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Prairie Fire registration opens
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
April 27, 2018
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
The Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments were called to a grass fire at about 10:30 a.m. Friday near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood...
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
October 31, 2017
Carlos Halloween party draws big crowd
Celebrating just a couple days early, about 150 kids attended the annual community Halloween party at the Carlos Town Hall on Sunday, Oct. 29....
October 31, 2017 - 12:23pm
August 3, 2017
Weather Service confirms tornadoes near Carlos, Brandon during July storm
A damaging July 17 storm that cut through Douglas County produced two tornadoes, one that crossed Lake Carlos and the other that passed northeast...
August 3, 2017 - 4:22pm
June 9, 2017
Fox Sports TV show films in Carlos
Powers Machining Inc., based in Carlos, will soon have its 15 minutes of fame. The company's disc implements, designed for all-terrain vehicles...
June 9, 2017 - 9:24am
June 5, 2017
Carlos man dies in motorcycle crash
A 28-year-old Carlos man died in motorcycle crash in southwest Minnesota on Saturday, June 3. Levi Robert Wildman, who was driving a 2009 Harley...
June 5, 2017 - 11:26am
February 1, 2017
Alexandria Public Schools spelling bee results announced
Sixty-three students in first through fifth grade participated in the Alexandria Public Schools Elementary Spelling Bee held Jan. 20 at Woodland...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
December 21, 2016
Santa Day in Carlos
Crafts, coloring, hot dogs and cookies were part of the Santa Day at the Carlos Town Hall on Friday. The Liberty Livewires 4-H led the craft...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
Bales proud of county's parks, services building
On Dec. 31, Bev Bales will be celebrating. Yes, she will be ringing in the New Year like everyone else, but she will also be celebrating her...
December 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 2, 2016
Out and About: Halloween Happenings in Carlos
Kids of all ages took advantage of the free Halloween party at the Carlos Town Hall Sunday evening. The event was sponsored by the Liberty Livewires...
November 2, 2016 - 11:00am
October 26, 2016
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
The city of Carlos invites youth to attend a Halloween party on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carlos Town Hall. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. This free event is co-sponsored by Carlos Lions and Liberty Livewires 4-H Club of Nelson. Children will get to show off their...
October 26, 2016 - 9:00am
October 7, 2016
Head-on crash near Carlos
Law enforcement, fire and first responders were called to a head-on crash near the intersection of Highway 29 N and Prairie Road near Carlos...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
The Carlos Fire Department recently received a grant of $19,985 that was used to buy new Jaws of Life, a machine used to pry apart crashed vehicles...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
LETTER: Area schools recognized for excellence
To the editor: Hearty congratulations to Carlos Elementary and Miltona Science Magnet School for receiving the “School of Excellence” Award. They are two of only six schools in the state of Minnesota to receive this prestigious award. It is given by the Minnesota Department of...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Teacher shaves head for Hoops for Heart
Chris Janssen, physical education teacher and Hoops for Heart volunteer coordinator for Carlos, Garfield and Miltona elementary schools, challenged...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 21, 2015
Fisherman wins appeal
A Carlos man found guilty of gross overlimit of fish in 2014 filed an appeal with the state of Minnesota Court of Appeals and won. Ronald Wayne Johnson argued that Douglas County District Court erred in concluding that he voluntarily consented to the search of his house and in denying...
December 21, 2015 - 3:42pm