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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
hires and promotions
on the street
May 21, 2018
Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
The villain who fed a body into a wood chipper in a famous scene from the movie, Fargo, was in Alexandria today, Monday. The actor, Peter Stormare,...
May 21, 2018 - 5:06pm
May 18, 2018
Celebrate Mai Fest at the Runestone Museum
Celebrate Minnesota’s rich connection with Scandinavia at the Mai Fest on Saturday, May 19 at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Syttende...
May 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
November 9, 2017
Families gather at Runestone Museum for Haunted History Night
The first-ever Haunted History Night at the Runestone Museum on Friday, Oct. 27, was deemed a success, as families turned out to listen to ghost...
November 9, 2017 - 11:27am
August 4, 2017
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
The Runestone Museum made a change in leadership as former executive director Jim Bergquist took a job at Alexandria Technical and Community...
August 4, 2017 - 6:49am
June 21, 2017
Alexandria could triple in size this weekend with several big events
It is safe to say that Alexandria residents will not be at a loss for activities this weekend. Consider this: a cowboy shootout at the Runestone...
June 21, 2017 - 8:04am
May 26, 2017
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
Two Alexandria museums will feature new exhibits for the summer season, ranging from nature photography to Minnesota boats to the Ice Age. ...
May 26, 2017 - 8:52am
February 1, 2017
Big Oles and Little Lenas
Music and laughter could be heard inside the Runestone Museum on Friday, Jan. 27, as the inaugural "Big Ole — Little Lena Ball," a father...
February 1, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
It's time for fathers to escort their daughters to an evening of dancing and entertainment. The Big Ole — Little Lena Ball will be held...
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
December 16, 2016
Museum branches out
Colleen Boesen used one word to describe the future of the Runestone Museum: bright. Boesen, a long-time museum board member, said, "It's amazing...
December 16, 2016 - 6:00am
November 30, 2016
Christmas spirit lights up in Alexandria
The Christmas season officially kicked off in Alexandria Friday night with the annual lighting ceremony on North Broadway. The ceremony was part...
November 30, 2016 - 9:18am
November 26, 2016
Christmas season lights up in Alexandria - w/video
The Christmas season kicked off in Alexandria Friday night with the annual lighting ceremony of the downtown Christmas lights. The ceremony...
November 26, 2016 - 10:02am
November 16, 2016
Christmas in the Fort ushers in holiday season
The Runestone Museum will present its annual Christmas in the Fort, featuring the Parade of Trees, on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, at Fort Alexandria. This holiday celebration is free and open to the public. Santa will make an appearance, and goodies and cider will be served....
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
September 30, 2016
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
If you drive by the Runestone Museum, you'll notice it has a new look. As part of its 2016 effort to remodel and beautify the exterior of the museum building, which also houses the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, the museum's board of directors voted to purchase new awnings....
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Runestone Museum makes television appearance
The Runestone Museum is once again making a television appearance. The Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum" will feature the Runestone Museum on its program Friday, Sept. 30. The show will air at 8 p.m. on the Travel Channel. Mysteries at the Museum, hosted by Don Wildman,...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2016
A prop for Big Ole: Viking 'Gjallahorn' to stop in Alexandria, Kensington
Big Ole has a fresh paint job, and next week, he'll briefly have an accessory to complement it. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am