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For the Record - Feb. 24, 2017
From a mess to success
Co-op elementary school planned
Sunday liquor draws mixed feelings
Photo of the Week
State hockey: Ellingson's OT goal wins a thriller
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Steven James Velde
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
LETTER: Liberalism in America
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 2, 2013
Child development conference set October 12
The annual Caring for Kids and Those Who Care child development conference will be held on Saturday, October 12 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). The keynote session will feature Thomas Haller, MDiv., LMSW, ACSW, CMFSW, DST. Haller is a parenting and relationship...
October 2, 2013 - 1:49pm
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