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UPDATE: Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Grand Forks man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Becker County
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 24
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls win West Central Conference Championship
Softball: Chargers' experience shines through as B-E advances in winner's bracket
Softball: Hardy tosses shutout, hits game-ending homer in first round of 8AAA playoffs
Softball: Streaks rally for three seventh-inning runs to take second in the 6AA-North
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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