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Ospreys return to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Crisis management plan under way in Alexandria School District 206
Law enforcement blotter: April 17-19, 2015
News Briefs: A bad weekend for crashes in Minnesota
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Sports schedule for Monday, April 20
Sports roundup from Friday, April 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, April 18
Sports roundup from Thursday, April 16
Minnewaska girls golf wins two WCC meets
Rebuilding with song
Central Minnesota Boys Choir to perform at First Lutheran Church
April 24 fundraiser to benefit New Testament Christian School
Lunch to honor law enforcement officials
Douglas County Cemetery Association to host annual meeting
Engaged - Braford and Baas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Reil and Nagel
Engaged - Lynch and Tvrdik
Engaged - Owen and Moran
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Fight against AIS continues
Alexandria's LeRoy Ras among fishing royalty
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Maxine Schultz, 89
Robert Pappenfus, 87
Audrey Burkey, 88
Signe Krafthefer, 87
Lawrence Kloos, 83
The true meaning of Easter was shared
National Public Health Week celebrates 20th anniversary
Privileged to have Dr. Gess in community
Butt billboard started cancer discussion
More double-talk and shell games
Farmer donates $2,500 to Brandon-Evansville schools
Protect your birds from H5N2 Avian Influenza
For the love of water: Become a volunteer water monitor
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
Permit needed when applying chemicals through irrigation system
First solar sale
WCI named a top Minnesota grantmaker
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Greeley Plumbing, Heating and A/C recognized nationally as 2015 Bryant Circle of Champions
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On The Street
April 26, 2013
Photo of the Week - Redpoll
Karen Blom of Alexandria took this photo of a common redpoll in a snow-laden ash tree on Fillmore Street on a snowy day on April 18. The redpoll...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Photo of the Week: Blue jay
Donna Erickson of Alexandria captured this image of a blue jay at her suet feeder just outside her picture window. "It seems to be a younger...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Photo of the Week - Cardinal
Karen Blom took this photo of a cardinal eating sunflower seeds on the ground below the feeder in her front yard on Fillmore Street in Alexandria...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Photo of the Week: Cardinal
Kathy Midtvedt of Alexandria took this photo of one of the six cardinals that like to hang around her bird feeder on South Darling Drive. If...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Photo of the Week: Mouths to feed
A pair of eastern bluebirds were busy feeding their young in the backyard of the Marc Henderson residence on Fairway Lane in Alexandria. "This...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Photo of the Week: A bird's appetite
Hadley Boline of Miltona took this photo of a goldfinch perching on her bird feeder. "We have had a lot of these beautiful little birds at our...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
View birds at Lake Carlos State Park
Lake Carlos State Park will offer American woodcock viewing Saturdays, March 24 and 31. Join naturalist Alex Watson for a short presentation about American woodcocks, and then a short hike into the woods to listen and watch their display as the sun sets. The program begins at 7 p.m....
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
It's for the birds
The annual Alexandria Christmas bird count is set for Tuesday, December 28 at The Lake Carlos State Park Visitor Center and throughout Alexandria. The event starts at 8 a.m. with owl calling at 7 a.m. The Christmas bird count is an annual event that takes place throughout North America....
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
What links cardinals to Alexandria sports?
From his kitchen window on Christmas Eve Day, Alexandria resident Bryan Stoeck snapped this picture of a cardinal perched on a tree branch in his yard on East Lake Carlos. The photo sparked a story idea: How did Alexandria's sports teams become linked with the colorful bird? Unfortunately,...
Cardinals / news / sports
January 22, 2010 - 12:05am
January 12, 2010
Superior, Wis., police capture exotic bird
SUPERIOR, Wis. - First was the goat captured at the Superior waste treatment plant last month, and now Superior Police Sgt. Dan Hawkin reports police have captured what they believe to be a Chinese pheasant. Hawkin said a railroad crew under a viaduct spotted the bird about 5:30...
news / region
January 12, 2010 - 1:41pm