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Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Visitors celebrate Norway connection
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 22
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
Baseball: Knights rally to top Ashby, fall to Parkers Prairie
BASEBALL: Stockert stymies Eagles in 5-0 shutout
Boys golf: Cards shoot a season best in Brainerd, take second in CLC
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
EDITORIAL: Don't get ripped off by shady tree cutters
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
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
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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May 10, 2018
The sounds of Simon & Garfunkel
Two brothers will summon the sounds of Simon and Garfunkel at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, during the Central Lakes Concert Association’s sixth performance of the season. Jeb and Jock Guthrie from Green Bay, Wisconsin, regularly tour the country with “Scarborough Fair,” their...
May 10, 2018 - 9:19am
May 9, 2018
'Oh, the places you'll go': ATCC experience elicits Seuss-inspired commencement speech
After receiving her associate degree in 2016, Allyson Coleman used the Dr. Seuss book, "Oh, the Places You'll Go," as a book for friends and...
May 9, 2018 - 3:22pm
For moms everywhere: AAHS students grow flowers for Mother's Day sale
Some Alexandria high school students have been working hard for Mother's Day — and not just for their own mothers. Students in the horticulture...
May 9, 2018 - 2:43pm
Franson bill protects healthcare savings
Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a bill authored by Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, to protect health savings accounts from creditors and...
May 9, 2018 - 2:42pm
For the record
Alexandria City Council Special Meeting 4 p.m. Thursday, May 10 Location: Alexandria City Hall conference room, 704 Broadway St. The purpose of this special meeting is to discuss the following items: Discussion on Unique Development PUD Application Review of 2017 Budget Performance...
May 9, 2018 - 2:16pm
Hydrant flushing underway
Attention ALP Utilities water customers: ALP will be flushing fire hydrants between 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. over the course of the next four weeks. Fire hydrants are flushed to remove mineral deposits and sediment from the water mains and to ensure proper operation for fire protection....
May 9, 2018 - 1:46pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 8
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, May 8 Criminal damage to property, had four large cords cut off three different machines, Alex. Juvenile...
May 9, 2018 - 10:58am
State issues seed warning
After an invasive weed seed found its way into conservation seed mixes, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning landowners to be cautious when buying seed, especially for conservation plantings. In 2016 and 2017, the highly invasive weed Palmer amaranth was introduced...
May 9, 2018 - 10:44am
Man sentenced for leaving meth syringes near children
An Osakis man was sentenced May 2 in Douglas County District Court for leaving methamphetamine paraphernalia, including needles, a pipe and syringes,...
May 9, 2018 - 10:42am
Ice finally retreats on May 4
The ice stubbornly held on until Friday, May 4 before melting away on Lake L'Homme Dieu, making this the latest ice-out in five years. May ice-outs are rare. They have happened only twice before in the past 20 years — May 13, 2013 and May 2, 2008. The ice has left the lake on...
May 9, 2018 - 10:41am
Anderson wins party endorsement in District 12B
Minnesota Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, received the unanimous endorsement of Republican House District 12B delegates at the party's endorsing...
May 9, 2018 - 8:28am
May 8, 2018
Taking steps to end multiple sclerosis
More than 125 people took a stroll along Voyager Drive in northwest Alexandria Sunday morning. Their mission: To raise awareness and funds for...
May 8, 2018 - 12:45pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 7
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, May 7 Suspicious person, male sitting in her yard ditch, unknown why but does not want to approach...
May 8, 2018 - 10:41am
Spring cleaning: SkillsUSA students pitch in to ready Smokey Timbers for use
Alexandria Technical and Community College students from SkillsUSA, a student organization that aims to provide the workforce with qualified...
May 8, 2018 - 10:18am
May 7, 2018
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, May 4 Theft, tires off of vehicle, Alex. Juvenile trouble, agitated 15-year-old, Brandon. Burning...
May 7, 2018 - 2:03pm