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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
VFW baseball: 15s salvage split after late rally falls just short in opener
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 23, 2016
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
The Millerville Sportsmen Club recently helped 22 students complete their gun safety training. The local outdoor group has three certified instructors...
May 23, 2016 - 11:08am
May 18, 2016
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
The weather conditions were ideal for trap shooting on May 16 and a lot of high scores followed for the Alexandria Area High School trap shooting...
May 18, 2016 - 11:38am
A little patience leads to Nohre's first bird
Ten-year-old Blake Nohre and his father, Dave, were running a little late to the woods near Miltona on the morning of May 1, but it didn't cost...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 17, 2016
Stringer full of walleyes
The wind calmed down a little from Saturday and gave way to a nice Sunday for anglers in the Alexandria area who took advantage of opening weekend...
May 17, 2016 - 1:19pm
May 16, 2016
Lamb, Trenne lead Alex shooters
The Alexandria trap shooting team had nine students finish with scores of 45 or better out of a possible 50 during the May 9 shoot at the Alexandria Shooting Park. Spencer Lamb and Jordan Trenne each had perfect series of 25 as both finished with scores of 47 overall. Jeremy Knight...
May 16, 2016 - 10:51am
May 14, 2016
Wind and cold can't ruin the fun of opener
It was cold. It was windy. But it was the Minnesota fishing opener. That meant there are those who braved the elements on Saturday to officially...
May 14, 2016 - 1:41pm
May 12, 2016
Mike Frisch: A guide to opener success
Finally, opening day for the gamefish season, aka "the walleye opener," is here! This is the day many of us have been waiting for since putting...
May 12, 2016 - 8:24am
May 11, 2016
DNR release: Mandatory training required for AIS violators
Starting this boating season, anyone found guilty of violating Minnesota’s aquatic invasive species laws will not only have to pay the required fines but will also have to complete mandatory training. The short “Clean In Clean Out” training must be completed before people found...
May 11, 2016 - 2:13pm
Different times: Fishing has changed and so has the industry as anglers look ahead to opener
This Saturday at midnight, there will be anglers backing their boats into waters around Douglas County, and landings on some of the most popular...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Alex trap shooters in first place
The Alexandria Area High School trap team is in first place in the Class 8A, Conference 2 standings after a week of competition with 27,446 points, while Lakeville South is second at 26,557.5. The Cardinals had 84 of their 89 team members participating under nearly ideal weather conditions...
May 6, 2016 - 11:25am
May 4, 2016
Youth Outdoor Activity Day gets a boost
The success of the Youth Outdoor Activity Day at the Alexandria Shooting Park the past two summers has caught the attention of people well outside...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 3, 2016
State park taking reservations for all sites
Starting on May 4, state parks in Central and Northwestern Minnesota will have sites opened up for reservations for the entire camping season. State parks in Southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area were taking reservations as of yesterday, Tuesday, while parks in Northeastern...
May 3, 2016 - 1:14pm
April 27, 2016
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
The Alexandria Area High School trap shooting team has two weeks in the book and has had to shoot through some wet weather conditions on each...
April 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Jennifer Schultz doesn't like to be pessimistic but knows the reality the state's landscape could face with the spread of emerald ash borer....
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 26, 2016
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
Saturday morning in the turkey woods would have been perfect had I had a camera in my hands instead of a bow. As it is, it will have to serve...
April 26, 2016 - 9:56am