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Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield to open today
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
Radtke, Fletcher named AAHS homecoming king and queen
Blizzard hockey: Crouse likes the mix of youth, veterans as Alexandria takes season opener
Volleyball: Knights fall in five to Rothsay
Opener comes in hot
Cross country: Grove breaks own record to lead Osakis
Girls tennis: Silverstreaks power past Braves 6-1
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....
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Delores V. Marston
Charles "Chuck" Towner
Gloria Louise (Anderson) Hulsey
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
Letter to the Editor: Thefts aren't victimless crimes
Letter to the Editor: Something is wrong at AAHS
It's Our Turn: Many miles and memories
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
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
4-H holds county competition
hires and promotions
on the street
July 8, 2018
New housing project begins: It includes 28 townhomes, 56-unit complex
Work is now underway on the new "Green Pastures" housing development near Latoka Drive and County Road 45 in west Alexandria. A groundbreaking...
July 8, 2018 - 8:07am
May 9, 2018
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
A new beginning for First Lutheran
Pastor Greg Billberg told the large crowd that gathered at the site of the new First Lutheran Church that it takes a village to raise a church....
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 5, 2016
Hospital breaks ground on expansion project
The Douglas County Hospital is expanding once again. This time, the expansion — at a cost of about $15 million — will take place within the hospital's surgery center. Groundbreaking on the project took place last Friday, Sept. 30.
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Runestone Electric Association celebrates groundbreaking
Runestone Electric Association (REA) broke ground on Monday, August 27 to mark the start of construction on its new headquarters facility located...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
VIDEO: Gilded shovels, golden futures
Can you dig it? Sophomores from Jefferson High School in Alexandria can. Grasping golden shovels, nine students dug in and tossed a tuft of dirt...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Zion kicks off expansion project with service
Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria broke ground on Sunday, July 11, for phase 1 of the "God's Window on 3rd" expansion project. A groundbreaking...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Alexandria breaks ground on 'eloquently simple facility'
City officials, construction managers, police officers and more were present during the official groundbreaking of the new Alexandria Police...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Douglas Machine breaks ground on expansion project
Douglas Machine Inc.
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Breaking new ground in recreation: YMCA begins $9 million project
The sun was shining Wednesday and there wasn't hardly a cloud in the sky. "This is a positive day," stated Dave Kjos, who was serving as master...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
YMCA digs into site
A long-held goal to build a YMCA in Alexandria is no longer just a dream. The big rigs started digging ground on the new facility this week. The...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Y takes leap of faith, forges ahead
Call it a leap of faith. The Alexandria Area YMCA board of directors announced Wednesday that it is moving forward with construction of a proposed 56,000-square-foot program center. Although the YMCA is short of its campaign goal, board members felt very strongly that deferring...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
New era of veteran care in Alexandria begins
The first shovels were turned Monday on a project that will provide thousands of veterans from throughout the area with a closer-to-home option...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
YMCA delays groundbreaking
The Alexandria Area YMCA board of directors has decided to delay groundbreaking on their proposed 56,000 square foot facility until the "Com-plete the Dream" campaign goal of $8,885,000 has been met. To date, $6,994,864 has been pledged to help build the proposed facility. "Although...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
New apartment complex breaks ground in Alexandria
Ground was broken on Thursday, August 28 for the construction of "The Legacy of Alexandria," a new 116-unit apartment complex in Alexandria. Construction is scheduled to begin on The Legacy in the coming weeks and will feature multi-unit housing consisting of upscale one, two, and...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am