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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 26, 2016
Alexandria lifeguard credited following back-to-back emergencies
ALEXANDRIA - When Katie Coopet went to work Monday, she expected it to be a typical day working at the snack bar in the waterpark at Arrowwood...
August 26, 2016 - 11:14am
August 22, 2016
For second time in month, Minnesotan charged with fleeing police
ALEXANDRIA—Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man over the weekend after authorities say he intentionally...
August 22, 2016 - 7:56pm
August 15, 2016
Three young girls look to clean regional lake one zebra mussel at a time
Three 10-year-old girls visiting the Alexandria area have big dreams this summer. After hearing about recent zebra mussel infestations, Margaret...
August 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
August 5, 2016
Former Willmar PD detective one of officers involved in shooting of suspect in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA—A former Willmar Police Department officer has been identified as one of two Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents who discharged...
August 5, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 2, 2016
Officer shoots, kills suspect in downtown Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- One person is dead after an officer shot a suspect Tuesday in downtown Alexandria. About 2:15 p.m., law enforcement was called...
August 2, 2016 - 5:25pm
August 1, 2016
Victim of ATV crash in central Minnesota was a 45-year-old Hoffman man
ALEXANDRIA -- The 45-year-old Hoffman man who died when his all-terrain vehicle was hit by a car Saturday has been identified. Patrick Anderson...
August 1, 2016 - 9:08pm
July 25, 2016
Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed zebra mussels in Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties, as well as in northwestern...
July 25, 2016 - 9:41pm
June 22, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced in $2.2M money laundering scheme
NEW YORK—A 46-year-old Alexandria man was sentenced June 15 for his involvement in a money laundering scheme of more than $2 million. Kenneth...
June 22, 2016 - 7:53am
June 21, 2016
UPDATE: Officials ID body pulled from lake near Alexandria
Updated 5:43 p.m. Tuesday ALEXANDRIA — A fisherman’s body was pulled from Lake Andrew two miles south of Alexandria on Monday night. The...
June 21, 2016 - 7:57am
May 31, 2016
Glenwood man dead following fight in park
ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Police Department responded to a call Sunday involving a 31-year-old male from Glenwood who was down and seizing...
May 31, 2016 - 8:08am
Crash near Alexandria seriously injures three family members
ALEXANDRIA - Three family members were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Monday north of Alexandria. The crash occurred on Highway 29...
May 31, 2016 - 7:56am
May 26, 2016
Letter: Willmar can be proud of athletes
The community of Willmar has a lot to be proud of not only regarding the athleticism of their track and field athletes but the character nestled in those same young women. I was fortunate to have been asked to run the pole vault event at the Alexandria Area High School track meet...
May 26, 2016 - 6:00am
May 13, 2016
Hunting dog rescued from culvert pipe in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - At 1 a.m. Sunday, Terry O'Brien of Woodsman Drive Northeast in Alexandria awoke to the sound of howls. It wasn't coming from his...
May 13, 2016 - 11:31am
May 10, 2016
Bank robbery reported in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — Alexandria police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. The robbery was reported at US Bank, 701 Broadway, in Alexandria about 10:50 a.m. Monday, according to Police Chief Rick Wyffels. No one was injured. Alexandria police, FBI and...
May 10, 2016 - 12:20am
May 4, 2016
Glenwood man captures video of police foot chase in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- A suspect who was arrested Monday after police chased him through a restaurant now faces more legal trouble. He allegedly gave...
May 4, 2016 - 3:59pm