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Stepping up for shoppers: Retail management certificates pay off in the workforce
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 21
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Ann M. Nussbaum
Sharon Marie Martinson
EDITORIAL: A good time to count your blessings
LETTER: A factual commentary about Planned Parenthood
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
September 23, 2016
Visit Legacy of the Lakes for free on Museum Day Live!
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of Smithsonian magazine's 12th annual Museum Day Live! Visitors who present a Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two. One ticket per...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
UPDATE: Five injured in boat crash in Pope County
Five people were injured in an airboat crash in Pope County Wednesday night. At 6:40 p.m., the Pope County Sheriff's Office received a report of a watercraft accident in Outlet Creek in White Bear Lake Township, near Krueger Farms and County Road 18, southwest of Starbuck. At the...
September 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
May 4, 2016
Five rescued after boat sinks
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies helped rescue five young men after their boat sank on Lake Carlos late Saturday night. The Douglas County...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Classic boat and car show is this Saturday at Arrowwood
The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show will be held at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling this Saturday, July 13. Classic watercraft from manufacturers such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Alexandria Boat Works and others, will be shown on land...
July 12, 2013 - 12:20pm
July 11, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week: Boat parade supporters
Long-time neighbors Joe Partington, shown playing patriotic music on his trombone, and Lloyd Anderson added their support to the Lake Latoka...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
May 29, 2012
Jet Ski crashes into pontoon on lift in Lake Osakis
May 29, 2012 - 7:19am
May 2, 2012
Does your boat have a sticker?
Here's another item that boaters should add to their checklists before heading out on the water: A sticker. The stickers - which are free -...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
March 25, 2012
With early spring, use caution launching boats
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants early season boaters to know that conditions at ramps may make boat launching a challenge. Due to this year's early ice out, DNR crews are faced with the need to inspect, repair and make ready launch ramps and access sites...
March 25, 2012 - 3:22pm
October 20, 2011
Maritime Museum boat takes first place at international show
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) in Alexandria registered its 1907 Fay and Bowen 24-foot standard launch, "Stella," in the 2011 Antique...
October 20, 2011 - 4:15pm
June 8, 2010
Two hurt when boats collide near Perham
Two men were injured Saturday when their boat was rear-ended by another boat on Big Pine Lake near Perham, Minn. A boat driven by Donald Piehl, 69, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., was going about 20 mph when it hit the back end of a trolling boat driven by Dennis Voigt, 61, of Perham, according...
June 8, 2010 - 12:09pm
February 4, 2010
Lund Boat plant closing: Bad for Little Falls, great for New York Mills
Good news for New York Mills traveled quickly from the Lund Boat plant and into the community Tuesday morning. Dirk Hyde, president of Lund Boat Company, announced the consolidation of the Crestliner plant in Little Falls with the New York Mills Lund facility. The manufacturing...
February 4, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 12, 2009
Man dies in tubing accident
A 32-year-old Colorado man died in a tubing accident last Thursday evening on Pocket Lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call came in shortly after 5:30 p.m. from 10677 Easy Street, which is on the west side of Pocket Lake in Holmes City Township. Charles...
August 12, 2009 - 12:05am
July 8, 2009
Let freedom ring
The Fourth of July was filled with fantastic fun festivities including a boat parade that took place on Lake Carlos Saturday morning, the annual...
July 8, 2009 - 12:05am
July 2, 2009
Celebrate Independence Day
Summer is finally here and with it comes the annual Fourth of July celebration. Several events are being planned around the area. Here is a...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Ice sailing coming to Lake Osakis this weekend
The 2008 Great Western Challenge Regatta should bring at least 75 ice sailors to Lake Osakis for a weekend of adventure. Sails will begin gliding across Lake Osakis around noon Friday, December 5 and continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 6 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am