightly as school year begins
School is in session and enrollment numbers around Douglas County are both up and down. The Brandon-Evansville School District is up eight students from this time last year, according to Superintendent Dean Yocum. After the second day of school, the district's enrollment for K-12...
September 15, 2017 - 1:49pm