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July 17, 2013
This is part of the Norwegian immigrant exhibit at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. (photo by Caroline Roers)
New land, new life
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Members of the Sons of Norway Runic Vennskap Lodge include (standing, left to right): Dale Braunschwieg, Ralph Tillitt, Carol Tillitt, Arthur Isackson, Marcella Isackson, Judy Burkey, Edith Kelly, Elroy Frank, Leland Bennett, Harold Knutson, Marian Wrolson, Duane Moe, Marcia Hoffman, Ronald Wrolson, Darlene Hanson, Lars Nelson, Hazel Walters, Audrey Waage; (seated) Orlinda Hauch, Darline Knutson, Marjorie Moe, Sylvia Johnson, Lars Nelson, Louise Wiley and David Wiley. (photo by Caroline Roers)
Sharing a heritage
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Tour of Gardens set for Sunday, July 14
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
The 2013 Vikingland Band Festival features 21 bands.
Strike up the bands
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Osborne Groethe has collected hundreds of different Norwegian pictures and memorabilia over the years, many of which are pictured in his book. (Photo by Caroline Roers)
A simple goal for a humble man
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Brock Wood (front) and Jesse Hacker, both 2012 graduates of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, departed Monday on a 2,350-mile kayak trip down the Mississippi River to raise funds for Hodgkin's lymphoma research. (Photo courtesy of Jean Ruzicka, Park Rapids Enterprise)
And, they're off!
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Kadyn Triebenbach, 10, of Osakis, stood with Mary Alice Stollak, founder of the Michigan State University Children's Choir and director of the Minnesota Elementary Honor Choir held last fall in the Twin Cities. (Contributed photo)
Singing frees her feelings
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Natasha Bosek of Garfield, at far right in photo, spent three-and-a-half weeks in Malawi, Africa recently. She and six other nursing students from Jamestown College spent time working an a variety of medical facilities, including a hospital, a mobile medical clinic and helping with an organization that serves orphans. (Contributed photo)
A hands-on experience
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
More than 45 students and their family members have utilized the Jefferson High School food shelf, including (left to right) Lydia Grommish, Danielle Determan and Elias Hanson. (Photo by Caroline Roers)
A spark bursts into a steady flame
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
In her fish house, named "Big Blue," Bev Paulzine dropped a line. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)
The 'only girl out there'
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Oliver the cat bonded with Ada the sheep and spent many hours lying on her back as she grazed in the pasture. (Contributed photo)
A sheepish cat
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Jim and Bonni Tungseth of Alexandria have been trying "modern" methods of adoption, which include outreach through Internet websites and e-mails, and use of signs, such as the ones located at Bonni's father's business in Alexandria. (Photo by Jennifer Guenther Photography)
Wanted: A child to love
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Susan Thelen, a health teacher at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, coordinates the Box Tops for Education program, which raises funds for schools. (Photo by Lowell Anderson)
Don't throw money in the trash
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
"To me, 'walking naturally' means to walk forward in life without pain ." -- Steven Scott, TO UNDERGO AMPUTATION
Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Reanie Mrnak of Windmill Ponds in Alexandria caught this 5-pound bass during a Let's Go Fishing excursion in July. (Contributed photo)
A fish story
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am