Alexandria News

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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Fair Way To Quench Your Thirst

The Minnesota State Fair is August 22nd through September 2nd.  Checking out all 322 acres is a good way to work off that beer belly.  Thank goodness the fair offers new ways to put it back on.

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Vintage Books Up For Auction In Alexandria

If you’re the type that just can’t put down a good book,  put down your kindle and read this.

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Boredom Antidote? Alexandriaopoly!

“I’m bored!” How often in late summer do we hear that from the mouth of a 12 year old child? Or an 8 year old grandchild? Or a 53 year old company president?

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Alexandria’s Hydrants Get Colorful TLC

People who like to give are giving their best to keep Alexandria’s fire hydrants in the red.

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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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