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You asked: Age, mobility hinder snow removal duties
Photo of the Week - Frosty weather
Chickens and beehives tossed out of city limits
State jails overflowing with women
Card dance team filled with underclassmen
Sports schedule for Friday, November 28
Alex boys have to replace lost talent
Gymnastics team leans on youth
Cardinal skaters off to strong start
A missing puzzle piece
On the table… tradition
Santa is coming to Miltona
Historical society bake sale, open house set
Local author releases debut children’s book
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Chasing pheasants with friends
Total deer harvest down 32,500 through second weekend
Friends in the field
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
Delores Van Vickle, 87
Lee Boyd, 68
Carole Snobeck, 91
Fred Lindstrom, 89
Paul Lauthen, 67
Letter: The song wants to be sung
Letter: Board of Regents seeks candidates
Need knows no season
It's Our Turn: Turnaround under Kill nothing short of amazing
In the Know: Hospital is participant in hospital presumptive eligibility
Successfully grow holiday plants
Bitter winter has impact on gypsy moth
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
Quick Attach: a company on the move
DCCCP finds thankful recipients
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Photo of the Week - Eagle
Camille Norris took this photo of an eagle by Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria last week. It was sitting outside a nest that had two eaglets in it. If you have a submission for a "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to email@example.com or drop it off at the newspaper office at 225...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
Cardinals / sports
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
DNR debuts video-streaming bald eagle camera
Once pushed to the brink of extinction, the American bald eagle has become a poster child for the value of endangered species laws, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be playing a part in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) efforts to get more young people and...
February 7, 2013 - 2:41pm
September 14, 2012
Photo of the Week: Eagle
An immature bald eagle landed on Bob Ritlinger's boat lift cover on Lake L'Homme Dieu. When he first saw it, he was worried that it would tear...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
Bald eagles on spring migration back to Minnesota
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "It's definitely time for folks to keep their eyes out," according to Lisa Gelvin-Innvaer,...
March 8, 2012 - 10:50am
October 26, 2010
DNR seeks info on trumpeter swan, bald eagle shootings
Authorities are seeking information about a juvenile trumpeter swan and a bald eagle shot recently in northwestern Minnesota. According to Ben Huener, conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Roseau, Minn., the young trumpeter swan was found dead in the water...
news / region
October 26, 2010 - 11:19am
September 17, 2010
Volleyball: Silverstreaks sweep Rebels
The Osakis volleyball team got its first win of the season last Thursday with a clean sweep over conference foe Eagle Valley. The Silverstreaks got off on the right foot in their quest to defend their league title. They won close sets in the first two by scores of 25-20 and 25-22...
Silverstreaks / sports
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Eagles horseshoe results
EAGLES HORSESHOE LEAGUE 7/19/10 Tom Courneya-Jerry Nelson 8 Robbie Betterman-Chuck Betterman 8 Jim Rushford-Tony Slaamit 7 Jim Syverson-Gary Gerdes 6 Jeff Thompson-Jack Petrillo 6 Rick Maxwell-Rick Swenson 4 Jerry Zastrow-Judy Carlson 4 Chad Tomison-Kia Larson 4 Brian Larson-Brad...
Cardinals / Chargers / Lakers / Silverstreaks / panthers / sports / Knights
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Victor Roers of Urbank (left) watched as two volunteers from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center transferred an injured bald eagle into...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
February 25, 2009
Brand, Lee earn Eagle Scout awards
Jefferson Brand and Andrew Lee, both members of Boy Scout Troop 412 based out of Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, earned their Eagle Scout award. To earn the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in Scouting, a Boy Scout must fulfill requirements in the areas of leadership,...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Eagle Scout earns project award
Josh Haavig of Miltona was presented an outstanding youth project award for his Eagle Scout project. Haavig's project consisted of renovating the boathouse at Smokey Timbers Camp with new steel siding, along with re-roofing the structure. Smokey Timbers Camp is located on the north...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Streak boys basketball team falls to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
A poor second half ended up costing the Osakis boys' basketball team in a 55-47 loss against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on January 3. The Silverstreaks trailed by just one point at the break. The Thunder came out strong in the second and put up 32 points on their way to the win. "We...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
The Osakis volleyball team played what head coach Kirsten Wessel called its best match of the season last Thursday against Eagle Valley. The Silverstreaks took care of the Rebels in three games by scores of 25-15, 25-13 and 25-10. It was the seventh win of the season for Osakis and...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am