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Brandon-Evansville High School holds commencement
Friday's Weak Tornado
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 26
Get ready for 'mumble strips'
Aboard the I-400 super sub
Osakis track sends many to section meet
Baseball: Cards gets fourth seed, enter playoffs with some momentum
Baseball: Osakis upsets Sauk in playoff opener
Tennis: Cards' Hegstad, Crowe advance to sections
Softball: Cards roll over Little Falls in playoff opener
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibit
The price they paid
Worship offers a break from busyness
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
First Friday Concert teams up Orlo Thompson, Neal Nelson
Engaged - Cunningham and Thielke
Engaged - Reis and Frovarp
Engaged - Nelson and Dahlheimer
Wedding - Schoenfelder - Wagner
Births - May 27, 2016
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
Alvin W. Krueger
Donald Lee Enger
Gerald "Jerry" A. Golembeck
Gertrude K. Nelson
Aurelia Anna Schimmelpfennig
COMMENTARY: Ice programs not looking for handout
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
EDITORIAL: A frustrating session with tiny headway
IT'S OUR TURN: There's no book for adulting
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower care creates beautiful garden
Working buffers for water quality
Phosphorus, buffers and water quality on the ground
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
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On The Street
March 23, 2016
Working toward the perfect piece
Curt Soine was front and center with his work as this year's Carver of the Year at the Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show in Alexandria...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 21, 2016
Lake Carlos State Park offers fishing rod building workshop
Lake Carlos State Park is offering a two-day rod building workshop for those interested in constructing their own open-water fishing rod. The workshop is Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, with Friday's portion not mandatory. Participants will have the chance to learn about "thread art"...
March 21, 2016 - 11:07am
March 19, 2016
Artists of all kinds pack the RCC
Skilled woodworkers, painters and artists of every kind gathered at the Runestone Community Center on Saturday to show and sell some of their...
March 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
March 17, 2016
Burning restrictions in Douglas County start March 21
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that burning restrictions in the central part of the state will begin on March 21 in areas that include Douglas County. A DNR release said that in the past few weeks, firefighters have already responded to wildfires in Central...
March 17, 2016 - 1:30pm
DNR release: Jim Leach named as Fish and Wildlife director
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that Jim Leach, a veteran natural resources manager with deep ties to the state’s...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55am
March 16, 2016
Art on display: Carvers like Ron Jacobson bring their work to the RCC this Saturday
Ron Jacobson can walk out his back door to the boat or canoe and spend the whole day out on Lake Chippewa north of Brandon. The wildlife, the...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Mike Frisch: Think spring
I enjoy ice fishing, yet I must admit that when February rolls around I start thinking, and dreaming, about being back in a boat fishing open water. While actual open water fishing opportunities are limited at this time, now is a time when we anglers can start preparing for the coming...
March 9, 2016 - 11:43am
One for the wall
Four-year-old Aiden Cichy of Minneapolis was visiting his great-grandparents near Alexandria on Feb. 5 when he got into the ice house on Lake...
March 9, 2016 - 11:42am
Big northern on Villard
The ice fishing season is winding down with warmer weather starting the thaw, but Alexandria's 7-year-old Taven Maeyaert has a fishing tale to...
March 9, 2016 - 11:41am
March 6, 2016
Sturgeon, paddlefish a centerpiece in spring fishing circles
By Brian Peterson, Northlands Outdoor Network LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. -- So now we wait. In Minnesota, except for Canadian border waters, another...
March 6, 2016 - 9:00am
March 2, 2016
On the mark: Alexandria's Bosek joins a small segment of students competing in biathlons
Alexandria seventh grader Kaisa Bosek made a good impression during her first varsity Nordic ski meet at the Central Lakes Conference championship...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 29, 2016
DNR to hold public forum on non-toxic shot only proposal on farmland WMAs
People interested in learning more about a possible requirement that only non-toxic shot be used on wildlife management areas in Minnesota’s farmland zone can attend a public forum from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources headquarters cafeteria,...
February 29, 2016 - 3:08pm
Scanton wins first Depot Fishing Tournament on Agnes
The first Depot Ice Fishing Tournament hosted anglers on Lake Agnes on Feb. 21 with Ashley Scanton winning the tournament after landing an 8.78-pound northern. Second through fourth place went to Mike Trainor, John Vega and Shawn Solum, respectively, with all four catching perch that...
February 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Deadline for removing ice fishing shelters approaches
Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways were announced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this week. Dates of removal are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to Minnesota...
February 29, 2016 - 10:18am
February 25, 2016
DNR report: Bighead carp caught on the Minnesota River
The Department of Natural Resources issued a news release on Wednesday stating that a bighead carp was caught by a commercial angler last week...
February 25, 2016 - 9:44am