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Matching ND Challenge grant to colleges, universities called a ‘resounding success’
Peoples Park skating rink is open
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
Crime & Accident Report
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Laker gymnasts consistent in victory over Perham
Jackson wins 152-pound championship at Big Bear
Four-goal second period leads Stars over Lakers
Rader resigns as Frazee head football coach
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 1, 2014
Two Alexandria teens set to star in indie film
What’s it like to be a movie star? Amanda Richards and Cody Saurdiff, both graduates of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, will soon find that out, as they are set to star in an indie rock romance titled “Izzie Midnight,” written and directed by Matt Eckholm. According...
January 1, 2014 - 8:00am
December 16, 2013
Suspect arrested in Alexandria stabbing
A stabbing was reported in Alexandria Saturday and a suspect was arrested. The Alexandria Police Department received a call of a fight in progress in a parking lot in the 1700 block of 6th Avenue East. Police said the fight was between Joshua Baumann, 21, and Patrick Sandgren,...
news / crime
December 16, 2013 - 11:37am
December 5, 2013
Electronics theft foiled at Alexandria Walmart
A suspect who tried to wheel a shopping cart full of electronic items out of the Alexandria Walmart without paying didn’t get very far, according to police. Officers were called to a theft in progress at Walmart at 5:11 p.m. Tuesday. A suspect, later identified as Dustin Lee...
news / crime
December 5, 2013 - 2:30pm
November 13, 2013
Alexandria museum welcomes new research on historic monument
After a steady stream of recent books and documentaries supporting the authenticity of the Kensington Runestone, a new book calls the famous stone a fake. Paul Stewart, an independent researcher from Stafford, Va., claims the Runestone, which some believe was carved by explorers...
November 13, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
news / accidents
October 21, 2013 - 10:41am
October 2, 2013
Suppression of evidence in vehicular homicide case sought
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The attorney for an 18-year-old Alexandria man charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide has filed motions to suppress evidence. The attorney, John Leunig, told the court that Jacob John Dale was not advised of his Miranda rights when he was questioned...
news / crime
October 2, 2013 - 8:41am
September 10, 2013
Pot growing operation busted near Alexandria
A marijuana growing operation was busted in Alexandria Friday and a suspect was arrested. Agents and officers from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Police Department executed a search warrant for Warren Michael...
news / crime
September 10, 2013 - 8:39am
September 8, 2013
Former Alexandria resident publishes book about the history of Polaris racing
The year was 1976. Thousands upon thousands flocked to Alexandria for the chilly December snowmobile race. Polaris had been dominating the professional circuits for the past two years with its Starfire sleds and team of racers, appropriately dubbed the “Starfire Kids.” Now...
September 8, 2013 - 12:30pm
August 9, 2013
Big Ole Viking statue in Alexandria survives nature, vandalism for nearly 50 years
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – There he stands. At 28 feet tall and constructed of Fiberglas, the Viking statue known as Big Ole has been keeping an eye on Alexandria from his vantage point at North Broadway for nearly 50 years. But he hasn’t been without hardship. Over and over again,...
August 9, 2013 - 9:55am