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'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
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Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Harlow D. Skindelien
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Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
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Bruce & Deb Johnson
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August 17, 2011
Beetles alive in NWL playoffs
The Willmar Stingers' season-long nemesis, the Alexandria Beetles, stayed alive in the Northwoods League playoffs with a 4-3, 10-inning win over the Mankato MoonDogs on Tuesday. The North Division playoffs are tied 1-1. The deciding game three is 7:05 p.m. today at Knute Nelson Field. The...
August 17, 2011 - 12:17am
May 22, 2011
Two die as boater loses control on Alexandria-area lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - 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 Nicole Marie Getz, 27, and Mathew Paul Spletzer, 30, both of Alexandria, according to new information released by the...
May 22, 2011 - 3:14pm
April 5, 2011
Solar power works to flex its muscle
SPICER -- Geothermal heating and cooling systems require a sizeable investment up front, but offer a proven payback through reduced energy costs. Thermal...
April 5, 2011 - 12:00am
February 15, 2011
Alexandria City Council member removed from meeting, escorted out of building
ALEXANDRIA - 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.
February 15, 2011 - 11:52am
January 20, 2011
Wabasso/Red Rock Central cancels wrestling appearance, Alex and Willmar are still scheduled for 5 p.m. match
Wabasso/Red Rock Central has canceled its appearance in the Willmar Triangular wrestling event scheduled tonight at Willmar. Alexandria and Willmar are still scheduled to hold a dual match at 5 p.m. today.
January 20, 2011 - 1:18pm
January 1, 2011
Some roads re-open as blizzard warning expires
Update 4:30 p.m.
January 1, 2011 - 4:58pm
December 31, 2010
Major interstates and other highways closed in western Minn. at 4 p.m. Friday, interstates still closed eastern S.D .and N.D.
Major highways throughout west central Minnesota are being closed as weather conditions deteriorate and create hazardous road conditions. Road closings at 4 p.m. include: - Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria - U.S. Highway 10 from Moorhead and Detroit Lakes - Highway 210...
December 31, 2010 - 4:19pm
December 10, 2010
Alexandria minister enjoys fame from Norwegian reality show
NEW YORK - Grant Aaseng lives a quiet life as a Lutheran minister in Alexandria, Minn. He's no celebrity. Yet the last time he was in Oslo,...
December 10, 2010 - 9:45am
December 6, 2010
Willmar, Alex, Sartell and St. Cloud Apollo teams highlight CLC Hich-Kick contest video
Watch video of Willmar, Alexandria, Sartell and St. Cloud Apollo teams compete Dec. 3, 2010 at the Central Lakes Conference High Kick Dance ...
December 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2010
Winter storm: 8-inch snowfall expected Friday in Willmar and west central Minnesota
Update 3 p.m. Much of west central Minnesota remains in a winter storm watch from Friday through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Significant snowfall of 6 or more inches is likely across much of central and southern Minnesota. The snowfall will begin...
December 2, 2010 - 2:48pm
October 13, 2010
2 arrested in Benson for fire, burglary in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- Two people have been arrested in connection with the fire and burglary at Off Broadway Antiques in downtown Alexandria. Bernard Michael Drivdahl, 53, and his girlfriend, Cassandra Sue Steward, 39, both of Benson were arrested on Sunday in Benson. The Benson Police...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Stingers home finale rained out
WILLMAR -- Fan Appreciation Night turned into Fans Run to Your Car Night. A heavy downpour and high winds forced the Willmar Stingers to cancel...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 15, 2010
Alexandria's 'most wanted' fugitive is behind bars
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 48-year-old Alexandria man, who has been on the run for a number of years, was captured in California and is now sitting...
July 15, 2010 - 12:22pm
July 7, 2010
Exploding fireworks shell injures Alexandria man
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) -- Douglas County authorities say a fireworks shell exploded in a man's face this weekend, causing severe injuries to his face and eyes. The sheriff's department says 31-year-old Thomas Pierce was holding the mortar shell Saturday night. As he tried to light...
July 7, 2010 - 8:56am
June 11, 2010
Stingers cooled off by Alexandria Willmar held to three hits by three Beetles hurlers; winning streak halted at three
Alexandria Beetles 5, Willmar Stingers 1 GAME TODAY: Willmar at Alexandria, 7:05 p.m. WILLMAR -- A night after a comeback win in the 12th inning, the Willmar Stingers' bats went cold. Three Alexandria hurlers combined to limit the Stingers to three singles en route to a 5-1 Northwoods...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am