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Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
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
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
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
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
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
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On The Street
October 14, 2016
In a literary world: Douglas County Library to host first literary costume party
Imagine a room where Dr. Seuss, the Hungry Caterpillar and Mary Poppins wander around, play games, try new activities, and eat treats. The Douglas County Library will host its first Literary Costume Party on Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Large Meeting Room at the library from 1 to 2:30...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
September 7, 2016
Scribes Author Series begins at Douglas County Library
The Douglas County Library in Alexandria is providing the chance for people to hear from a budding author at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, in its large meeting room. Rena Olsen's first book, The Girl Before, was released in August to positive reviews, including in the Wall Street Journal....
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Telling the legend of Ralph Maxwell
BOOK SIGNING Richard Hinrichs and Nina Dalberg will host a book signing to debut their novel "The Legend of King Max" on Saturday, Aug. 13 from...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Local author debuts spy thriller
Michael Troy of Miltona will debut a fiction novel with a book signing on Friday, Aug. 5 from noon to 2 p.m. at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria....
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
College courses lead to published books
Studying at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) can lead to a world of possibilities in both vocations and hobbies. For Michael...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Imagination leads to writing career for local woman
Growing up a dreamer in Alexandria, Valerie Hockert had a vivid imagination. Eventually, that imagination lent itself to her love of writing...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
A day in the life
Former Lake Carlos State Park manager Ronald Kuschel recently published a novel, 23 Days in the Life of a Park Ranger, which follows the events...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
Life to fiction
Jo Barkley is a 10-year-old tomboy living on a farm during the Great Depression. Throughout her childhood years, her dreams carry her on many...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Meet the author: Frances Worthington
Frances Worthington, author of Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions, will host a meet and greet on Friday, Feb. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 203. In her book, Worthington uses the sacred Scriptures and traditions of five religions...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Meet the author
Author John Warner will sign his book, Every Foreign Land on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. Every...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Holmes City native writes book on body language
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Writing down a lifetime
It’s one thing to write down your own life story, but it’s another thing to write someone else’s. Douglas Jewson of Carlos knows exactly...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
William Kent Krueger is guest speaker at dinner
William Kent Krueger, author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series set in Northern Minnesota, will be the special guest and speaker at a dinner scheduled for Tuesday, September 10. The event is sponsored by Cherry Street Books and will be held at the Clubhouse Bistro at Alexandria Golf...
September 4, 2013 - 1:37pm