Alexandria News

Alexandria Truck Driver Receives Highest Honor

Alexandria is filled with great drivers, right? But, how many are Hall of Fame drivers? Meet one.

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How Many People Live In Alexandria?

It depends on whom you ask. Is it whom or who? It depends on…oh, never mind.

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A Bike Trail Tale

It was one of those lovely summer Saturdays on the Central Lakes Bike Trail. Nothing seemed amiss. Nothing, until…

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Central Minnesota Berries Ripe For Picking

Berry lovers, you can start pickin’ and grinnin’ anytime now!

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Lawn Chair Fest Unfolds In Alexandria

If you are going to be in Alexandria on June 30th, and you love lawn chairs, get ready to sit down and cheer!

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Shotgun Spies His First Political Sign Of The Year

It’s like seeing your first robin in springtime.  Spotting your first presidential campaign sign of the season.  OK, it’s nothing like that…

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Parkers Prairie Man Dies After Being Trampled By Livestock

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office believes a Parkers Prairie man died after he was trampled by a bull or cows on his farm over the weekend.

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Little Story ‘Bout Little Libraries In Alexandria

You see them. But, you kind of don’t.  “Libraries-on-a-stick” in and around Alexandria.

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Douglas County No-Wake Zones In Effect On Area Lakes

To protect shorelines with lake levels extraordinarily high, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners recently approved a recommendation to enact temporary slow, no-wake zones on 19 lakes.

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A Modest Proposal For First Lutheran Neighbor

It looks like Douglas County will become the new owners of the First Lutheran Church building this September. One idea is to move the Social Services office into it. This is causing angst among some in the hood. Why? Because, as one resident pointed out at a recent commissioners meeting, county employees will be looking in her windows.

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