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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
Boys track: Cards' honor solid season as Larson, Meier, Rudolph earn MVPs
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
News / region
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,...
Silverstreaks / sports
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
August 20, 2008
Jump start for small businesses offered at Entrepreneur Boot Camp
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission and the ATC Small Business Center will be offering a business startup class, called Entrepreneur Boot Camp. The class will be held September 15-16 at the Alexandria Technical College from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
James Reid Ballentine set the wheels in motion 100 years ago. A century later it has come full circle. That circle continues to grow as the years go by - in strength, in numbers and in family ties.
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am