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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 21, 2016
Everyday Gourmet: Fall salads take advantage of garden's bounty
Although I had every intention of eating well throughout my entire pregnancy, I seem to have gotten a little off track the past two months. OK,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
Make breakfast in batches to beat morning mayhem
The new school year is here, and we all have survived the first couple of days. What do we do, though, when the fun of making breakfast runs...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
Looking for ways to use up all of that zucchini from your garden? Get yourself a spiralizer kitchen tool and start making "zoodles." Zoodles...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
Local registered dietitian to give presentation
Amazing Journeys Together Support Group invites the public to attend a special presentation by guest speaker Amanda Schueler on Tuesday, Aug....
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Nutty for coconut ice cream
I have seen several articles and recipes lately for coconut milk ice cream, and I've been wanting to try it. Each time I get to craving it though,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Shake up the summer with s'mores
By Jessica Karley Rerick I must confess I have a bit of an obsession with a particular summertime campfire treat. S'mores are my absolute favorite...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
During the summer, like most people, we do a lot of outdoor cooking. One of my favorite ways to cook summer meals is in foil packets. Not only...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Everyday gourmet: One-pan wonder - paella makes flavorful meal
I will admit, there are things in my kitchen cupboard I rarely use. Most often, it is something I insisted on having because I would “use it all the time.” One of these items is my paella pan. After traveling to Spain years ago, I decided paella, a classic Spanish rice dish, was...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
The art of cooking artichokes
By Jessica Karley Rerick Artichokes are a food many of us rave about eating, but most do not know how to prepare or shop for them. To be honest,...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Pasta primavera is a perfect dish for spring
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service Pasta primavera is a dish that was wildly popular in the '80s and '90s, but now, it's hardly ever...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
Everyday Gourmet: Chocolate stout cupcakes pair with Irish cream frosting
Even though I like to cheat my way through desserts by using pre-made mixes, there is one part of a cake that is definitely better when it is homemade: buttercream frosting. Making frosting sounds much more difficult than it is, but it can really be made in a few simple steps. 1....
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Food safety certification, renewal courses offered
University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers. The initial certification course, ServSafe, will be offered on Wednesday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Everyday Gourmet: Pork loin, roasted baby potatoes are perfect pair
I saw a few variations of a pork roast recipe floating around on Pinterest, so I decided to give it a try for myself. Looking at the ingredient list, I wasn’t quite sold that it would be my next new go-to dinner, but I figured it had two ingredients in it that almost guaranteed...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Update classic spaghetti and meatballs with cheese, turkey
By Jessica Karley Rerick What is better than spaghetti and meatballs? Spaghetti and mozzarella-stuffed turkey meatballs. Making meatballs, or...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Versatile recipes can be made in many forms
With roots tracing back to Alexandria through her father, Orville Hanson, Janie Ebinger of Garrett, Indiana, has spent her whole life doing what...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am