Weather Forecast



February 20, 2019
A winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service until 6 p.m. Wednesday for the pink shaded areas, including Douglas County. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the purple areas.
Update: Minnewaska, Brandon-Evansville closing early
February 20, 2019 - 9:05am
February 13, 2019
Scholarship targets horticulture students
February 13, 2019 - 6:34pm
The culmination of the Minnesota Opera's residency in Alexandria this past week was a performance Sunday of "La Traviata" and more, in conjunction with the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra, at Alexandria Area High School's performing arts center. (Ross Evavold)
Bringing opera to kids: Minnesota Opera sets up shop in Alexandria schools
February 13, 2019 - 5:21pm
January 31, 2019
Update: Schools closing again Thursday
January 31, 2019 - 7:39am
January 29, 2019
One of the signs of bitter cold is sun dogs, the bright spots to the left and right of the sun that can create a halo effect. Caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere, several people have spotted them this past week. This photo of sun dogs with a sun halo was taken by Shana Vold from Bethany on the Lake in Alexandria.
Bitter cold leads schools, college to shut down Tuesday, Wednesday
January 29, 2019 - 6:12am
January 28, 2019
Jessica Chipman is a drama teacher at Alexandria Area High School and Discovery Middle School.
Creativity binds teachers' stories
January 28, 2019 - 9:38am
January 27, 2019
Area schools delayed two hours Monday
January 27, 2019 - 8:12pm
January 24, 2019
First-grader Joni Vanderheiden of Voyager Elementary School concentrates while spelling a word in the oral round of the spelling bee at Woodland Elementary School Friday. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Students compete in spelling bee
January 24, 2019 - 5:36pm
January 21, 2019
Sam Maier
Christenson, Maier nominated for AAA honors
January 21, 2019 - 8:28am
January 18, 2019
Bingo to benefit veterans group
January 18, 2019 - 5:31pm
January 17, 2019
Student accomplishments, scholarships
January 17, 2019 - 5:40pm
January 16, 2019
Unified Club dips toe in water
January 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
January 14, 2019
Matthew Carlsen
Zwilling, Carlsen nominated for ExCEL award
January 14, 2019 - 1:22pm
January 12, 2019
Alexandria High School hosts Shark Tank event
January 12, 2019 - 7:53am
January 9, 2019
Dean Anderson
Enrollment pace picking up: Double-digit increase in student numbers forecast in next decade
January 9, 2019 - 8:10am