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Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Alexandria students perform well on MCA tests
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 16, 2015
FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1965 - Jingle Bells Telethon sets record
1915, 100 years ago: In the death of Andrew J. Burkee of Urness, the county mourns the last of a party who came to Douglas County and settled in Urness. He was one of the first, settling there in 1866. He and his wife broke the prairie and prepared fields that have yielded abundant...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Observations from the archives, 2005: Property owners ask about double-digit increase in property taxes
1915, 100 years ago: The Board of Health met and voted not to allow any ice to be taken from Lake Henry for commercial purposes. Lake Winona was condemned some years ago and there is now quite a stream running between the two lakes. … Christmas specialties: A 1 pound box assorted...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Observations from the Archives: 2005 - City Park bathhouse committee raises $15,500
1915, 100 years ago: A delegation from the Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Association came up to Alexandria from Minneapolis to thank Senator Knute Nelson for his past vote on the Suffrage amendment to the Constitution, known as the Monell Amendment, and to ask him for further support....
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
FROM THE ARCHIVES: 2005 - Twelve failed in 39 tobacco compliance tests
1915, 100 years ago: Carl Pipo of Moe Township has been hauling to town 600 bushels of onions, which he expects to ship to Eastern markets. We understand he is offered 50 cents per bushel. … In Brandon news: Some of our “would-be” hunters, who were out looking for ducks the...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1915: 'Delicious' young lady goes with socks
1915, 100 years ago: The old bridge between lakes Jessie and Victoria has been replaced by a new one. This was very much needed. … There will be a “Sock Social” at District 50. Stockings of all sizes, prices and colors to suit the various individual tastes will be sold at auction....
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1965: Two-pound fruitcakes available at Trumm Drug
1915, 100 years ago: Dr. C.C. Strang has moved into the new quarters especially prepared for him and his dental work over J.A. Carlson’s Grocery Store. He is now busy installing the new apparatus arriving daily from the factory and jobbers. Electric current will be used extensively,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1990: Douglas County has fifth-highest accident rate
1915, 100 years ago: The furnace at the Fahlun Church is under repair and expected to be in good shape by Sunday. … Ladies ready-to-wear and trimmed hats, also ostrich plumes, now sold at one-third off from former prices at the People’s Store. … Automobiles! Oakland Four, five...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Observations from the archives, 2005: City Council votes down bigger jail
1915, 100 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. Erick Hanson of Alexandria received word from their son, Lieut. Edw. Hanson, of the U.S.S. Brooklyn, that their ship was about to set sail out on their long cruise around the world. They will stop at a number of interesting ports such as Barcelona,...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Observations From the Archives, 1990: Pedestrian underpass by Voyager School is near completion
1915, 100 years ago: When returning from town, a bullet flew across Lake Winona and pierced the top of the buggy in which P.O. Anderson was riding. It passed through the back of the top just alongside Mr. Anderson, on the level of his head. After passing through the buggy top, the...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
From the archives, 1990: Bubble arena to be erected next to RCC
1915, 100 years ago: The Alexandria Telephone Company is planning to erect a new building for its headquarters on the lot south of the Candy Kitchen. They will then install a new switch board equipped with the latest inventions. Among these will be the automatic ring for central and...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1990: William's Pipeline had 58 trucks in line waiting for gas
1915, 100 years ago: J.A. McKay sold 12 lots of the Lakeside Addition to a party at Parkers Prairie. He will start improvements at once. … Kensington has organized a new band consisting of 15 members. Edwin Bjorklund is director. … R.F. Osterberg and family autoed to Alexandria....
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Observations from the archives, 2004: National Guard unit returns from Kosovo
1914, 100 years ago: An automobile party from Lowry consisting of Andrew Knutson, Ole Bjokne, Nels Femrite, Andrew Johnson and Andrew Quitne with their families attended the services at the Norwegian Lutheran Church and visited with their former pastor, the Rev. B.A. Benson and his...
September 9, 2014 - 11:56am
September 3, 2013
Observations from the archives, 1963: Modern-day mothers take up bowling
1913, 100 years ago: Sunday was a fine day when the automobile club of Brandon and Moe met at Brandon. There were about 25 automobiles in the party. From Alexandria were B.A. Kortsch, Gust Lee, Sheriff Kent, Oscar Erickson and Paul Foslien. They left Brandon for Evansville, then to...
September 3, 2013 - 8:13am