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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Boys golf: Cardinals expect a battle at sections after another CLC win
Track and field: Lakers’ progression peaks with a true team state title
Adapted Bowling: Cardinals gain state experience with young core
Baseball: Chargers win fifth straight with sweep of Hillcrest
Boys tennis: Alexandria to get rematch with Willmar in 8AA semifinals
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
John Sr Bosek
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Joseph W. "Joe" Koopman
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
hires and promotions
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March 11, 2019
Council denies request from Lake Andrew developer
The Alexandria City Council denied a request from Zavadil Development for the city to finance up to $500,000 to build a new public street for its proposed development along Lake Andrew. The city previously approved a planned unit development for the project and Zavadil planned to...
March 11, 2019 - 9:51pm
May 29, 2018
Remembering those who died defending
Throughout Douglas County, service members past and present joined with civilians on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving...
May 29, 2018 - 12:09pm
May 28, 2018
Honoring those who sacrificed for their country
With a gentle breeze and temperatures in the high 70s, the weather held out for those participating in Alexandria's Memorial Day parade Monday...
May 28, 2018 - 12:44pm
May 25, 2018
Veteran’s Hill honors those who have served
Flags cover the hillside next to the chapel at Bethany on the Lake in Alexandria to honor those who have served or who currently are serving...
May 25, 2018 - 10:08am
May 29, 2017
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
Jeremy Pedersen urged everyone to take a moment today, Memorial Day, to be still, to mourn and to make a commitment to always set aside time...
May 29, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 27, 2017
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Every Memorial Day, veterans and their spouses bring trumpet and rifles to cemeteries in northern Douglas and southern Otter Tail counties....
May 27, 2017 - 11:17am
Remembering the uncle he never met
This Memorial Day is just like every other one for Joe Steinhagen as he remembers and honors the uncle he never knew, Private First Class Arthur...
May 27, 2017 - 11:10am
Memorial Day events
Alexandria 8:30 a.m.-noon Annual pancake breakfast at First Congregational church, 221 7th Ave. W. 10 a.m. Parade starts at Eighth and Broadway and marches to Kinkead Cemetery. 11 a.m. Service at Kinkead Cemetery. Parade: American Legion Post 87, VFW Post 936, Marine Corps League...
May 27, 2017 - 11:00am
May 24, 2017
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
To the editor: Most Americans spend Memorial Day kicking off summer and enjoying a long weekend. Through this, the importance and meaning of the day can sometimes be lost when mixed with leisure and relaxation. Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, began to be recognized...
May 24, 2017 - 6:04pm
June 1, 2016
LETTER: Observing Memorial Day
To the editor: This year we marked the 147th observance of Memorial Day. While many spent the long weekend enjoying the first days of summer with friends and family, we should not lose sight of the meaning behind this federal holiday. I hope you will take a moment to reflect on this....
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and summer construction roadwork around the state is getting into full swing. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use...
May 28, 2016 - 7:00am
May 27, 2016
Aboard the I-400 super sub
When Miltona teenager Harry Arvidson decided to join the Navy in 1942, little did he know that he would become one of the first to step foot...
May 27, 2016 - 8:14am
May 13, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community honors those that serve
In honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria presents an opportunity to recognize those that have served, past and present. With a $50 tax deductible donation, individuals can honor a veteran with an LED-lit flag that will be placed on the hill...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
The picture-perfect weather this friday will slowly turn to rain over the weekend. But slowly. Saturday will bring increasing clouds but nothing...
May 22, 2015 - 6:42pm