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Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
19-year-old Minn. woman dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, January 19 through Sunday, January 21
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Anthony "Tony" Mark Olhausen
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Evelyn J. LeSuer
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
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Place a Milestone
January 12, 2018
Operation Round Up sets record In December, the Runestone Electric Association delivered 46 grants to local organizations, which it called a record for the utility's Operation Round Up. Customers fund Operation Round Up by allowing the utility to round their bills up to the nearest...
January 12, 2018 - 10:03am
January 11, 2018
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
Marlin & Nora Hoglund Marlin and Nora Hoglund of East Wenatchee, WA will celebrate their 75th Wedding Anniversary January 30, 2017. The...
January 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
January 7, 2018
Charity Lee Wagner and Darin Scott Anderson
January 7, 2018 - 10:15am
Five generations of the Grubb family sat for this picture at Ione Grubb's 99th birthday party on May 13 at Knute Nelson. Clockwise, from back...
January 7, 2018 - 8:14am
January 5, 2018
Assembling the evidence Skepticism toward the Bible abounds. But how does the evidence stack up? Beginning Thursday, Jan. 11, Alexandria Covenant Church will offer a course called Assembling the Evidence, Part I that will examine evidence for the historical reliability of the Old...
January 5, 2018 - 2:12pm
In January, community education classes will teach students how to make butter, how to survive the winter and how to make table runners, among other topics. Alexandria Public Schools will offer the classes beginning in January. To register for these classes or others, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com...
January 5, 2018 - 12:15pm
January 2, 2018
Conservation trust offers scholarships
Residents of Douglas, Pope, Grant or Otter Tail counties may apply for environmental science scholarships from the Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on scholastic success and demonstrated interest in the environmental sciences. Applications...
January 2, 2018 - 2:20pm
Grant connects artists, community
Alexandria Community Education has received a $3,000 grant to connect artists with community members who wish to learn more about their work. The funding, announced Wednesday, Dec. 20, will help community education present its first-ever "Fine Art Exhibit and Makerspace" from 9 a.m.-noon...
January 2, 2018 - 9:18am
A night to shine
Registration has begun for Night to Shine, a prom night on Feb. 9 for people with special needs. "It's a huge, huge event that's done nationwide," said Jane McCrery, one of the organizers. As it has in previous years, New Life Christian Church will host the event, which is sponsored...
January 2, 2018 - 8:18am
December 30, 2017
Matthew Robert Berghoff and Ronna Rae Severson Ailee Marie Velazquez and Alex Franklin Shockley Katherine Monika Lehmann and Isaac John Triebold Divyesh Bharat Bhakta and Sonal Divyesh Bhakta Kevin Joseph Kuefler and Lindsey Rose Rieland Candia Marie Meyer and Stanley Orrin...
December 30, 2017 - 4:21pm
Douglas County Hospital December 20, 2017 Girl, Elizabeth and Ryan Bolstad, Alexandria December 22, 2017 Girl, Bethany and Chad Ouren, Rothsay Girl, Rachel and Jesse Lanigan, Glenwood Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 22, 2017: 653
December 30, 2017 - 4:21pm
December 29, 2017
55-plus driver course set for Alexandria, Parkers Prairie
Drivers age 55 and up in Alexandria and Parkers Prairie can brush up on their skills in January when the Minnesota Highway Safety Center offers its four-hour 55-plus Driver Improvement Course in each city. The Parkers Prairie course will take place from 6-10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan....
December 29, 2017 - 12:15pm
December 23, 2017
Alexandria math league takes first
The Alexandria Area High School math league team easily took first place in a Monday, Dec. 18, competition against Pelican Rapids, Moorhead,...
December 23, 2017 - 4:03pm
Douglas County Hospital December 13, 2017 Boy, Keshia and Trevor Solem, Glenwood December 14, 2017 Girl, Jenna and Scott Nosbush, Osakis Boy, Emily and Jacob Ekola, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 14, 2017: 645
December 23, 2017 - 7:04am
December 19, 2017
Strater-Lambert Kailynn Strater and Brian Lambert, both of Minnetonka, were married on June 23, 2017 by Pastor Becky Worner at Gathered Oaks...
December 19, 2017 - 6:00pm