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DFL's Kennedy says she 'serious' about 8th District run
UPDATED: Filings for local offices
Identical twins Lauryn and Vanessa Petrich set to graduate BHS
Following her mother’s footsteps: Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks day after canceling summit
St. Paul's Fred Emmings turning heads in Minnesota United's youth academy
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man charged with dangerous chase, fight with officers in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria man has been charged in Becker County District court after he allegedly led a deputy on a dangerous...
May 14, 2018 - 10:04pm
Alexandria man arrested after high-speed chase ends with crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County. According to...
May 14, 2018 - 12:17pm
May 10, 2018
Man who died in central Minnesota shooting identified; no arrests so far
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The man who died from a gunshot wound in his rural home after a shooting about 10 miles northwest of Alexandria Wednesday...
May 10, 2018 - 5:01pm
May 9, 2018
Man dies from gunshot wound in domestic disturbance near Alexandria
GARFIELD, Minn.—A man has died from a gunshot wound at a rural home about 10 miles northwest of Alexandria in central Minnesota on Wednesday,...
May 9, 2018 - 7:11pm
April 27, 2018
Department store closings put Minn. mall on foreclosure notice
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The pending closures of J.C. Penney and Herberger's have triggered a foreclosure notice for Viking Plaza Mall. A notice...
April 27, 2018 - 12:28pm
April 24, 2018
Cruelty charges dropped against central Minnesota animal specimen company
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—All charges of animal cruelty have been dropped against Bio Corporation, an company here that provides specimens for...
April 24, 2018 - 5:36pm
Records reveal years of child abuse in former Minnesota family driven over cliff in California
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Oregon child welfare officials knew in July 2013 that Jennifer Hart - who last month drove her wife and six adopted children...
April 24, 2018 - 4:14pm
April 22, 2018
Alexandria-based team accepted into new prep hockey league
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Despite not yet having a team assembled and an arena that is still under construction, a Christian school in Alexandria...
April 22, 2018 - 7:42am
April 14, 2018
Former Minnesota mother of six was drunk when she drove her family off a cliff
Jennifer Hart was drunk when she drove her wife and six adoptive children off a northern California cliff last month in what is believed to have...
April 14, 2018 - 11:40am
March 30, 2018
UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Alexandria girl found safe
UPDATE: A 15-year-old runaway from Alexandria has been found and is safe. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued a news release Friday morning,...
March 30, 2018 - 9:38am
March 29, 2018
Former central Minn. family of 8 presumed dead after vehicle plunges off Calif. seaside cliff
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Mike Fealy remembers former Alexandria residents Sarah and Jennifer Hart — two of the women killed in a northern...
March 29, 2018 - 5:37pm
March 28, 2018
Minn. legislator apologizes for posts about Florida student protesters
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology Wednesday for a series of Facebook posts that appeared to compare...
March 28, 2018 - 6:13pm
Central Minn. supporters give gear to officers, deputies through national organization
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—As Jake Skifstad looked over the crowd Saturday afternoon, March 24, at the Law Enforcement Building at Alexandria Technical...
March 28, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Minn. lawmaker draws criticism for Facebook posts about Parkland students
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson was accused this week of comparing the Florida high school students who led the March for Our...
March 27, 2018 - 9:42pm
Driver comes forward in central Minn. hit-and-run
The person believed to have struck and killed an Alexandria man in a hit-and-run has contacted the Alexandria Police Department and is cooperating...
March 27, 2018 - 9:46am