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Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
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Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
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Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
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In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
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Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
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On The Street
April 17, 2013
Dog obedience class starts April 23
The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will offer a basic dog obedience class starting on Tuesday, April 23. The cost is $60, and the profits will be applied toward the operating expense of the animal shelter. The class will run one night per week for five weeks and will cover the...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Dog training classes offered
Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) will offer four different dog obedience training classes. They will be held on Monday and Wednesday evening starting April 15. Beginner Dog Obedience is a perfect place to start training your puppy or dog. Obedience Two will pick up where basic obedience...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 17, 2013
Experts shares five myths about dogs and their behavior
It's the kind of headline that makes dog behaviorist Melissa Berryman's blood boil: "Dog on Trial after Attacking Child." According to the report, a pointer-hound mix named Milo, a dog that had never caused any problems, was napping on the couch in his home in January when a 6-year-old...
March 17, 2013 - 2:55pm
August 24, 2012
Photo of the Week: Mirror dogs
Linda Auran of Alexandria titled this photo of her two dogs, Heidi and Hilda, "Like Looking in a Mirror." If you have a submission for "Photo...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 15, 2011
Minnesota ranks 8th for dog bite insurance claims
Each year, almost five million people are bitten or attacked by dogs. Dog bites are a serious public health problem that can cause both physical and emotional damage to victims and considerable cost to communities, according to State Farm Insurance. Minnesota ranks 8th in the nation...
May 15, 2011 - 2:27pm
April 1, 2011
Dog classes start April 11
Spring has arrived and summer will soon be here with time to enjoy the great outdoors. However, the instinct to run can be a time of great danger to dogs and new puppies that are not responsive to owners' commands.
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Top Dog: Adopted pooch brightens days of Bethany Community residents
No one knows for sure where Max came from, but they sure are glad he's there. "He's a gift from God," said Debbie Lambert, one of Max's biggest...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start January 3
All dogs want to please their masters, but this is difficult to do for a dog that has never learned proper behavior. Obedience training is a...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Humane society dog classes to start November 16
Having a well-behaved dog makes the experience of having a pet much more enjoyable. Imagine being able to take your dog for a walk without it pulling you the entire way or imagine having a dog that sits quietly when company comes to the door. The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS)...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Lakes Area Recreation teaches dogs new tricks
Having good manners and social skills during the holiday season is also important for the canine members of the family. Experienced volunteers...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Thanks to a grant from the Norma Roman Longfellow Fund, Hospice of Douglas County will add another facet of "compassionate care" to its program...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Basic dog obedience classes start Tuesday, September 28
Having a well behaved dog makes the experience of having a pet much more enjoyable. Imagine being able to take your dog for a walk without it pulling you the entire way or imagine having a dog that sits quietly when company comes to the door. The Lakes Area Humane Society is having...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Lakes Area Humane Society to host the Alexandria 5K-10K Run
The Lakes Area Humane Society invites you to participate in the Alexandria 5K/10K Run on Saturday, September 18. This family-friendly event takes place at the Big Ole Park in Alexandria, with 5K/10K run check-in starting at 6:45 a.m. Check in for Scenic Dog Walk and Kids' 1K run starts...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Dog obedience classes to help humane shelter
Having a well-behaved dog makes the experience of having a pet much more enjoyable. Imagine being able to take your dog for a walk without it pulling you the entire way or imagine having a dog that sits quietly when company comes to the door. The Lakes Area Humane Society will be...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start September 13
"Lifetime learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am