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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
Students with visual impairments learn 'SurvEYEvor' skills at camp
"SurvEYEvor" was the theme of a camp for students with visual impairments held at Luther Crest Bible Camp near Alexandria September 29-30. The...
October 7, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2011
Camp Emily in Fergus Falls helps children cope with death
FERGUS FALLS, MN - Though her life was very brief, little Emily Johnson's legacy has gone on to touch scores of people, many of them also children. This year marks the fifth anniversary of Camp Emily, a day camp developed through the bereavement program of Lakeland Hospice, especially...
October 1, 2011 - 9:04am
May 31, 2011
Carlos Cougars to host baseball clinic Saturday
The Carlos Cougars baseball team will host a free youth baseball clinic at Fireman's Field in Carlos on Saturday, June 4. The clinic will start at 2 p.m. and is available to any young baseball player who would like to attend. Those who attend are only required to bring their glove....
May 31, 2011 - 10:57am
July 9, 2010
Area youth 'Hang Ten in 2010' at recent 4-H camp
More than 100 3rd-6th graders from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp. This year's theme was "Hang Ten in 2010." Activities included rock...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 4, 2010
Parents can get tax credit for sending kids to day camp
ST. PAUL - Many working parents need to arrange for care for their children when school is out. A popular solution - with a tax benefit - is a day camp program. The Internal Revenue Service reminds parents that the cost of day camp may be a qualifying expense for the Child and...
July 4, 2010 - 2:27pm
June 23, 2010
Osakis girls' basketball camp brings in players from grades 3-6
Pat Kalpin and many members of the Osakis girls' basketball team recently helped out the future of the Silverstreaks' program by putting on the Osakis girls' basketball camp from June 7-10 for students who just completed grades 3-6. Alyssa Timmerman, Calista Sadlemyer, Hannah Bailey,...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Quilting camp offered to youth
A "Quilt Quest 3 Camp" will offer young people a chance to explore the wonderful world of quilting by making their very own quilt. This camp is open to all youth in grades 5 and up. Participants will complete a quilt approximately 78-inches by 90-inches. Each participant will select...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
Give early-season camping a try
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- It was a dark and quiet night. A really quiet night. A little travel trailer and one small tent were the only camping units occupying any of the 62 campsites at Pattison State Park south of Superior on a recent night. The next night was just as lonely. Most people...
April 17, 2010 - 9:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Lake Geneva Christian Center presents 'Family Camp'
Since 1927 it has been a tradition for Lake Geneva Christian Center to host "Family Camp" and this year is no exception. From Friday, June 26 through Sunday, July 6, the public is invited to join in the fun. There are many different activities and services for families to enjoy,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Teather day camp open to area youth
Registrations are being accepted for the 23rd annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre day camp. Participants can join a professional staff as they cast and produce the musical adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. The camp will be held Wednesday through Friday, July 29-31 and Monday through...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Sign-up now for Perham's Annual Summer Gymnastics Camp
The Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy will be hosting their Summer 2009 Gymnastics Camp July 28-31 in Hauer Gymnasium at Perham High School. Camp Director Charlie Fleck, the head coach of the six-time defending Class A State Champs, will be assisted at the camp by Heidi Fleck, head coach...
May 14, 2009 - 12:37pm
May 13, 2009
Day camps set for area youth
Lutheran Island Camp, located on a 67-acre island in the middle of East Battle Lake near Henning, will offer five weeks of day camp this summer for youth ages 5-12, from several communities in the region. The day camps will be held June 8-12, June 15-19, July 6-10, July 20-24, and...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Sweetheart ski weekend planned at Luther Crest Bible Camp
Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria is hosting a "Sweetheart Ski Weekend." The event will take place Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am