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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
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
Alexandria Light and Power
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 26, 2018
Hwy. 29 to be safer for walkers
Walking across Highway 29 in south Alexandria may soon be safer. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to advertise...
March 26, 2018 - 10:29pm
Idea to extend 44th Ave. hits snag
A project to extend 44th Avenue has hit a dead end. At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council was informed that the city's application for a grant through the Minnesota Department of Transportation was denied. Last October, the city applied for a state grant to extend 44th...
February 26, 2018 - 10:04pm
October 9, 2017
Council refinances electric bonds
A refinancing of electric utility revenue bonds is expected to save Alexandria Light and Power Utilities nearly $100,000. At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council approved the sale of the $1.685 million bonds that will refund bonds issued in 2007. The sale was also approved...
October 9, 2017 - 10:39pm
October 5, 2017
ALP Utilities warns customers of scam targeting businesses
Several local businesses received scam phone calls recently purporting to be from Alexandria Light and Power, the utility said in a news release. Customers receiving ALP electrical service were told over the phone that their payment did not process and they needed to make a payment...
October 5, 2017 - 10:58am
September 11, 2017
Douglas County helping on the storm front
Help has been heading from all directions across the country in the wake of not one, but two hurricanes; the first, Harvey, hitting Texas and...
September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm
July 24, 2017
Alexandria restaurants get scam phone calls
Several Alexandria area restaurants received scam phone calls over the weekend regarding their electric service. A caller, posing as someone from Alexandria Light and Power Utilities, stated the restaurant needed to make a credit card payment or their electrical service would be disconnected....
July 24, 2017 - 11:37am
September 12, 2016
Truck crashes through garage wall; suspect arrested
Alexandria police say a man tried take a truck parked inside a garage at Alexandria Light and Power on Monday afternoon and drove it through a wall before hitting a barrier outside the garage. Police identified the suspect as 21-year-old Franklin William Hardy III of Alexandria....
September 12, 2016 - 8:12pm
September 9, 2015
Agreement in place for steam power
PDSWM producing its own power
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
ALP begins water main flushing
Attention water customers of Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities: ALP Utilities will begin its summer water main flushing program within the city limits starting this week and continuing for approximately six to eight weeks. Customers may notice brief periods of low water...
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
ALP rates to jump
Regulations and rising wholesale costs to blame
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am
October 10, 2014
Celebrating 125 years of ALP
Open house draws large crowds to applaud ALP’s milestone
October 10, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
ALP increases water rates
The Alexandria Board of Public Works has approved a water rate adjustment of 5 percent, which was effective Tuesday, July 1. This rate adjustment was implemented to reduce the existing deficiency in present rates as a result of numerous frozen water lines this past winter and spring,...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
ALP Utilities begins flushing program
ALP Utilities has begun its spring water main flushing program within the city limits. It will continue for approximately eight to 10 weeks. Residents may notice periods of low water pressure or a discoloration in the water. However, this condition will be temporary. If discoloration...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
ALP Utilities in Alexandria receives national recognition
ALP Utilities in Alexandria is one of 184 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider...
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am