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Last of theReally Cold Nights?
Crime report for Feb. 25
Daily arrests for Feb. 25-26
Car hits log that rolled off a trailer in accident near Bemidji
'A tipping point': Adjunct professors walkout, demand equal pay
THE STREAK IS OVER: Bemidji ends 29-year drought to win Section 8AA title, returns to state
WRESTLING: Bemidji looking for redemption at state
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Top-seeded Augie cruises past BSU in NSIC tournament
SOFTBALL: Beavers split first two games of the season
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Wayne pulls away in first half to beat BSU 75-50 Iin NSIC tournament
Karl R. Westphal
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
John Eggers: Who is the best former president?
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
Blane Klemek: The mystery of Minnesota's black bears
Outdoors notebook for Feb. 13
Joe Guzzardi: Obama’s overreach
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are two sides to entitlement programs
Tom Purcell: Snow’s silver lining
Stanley Crouch: Big oil, selling out and the American way
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Random act of kindness appreciated
November 28, 2012
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 has raised more than $200,000 and is on track to eclipse last year’s record-breaking mark of $237,153 by...
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November 28, 2012 - 7:25am
November 21, 2012
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 a recount. A Douglas County judge approved a request by Rep. Marry Franson, R-Alexandria,...
November 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 of the Minnesota communities: Alexandria: Surrounded by lakes and resorts...
September 21, 2012 - 11:04am
September 5, 2012
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 80 people in two other business segments, Servicing the machining and specialty...
September 5, 2012 - 9:45am
August 31, 2012
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 who was closing up for the night was robbed at gunpoint. There were no physical injuries...
August 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 add the tower, with conditions, at its August 15 meeting, however,...
August 31, 2012 - 3:06am
July 27, 2012
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 54-acre development known as Stonemanor, east of Pioneer Road. LBR plans to build eight...
July 27, 2012 - 8:41am
April 20, 2012
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 man who was last seen leaving Love's home. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Love's...
April 20, 2012 - 12:05pm