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Former Mrs. Minnesota International shares message at Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
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
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
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
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
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
hires and promotions
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February 8, 2017
Manage chronic conditions and master aging at workshops
Aging mastery The Aging Mastery Program is designed to inform, encourage and support older adults as they take steps to improve their lives and stay engaged in their communities. The program is all about feeling better today and staying healthy for the future.
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
EXTENSION COLUMN: Gardening for the birds
Our bird feeders are full of winter visitors, woodpeckers, chickadees, nuthatches and sparrows, and fortunately for them, I have a kind spouse who keeps the feeders full. As gardeners, we can also plan our gardens to feed the birds during the growing season and into the winter. By...
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 3, 2017
Connecting Faith to Life: Allow the Spirit of God to dwell in you
Like many of you, I imagine, I have been delighting in the weather of recent days. The sunshine, the warmer temperatures — even hearing the birds sing again in the morning — give the sense that there is a little more life in everything, and as a result, there is room for...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00am
February 1, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: New 3M Company is hiring
1917, 100 years ago: The Lake Mary Amateur Theatrical Club will give entertainment at the Lake Mary Town Hall. Admission is 10 and 15 cents. A comedy and some roaring farces interspersed with music and vaudeville sketches will send you home in good humor. ... Arthur Severson left...
February 1, 2017 - 8:00am
January 27, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Words have power
In 2009, I met a 9-year-old girl whom I described back then as a pint-sized, cutie-pa-tootie with the hippest, coolest glasses and a smile as...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
January 25, 2017
Good agricultural practices workshop
University of Minnesota Educators Michele Schermann and Analisa Holtberg will present a Good Agricultural Practices Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Minnesota National Bank in Long Prairie.
January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 2007: Pope County United Way discontinues operation
1917, 100 years ago: The Bethany Old Folks' Home has now several occupants and more are expected. There are accommodations for 30 to 40 people. The home is under the charge of Miss Mary Johnson as matron and Miss Anna Hanson as assistant. ... Clifford Syvrud is attending an automobile...
January 25, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. The Sunday after the election, I made the following statement: "Like you, I have many thoughts and emotions related to the events of this week. I have opinions and perspectives as you...
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
January 18, 2017
Selecting seed for your garden
If you're like me, you have been spending your spare time perusing the multitude of seed catalogs that arrived in the late fall. Now that the holidays are over, there's time to dream of our next gardens and make plans to increase vegetable yields and add new interesting plants.
January 18, 2017 - 11:00am
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
1917, 100 years ago: Bills for women's suffrage have been introduced in the Legislatures of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. ... Miss Anna Hanson has accepted a position at the Bethany Old People's Home and commenced her duties last week. ... Miltona is booming nowadays with...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Pietruszewski: Wild’s great first half to be rewarded at all-star game
First-year head coach Bruce Boudreau led the Wild to a 2-1 win over Anaheim on Sunday, a victory that probably tasted especially sweet, considering the Ducks fired Boudreau last April. Monday morning, which happened to be Boudreau’s 62nd birthday, the Wild learned it would finish...
January 13, 2017 - 10:32am
January 11, 2017
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Are you looking for something garden-related to fill the long, cold, winter hours? Clay, Stearns and Douglas County Extension Offices just might have the solution for you. The Winter Garden College returns to Stearns County on Jan. 31. Sessions in Douglas and Clay counties will follow...
January 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Producers should utilize all available resources
A new year means new opportunities for the producers and landowners here in Douglas County. As many producers lay out their plan for the upcoming year, it is imperative that producers utilize all available resources during these tough agricultural economic times. The staff at the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:00am
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1917: Many wolves in Leaf Hills
1917, 100 years ago: Carpenters are busy on the new hotel and it will not be long before Miltona will have a place to accommodate travelers and boarders. ... In Millerville News: There are many wolves in our neighborhood this year; they are especially annoying in the Leaf Hills. It...
January 11, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
FAITH COLUMN: Timeless wisdom for the new year
"... to walk in all His ways and to love Him." (Deuteronomy 10:12)
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am