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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
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Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
LeRoy H. Ladwig
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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Central Lakes Trail
September 11, 2017
Police with pedals promote safety on bike trail
When it comes to bike patrol in Alexandria, James Ross is a force of one. The Alexandria Police Department runs a special effort to keep the...
September 11, 2017 - 6:34am
June 7, 2017
Brandon-Evansville fourth-graders apply bike safety lessons
Fourth-graders in Brandon-Evansville made swift use of the bicycle safety lesson they got recently. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Dustin Alexander...
June 7, 2017 - 6:00am
May 1, 2017
Update: Girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along the trail
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl who died in an apparent drowning along the Central Lakes Trail may have been skateboarding, Douglas County Sheriff...
May 1, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 18, 2017
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
New improvements are in the works for the Central Lakes Trail in Osakis. Dan Wessell from the Osakis Area Chamber of Commerce revealed the plans...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
October 12, 2016
Help for bikers on the trail
If you run into a problem while bicycling on the Central Lakes Trail near Alexandria, help is just a short pedal away. A new Saris "Cycle Rescue...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
April 17, 2015
Meetings to shed light on proposed new trail
Here’s a chance to learn about a major new trail system that’s planned in Alexandria. The city of Alexandria will hold two public information meetings on the proposed East Watershed Trail project. The trail would run approximately six miles from the wetlands near Dakota Street...
April 17, 2015 - 9:05am
April 25, 2014
‘Minnesota Parks West’ premiere to be held May 8
The public is invited to attend a free sneak preview of a new local production, Minnesota Parks West, on Thursday, May 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center at 305 East 5th Street in Starbuck. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a showing of the...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Exhibitors sought for 9th annual Quilts Along the Trail show
On Saturday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Osakis will host the 9th annual Quilts Along the Trail show. It will take place along the Central Lakes Trail in downtown Osakis. The event showcases the talent and skills of central Minnesota quilters. It is free and open to the public....
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Are you using the right side of the trail?
Whether on foot or on wheels, countless people use the scenic Central Lakes Trail each day. While strolling, dashing or gliding along, common...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Trail to temporarily close Friday
The Central Lakes Trail will be temporarily closed the morning of Friday, September 3 from Osakis to Garfield. Fresh oil will be applied to the trail, which should take about an hour or two to dry. The trail will be closed until the oil dries.
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Bike tour to take place Saturday
A bicycle tour on the Central Lakes Trail will take place this Saturday, August 28. The public is invited to join the naturalist from Lake Carlos...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
How safe is the trail? Sexual assault near Melrose raises issue
Although trouble along the Central Lakes Trail is an infrequent occurrence, it's definitely something to keep in mind before pounding the pavement. "It's...
August 12, 2009 - 12:05am
Group seeks to improve trail system
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles submitted by the Alex Area Stewards - a local group that has defined 13 key "destiny drivers" that will shape the region's future. If you find a destiny driver that ignites your passion for the future, call the stewardship committee...
June 12, 2009 - 12:05am