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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 15, 2016
Floating through a fun Fourth on Lake Geneva
Residents on Lake Geneva in Alexandria have been having a blast with an annual Fourth of July Boat Parade for more than 15 years. Participants...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 9, 2016
Boats collide on Lake L'Homme Dieu
Two boats collided on Lake L'Homme Dieu Friday night but all the occupants escaped injury. At 8:24 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls about a watercraft accident on the lake along County Road 120 NE. The initial reports were that two boats collided...
July 9, 2016 - 6:19am
April 29, 2016
Big boats may need CO detectors
Larger Minnesota boats would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors in a bill state senators passed 61-0 on April 26. A similar bill remains in a House committee and its future is not clear. The bill is in response to the death of 7-year-old Sophia Beckler, who died of CO poisoning...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Boaters urged to stop 'power loading' at public water accesses
As summer progresses and lake water levels drop, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters using public accesses to check ramp conditions before launching any boat and to refrain from "power loading." Power loading is a phrase that describes using the motor thrust...
August 30, 2013 - 9:01am
July 31, 2013
Clean-and-drain areas introduced at boat launches
To help boaters prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS), the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more than...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Out and About: Car show and boat show w/video
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show took place...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Attend the Classic Boat and Car Show Saturday
The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show will be held Saturday, July 13 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling. Registration...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Maritime Museum featured in premier boating magazine
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice. Classic Boating, a bi-monthly...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
DNR recommends boat launch improvements for AIS prevention
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed aquatic invasive species (AIS) best management practices (BMPs) for water accesses. The BMPs include recommended improvements at boat launches, which would make it easier for boaters to comply with the AIS actions...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Putting pressure on mussels
Douglas County commissioners added an extra tool to the county's arsenal of zebra mussel weaponry at Tuesday's board meeting. Land and Resource...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
Residents, dealers reminded to review dock and boat lift canopy regulations
Spring boat shows are popular this time of year, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds residents to review dock and boat lift canopy regulations before investing in new equipment in order to ensure it will meet current standards. Boat equipment dealers are...
March 17, 2012 - 7:59am
December 11, 2010
Vote to unionize at Lund Boats fails
A vote to unionize the hourly work force at Lund Boats in New York Mills failed. Of the 240 hourly workers eligible to vote, 85 percent voted against unionization on December 2. Dan Kubera, spokesperson for the Brunswick Corporation, which owns and operates Lund Boats, said, "Our...
December 11, 2010 - 8:08am
November 12, 2010
Area landscape professionals support community project
Landscape contractors from the area have been meeting to design and coordinate the Maritime Gardens Project. The garden site is attached to...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Lund Boats brings Crestliner production to New York Mills
Formerly located in Little Falls, Lund Boat Company has brought their Crestliner plant to New York Mills. The merger may create jobs in New York Mills after layoffs in recent years. Roughly 180 positions will be affected at the Little Falls plant, said Dan Kubera, director of media...
September 27, 2010 - 12:50pm
September 10, 2010
Gardens to bloom at Maritime Museum
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum will soon be about more than boats and watercraft. Starting this fall, landscapers will transform the parcel...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am