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Charges Dropped Against Minn. Man In Baby’s Death

Prosecutors have dropped charges against an Alexandria man who served six years in prison for the death of his infant daughter.


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DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In 2 Western Minn. Lakes

DNR biologists confirmed that the pests are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria.


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Weather Blog: Sauk Centre Damage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The National Weather Service surveyed the damage from Sunday evening’s storms in Sauk Centre, which is in northwestern Stearns County. When you read about the 75 to 90 mph wind speeds, keep […]


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Shutdown Prevents MN Couple From Bringing Baby Home

As Minnesota’s shutdown enters its eleventh day, an Alexandria couple is feeling the effects of the stalemate.



Minnesota Memorial Weekend Family Fun Guide

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? A drag race at Brainerd International Speedway, special guided tour at the Mill City Museum, and spending time in Grand Marais are just a few of the highlights Minnesota has to offer.


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(Tiny) Earthquake (Barely) Rattles Minn.

A rare earthquake struck western Minnesota early Friday, rattling ceiling tiles and prompting a few curious callers to phone 911 but going largely unnoticed by most of the sleeping public, authorities said.


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Minn. Town Pulling For Best Supporting Actor Nominee

His first role was Pig Pen in a school production of What’s New Charlie Brown? However, on Sunday, an Academy Award is on the line for John Hawkes.


Finding Minnesota: Alexandria Aces Bring Fans To Their Feet

While many kids spend hours practicing for sports, music or drama teams, one young Minnesota group has a different assignment.


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Minnesota Opera Comes To Alexandria

Residents of Alexandria will get a taste of opera this weekend.


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I-94 Reopens To Traffic, Travel Still ‘Difficult’

Interstate 94, between Alexandria and Moorhead, Minn. is has reopened to traffic.


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I-94 Closes Again From Alexandria To N.D. Border

Interstate 94 has closed again between Alexandria and the North Dakota border as winds pick up, cutting visibility.



Best Eats In Alexandria

Don’t want to cook after spending the whole day on the lake or need to fill up before heading out for the day? Check out some of the top eats in Alexandria — and one just south of Alexandria, for good measure. There’s lots of places in and around the Lakes area to enjoy some good food, so add your favorite in the comments below.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010