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Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
For the Record - April 26, 2017
Man faces weapons, burglary charges after guns stolen near Miltona
Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
Track and Field: Cards take first despite heavy legs
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Norman Allen Potvin
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 22, 2017
Contributed Elliot Blanchette of Evansville showed off his ice fishing abilities by catching this northern pike on Lake Freeborn with a sucker...
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
February 20, 2017
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
By law, ice fishing houses have to be off lakes in the area by March 6 this year, but Mother Nature forced many anglers to make an early exit with their houses this past weekend. Temperatures topped 50 degrees and were expected to stay in the mid-50s through Tuesday, with rain mixed...
February 20, 2017 - 3:56pm
February 15, 2017
Fishing first timers
Cole Johnson knows how special it can be to spend time ice fishing with loved ones, so seeing a father and daughter together on Lake Darling...
February 15, 2017 - 12:51am
Mike Frisch: Think spring
I know it's still winter and some of the year's best ice fishing action happens during the late ice period. However, February is also the month...
February 15, 2017 - 12:00am
February 3, 2017
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has asked the public to take part in forming a statewide deer management plan, and hunters in Alexandria...
February 3, 2017 - 2:08pm
February 2, 2017
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
A cross country snowmobile race will be making a stop in Alexandria on Feb. 10 as part of the 2017 Winnipeg to Willmar I-600. The race is part of the rebirth of a Winnipeg to St. Paul International 500 cross country race that ran from 1966-1980. The 2017 Seven Clans Casinos I-600...
February 2, 2017 - 11:38am
February 1, 2017
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
When Pat Walrath got a call from his buddy Matt Wilkie asking if he wanted to be a part of a venture to get kids and veterans out ice fishing...
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Ingebrigtsen gives his take on outdoor issues
Gov. Mark Dayton released a budget proposal last week that had plenty of increases in spending and licence fees meant to help boost the environment...
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
January 31, 2017
Rardin, Scribner pace Alex archers in first meet
The Alexandria archery team got its season going this past Saturday as the team went to Melrose High School for its first competition and dominated the top-10 standings. Nine of the top 10 spots in the girls high school division went to Alexandria athletes. Paige Rardin led the way...
January 31, 2017 - 11:58am
January 30, 2017
Deer management meeting in Alexandria Thursday
People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota's first-ever deer management plan at a public engagement meeting hosted by the DNR in Alexandria on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E.
January 30, 2017 - 4:03pm
January 25, 2017
Painting set in Douglas County wins Storm DU National Artist of the Year
Alexandria's Rick Banke couldn't believe his eyes when he flipped to page 74 of the January/February Ducks Unlimited magazine that had just arrived...
January 25, 2017 - 8:54am
January 18, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
The condition of the deer herd tends to be one of the hottest outdoor topics among hunters in every state, and Minnesota is no different. Hunters...
January 18, 2017 - 11:59am
Perch: A top winter attraction
Yellow perch don’t get a ton of fishing attention in the summer. Why that is, I am not sure. During winter, however, these fish take center...
January 18, 2017 - 11:58am
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Alexandria’s Richard and Sandy Erickson recently left drilling holes through the ice on area lakes to other anglers as they made a trip to...
January 18, 2017 - 11:55am
January 11, 2017
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
Each hunting season is filled with lessons. Oftentimes, the lesson is that we don't always know what we think we know. We read all about how...
January 11, 2017 - 8:44am