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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 11, 2016
Photo of the Week: February camping
Heather Swanson snapped a candid moment of Elle Heydt, Greta Oldenkamp and Skylar Swanson, all of Alexandria, prepping their sleeping bags for...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
DNR removes burning and campfire restrictions except for 18 counties
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is removing the burning and campfire restrictions in counties in northwestern and southeastern Minnesota, while 18 counties in east-central Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, remain under burning/campfire restrictions. Counties...
October 23, 2012 - 10:19am
August 24, 2012
Family tradition takes root at park
Camping has been a time honored tradition for many, especially in Minnesota where the forests are extensive and the lakes are in abundance, and...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 12, 2012
DNR reminds visitors to bring only approved firewood onto state lands
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds visitors that only approved firewood is allowed on land administered by the DNR, which includes state parks, state forests and wildlife management areas. In recent weeks, various state parks have been experiencing a surge...
August 12, 2012 - 4:17pm
July 14, 2012
Resorts, campgrounds still welcoming summer reservations
Minnesota's many great resorts and campgrounds just completed a busy Fourth of July week and the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association wants to make sure that people know there are still plenty of openings for the remainder of the summer and into fall. An informal survey of...
July 14, 2012 - 4:10pm
April 3, 2012
New state park reservation system fully phased in
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that the phased-in rollout of their state park reservation system is complete. Camping and lodging reservations are once again being accepted up to a year in advance. More than 8,500 reservations have already been...
April 3, 2012 - 3:00pm
October 7, 2011
DNR restricts campfires throughout Minnesota due to high fire danger
With dry conditions persisting throughout much of Minnesota, wildfire agencies have restricted open burning throughout the state. As of midnight Oct. 6, by order of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Tom Landwehr, open burning is only allowed for special...
October 7, 2011 - 12:03pm
June 16, 2011
Summer camps in Minnesota designed for military-connected youth
Spots are filling up for summer camps in Minnesota designed for military-connected youth ages 8-14. "There are still 50 spots available at several different summer camps at little-to-no cost," said Kirsten Fisher, Youth Coordinator with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon. In May 2,400 Minnesota...
June 16, 2011 - 2:18pm
July 2, 2010
Lake Carlos State Park to host workshop on camping basics
Learn to camp or refresh rusty camping skills at Lake Carlos State Park on August 19 during an overnight, "I Can Camp!" workshop. A group of up to six people pays $55 for an entire day of outdoor recreation and quality camping instruction. The workshop includes a wide range of activities...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Lots to explore at state park Saturday
Some Douglas County families travel hundreds of miles to go camping. But they can find plenty of outdoor fun in their own backyard - at Lake Carlos State Park. This Saturday is a good time to check it out. Lake Carlos State Park is having an open house on June 12.
June 9, 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
May 28, 2008
Camping reservation change made for parks
In response to requests from campers, the Minnesota State Park system will accept camping reservations up to a year in advance, beginning June 2. When Minnesota State Parks first went to a centralized reservation system for camping and lodging, customers were able to book overnight...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am