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A Run for the Roses -- and the arts
Walkers raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis Society
Safety first, then fun at bike rodeo Saturday
Marching around the Maypole
Warbird for sale
Softball: Cards finish home tournament with a split
Sports roundup from Saturday, May 2
Chain of Lakes Triathlon: Local graduates take home titles
Sports roundup from Friday, May 1
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 2
Brandenburg photo exhibit comes to Maritime Museum
Musicians, storytellers gear up for History Live!
Brush and Palette Club celebrates 50 years
New exhibit comes to Evansville Art Center for the month of May
Ask a Trooper: What are the laws concerning motorcycle passengers?
Engaged - Anderson and Jennissen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 27
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 21, 2015
Engaged - Lanoue and Negen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Mike Frisch: Jigging to success on opener
Wildlife of Douglas County: brown creeper
Teaching moment in the turkey woods
Hunters asked to help with HPAI surveillance
DNR offers guidance for cleaning wild turkeys
Philip Haugen, 79
Memorial Service - Robert Allguire Sr., 82
Service - Delores Schmidt, 79
Funeral - Philip Haugen, 79
Funeral - Karen Ziesemer, 77
Want to help pay phone bills?
Implication offends Christian
Stop the pelicans from fishing
Transportation is arteries of economy
Remember who gave away your children’s future
Caterpillar peak may have passed
A time to sow
Farmers should file certification form by June 1
Largest Minnesota Grown Directory released
Ask a Trooper: Can irrigators legally spray water over a highway?
Tastefully Simple earns Governor’s Safety Award
New boutique store coming to Alexandria
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a top agency partner
Contributed Widseth Smith Nolting raises funds for food shelf
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
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Central Lakes Trail
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 courtesy on the trail is crucial to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone. According to Al Lieffort, park superintendent for Douglas...
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 not unreasonable to think about these things," Al Lieffort said of incidents that could happen along the 55-miles of the Central...
news / region
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