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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
William "Bill" Bahe
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 24, 2013
Purple Heart, brotherly bonds: Critical care nurse in Afghanistan shares blog about a sniper shooting
Editor's note: The following is the conclusion of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Thirteen countries in five years for Tischer
The word "Afghanistan" is very three-dimensional. Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
NEW LONDON, Minn.
October 15, 2010 - 1:23pm
October 13, 2010
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
The funeral for Army Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New London, will be at 2 p.m. October 17 at the New London-Spicer (NLS) High School gymnasium. The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. October 16, also at the high school. Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home of New London. Clark...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection
NEW LONDON, Minn. - Ryane Clark, a solider who was a native of New London and studied law enforcement at Alexandria Technical College, was killed...
October 5, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2010
Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 2002 Farmington High School graduate is in stable condition and is preparing to be transported to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C. after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan earlier this week. Kyle Malin, 26, was injured when an improvised...
July 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
January 7, 2010
Klobuchar part of Senate delegation that visited troops in Afghanistan
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was in Afghanistan on Sunday to meet with the Commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal,...
January 7, 2010 - 12:01pm
October 30, 2009
Pilot killed in Afghanistan has ties to Alexandria area
A civilian pilot who died in a plane crash while on a counter-terrorism mission over the mountains of Afghanistan on October 13 has ties to the...
October 30, 2009 - 12:05am
September 3, 2009
Adjusting to military deployments just part of life for Deer Creek family
Melony Butler didn't say goodbye when her husband deployed to Iraq in 2004. She didn't say goodbye when two of her sons deployed either. "None...
September 3, 2009 - 12:51pm
January 9, 2009
A soldier from the start
"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." An Osakis graduate answered that call not once, not twice,...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am