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New buffer penalty draws heat, gets dumped
State Senate District 8 endorses candidates
SWAT team, law enforcement conduct search warrant
Trying to snuff out tobacco use: Minnewaska students visit Capitol, talk with legislators
Track and field: Bemidji offers local programs a chance to compete
Wrestling: Zieske, Waldvogel named Co-MVP for wrestlers
Girls basketball: Silverstreaks reflect on a season of improvement
Boys basketball: Osakis honors another 20-win season
Adapted bowling: Cardinals start the season with big goals
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Jefferson High School Graduate Places First at Law School Trial
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 in new deer plan
Morken, Bosek honored at Viking Sportsmen's banquet
Frisch: Head to the border for an early opener
Gene Laurel Benson
Donna M. Johnson Hershey (Hamm)
Ronald Leonard Hoffman
LETTER: It's time to change our state flag
LETTER: About the Southern Poverty Law Center
EDITORIAL: County shouldn't gag employees from talking to media
LETTER: Don't lose track of bee, pipeline problem
IN THE KNOW: County is an importer of labor
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
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Little bean, big stress: Chinese soybean tariff worries local farmers
Dairy producers say changes not enough
Pay gap erased for some regional workers
hires and promotions
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West Moe hosts special music hour Lifelong musician Orlo Thompson of Barrett will lead an hour of gospel music, with plenty of opportunities...
7 hours 36 min ago
April 12, 2018
Getting ready to plant
Never mind the snow. On Tuesday, April 17, Douglas County master gardeners will kick off a series aimed at the home gardener. Offered through University of Minnesota Extension, the classes will be offered for free without pre-registration from noon-1 p.m. at the Douglas County Library...
April 12, 2018 - 10:34am
Education for all: 'Squid School' provides swim lessons for all ages and all needs
Three years ago, Alexis Katterhagen couldn't float on her back, whether in a pool or in a lake. The 15-year-old, despite being attracted to...
April 12, 2018 - 6:32am
April 6, 2018
Fish fry St. John Nepomuk Church, a quarter mile west of Lake Reno in Pope County, will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday,...
April 6, 2018 - 6:22pm
April 5, 2018
Taking life one sculpture at a time
It takes some men much of their lives to find their calling. Many never do. Ken Nyberg of Vining found his calling fairly early in life, nearly...
April 5, 2018 - 6:33am
April 1, 2018
Rummage sale benefits benevolent fund The Church of St. Mary's in Alexandria will accept donations for a Saturday, April 7, rummage sale at the gym. Proceeds go to the priest's benevolent fund, which meets the needs of community members such as fuel or food. Items can be dropped off...
April 1, 2018 - 9:55am
March 30, 2018
Easter vigil: Worshippers mark holy day with all-night prayer
Many years ago, Roma Thompson says, prayer saved the life of the man who would become her husband. At age 19, Tenner Thompson's leg began collapsing...
March 30, 2018 - 6:39am
March 23, 2018
Pancake breakfast Christina Lake Lutheran Church will host its third annual pancake and sausage breakfast and bake sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at 22155 County Road 24 NW in Evansville. One of the organizers, Judy Anderson, said the breakfast will feature 100-percent...
March 23, 2018 - 3:27pm
March 22, 2018
Spice up your garden with red plants
Red is an energizing color to use in your garden pallet, and your plant choices go way beyond the ubiquitous rose and geranium. Scores of plants come in countless shades of red, and, well used, can create an eye-popping garden. Here are a few to consider when shopping for new plants...
March 22, 2018 - 12:44pm
March 17, 2018
History on 3rd Jesus's birth, death and resurrection will come to life again this year during History on 3rd as actors stage biblical scenes...
March 17, 2018 - 9:14am
March 15, 2018
Seeking Courageous Families: Local couple spreads mission of hosting children from Ukraine
Hosting four siblings from Ukraine in 2015 changed Alexandria couple Paul and Lisa Bowden's life — quite literally, as they went on to...
March 15, 2018 - 12:06pm
March 10, 2018
Simulcast focuses on Apostle Paul St. Luke's Church of Garfield will host a simulcast about the Apostle Paul in connection with the soon-to-be-released...
March 10, 2018 - 10:51am
March 8, 2018
Central Minn. woman first patient in clinical trial to help people with spinal cord injuries
CROSSLAKE, Minn.—Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist...
March 8, 2018 - 1:33pm
March 7, 2018
Keys to living longer: Eat less sugar, find purpose
Ten years ago, when experts were looking for a Minnesota city to turn into a center of health and longevity, for free, Alexandria couldn't quite drum up the interest. "Sometimes you need a crisis to get people organized behind an idea," said Sandy Tubbs, administrator of Horizon Public...
March 7, 2018 - 1:37pm
Bergeson highlights gardening day events
It's that time of year again. Spring is just around the corner, seeds are ordered, and master gardeners across the state are gearing up for their annual education days. The University of Minnesota Master Gardeners of Douglas County are no exception. On Saturday, April 7, Let's...
March 7, 2018 - 11:58am