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Nativity comes alive
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Sports roundup from Friday, Dec. 2
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 3
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
Alyce L. Hanson
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
May 27, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Salmon, sesame asparagus are great for summer
Ever since I left culinary school, people have always asked me what my “go to” meal is when I get home at the end of the night and it’s...
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Asparagus - a versatile vegetable
Asparagus is coming into season again, and I couldn’t be happier about it. It is definitely a favorite vegetable in our house. A few nights...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Better with breading: try light and airy panko bread crumbs
“Panko” is a term that, thanks to a friend from Japan, I learned simply means bread crumbs in Japanese. In the U.S., the term refers to a...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Sweet treats to share (or not!)
Sweets are something we don’t do a lot of in my house, but when we do, we do it well. Molten chocolate cakes, or lava cakes, are a popular...
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Make ricotta cheese from scratch
I am usually all about keeping things in the kitchen as easy and “real life-ready” as possible. Most of the time, that involves buying some...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 25, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Satisfy comfort food cravings with cream-based soups
During this recent cold snap, I started craving comfort foods. One day, as the kids were asking what was for lunch in their best “we’re starving”...
February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
February 11, 2015
Step up chicken wings with Fireball Chicken Lollipops
Today, I am going to share with you a recipe for chicken drummies that is far from ordinary. The recipe for Fireball Chicken Lollipops is a quick...
February 11, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2015
Taco night done right
Slow cooker adds depth of flavor to tacos, soup
January 21, 2015 - 12:00am
December 31, 2014
Cocktails, mocktails are season staples
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is being together with family and friends. Some of the get-togethers are over lunch or dinner,...
December 31, 2014 - 9:11am
December 17, 2014
Homemade for the holidays: Trio of foods makes perfect gifts
Homemade gifts have been gaining popularity the past few holiday seasons. They make great gifts for those people you are looking to give something...
December 17, 2014 - 12:00am
November 25, 2014
Beef brisket: Not your typical leftovers
A few days ago, when I was doing my food shopping, I came across a piece of meat that I don’t often give a second thought to other than when...
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Making a meal for the whole family can be the most stressful part of the holidays. But there are ways to cut down on baking and cooking without anyone noticing – and in some cases, it will result in something better than we could ever hope to make from scratch. Here are five...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 12, 2014
Cassoulet makes perfect one-pot meal for chilly weather
Recently, I was asked to donate a culinary experience to the Community Violence Intervention Center’s fundraiser. Nights like these provide...
November 12, 2014 - 12:00am