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3 killed, more than 100 injured in N.J. train crash
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Sept. 28
I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
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
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
March 6, 2016
Update the classic spaghetti and meatballs with cheese, turkey
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service What is better than spaghetti and meatballs? Spaghetti and Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Meatballs....
March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
February 24, 2016
Everyday Gourmet: Dutch-oven cooking is perfect for winter
Dutch-oven cooking is one of my favorite ways to prepare winter meals. Most of us think of a large cast-iron pot when you hear “Dutch oven,” but in reality, a Dutch oven is any large pot with an oven-proof lid, making it easy to use both on the stovetop and in the oven. The recipe...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 7, 2016
Line up your favorite nacho toppings for a big game buffet
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service It's that time of year again. Each night at the dinner table, the conversation starts like this:...
February 7, 2016 - 10:00am
January 20, 2016
RECIPE COLUMN: A melting pot of pickled flavors
Jim Bjerknes of Alexandria has been making pickles since 1965, when he and his wife, Jo, made pickles on their honeymoon. Jo passed away two...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Bacon and egg recipes are sure to please
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Everyday Gourmet, Forum News Service Brunch is one of my favorite meals for gatherings. It's not only a great way...
January 6, 2016 - 10:23am
November 11, 2015
Sangria and pizza bring together flavors of autumn
A week or so ago, when the weather was beautiful and everyone was out trying to enjoy every last minute of our snowless weather, I went to visit a neighbor and brought along a special fall cocktail I wanted to try: caramel apple sangria. To make the sangria, I combined flavored coffee...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Spaghetti squash offers healthy alternative to pasta
I am sure a lot of you have heard of a different kind of garden squash that has been making waves in the healthy cooking world: spaghetti squash. Its name alone makes it sound quite appealing and, really, it’s just about as versatile as its pasta counterpart. Spaghetti squash...
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Tomatoes two ways: fried and homemade sauce
There is nothing I love more from a garden than fresh tomatoes. Sure, you can find a fairly good tomato at the grocery store, but the extra sweetness from the sun makes every bite of a garden tomato so flavorful. This year, I do not have a garden of my own, but a co-worker of mine...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Going Greek: Shake up your dips with yogurt
Greek yogurt has been all the rage for the last couple years, but there is good reason for it. It’s so versatile. Whether or not you like to eat it the same way that you would eat your usual breakfast yogurt, there is another way to use it that is very popular in our house:...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Root beam floats, white wine sangria are refreshing beverages
The heat of summer has certainly found its way up north. One way we like to beat the heat is to stay cool with chilled beverages. Whether you...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Fresh flavors are the highlight of street tacos
Street tacos are one of my favorite foods. With street tacos, the flavor comes from the boldly flavored meats and the fresh-made salsas or slaws....
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Watermelon pumps up flavor
In the heat of summer, watermelon can not only be a tasty treat, but also a great way to stay hydrated. In fact, watermelon itself is more than...
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: As summer heats up, soup temps can drop down
As the temperatures rise outside during the summer months, there are several dishes that don’t get much table time. Most people place soup...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Batter and bacon: breakfast staples were perfect for Father’s Day
When it comes to certain holidays, we generally have an idea of the types of meals we serve for each one. The other day, we were discussing in...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Marinated meats make for great grilling
One thing I love about this time of year is that when I get home from work at night, I am able to smell all of the delicious grills fired up...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am