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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
August 15, 2011
Deck collapse in Alexandria sends 16 people to hospital
The deck on a Lake Geneva home collapsed Friday night and left several people injured. Autorities reported that 16 people were treated at Douglas...
August 15, 2011 - 7:28am
July 13, 2011
11-year-old saves mom and sister from possible car crash near Alexandria
Life's door can swing open or closed in just one moment. The Burns family of Alexandria understands those fragile circumstances all too well. But...
July 13, 2011 - 8:28am
May 23, 2011
Two killed in boating accident near Alexandria
A day on the lake among friends turned tragic in Alexandria Saturday - two were killed in a boating accident on Lake Victoria. The victims were...
May 23, 2011 - 7:40am
May 21, 2011
Motorcycle crash near Alexandria causes serious injuries
A 60-year-old man from Oak Grove was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 near Alexandria Thursday. The crash happened at about 5:15 p.m. near Nordic Trails Golf Course north of Alexandria. Alexander Haack, 16, of Alexandria was pulling out onto Highway 29 when...
May 21, 2011 - 9:40am
April 29, 2011
Earthquake rattles Alexandria this morning
An earthquake rattled the Alexandria area early this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a 2.5 magnitude rumbled at 2:20...
April 29, 2011 - 11:35am
February 15, 2011
Organizers issue statement after no fish were caught in Alexandria tourney
Organizers of the 2011 Ice Fishing Challenge, held on Lake Agnes in Alexandria Saturday, issued the following statement this morning: "As unbelievable as it may sound, there were no fish caught in the 2011 Ice Fishing Challenge. Because of this, the organizers of the Ice Fishing...
outdoors / region / fishing
February 15, 2011 - 4:31pm
Police officer escorts Alexandria council member out of meeting
A heated discussion at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night spun so out of control that Mayor Dan Ness ordered a police officer to escort Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole out of the building. Ness and Batesole have repeatedly sparred over council procedures and decisions...
February 15, 2011 - 7:22am
February 11, 2011
Three Douglas County deputies shot suspect numerous times
More information has been released about an officer-involved shooting that happened at a Garfield home late Sunday night. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Sergeant Jason Peterson, the three deputies involved in the shooting were Arthur Vinson, Paul Trautman and Jacob Asfeld....
February 11, 2011 - 11:47am
February 7, 2011
Death of coach leaves Alexandria team fighting emotions
The Alexandria girls' hockey team experienced a whirlwind of emotions on Tuesday that finally ended with the Cardinals taking the ice against...
February 7, 2011 - 7:57am
January 21, 2011
Seven fire departments battle Alex blaze
Firefighters from seven departments are battling a fire at SunOpta in Alexandria this morning. The fire is now under control but clouds of smoke...
January 21, 2011 - 11:15am
May 4, 2010
Man in hot tub tried to save drowning girl in Alexandria pool
More information has been released about a 6-year-old Carlos girl who drowned in the pool at Holiday Inn Sunday evening, including her name - Kortni Botzet. At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department and North Ambulance responded to the Holiday Inn on Highway 29...
May 4, 2010 - 6:46am