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Two-car accident on Sunday night at intersection of 34th and Pioneer
No campfire required for Brown Butter Blondie S’mores
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Miltona driver arrested after high-speed chase
Millerville celebrates Butter Days
Resorters playoffs: Long Prairie clinches region bid as Carlos' hopes tabled to Friday
Resorters playoffs: Osakis punches ticket to Region 16C Tourney with win over Millers
Races rained out again as Viking Speedway, FYE Motorsports announce move of the Fall Classic
Bud Grant signing brings back fond memories for Vikings fans
Legion baseball: Post 87 wins game one, faces Bemidji in sub-state tourney
The Salty Dogs to perform on the Courthouse lawn
Community auction to raise funds for missions
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
The Color Dash is coming to Forada
Luther Crest gets whole new look
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Four-year-old reels in big bass on L'Homme Dieu
Morken: The search for the perfect stand location
Fine fishing over the Fourth
Megan E. Movold
Donald A. Crossley
Jacqueline "Jackie" Friese
Eva M. Wagner
Megan E. Movold
COMMENTARY: The passing of a giant in Runestone research
LETTER: Need bigger indoor location in case of rain
LETTER: Headlights on when using wipers is a law
LETTER: Treat each other with dignity and respect
EDITORIAL: Small gestures seng big message to local officers
Gardening for the senses
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Horticultural services available to local residents
GARDENING TIPS: Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors
Horticulture Night set for July 28
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
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On The Street
July 15, 2016
Connecting Faith to Life: All lives matter
A couple of months ago, I caught a few moments of an intriguing radio program. During the program, two men were describing mentoring programs they were a part of through which they worked with young men, many of them from disadvantaged backgrounds. At one point, one of them said that...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
The father's responsibility
The story of Abraham and Isaac is one of the most beautiful in the Bible of a father-son relationship. Isaac was born in answer to the prayer of a father’s heart. Long years, Abraham had waited on God, believing that He would keep that promise. Then, when Isaac came, there grew...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Connecting Faith to Life: There's more to people than what meets the eye
If you saw me at the Y exercising, you might think that hot pink is my favorite color. My earbuds are hot pink. I sometimes wear a hot pink shirt. And until recently, my tennis shoes had hot pink on them as well. Truthfully, though, hot pink isn’t my favorite color. Though it is...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Enjoying prayer with Kevin Senapatiratne
When you think prayer, do you think boring? Is prayer only for the super-Christian? Come experience an event that can transform your prayer time...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Connecting Faith to Life: 'Bless You:' Bestow a blessing on others
There are many small joys that come one’s way as a parent of small children. For me, one of those is when someone in our family sneezes and one of our kids says, “Bless you,” in response. There’s something about hearing “Bless you, Mommy,” that is balm for the soul. I’ve...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
In the past week, people of all ages have been seen around the Alexandria area dressed in blue T-shirts that say “Choose Kindness.” The shirts...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Meet the author: Frances Worthington
Frances Worthington, author of Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions, will host a meet and greet on Friday, Feb. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 203. In her book, Worthington uses the sacred Scriptures and traditions of five religions...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Pastor's Paragraph: He is coming again
As we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birthday of our Lord and Savior, we all need to remind ourselves that Jesus is coming again! The word “advent” means “coming.” While we joyfully and eagerly look forward to His birthday celebration, let us never forget that Jesus is...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Connecting Faith to Life: Be an instrument of grace
Peace, love, joy, hope. Those are the words we often associate with Advent and especially the candles on the Advent wreath. These days, I couldn’t think of four things we need more. A person doesn’t have to look far or search hard in order to find examples of how the world is...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
All things are ready
“The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding; and they would not come.” (Matthew 22:2, 3) The practical application of this passage must be evident to all. God, at...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Fellowship of Christian Athletes honoring Christophersons
A local couple will be honored in November for their dedication to young athletes and their connections with faith. The local chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host its Thanksgiving breakfast and honor Ed and Sylvia Christopherson of Alexandria. The breakfast...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Church Column: The testimony of Charles Weigle
One of my favorite Charles Weigle hymns is No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus. A good preacher friend of mine related this story to me: For the last 15 years of his life, I had the joy of having Dr. Weigle in my home, in my church and in my school. I was with him on the last days...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Faith at Work Luncheon features government leaders
The Unity Foundation invites the public to attend the monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, June 19 from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door. This month’s lunch is also the mayor’s prayer lunch, which...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2014
Community breakfast Saturday, September 13: A community breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City, in conjunction with the Farmers Market. A free will offering will be accepted. Calvary Höst Fest Saturday, September 20: The Scandinavian...
September 11, 2014 - 2:32pm
September 9, 2014
Letter: Answers received about faith journey
To the editor: In April 2014, I had a dream that I would be directed to four or five priests. At the time I didn’t see any significance in it, so I put it aside. In August, a friend gave me a copy of the Catholic paper. On the back page was an ad for a Catholic Answers Conference...
September 9, 2014 - 12:09pm