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Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Feeling the strain: In the Computer Age, digital eye strain has become an epidemic
DL man charged with motor vehicle theft
Park Rapids man sentenced for burglary
Woman charged after being caught driving stolen Trailblazer
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
Vikings hold on for victory over Frazee girls
State-ranked Prowlers down Laker girls
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Home-grown talent: Crookston siblings--triplets and a single--may be featured on HGTV as reality house-flipping stars
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Minerva Lorraine Anderson
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
July 22, 2016
Alexandria woman dies after crash
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Nelson in central Minnesota, has died. The St. Cloud Hospital confirmed the death of Amber Lynn Martinson, 28, of Alexandria, Monday. The crash happened about 5 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of County Road 9 and County Road 73, north...
July 22, 2016 - 5:40am
June 27, 2016
Post 15 takes Alexandria tourney title
The Detroit Lakes Post 15 baseball team improved to 13-2 overall after going 4-1 over the weekend to take the championship of the 16-team Alexandria...
June 27, 2016 - 11:14am
June 1, 2016
No. 2 Alex slips by top-seeded Lakers to section final
A two-run homer in the first inning by Ellie Ronning held up for the winning runs in a close 2-1 pitcher’s duel Wednesday, as No. 2 Alexandria...
June 1, 2016 - 6:53pm
May 9, 2016
Bank robbery reported in Alexandria
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that was reported at US Bank, 701 Broadway, in Alexandria this morning, Monday. The robbery was reported at about 10:50 a.m., according to Police Chief Rick Wyffels. No one was injured. The investigation is ongoing and...
May 9, 2016 - 1:17pm
May 5, 2016
Bystander shoots video of police chase outside Minnesota restaurant
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Judd Hoff of nearby Glenwood and his wife happened to be parked by China Buffet when the chase happened. All he wanted...
May 5, 2016 - 8:17am
May 4, 2016
Police chase theft suspect through Alexandria restaurant
Alexandria police officers chased a 22-year-old Fargo man on foot and through a restaurant before arresting him Monday afternoon. The incident began at about 3:45 p.m. when officers were called to Walmart for a theft and transaction card fraud. The suspect was reportedly stealing...
May 4, 2016 - 8:35am
April 29, 2016
Laker softball wins in walkoff
The Laker softball team picked up their second walk-off victory this week with a thrilling 10-9 home victory over Alexandria to remain undefeated in Section 8-3A play Thursday at Snappy Park. A Laker error in the top of the seventh set up a two-run home run by Cardinal first baseman...
April 29, 2016 - 9:39am
GOLF: Laker girls second to Red Wing at Alex
A trio of Red Wing golfers placed in the top four to lead the Wingers to a four-stroke victory over Detroit Lakes at the Alexandria Girls Golf Invitational Wednesday afternoon. “It was out first meet in cold temperatures this season,” DL head coach Cali Harrier said. “Add the...
April 29, 2016 - 8:30am
April 26, 2016
Driver faces four felonies after crash that injured toddler in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A 41-year-old Sauk Centre woman faces five alcohol-related charges, four of them felonies, in connection with a crash that...
April 26, 2016 - 8:07am
March 5, 2016
8AAA Girls Basketball: Top-seeded Cardinals cruise past Flyers to section final
The top-seeded Alexandria girls basketball team had a proficient night from three-point range to coast to a 57-36 victory over fifth-seeded Little...
March 5, 2016 - 11:30pm
March 3, 2016
Otters rally late for section championship
Nathan Rund watched his older brother cry after three losses in the Class 3A, Section 8 championship with Fergus Falls in his brother's sophomore,...
March 3, 2016 - 9:53pm
March 2, 2016
Stingy defense leads top-seeded Alex to section semifinals
The Alexandria girls basketball team continued to bring a fire on the defensive end into the Section 8-3A quarterfinals, handling Bemidji in...
March 2, 2016 - 10:00pm
February 29, 2016
Boys Basketball: Alex to meet Fergus for 8AAA title
The second-seeded Alexandria boys basketball team will get its chance to play for a section championship. The Cardinals made sure of that by controlling the second half in a 77-59 win over third-seeded Sauk Rapids-Rice at St. Cloud State University on Saturday. That sets up a matchup...
February 29, 2016 - 11:18am
February 23, 2016
8-3A boys basketball: Late push lifts Cards over Sabres
The Alexandria boys basketball team wanted to avoid a repeat of last season’s Section 8-3A first-round exit and got off to a slow start at...
February 23, 2016 - 11:35pm
February 22, 2016
Basketball: Alex sweeps Laker boys
The Alexandria boys basketball team swept the season series with Detroit Lakes on Thursday night as the Cardinals beat the Lakers 54-48. Alexandria led at halftime 23-22. DL struggled from long range making only two of 12 three-point attempts (17 percent). Jake Richter and Isaac Cihak...
February 22, 2016 - 10:11am