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Updated: 12-year-old girl dies in swampy area between lakes Cowdry and Darling
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
New law gives hospitals more investment options
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 9, 2010
Volunteer award is no small feat
Frances Beck has been described as a tiny little fireball. While she may be small in stature, her presence is huge. A diminutive 4'11", Beck...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Sauk River Watershed District receives statewide award
The Sauk River Watershed District recently received top honors with "Program of The Year" from the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts. The...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Alex Tech's machine tool technology program wins state honor
Alexandria Technical College is among 12 colleges and universities within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system that are being honored for outstanding achievements in diversity and educational programs and services. The ATC's machine tool technology program was recognized...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Minnesota National Guard wins honor as 'best performing'
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with members of the Minnesota Army National Guard this week to congratulate them for winning the 2010 Army Communities of Excellence award in the Special Category, given to the best-performing Army National Guard in the country. "I am delighted to...
May 8, 2010 - 9:40am
April 23, 2010
Rochel edges Noga for Ms. Basketball award
The Minnesota Ms. Basketball Award would have been icing on the cake after a standout senior season for Parkers Prairie guard Sari Noga. Instead, the Associated Press and Gatorade player of the year will have to settle for what was likely a second-place vote for the award. Lakeville...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Alexandria VFW Post receives Diamond Jubilee Award
A Diamond Jubilee Award citation has been presented to VFW Post 936 in Alexandria. The post celebrates its 75th anniversary on April 28, 2010. "This is a very significant milestone for a VFW Post," said Thomas J. Tradewell Sr., national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars....
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Rindy, Rentschler named Hobey Baker Award winners for 2010
Alexandria's Beth Rindy and Aaron Rentschler have both been selected as 2010 Hobey Baker High School Character Award winners. The goal of the award is to develop, recognize and reward exemplary character and sportsmanship demonstrated by high school hockey players, which the Hobey...
March 12, 2010 - 9:13am
January 23, 2010
Detroit Lakes man's son wins Golden Globe for 'Mad Men'
Scott Hornbacher, son of Bruce Hornbacher of Detroit Lakes, and his show "Mad Men" took home a Golden Globe for Best Television Series, Drama Sunday night. This is the third Globe for the TV show. The show's two main stars were also nominated for Golden Globes, but lost in their...
January 23, 2010 - 9:03am
January 22, 2010
Bales receives award for health services work
Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Sanne Magnan presented a plaque to Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales on December 11 in recognition of...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Alexandria mayor honored by state accountants group
H. Dan Ness of Alexandria was recently recognized with a Lifetime Membership award from the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). Ness, mayor of Alexandria, has been a member of the MNCPA since 1963. He is a CPA and president of H. Dan Ness, Inc. in Alexandr...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Alexandria graduate wins Emmy
An Alexandria graduate has made some remarkable accomplishments in the world of television. Jon Van Amber was the winner of two regional Emmy...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Alexandrian honored for overcoming workplace barriers
When Sharon Bron-kema of Alexandria turned 55, she needed to find a new full-time job. After leaving her position as a para-professional at...
September 9, 2009 - 12:05am
May 29, 2009
ATC computer science teacher, advisor of the year
Dave Hart, computer science instructor at Alexandria Technical College, was presented the Advisor of the Year 2009 award at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. He was nominated by student members of the Alexandria Technical College BPA chapter. Hart...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Hintermeister is Charger boys' basketball leader
Trent Hintermeister led all players in scoring as the Brandon-Evansville boys' basketball team finished its season at 5-20. Hintermeister scored 423 points for the Chargers, and also led the team in assists with 107. Leading the team in rebounds was Josh Guetter with 152, while...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Alexandrians honored for accident response
They may not think of themselves as extraordinary, but Brad Nyberg and Bradley "B.J." Anderson received an award for doing what most people would consider a hero's job. Late in the afternoon on a cold winter day back in February of 2008, Nyberg of Alexandria and Anderson, now of...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am