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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Group to provide a new safe haven
Boys basketball: Ashby working to turn things around amid low numbers
Girls Basketball: Chargers can't recover after slow first half
Nordic Ski: Cardinals wrap up busy stretch at Giants Ridge, Camp Ripley
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 3, 2013
Social services seeks foster famiies
Douglas County Social Services is seeking families interested in providing foster care for children of all ages, especially teenagers. A free workshop will be held for current foster and adoptive families as well as families interested in providing foster care. It will be held on...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Franson introduces Family Freedom Act
Representative Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) recently introduced the Family Freedom Act, House File 846.
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 22, 2012
Keeping holidays conflict-free: Tips from a negotiation expert
It's holiday season, a time of joyful family get-togethers and warm companionship with loved ones.
November 22, 2012 - 7:27am
September 19, 2012
My belly, their baby
Sam's oven no longer worked. But she needed somewhere to put her bun. That's where Amanda Dahmes came in. "I have something that was taken...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Fatherly advice: Alexandria program offers parental guidance in West Central region
When one door closes, another opens. In this case, the open door will help fathers be a bigger part of their children's lives. They'll have access to assistance with visitation mediation and advice on legal issues involving parenthood and child support procedures. Wings in Alexandria...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
State health organizations urge kids to receive vaccinations
This year, the U.S. is on pace to have the most cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in five decades. There have been 18,000 reported cases this year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Farm family giving back to the community
While farming is one of the leading industries in the Midwest, Max and Lyla Radil do more than just farm - they give back. And on August 9,...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
New study shows health care challenges for families in Greater Minnesota
For families in Greater Minnesota, accessing and affording critical basic needs can be extremely stressful and keep them from achieving economic stability. The 2012 KIDS COUNT Data book found that access to health care, food, jobs, and child care is limited in many regions throughout...
June 3, 2012 - 9:21am
May 28, 2012
How to cope when adult children move back home
Difficult economic times and a tight job market have sent an unprecedented number of adult children back home to live with their parents. A 2010 Pew Research Center study showed 21.6 percent of adults ages 25 - 34 were living in a multi-generational household. Welcome to the Boomerang...
May 28, 2012 - 4:03pm
May 16, 2012
Five generation family celebrates
Hermina Wahlin, age 107 of Evansville, will celebrate her 85th Mother's Day this year. She was recently visited by four more generations of her...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Wish granted for Garfield boy
Austin Baune wanted to go to Florida, he wanted to see Mickey Mouse, and he wanted to kiss a dolphin ¬- typical wishes for a little boy. But...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Osakis woman battles rare form of cancer
In an instant, everything changed for a 38-year-old Osakis woman and mother of three. After coping with bouts of abdominal pain for about five...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2011
November is National Caregivers Month
Rosalyn Carter said it best: "There are only four kinds of people in the world - those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who need caregivers." Caregivers are needed for family members of all ages. With appropriate...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Why Skype when you can have the real thing?
Tia Grim had a great idea, but her husband, Luke, had other plans when it came to experiencing the birth of their third child while he was stationed...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
4-H'ers celebrate 4-H week with service project
During National 4-H Week, the Lake Mary Troopers 4-H club presented a baby blanket made by the 4-H members to Lane Noetzelman, newborn son of...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am