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MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
Eastbound I-94 near Barnesville reopens
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 19-21
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
Priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 23.
Girls basketball: Knights put up 95 in eighth straight win
Boys basketball: Minnewaska avenges 30-point loss by beating state-ranked BOLD
Boys basketball: Osakis will welcome in Melrose at 23-0 after BBE win
Girls basketball: Kohler discusses win No. 600 as she joins elite company
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dylan Kriese- Rachel Jones
Wildlife weather the winter
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
Mike Frisch: A look ahead
Big tullibee pulled through the ice on the Alexandria Chain
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Kenneth "Ken" R. Kloubec
Ellsworth L. Molden
June Ella Davis
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: An ode to a winter bird
In the Know: A seamless transfer of degrees
1994: Alexandria restricts smoking on city property
Letter to the Editor: Leading from the heart can be unwise
4-H holds county competition
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
New rule strives to make hospital prices clearer
Farmers must file Ashby elevator claims by March 23: Lawyer estimates bond may cover 3.5 cents on a dollar
Megatrends in Agriculture: Technology on the Farm
Cancer, company create crowd at ice fishing event
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
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February 22, 2019
Friday, Feb. 22 5-7:30 p.m. Beer and Wine Tasting Fundraiser for United Way, Arrowwood Resort, 2100 Arrowwood Lane NW, Alexandria 7:30 p.m....
February 22, 2019 - 11:41am
Employees take up racing cars for Scouting
The Pinewood Derby is typically associated with Cub Scouts. But this week an Alexandria business adopted it as a company-wide employee event,...
February 22, 2019 - 10:13am
Polar Plunge Sunday at Arrowwood
The 13th annual Polar Plunge is Sunday afternoon at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. The Polar Plunge, in which people jump in a frozen lake, is held at many locations throughout the state to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.
February 22, 2019 - 7:53am
February 20, 2019
Wicken wins middle school geography bee Sam Wicken was the winner from Discovery Middle School of the National Geographic GeoBee. He edged out...
February 20, 2019 - 4:43pm
February 15, 2019
Candlelight ski, snowshoe at Lake Carlos Lake Carlos State Park will open its trails from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, for skiing or snowshoeing...
February 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
February 12, 2019
Eyesight group changes meeting site Starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 p.m., the VIP (Visually Impaired People) group will begin holding its monthly meetings at Windmill Ponds, 715 Victor St. in Alexandria. The local group focuses on socializing and educating about eye diseases. Meetings...
February 12, 2019 - 3:32pm
February 8, 2019
Musicians invited to open mic night The Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at open mic night from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at 111 Main St. in Evansville. The art center offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians...
February 8, 2019 - 12:58pm
January 30, 2019
Evansville concert canceled This week's expected brutal temperatures have caused the Evansville Art Center to cancel its First Friday Concert for Friday, Feb. 1. "Looking at the weather and wind chills and temps, I agreed with the musicians that it would be too risky," said director...
January 30, 2019 - 4:57pm
January 18, 2019
Plunge raises more than $28,000 for Special Olympics, other organizations
The Unified Club hosted a Cool School Plunge Friday afternoon at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria to raise money for Special Olympics and...
January 18, 2019 - 4:25pm
January 16, 2019
Healthy eating for a new year Aiming to help people start a new year by eating right, Bethany on the Lake will offer a free healthy eating class at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Winona Shores apartments on its campus, 1010 Lark St. in Alexandria. Crystal Hoepner, a public health...
January 16, 2019 - 7:39am
January 15, 2019
Candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park Jan. 19
Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 of its popular candlelight events again this winter, including at Lake Carlos State Park...
January 15, 2019 - 8:32am
January 13, 2019
Lunch Buddy volunteers needed Alexandria Public Schools Community Education Program is seeking volunteers for its new Lunch Buddy program. The program is designed to: create a connection between students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade and adults; provide undivided, individual...
January 13, 2019 - 10:29am
January 9, 2019
ATCC hosts student challenge For the fifth time, Alexandria Technical and Community College will host middle school students from eight schools in the NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge.
January 9, 2019 - 7:17am
January 6, 2019
DAC raising funds for door upgrades The Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center is raising money to install a pair of handicap-accessible doors for its building at 4125 Minnesota Street.
January 6, 2019 - 12:37pm
January 4, 2019
Sunday lineup expands at senior center
The Alexandria Senior Center is expanding its lineup of entertainment offerings on Sundays for what amounts to the school year, from September...
January 4, 2019 - 6:25pm