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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
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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
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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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January 12, 2019
Cornell speaks at luncheon Dave Cornell has been invited to speak at the Unity Foundation's monthly Faith @ Work lunch in Alexandria. Cornell...
January 12, 2019 - 10:57am
January 5, 2019
Church hosts weekly Alpha course Alexandria Covenant Church is hosting a weekly Alpha course beginning Jan. 10. The course is designed especially for people interested in exploring the basics of the Christian faith, or Christians who want to brush up on the basics or deepen their...
January 5, 2019 - 6:38am
December 23, 2018
All of us need to be reminded of this: God is love
At bedtime the other night, the story I was reading with my daughter led to a conversation about how some kids make fun of others in order to make themselves feel better. We talked about the reason this happens is often because the person making fun of the other doesn't feel good...
December 23, 2018 - 5:04am
November 11, 2018
Operation Christmas Child to begin Living Waters Church in Alexandria will become a drop-off spot Nov. 12-19 for Christmas gifts for children around the world affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine. Through Operation Christmas Child, contributors pack empty shoe boxes...
November 11, 2018 - 6:05am
November 2, 2018
Fall Bazaar Bethesda Lutheran Church of Alexandria will hold its fall bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. It will sell pulled pork...
November 2, 2018 - 12:24pm
August 4, 2018
St. John Nepomuk hosts bazaar St. John Nepomuk Church is celebrating its annual dinner and bazaar Sunday, Aug. 12. Following 10:30 a.m. Mass, a chicken and wieners dinner is being served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church basement. Other events include bingo, games for all ages,...
August 4, 2018 - 10:16am
June 24, 2018
God delights in his creation
I love gardening. Each year, I look forward to putting my vegetable seeds in and watching my perennials push through the ground. I can often...
June 24, 2018 - 5:24am
May 9, 2018
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
A new beginning for First Lutheran
Pastor Greg Billberg told the large crowd that gathered at the site of the new First Lutheran Church that it takes a village to raise a church....
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
April 20, 2018
Helping Christian boys As deadly shootings focusing national attention on the plight of American boys and young men, the Unity Foundation is...
April 20, 2018 - 2:36pm
March 30, 2018
Easter vigil: Worshippers mark holy day with all-night prayer
Many years ago, Roma Thompson says, prayer saved the life of the man who would become her husband. At age 19, Tenner Thompson's leg began collapsing...
March 30, 2018 - 6:39am
March 10, 2018
Simulcast focuses on Apostle Paul St. Luke's Church of Garfield will host a simulcast about the Apostle Paul in connection with the soon-to-be-released...
March 10, 2018 - 10:51am
February 9, 2018
Nourishment for body and soul: Coffeehouse provides free soup Tuesday nights
It was the winter of 2008. Though below freezing and often snowing, Robert Janousek made his home in the alleyways of Alexandria. If he couldn't...
February 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 3, 2018
God loves us just because
I'm not above a bribe, particularly when it comes to getting my kids to try something new. Last year during swimming lessons, my kids were determined...
February 3, 2018 - 10:36am
February 2, 2018
Prayer in the air: Faith community steps up its game for the Super Bowl
ST PAUL—In football, fans often find religion just before game-winning field goals or when the quarterback heaves up a Hail Mary pass....
February 2, 2018 - 8:36am