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Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Lifestyles Expo off and running w/video
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
Section 5A swimming: Cards punch plenty of tickets to state
Wrestling: Bogart, Kluver-Longfellow punch their tickets to state
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 16, 2017
Night to Shine offers 'a wonderful gift'
There are corsages, limo rides, a red carpet walk, dancing and food. Helen Wagner, who works with people with disabilities as a career, said...
February 16, 2017 - 11:53am
You asked: What happened to hospital's chapel?
A reader sent us a letter to the editor, printed in today's issue, that asks what happened to the chapel that used to be at the Douglas County...
February 16, 2017 - 8:50am
Trip to sunny paradise turns to chaos
Dave and Jan Keller enjoyed some coffee and blueberry muffins before boarding an airplane for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at 5:30 a.m. on Friday,...
February 16, 2017 - 7:58am
February 15, 2017
Trooper of the Year a calm watchdog for safety
The Minnesota State Patrol Trooper of the Year for 2016 is Sgt. Rick Schueler. Schueler received the top award Thursday in a ceremony that civilians,...
February 15, 2017 - 4:20pm
France trains eagles to down drones
The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace. Golden...
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, Feb. 14 Personal injury accident, one person was taken to Douglas County Hospital with non-life threatening...
February 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
Fergus Falls inmate who escaped Tuesday still on the loose
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Fergus Falls Police Department and the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office are still looking for an inmate who left...
February 15, 2017 - 3:18pm
Miltona working toward a new playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School got closer to its goal of building a new playground over the weekend. A Dream, Build, Play dinner and silent...
February 15, 2017 - 9:25am
February 14, 2017
Protect Minnesota group takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill
ST. PAUL—Opponents of a proposal to allow carrying handguns for life say the legislation would allow people to carry guns after it is safe....
February 14, 2017 - 6:42pm
Level-three sex offender moving to Alexandria
A level three sex offender will be moving to Alexandria next week. Charles Gerald Mikkelson, 47, will be released on Feb. 21 after serving his...
February 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
Fire victim's daughter diagnosed with leukemia
Last Friday, Feb. 10, Amanda Scott, the Alexandria woman who was severely burned after a fire tore through her townhome Dec. 9, put a call out...
February 14, 2017 - 2:03pm
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 13
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, Feb. 13 Personal injury accident, driver lost control and slid into ditch, striking a tree. Person...
February 14, 2017 - 11:27am
February 13, 2017
City unveils street projects for this year
Coming soon to a street near you — big improvements. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to call for bids on...
February 13, 2017 - 10:57pm
Five things to know from city council
Sparks fly over charter changes The Alexandria City Council's fiery debate over changes to the city charter sparked another clash of opinions at Monday's meeting. Council members gave final approval to four amendments that received preliminary approval last month but five tabled changes...
February 13, 2017 - 10:56pm
Alex Tech to hold graduation at RCC
The Alexandria Technical and Community College received a special event permit from the Alexandria City Council to hold its commencement at the Runestone Community Center on May 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. This will mark the third straight year the event will take place at the RCC. As in...
February 13, 2017 - 10:55pm