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Lodging tax receipts up in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 3 percent lodging tax in Alexandria is generating big bucks for promoting the local tourism scene. Through the first nine months of this year, the tax...
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Wed, Nov 28, 2012 - 7:25am
GOP likes judge’s fix for ballot mistakes
By Al Edenloff and Don Davis, Forum Communications ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Republicans think a judge’s Tuesday decision gives them an advantage to winning a tight Minnesota legislative election headed to...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - 12:09am
Minnesota cities compete for ‘Prettiest Painted Places’
Four Minnesota communities will vie with nearly 200 nominees from other states to be named of the Paint Quality Institute’s “Prettiest Painted Places in America.”. Here are the competition’s descriptions...
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 - 11:04am
Alexandria manufacturer cuts 30 jobs
(AEP) ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- ITW Heartland in Alexandria, a precision manufacturing firm, is eliminating about 30 jobs and closing its assembly business segment. ITW Heartland will continue to employ about...
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 - 9:45am
Gun-point robbery reported at Alexandria video store
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- An armed robbery was reported at Premiere Video in Alexandria just before midnight Wednesday. Alexandria police officers responded to a 911 call and were told an employee...
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 - 3:12am
Wind turbine rejected after neighbors protest
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – The Douglas County Commission has rejected a proposed wind tower in Osakis after voiced opposition. The Douglas County Planning Commission approved property owner Barbara Trisco’s request to...
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 - 3:06am
Large residential development planned in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A development large enough for 1,200 residents is moving ahead in southeast Alexandria across from the new high school near Lake Burgen. LBR Properties is pursuing the...
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 - 8:41am
Alexandria woman killed, authorities need public's help locating Osakis man
ALEXANDRIA - Thursday afternoon, the body of 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found in her Alexandria home and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a...
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 - 12:05pm
Sanford to merge with Alexandria clinic
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Broadway Medical Center and Sanford Health announced Thursday that they have signed a "definitive agreement" to merge effective Jan. 1. Broadway Medical Center will become Sanford Health...
Fri, Dec 23, 2011 - 6:58am