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Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
YOU ASKED: What's the policy for overdue lunch accounts?
Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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Boys basketball: Chargers drop Kimball championship to host Cubs
Dance: Cards take first in kick
Girls basketball: Alex moves to 5-1 in Little Falls
Boys hockey: Alex drops third in a row
Wrestling: Cards place four in top eight at Redwood Riot
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Marian J. Barr
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Lou B. Geris
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
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
Honored for giving back
Nonprofit dental clinic branching out: Caring Hands adding Pipestone, looking at other locations
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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February 6, 2013
Team Extreme ice challenge stops on Minnewaska
A total of 12 teams competed on the second stop of the Team Extreme ice fishing tournaments, held on Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood January 27. Keith...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Ready, set, fish! Ice fishing challenge features $20,000 top prize
The Alexandria Sertoma Club will host the 13th annual Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria on Saturday, February 9. The tournament...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Ice Fishing Derby near St. Cloud dangles $10,000 worth of prizes before anglers
The 3rd annual Granite City Ice Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, February 9 on Pleasant Lake, between St. Cloud and Rockville. Registration starts at 10 a.m., with fishing from noon to 3 p.m. More than $10,000 in prizes could be distributed to participants, including portable...
January 20, 2013 - 10:16am
January 4, 2013
Luoma, Thompson win Team Extreme ice fishing contest
A total of 11 teams took part in the first of the Team Extreme Ice Fishing tournaments held on Lake Osakis Sunday, with Lawrence Luoma of Big...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 24, 2012
Fish shelter identification required
Ice conditions on Minnesota waterways may vary, but all fish shelters must have proper identification, according to conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR reminds ice anglers and others that shelters placed on the ice of Minnesota waters...
December 24, 2012 - 2:55pm
December 13, 2012
Klobuchar, Franken push for safeguards against Asian carp
As part of an effort to prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (D-Minn.) urged the Obama Administration this week to protect critical funding that safeguards the Great Lakes from environmental threats, including Asian carp,...
December 13, 2012 - 10:29am
November 23, 2012
3M provides grant to Let's Go Fishing on behalf of 3M volunteers
The 3M Foundation donated $500 to Let's Go Fishing in recognition of Jim Schoeberl's and Gordon Weiers' commitment to the community. Schoeberl has donated 500 hours, and Weiers has donated 32 hours to Let's Go Fishing.
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
A fish story
During her first 85 years of life, Reanie Mrnak of Windmill Ponds in Alexandria had never been on a lake, never been in a pontoon or boat and...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 13, 2012
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota's 2013 walleye stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for Minnesota's walleye stamp now through Friday, Oct. 19, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced. Designs should be securely wrapped and enclosed in an envelope or other container. The words "Walleye Stamp" should be...
October 13, 2012 - 12:07pm
October 10, 2012
2012 sport-netting dates and regulations announced
Recreational netting for whitefish-tullibee opens on Friday, October 12 on designated lakes that are less susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperature, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These lakes, known as Schedule II lakes, offer...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 8, 2012
Comments sought on rule limiting special northern pike regulations
Comments on rules governing regulations for northern pike and other fishing regulation matters will be accepted until Thursday, Nov.
October 8, 2012 - 11:57am
September 19, 2012
Out and About - Let's Go Fishing
Let's Go Fishing, with help from Nelson Gables assisted living facility in Alexandria, treated area veterans to a free day of boating and fishing...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Fishing contest final results
JUNIOR DIVISION WALLEYE JULY 1 - Alex Haessly, Elk River, 8-lb., 6-oz. walleye caught in 15-17' of water on Brophy Lake using a leech. SUNFISH JULY 29 - Devon Anderson, Garfield, 1-lb., 2-oz. sunfish caught in 14' of water on Stowes Lake using a leech. CRAPPIE JULY 5 - Josh...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Alexandria area fishing contest
JUNIOR DIVISION WALLEYE JULY 1 - Alex Haessly, Elk River, 8-lb., 6-oz. walleye caught in 15-17' of water on Brophy Lake using a leech. JUNE 29 - Tommy Buck, Golden Valley, 6-lb., 4-oz. walleye caught in 17' of water on Lake Miltona using a leech. MAY 19 - Bailey Blake, Parkers...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Sunshine, sunnies, seniors and smiles
Seniors reeled in a good time under blue skies, during the 29th annual Senior Fishing Day on July 11. The popular event, hosted by Viking Sportsmen...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am