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Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Visitors celebrate Norway connection
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 22
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
Baseball: Knights rally to top Ashby, fall to Parkers Prairie
BASEBALL: Stockert stymies Eagles in 5-0 shutout
Boys golf: Cards shoot a season best in Brainerd, take second in CLC
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
EDITORIAL: Don't get ripped off by shady tree cutters
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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August 16, 2010
ND firefighters give up pension for new truck
Firefighters in a town of about 100 people volunteered more than just their time to help the local community. Knowing the department's almost 40-year-old fire truck needed replacing, members of the Great Bend, N.D., fire department gave up their retirement funds to buy a new one. "We...
August 16, 2010 - 2:04pm
January 27, 2010
A busy year for fighting fires
Alexandria firefighters responded to 212 calls last year - the most in at least a decade. That was just one of the statistics that came from...
January 27, 2010 - 12:05am
September 25, 2009
Firefighters, law enforcement help charities
The Alexandria Area Special Olympics and The Windmill Project each received $1,500 from funds raised at the annual Law Enforcement/Fire Department...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Fire destroys vehicle, damages garage
A 1996 Ford Explorer, owned by Richard Harjes, caught fire Monday night in the garage that Harjes is renting at the Carr Apartments at 515...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Osakis firefighters batte three fires in past two weeks
There's been a lot of smoke in Osakis lately. Osakis firefighters battled a barn fire, cabin fire and grass fire during the past two weeks. In addition, a Leslie Township building was burned to the ground in an apparent arson fire. Cows lost in barn fire An Osakis dairy operation...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
More local firefighters answer call to Moorhead
A call from the state fire marshal's office for 100 firefighters to help with flooding efforts in the Fargo-Moorhead area was quickly filled by area firefighters the last two weeks. As reported last Friday, Scott Schaefer, chief of the Brandon Fire Department, organized a group of...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Area firefighters battle new foe: Fargo Flood
Everyone knows that where there's smoke, there's fire; and where there's fire, there are firefighters. But firefighters also know how to fight...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 16, 2009
Fire destroys Millerville restaurant
Fire destroyed the "Off the Eatin' Path" restaurant in Millerville Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from the Millerville and Leaf Valley fire...
March 16, 2009 - 1:11pm
December 12, 2008
Letter - Thank you, Alexandria firefighters
To the editor: To the members of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department: I would like to offer both my most sincere appreciation and profound apologies to the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department and these exceptional men who help make Alexandria a first-class place to live. My...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Osakis firefighters hold practice burn
How do you stop a massive fireball shooting out the top of a propane tank? Thanks to the Osakis Fire Department (OFD), you don't have to know. The OFD took part in a special propane burn training session September 22 to practice how to handle this type of fire, should it ever occur. Instructors...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Garfield firefighters hose the competition
The Garfield Fire Department took the championship at the Glenwood Waterama's Fire Deptartment Waterball Competition last weekend. Shown with their trophies are (left to right) John Bosek, Todd Carlson, John Nienaber and Jed Tatro.
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Where's the fire?
Firefighters from around the state will gather in Alexandria starting on Thursday for the State Firefighters Conference. About 135 fire departments will be represented at this year's 133rd conference. Alexandria was chosen to host this year's event after a bid was made for it last...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am