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Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
High school team first at Knowledge Bowl
New rules proposed for vacation rentals
For the record
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
Girls basketball: Osakis grabs conference win in last home game
Boys basketball: Brainerd hits nine threes to down Alexandria
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
October 27, 2017
New sign, greenery for museum property
The property east of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will soon have a whole new, softer look. Bruce Olson, executive director of...
October 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 2, 2017
All aboard the Sandra Faye: Northern Minnesota couple attempting to take 12-month voyage around parts of U.S. in their motor yacht
KNIFE RIVER, Minn.—"It's like a choir," said Edward Addy as he adjusted the twin diesel engines on his 40 foot Bayliner yacht at the Knife...
September 2, 2017 - 10:54pm
July 8, 2017
Beautiful day for beautiful boats w/video
Classic boats of all kinds were on display during the 32nd annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat today, Saturday, July 8. The show, which was...
July 8, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 29, 2017
Boat wrap recycling begins in April
When that blue or white plastic wrap comes off the boat this spring, it can be recycled. Last year, in its first year of collecting the plastic...
March 29, 2017 - 8:00am
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