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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, March 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill addresses child abuse
Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Photo of the Week
Community school to be at Luther Crest
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
January 10, 2017
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
The snowstorm, with its blowing and drifting snow, is causing some area schools to close early for today, Tuesday, Jan. 10.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
November 11, 2016
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale plans to go out with a bang. The restaurant, which has been open for 10 years, recently disclosed its plans to discontinue...
November 11, 2016 - 9:36am
October 28, 2016
Farewell to Randy's
A staple in downtown Alexandria will soon be shutting its doors. Randy's Men's Wear announced this week it would be going out of business after...
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
January 26, 2014
UPDATE 7 a.m. Bad weather closes, delays schools in area Monday
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have announced they will be closed Monday because of the bad weather. In the Douglas County area, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools are closed. Alexandria Technical and Communtiy...
January 26, 2014 - 4:08pm
May 3, 2013
Faithful until the end - Osakis United Methodist Church to close
After 144 years, the first church recorded in Douglas County is closing. United Methodist Church (UMC) of Osakis dates back to 1869. Its last...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Lakes Area Charter School closes
Lakes Area Charter School (LACS) in Osakis will close its doors on January 17, but completing the flood of paperwork to finalize its closing, along with the Lakes Virtual Academy on January 21, will continue for several months. The closing will come with what Director Phil Grant...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
West Central Area Schools running two hours late
West Central Area Schools will be opening two hours late today, Tuesday, because of the weather. That is the only school-related weather announcement reported in the Douglas County area.
January 18, 2011 - 7:03am
December 21, 2010
Bemidji council allows 2 a.m. bar closing option
Last call just got a little later in Bemidji. The Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to allow city bars the option of serving alcohol one hour later, from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. The council voted to amend its existing alcohol ordinance to allow for the later bar closing time....
December 21, 2010 - 12:17pm
February 8, 2010
UPDATED at 8:30 a.m. - Snow closes schools throughout area
Schools in the area are closed or running late today, Monday, because of a winter storm. As of 7:50 am., Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Minnewaska, West Central Area and Parkers Prairie schools are closed. The Douglas County area is under a winter storm warning.
February 8, 2010 - 5:52am
August 13, 2008
Beaches to close on August 17
Lifeguards will be going off duty for the season at Lake L'Homme Dieu and Lake Latoka public beaches after Sunday, August 17. Beaches will be swim-at-your-own risk after that date. Lakes Area Recreation thanks beach users for their patronage and for another safe, fun summer.
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am