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Former Mrs. Minnesota International shares message at Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Football: Spuds drop Alexandria to the third seed
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Deloris A. Elmquist
Margaret Ann Steidl 'Peggy' Karnis
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
June 11, 2014
Bring out the grill and the glaze for a tasty summer sandwich
When I’m dining out, there’s no doubt my attention immediately goes to anything on a menu with the word “caprese” in it. There’s something...
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
Grilling: Not just for meat
The grill is not just a place for meat anymore. Some of my favorite foods to cook on the grill are fruits and veggies. Grilled vegetables tossed...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Cooking with coconut
There is one ingredient in my house we all agree we love. Instead of the “how many bites do I have to eat?” question, I only hear, “Mmm!” That...
May 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Spice up Cinco de Mayo!
By Jessica Karley Forum News Service Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. Instead of celebrating the Mexican victory over the French...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Chestnuts: still a treat beyond the holidays
By Sarah and Tony Nasello Forum News Service If you’re like us, this holiday season was so jam-packed with activities that, while you might...
January 15, 2014 - 8:48am
January 2, 2014
Dessert for breakfast?
Start your day with red velvet or hot chocolate pancakes
January 2, 2014 - 3:10pm
November 25, 2013
Bake and take cookies at December 3 class
In “Bake and Take Cookies and Candies,” the public is invited to bake and take home six dozen holiday treats. The class is Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School, Alexandria. All dough is pre-made by professional baker Lorie Meagher at her...
November 25, 2013 - 11:31am
October 16, 2013
Give these helpful, healing foods a try
By Mary Krueger, Douglas County senior coordinator Bananas: Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana. It will fill you up, provide a mild blood sugar boost and has 30 percent of the day’s Vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce Serotonin, getting you through a crisis...
October 16, 2013 - 8:24am
September 25, 2013
Kids: Safe or sick? Myth vs. Fact
Four common kids’ food safety myths quashed
September 25, 2013 - 9:04am
September 19, 2013
Senior Menus, week of September 23-27
ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Beef stroganoff, carrots, vanilla pudding Tuesday – Hamburger, potato salad, waxed beans, fruit Wednesday – Baked ham, au gratins, mixed vegetables, applesauce Thursday – Barbecued chicken breast, macaroni and cheese, peas,...
September 19, 2013 - 10:25am
September 18, 2013
Taste of Home Cooking School returns to Alexandria
The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall's comforting favorites, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share...
September 18, 2013 - 6:39am
August 5, 2013
Tickets available now for Taste of Home Cooking School
Tickets are on sale now for the always-popular Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday, September 24 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in...
August 5, 2013 - 11:16am
July 31, 2013
Holmes City Farmers' Market puts the 'unity' in community
In a fabled time, when food was scarce one man fed a village. As the story goes, curious townsfolk approached the man and asked what he was...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
United Way highlight: giving kids 4,460 bags of food
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has reached the end of its fiscal year and the 2012-13 United Way Campaign. With generous support, it raised $733,640 to help neighbors and friends in Douglas and Pope counties. Here are some of the things that were made possible: --United...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
June 25, 2013
After power outage, is your food safe?
Following the recent power outages, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are reminding consumers and food businesses to discard any refrigerated and frozen foods that may have lost refrigeration for more than four hours. Consumers...
June 25, 2013 - 7:19am