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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
Three students struck before boarding school bus in Minn.
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
December 11, 2015
A text ending in trauma
Before her world came shattering down around her, Katie DeGier of Carlos sat on her deck, putting together photo albums with a friend. Her phone...
December 11, 2015 - 9:54am
December 8, 2015
Car crashes into Carlos garage
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a Carlos resident shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, December 6 stating that a green...
December 8, 2015 - 4:05pm
September 25, 2015
Carlos, Miltona set preliminary levies
City councils in Carlos and Miltona have set proposed property tax levies for 2016. All cities must certify their final levy to the county auditor by December 28. The final levy can only be decreased from the preliminary tax levy. Carlos’ preliminary 2016 levy has been...
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Carlos council bonds to cover street costs
Work is well under way on a two-part infrastructure improvement project in Carlos. This summer, work started on the city’s water main, curb and gutter, streets and new water treatment facility and well. The entire project is estimated at $2.6 million and the majority of the project...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Family fun awaits during Carlos Daze Saturday
Summertime festival fun is at full tilt in the lakes area and the city of Carlos is getting in on the fun this weekend. Saturday, July 11, is Carlos Daze and the day’s events include fitness, frozen treats, a festive parade and dancing in the street. The day starts at 8 a.m. with...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
County road work under way
Resurfacing work is under way this week on County Roads 13, 42 and 46, according to Dave Robley, county engineer. County Road 13 will be resurfaced...
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am