Alexandria News

Otter Tail, Douglas Counties Report First COVID-19 Cases; Nine Deaths Total In Minnesota

The first confirmed cases of coronavirus in Otter Tail and Douglas counties were reported Sunday.

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Governor Walz Orders 2-Week ‘Stay Home’ Order

Hopefully you aren’t already going stir-crazy at home, because your stay is about to be extended. Governor Tim Walz has issued a “stay home”order, extending from March 27th through April 10th, urging Minnesotans not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. The governor said based on scientific modeling, if no mitigation were put into place, Minnesota’s worst-case scenario could be …

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Downtown Alexandria After the Fire [Audio]

Ruby interviews Pam Botker from Creative Touch Boutique and the President of the Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association about her reactions to the recent fire in downtown Alexandria and how the downtown business community is beginning the recovery process.  

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Alexandria Downtown Fire – Checking in with a Downtown Merchant (Audio)

Ruby asked Michelle Wencl from Karrow’s Jewelers to stop into the studio and talk about what she saw and experienced today as Downtown Alexandria experienced a dangerous multiple alarm fire.   Firefighters and first responders from Alexandria, Garfield, Long Prarie, Carlos, and Forada, along with first responders responded to a fire in downtown Alexandria this morning. The fire displaced approximately 20 …

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Fire Early This Morning In Downtown Alexandria

A fire broke out early this morning in downtown Alexandria. We do not have any details yet, but we know that firefighters were responding to a fire at Raapers Eatery and Ale. Nik Knight was on the scene early this morning.   Posted by KIKV 100.7 FM Alexandria Minnesota on Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Douglas County Relay for Life Ranks Number One in Minnesota

The Douglas County Relay for Life has been named the number one Relay event in Minnesota!  The Douglas County Relay has also ranked third in the North Region – which is compromised of thirteen states – and 66th Nationwide.  The Douglas County Relay for Life also has the number one team in Minnesota – Alexandria Industries – who also ranks …

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Radiothon to End Child Abuse December 5 & 6

The Radiothon to End Child Abuse will be Thursday, December 5th, beginning at 1:00 PM and continuing for 26 hours until 3:00 noon on Friday, December 6th. KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 are hosting this event which is co-sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota.

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WE DID IT! Alexandria Named Best Minnesota Town 2019

After being named a finalist in September, Alexandria has been named the Best MN Town of 2019 by Minnesota Monthly.

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Alexandria is Top 10 Finalist of the Best Minnesota Town

Alexandria has been chosen as a Top 10 Finalist on behalf of Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Town. Official representatives from Minnesota towns of any size had the opportunity to nominate their town. Included in Alexandria’s submission was the history of the town, notable assets, arts and entertainment opportunities, ways that Alexandria demonstrates “Minnesota Nice”, traits of the area, civic …

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Stage Set For Douglas County Fair

The Douglas County Fair is August 14th through August 17th.  If you are a faithful Sunday fairgoer, sorry.  No fair for you.

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