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Update: Several schools are two hours late
County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
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October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
September 25, 2017
Fairfield Inn to open in January
The all-new Fairfield Inn and Suites, the only Marriott brand hotel between St. Cloud and Fargo, is starting to take shape. The $5.45 million...
September 25, 2017 - 7:51am
July 21, 2017
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
What used to be Randy's Menswear has shown signs of activity the past few weeks, but has remained a mystery as sheets were hung over the windows....
July 21, 2017 - 12:17pm
March 31, 2017
A restaurant revival
Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale fans can rest easy, as the restaurant will be making a comeback of sorts. A new restaurant, owned by Mahrie Ohren...
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine invites the public to its Grand Opening Open House on Thursday, March 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the clinic,...
March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
March 17, 2017
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Bryce Swenson loves everything about coffee: roasting it, grinding it, and he says the best part is drinking it. Swenson, a senior credit analyst...
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
March 10, 2017
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
It may be the first time in history that somewhere other than the city liquor store can legally sell on-sale liquor in the town of Parkers Prairie. Tilly T's Roadside Bar and Grill, which was formerly known as Shyster's, reopened Friday, March 3, with a license to sell "strong" beer...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
March 3, 2017
Coffee house unveils event center
When Bill Jarvi opened Common Ground Coffee House in the lower level of a building on Hawthorne Street in Alexandria in September 2015, he also...
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine is a new full-service medical clinic in Alexandria specializing in naturopathic and functional medicine, clinical...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 28, 2016
Work starts on new Fairfield Inn
Visitors and residents alike will have one more choice when deciding where to stay in Alexandria. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fairfield...
December 28, 2016 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
Brewery grand opening set for Monday
Craft beer lovers rejoice! Alexandria's first brewery in 70 years will open next week. Copper Trail Brewing Company, in the Willow Creek complex...
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Chamber Ambassadors visit two businesses
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited two local businesses on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The first visit was with the new Alexandria Industries Family Health and Wellness Clinic. The result of a partnership with Achieve Wellness, the clinic provides basic health...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 19, 2016
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited three local businesses on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Lake Country Meats is a locally owned and managed meat market and small grocery store, which offers meats, smokehouse specialties and rubs, marinades and sauces. The business...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Alexandria residents Kevin and Connie Lee Cunningham, who head the Alexandria Community Radio Educational Organization, Inc., have spent the...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Servpro opens doors to local area
Servpro, a cleanup and restoration company, has opened a new franchise in the local area. Servpro of Douglas and Otter Tail Counties will respond to the community's property damage emergencies. "A fire or water damage to your home or business can be such a traumatic event," said Trevor...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am