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Meet the new Pets of the Week: Hans, Finn and Poe (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Oct. 26
Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Minnesota teachers union protections
Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Sports schedule for Thursday, Oct. 27
8-3A volleyball: Bemidji ends Cards' season again
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Delores E. Johnson
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
Melissa Heen Peterson
Paul John Dalluge
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
FARGO FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 22, 2016
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
ST. PAUL—Two Minnesota Chippewa tribes were granted a permit Friday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources allowing them to harvest...
October 22, 2016 - 3:21pm
October 5, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin drivers face about...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 30, 2016
LETTER: Is there life before death?
To the editor: It seems like there is always some special observance around the corner. There is even a World Day for Farmed Animals. It's observed fittingly on Oct. 2, Gandhi's birthday. It's intended to memorialize the tens of billions of animals abused and killed for food around...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
August 27, 2016
Minnesota wolf population stable
ST. PAUL—Minnesota had an estimated 2,278 wolves last winter, up just a tick from the year before, according to survey results released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The winter survey estimate showed several more wolf packs across the wolf range —...
August 27, 2016 - 9:38am
December 2, 2015
Holiday goodies to help homeless animals
Looking for some scrumptious baked goods to serve at your holiday gatherings? The Lakes Area Humane Society in Alexandria will hold its annual Holiday Bake Sale on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m.
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
ASK A TROOPER: Should farm animals be penned securely?
Question: My neighbor has cattle and horses, and it seems like they are always getting out of their fences and many times out onto the road. Isn’t there some kind of law requiring animals to be kept a little more secure than that? Can he get into trouble with the law or get sued? Answer:...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
It's fair time!
Rides, games, animals, races, exhibits, food and more. It’s time for the Douglas County Fair. The fair starts Thursday, August 20 and continues...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Art With a Heart supports local humane society
The public is invited to attend Art with a Heart, a fine art and memorabilia auction hosted by Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria on Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at the winery, 6693 County Road 34 N.W. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria. The...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
List of endangered, threatened, special concern species updated
A state list first established nearly 30 years ago to highlight and help protect plants and animals at risk of disappearing from Minnesota has received its first official update since 1996. Following a series of five public hearings, an 86-day comment period and review by an administrative...
August 30, 2013 - 9:04am
June 28, 2013
Bob and Buckie
Bob and Katie Winter's place north of Garfield is peaceful, lakeside, private and lovely. They are a warm and welcoming couple, so you can't...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Excitement under the big top!
The Alexandria Shrine Circus entertained crowds at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday. The George Carden Circus International presented...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 12, 2013
College students interested in animal agriculture sought for 4-H mentor program
Minnesota Foundation for Responsible Animal Care (MnFRAC) is inviting college students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Peer Mentor.
May 12, 2013 - 12:10pm
September 28, 2012
Shalom Lutheran Church to host animal blessing
Shalom Lutheran Church will host a blessing of the animals celebration on Sunday, September 30 at 9:45 a.m. on the patio by the bell tower. The blessing of the animals is a tradition that goes back to St. Francis of Assisi, who taught that God's love extends to everything God has...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 21, 2012
Zoo, aquarium visitors more concerned about climate change, says survey
Saint Paul, MN - People who visit zoos and aquariums are more concerned about climate change than other Americans and are willing to take action to help because they feel a connection with animals. The findings are in the final report, "Global Climate Change as Seen by Zoo and Aquarium...
April 21, 2012 - 11:35am
September 29, 2011
'Get Wild' at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria Saturday
Looking for something wild to do? A "Get Wild" animal show will take place Saturday, October 1, at 10 a.m. at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria. It will feature fun for the entire family with Lori and Jim Quistorff and some fascinating animals from around the world. You will...
September 29, 2011 - 4:01pm