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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Trying to pull through
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Volleyball: Osakis drops first in Prairie play
Volleyball: B-E sweeps LEC match with Battlers
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Police looking for robbery suspect
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Where's baby? Look before you lock!
Ten minutes is all it takes for a motor vehicle to reach deadly temperatures. So far this year, 21 children have died in the U.S. after being left in hot cars, according to child safety group Kidsandcars.org. It's happened to the most loving, protective parents and well educated...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Out and About: Car show and boat show w/video
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show took place...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Classics roll into Osakis
Get ready for the rumbling roar and stunning styles of dozens of classic cars in Osakis. The 22nd annual Roddin' Round the Lake "Show-n-Shine" classic car show is set for Saturday, July 13. The show runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Central and Main Streets in downtown Osakis. An...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Out and About: Car show w/video
It was a beautiful sunny day for admiring classic vehicles Sunday during the 25th annual Alexandria Vintage Car Club Show at the Douglas County...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Free car repair program is off and running
Four people gained mobility because volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) repaired their vehicles on the first Car Care last...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Car show to take place during Awake the Lakes festivities
It's all systems go for a Viking Speedway car show that will take place on city property west of the Runestone Museum as part of Awake the Lakes. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved the speedway's request to have the show. It will take place Saturday,...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 10, 2013
Watch out for flood-damaged vehicles from Hurricane Sandy
Cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy, in 2012, may become the used-car-buyer's nightmare of 2013. As a result of the flooding on the east coast, it is estimated that tens of thousands of vehicles sustained severe water damage. Such water damage can make a vehicle's electrical system, including...
January 10, 2013 - 7:33am
December 5, 2012
Car passenger safety course offered December 8
A car passenger safety course will be held on Saturday, December 8 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Minnesota legislation requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than 9 to complete three hours...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Out and About - Antique cars putter into town
A parade of two-cylinder antique cars puttered into Alexandria on Friday, June 15 and made one of their first stops at the Douglas County Historical...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
Vintage Car Club members share love of cars
Vintage Car Club started simply enough. A couple of guys gathered out in the garage sharing stories and solving problems. Then a few more gathered...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Lakes Area Theatre presents Cars
Lakes Area Theatre's (LAT) production of "Cars" will hit the airwaves this Sunday, November 14. "Cars" is an original essay written and performed...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership
It's been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming. First, the dealership, like thousands of others...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Get ready for Roddin' Round the Lake car show
Take a step back in time as classic cars cruise the streets of Osakis. Car enthusiasts galore will be sure to flock to the 19th annual Roddin' Round the Lake car show on July 9 and 10. This annual event, which is put on by the Central Lakes Cruzers car club, offers a prime chance...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Editorial - How fast were you driving? Radar trailer knows
Safety efforts can - and do - work. They're not just "feel good" efforts.
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am