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Searcher finds missing 9-year-old whose look on her face was priceless
Beautiful day for Applefest
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
July 1, 2016
Waterfowl numbers soar
There are still months to go before hunters line the banks of wetlands for waterfowl opener in Minnesota, but those hunters got what might be...
July 1, 2016 - 9:45am
June 29, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
Planer boards are devices that attach to fishing lines and take those lines, and the lures on those lines, out away from the boat. These devices...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 27, 2016
A final shot at state
A Minnesota State High School Clay Target League season that started with more than 10,000 shooters finished off on Saturday with the best teams...
June 27, 2016 - 11:52am
June 19, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
Lake Osakis filled up with boats from across the state this weekend for its 36th annual walleye tournament. While the combined weight totals...
June 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 15, 2016
One for the wall
Dawson Zuroff of Hebron, North Dakota was vacationing with his family at Brentwood Estate on Big Chippewa Lake when he latched into the biggest...
June 15, 2016 - 11:42am
Walgrave's big day
Seven-year-old Chase Walgrave of Shakopee had a memorable day fishing with his grandfather and Alexandria native Randy Mickelson in late May....
June 15, 2016 - 11:39am
Mickelson's big pike
Matthew Mickelson of Maple Grove, great-grandson of Alexandria's Ruth Amundson, was fishing on Lake L'Homme Dieu on May 27 when he latched into...
June 15, 2016 - 11:37am
June 13, 2016
Reducing some rough fish
Weather conditions looked promising for the second annual Douglas County Bow Fishing Tournament heading into the weekend. The hot and muggy temperatures...
June 13, 2016 - 11:35am
June 8, 2016
PF, AAHS team up to educate and provide for pollinators
More studies continue to confirm that the loss of pollinators around the globe has the ability to threaten the world’s food supply. A report...
June 8, 2016 - 10:20am
Mike Frisch: Walleyes on the move
Spring walleye fishing in a lot of Minnesota lakes often means jigs or slip-sinker live bait rigs tipped with minnows and fished slowly in fairly...
June 8, 2016 - 9:57am
June 6, 2016
Second DC bow fishing challenge coming to Alexandria
The second Douglas County Bow Fishing Challenge is set for June 11-12. Check-in is from 6-8 p.m. on June 11 before boats depart at 9 p.m. Weigh-in is from 5-6 a.m. on June 12. Both the check-in and weigh-in are at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. There is a 100 percent payback for...
June 6, 2016 - 9:31am
June 2, 2016
Minnesota moose may need endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. The federal agency is responding to a petition filed last year by the Center for Biological Diversity that moose...
June 2, 2016 - 1:14pm
A burning problem
Editor's note: This article has been edited to fit this publication and was first published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer. The little...
June 2, 2016 - 10:34am
May 26, 2016
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Spring largemouth bass fishing is usually a shallow-water affair as these fish are often in, and around, shallow water cover at this time. Pencil...
May 26, 2016 - 4:42pm
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Management of white-tailed deer by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sound, and the agency’s methods of estimating deer populations...
May 26, 2016 - 1:29pm