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Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Up to the challenge
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
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Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
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Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
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April 25, 2016
Artist Terry Redlin dies
By Rob Beer, Forum News Service WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn't able to put a brush...
News / region
April 25, 2016 - 3:54pm
February 10, 2016
Calling all artists for Phelps Mill Festival
Artist applications are now available online for the 2016 Phelps Mill Festival, a fine arts and crafts event, on July 9 and 10. Up to 20,000 people attend this two-day event. New and seasoned artists are welcome to showcase and sell their wares. The application deadline is Tuesday,...
Life / events
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Make art this summer
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to be a protégée artist. The LRAC Artist Mentor Program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students also have the...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
An artistic impression
The recently renovated house showcases an artist's touch in nearly every nook and cranny. From the refinished furniture, to the framed prints...
Life / features
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
LRAC accepting Artist Mentor Grant applications
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC), including Douglas County, have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant through February 1, 2016. Grants are available in all artistic disciplines, including music,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Naomi Bjorklund featured at Third Thursday's art show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show artist reception will be held Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale...
Life / events
September 11, 2014 - 2:37pm
June 28, 2013
Recording artist Kelley Hunt to perform at Maritime Gardens
Keyboardist and guitarist Kelley Hunt will return to the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) and Gardens outdoor stage, 205 3rd Avenue West,...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Local artist opens exhibition
Alexandria artist Millie Conard's retrospective exhibition recently opened at the Kaddatz Gallery, 111 West Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls. Conard attended the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee when she was 17. After settling in Alexandria and raising children, she renewed her interest...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
Exhibition in Fergus Falls spotlights Alexandria artist
A reception will be held in Fergus Falls Thursday for Alexandria artist Millie Conard. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kaddatz Galley, 111 West Lincoln Avenue. Conard's works will be on display at the gallery through May 31. Conard works in a variety of mediums, including...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Watermedia workshop to be held April 10-12
A Brush and Palette workshop, to be held in the Carlos Town Hall April 10-12, will provide artists with an opportunity to dramatize and improve...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Up close and personal - local artist doing residency, conducting workshop
Alexandria artist Janelle Sundberg currently has more than 20 of her original watercolor paintings on exhibit at the Historic Landmark Center...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Osakis native lends artistic talents to portal project
Osakis native Claire Witt recently came home to share her artistic talents and help local students leave a legacy. Witt is an Osakis High School...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
Pioneer Public TV show spotlights artists from region
Pioneer Public Television will premiere the next episode of Postcards on Sunday, February 24 at 7 p.m. with "Artists of Western Minnesota." This episode explores some of the skilled artists Minnesota has to offer. Hear the inside story on silversmith artist Jean Menden in Boyd, explore...
February 14, 2013 - 4:09pm
August 10, 2012
The Topaz Tiger featured at Evansville Art Center
Artist Donna Jean Carver's artwork is now on display at the Evansville Art Center. The exhibit will run through Saturday, August 25. An artist's reception will be held that Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. Carver belongs to the Willmar Arts Society. Her exhibit is a collection of animals...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Two artists featured at Glenwood art gallery
Central Square in Glenwood is currently hosting an art exhibit in the 2nd floor art gallery, featuring the acrylics and oil paintings of Nory...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am