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Health and development screenings available
Three positions up for election in Douglas SWCD
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
Mental health advocate to speak on Oct. 24
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
Vincent T. Montgomery
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Fire department awarded grants for gear, training
The Alexandria Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $85,500. Philip Drown of Philip Drown Consulting along with Pat Conroy, Senior Funding Specialists with Widseth Smith Nolting, collaborated with the Alexandria Fire Department and...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
The Carlos Fire Department recently received a grant of $19,985 that was used to buy new Jaws of Life, a machine used to pry apart crashed vehicles...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Garfield Fire Department hosts breakfast
The Garfield Fire Department will host its annual pancake and French toast breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Garfield Fire Hall, Sanstead Street E. The public is invited to attend. "We look forward to welcoming the community, have the community...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Area children learn about fire dangers
As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria and Osakis Fire Departments hosted open houses this week. Children of all ages turned...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
A battle of the bats
The streak was finally broken at Monday night's charity softball game as the Douglas County Law Enforcement team locked up a 13-7 win against...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Annual charity softball game set for August 2
The Alexandria Fire Department and Douglas County Law Enforcement charity softball game has been set. The charity game will take place on Monday, August 2 at the Knute Nelson Ball Field. The game starts at 5 p.m. The gates will open at 4 p.m. with food and drink specials, the fire...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Public invited to see new Forada fire hall
The Forada Fire Department and Forada First Responders invites the public to an open house at the new fire station. The open house is slated for Saturday, June 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. The new fire hall is located at 1639 4th Street SE in Forada. During the open house, from 5 to 8...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
A costly fire in Belle River
Firefighters from Carlos and Miltona responded to a large structure fire near Belle River at 12:14 p.m. Tuesday. The fire happened at Brian...
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 31, 2009
New fire chief takes over
As of today, January 1, there'll be a new chief in town. A new fire chief, that is. Jeff Karrow took over the role from Shane Schmidt, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:05am
November 18, 2009
Rainbow Rider catches fire
Alexandria firefighters responded to a Rainbow Rider bus that was on fire near the intersection of Spruce Street and 5th Avenue Monday shortly...
November 18, 2009 - 12:05am
AFD given grant to buy rescue equipment
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America recently announced a $6,381 grant donation to the Alexandria Fire Department. The grant is part...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am