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Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
‘Make America Speak Again!’
Hot Club of Cowtown in concert
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
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
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
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
Rollin "Rollie" Berglund
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
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
on the street
February 12, 2018
Priest was choked with speaker wire, left for dead; Alexandria man charged
The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in an attempt to choke him...
February 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
Anamoose priest choked with speaker wire was left for dead
ANAMOOSE, N.D. — The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in...
February 12, 2018 - 8:19pm
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 9, 2018
Voyager students celebrate Winter Olympics
To honor the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Lynn Strandskov and several other teachers at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria...
February 9, 2018 - 3:02pm
February 8, 2018
Blood drives set for Alex, Osakis
The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives in Alexandria and Osakis in coming weeks to replenish a blood supply hurt by bad weather and the flu. The first two in Alexandria will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, both at Calvary Lutheran...
February 8, 2018 - 6:55am
February 6, 2018
Alexandria man charged with attempted murder in ND priest attack
BISMARCK, N.D. — An Alexandria man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection to an attack last week on a priest...
February 6, 2018 - 4:37pm
January 23, 2018
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
January 23, 2018 - 9:20am
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
December 28, 2017
Taking to the skies: 14-year-old Civil Air Patrol cadet takes first orientation flight
Greta Lundquist still has a couple of years before she can legally drive, but the ninth-grader from Benson is already learning how to fly. Lundquist,...
December 28, 2017 - 7:26am
What is the Civil Air Patrol?
The Civil Air Patrol is an aviation-oriented volunteer organization that is a federally chartered auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. It has three primary missions: • Emergency services — search and rescue, disaster relief, counter narcotics and civil defense to name a few....
December 28, 2017 - 7:25am
December 18, 2017
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Fire destroyed a garage near Nelson early Saturday morning. At 5:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 8, 2017
Woodland school receives National Blue Ribbon award
Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is...
December 8, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 5, 2017
Snow must be removed from city sidewalks
With winter's arrival, Alexandria city officials are reminding property owners and businesses about the city's sidewalk snow and ice removal...
December 5, 2017 - 9:09am