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UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Alexandria students perform well on MCA tests
ATV rollover off County Road 14 sends two minors to hospital
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 27, 2016
A knockout Party in the Street
Alexandria area residents were in the mood for a party Friday. They turned out in droves for the Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association’s...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
The Millerville Butter Days wouldn’t be complete without its pig races, parade or, of course, its annual butter carving contest. All these...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party? The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hosting the third annual “Party in the Street” today, Friday,...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2016
Oscar Lake celebration to include lunch
Oscar Lake Lutheran Church of rural Farwell is seeking reservations for the noon meals to be served during its 150th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. Saturday's events will include visits to the original cemetery, lunch and a 1:30 p.m. program. On...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
COMMENTARY: Join in the celebration of National Public Health Week
By Sandy Tubbs, PHN, Administrator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria, MN All across the nation, during the week of April 4-10, 2016, state and local public health departments are being recognized for their role in bringing community partners together to create a healthier community...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Annual Chamber celebration set for Feb. 11
The Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual celebration on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. and will include a business meeting, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and casual business networking. The 2015 board...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Moonshine Madness hits Osakis
Madness is coming to the town of Osakis…Moonshine Madness, that is. Everyone is invited to slip on a flapper dress or zoot suit and celebrate...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Historical Solem Lutheran Church to hold Fall Festival September 14
The Historical Solem Lutheran Church in Kensington will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 14 at 2 at the church. The public...
September 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
September 3, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week - Explosion Alexandria
A new Labor Day tradition was started this weekend, with the first-ever Explosion Alexandria! Part of the proceeds from the event will go to...
September 3, 2014 - 8:21am
August 13, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week - Garfield celebration
Good times were had by people of all ages in Garfield Saturday during the town’s annual summer celebration. The day’s activities included...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Kensington to celebrate History with Eleanor Day
On Saturday, February 23 at noon, the Kensington Area Heritage Society (KAHS) will host its fifth annual History with Eleanor Day in Kensington's Community Center. This year's event commemorates the return of Kensington's depot to the village in June 2012.
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Guest minister Calvin Woods to host New Year's celebration at House of Prayer
The 2013 New Year's celebration at House of Prayer Church in Alexandria will take place January 5 and 6 with special guest minister Calvin Woods. The celebration will begin on Saturday at 5 p.m. with Woods leading the congregation in a time of praise, worship and prayer. On Sunday,...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Choral celebration to take place at Zion Lutheran
The Choral Cantata will perform at Zion Lutheran Church, 300 Lake Street, Alexandria, on Sunday, December 16 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The performance...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
4-H celebrates Awards Night
Douglas County 4-H held its annual 2011-12 awards night celebration on Saturday, November 10 at 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works building in Alexandria. The evening began with dinner and a slide show, sharing interviews with 4-H alumni and members in partnership with the...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Ecumen 'Lights of Honor' celebration set for Sunday, November 4
To mark Ecumen's 150-year history of nonprofit service, Ecumen Bethany Community will host a "Lights of Honor" celebration on Sunday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. Dozens of paper and floating lanterns will be lighted in honor and memory of heroes and loved ones. Residents, friends, families...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am