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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
September 24, 2018
Electric car owners to power up in Alexandria
Alexandria will soon be a popular spot for those with electric cars. At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council issued a conditional...
September 24, 2018 - 10:38pm
September 13, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Residents concerned about Lake Andrew project
Editor's note: The following letter addresses a proposed housing development on Lake Andrew. Zavadil Development is proposing to construct 52 townhomes, 10 lake lots for separate sale, and related road and utility improvements on 55 acres along the northwestern shore of Lake Andrew...
September 13, 2018 - 7:02am
December 22, 2017
Public comments accepted for Lake Andrew development
The city of Alexandria has completed a mandatory Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposed development near Lake Andrew. Zavadil Development is proposing to construct 52 townhomes, 10 lake lots for separate sale and the related road and utility improvements along the northwestern...
December 22, 2017 - 11:52am
October 23, 2017
Alexandria unveils new logo
The city of Alexandria's logo of a sun and waves on top of the slogan, "Easy To Get To, Hard To Leave," will soon be replaced on city vehicles...
October 23, 2017 - 11:27pm
September 28, 2016
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Zebra mussels have invaded another Douglas County lake – Lake Andrew. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources last week confirmed new reports of zebra mussels in Lake Andrew and three other Minnesota lakes: Lake Sallie in Becker County, Lac qui Parle in Chippewa, Lac qui...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Lake Andew
Zebra mussels have invaded another Douglas County lake -- Lake Andrew. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed today new reports...
September 22, 2016 - 11:55am
March 6, 2015
Rescue and Recovery
Man dies after fall through ice; 2-year-old in critical condition after ATV breaks through ‘bad ice’ on Lake Andrew, sinks 18 feet
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Fire destroys barn near Alexandria
A barn on the west side of Lake Andrew, near Alexandria, burned to the ground early Friday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call at 4:39 a.m. reporting the fire. The Alexandria Fire Department responded to the scene but the barn was nearly burned to the ground. There...
January 4, 2013 - 7:39am
August 14, 2009
City borders to expand near north shore of Lake Andrew area
Alexandria's city limits will soon expand - by 439 acres, in fact. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved three separate requests to annex property in Lake Mary Township adjacent to Cross Country Lane as requested by the landowner, Larry Zavadil. He's...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am