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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old whose look on her face was priceless
Beautiful day for Applefest
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
June 17, 2016
Drone to the rescue
A train derails, wreaking all sorts of havoc, including a chemical spill, the possibility of an explosion and there is a chance people are trapped...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Douglas Machine Foundation awards $20,000 to DCCCP
The Douglas Machine Foundation helped meet the $165,000 budget for the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) by providing a grant for $20,000. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DCCCP has to rely on donations and grants to maintain the operating costs. The Douglas...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
Red Cross in need of blood, platelet donations
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected. "Blood products are being delivered to hospitals...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
December donations give families transportation
Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) ended the year strong by donating 10 vehicles in December. Harold Koep and his team at Koep's Korner in Alexandria evaluated and repaired eight vehicles. Tiremaxx and Shutters, both in Alexandria, each repaired one vehicle. One of Tiremaxx's...
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Reaching 100 car donations
The Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) recently donated the 100th car. DCCCP also received the 100th donated car for 2015. It has received...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Your Legal Rights: Donating your vehicle to charity
Most people who donate a motor vehicle to charity are interested both in benefiting a worthwhile charitable purpose and receiving a tax deduction. Not all charitable vehicle donation programs are alike, however. Following are suggestions on how to better understand who you are donating...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
Vans donated to two single parents in need
Within the past several weeks, two single parents came in to apply for help at the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP). DCCCP sent a plea...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
K-9 demonstration and donation
The employees of Douglas Machine in Alexandria donated $7,000 to the Douglas County K-9 Unit. Each year, the company holds an employee raffle...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Help United Way 'stuff the bus'
As summer wanes and back-to-school supplies populate stores, United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is gearing up to ensure that all children have the tools they need for school with its Stuff the Bus program. Stuff the Bus is a community-wide effort led by United Way to collect...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Helping out the big guy
His wing may have been clipped for most of the summer, but a repair is in the works for Big Ole. By fall, the wing will be repaired and reattached...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Donate your hair at Ella's Salon Pony Drive
Ella's Salon in Alexandria will host a Pony Drive on Friday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ella's. The public is invited to come in and donate their ponytails to help make wigs. A minimum ponytail length of 8 inches is needed to donate. There will be a prize for the longest ponytail...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Otto Bremer foundation gives $52,000 to Caring Hands
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, awarded $52,332 to West Central Dental Resources, Inc. dba Caring Hands Dental Clinic, based in Alexandria. The funds will be used to provide equipment for this dental clinic that serves low income children and adults. "The...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Bremer gives $20,000 to The Salvation Army
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, awarded $20,000 to The Salvation Army in Alexandria. The funds will be used to support emergency assistance programs of The Salvation Army in Alexandria and Douglas County communities. "These dollars would not be available...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Support outdoors with year-end donation
There's still time to make a year-end gift to the outdoors through a donation to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A year-end donation may be tax-deductible and will help ensure that Minnesota's natural resources are projected and not lost for future generations....
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
YMCA gets $500,000 boost for expansion
It's fun to play at the YMCA, now more than ever. The J.A.
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am