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Woodland capping off Blue Ribbon year
Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Updated: Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Baseball: Ferley walks off B-E with a three-run shot
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 22
Boys golf: Cardinals trying to put it all together after Brainerd steals one at AGC
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
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The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
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Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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March 16, 2018
Sheriff-turned-senator opposes gun bills
The school shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida last month shouldn't have happened, according to Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of...
March 16, 2018 - 6:58am
March 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Education Minnesota speaks out on shooting
Editor's note: The following was provided by Education Minnesota, a voice for professional educators and students. Its members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota's public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota's community and technical colleges...
March 3, 2018 - 8:35am
February 23, 2018
LETTER: Have kids sat down with an NRA official?
To the editor: As tragic as the school shooting in Florida was, and the associate excoriation of the National Rifle Association, have any of the kids or their parents ever sat down with an NRA official to find out what they are all about? Just askin'. Roger Hegland Alexandria, MN...
February 23, 2018 - 12:04pm
November 27, 2017
Minn. man wanted on federal drug charges leads cops on high-speed chase in Florida
FLORIDA—A Minnesota man who is wanted for federal drug charges led police on a high-speed chase this weekend in Florida. Authorities say the...
November 27, 2017 - 6:21am
October 12, 2017
'Part of something special:' Red Cross volunteers back from disaster relief missions
Devastated. Shocked. Deserted. Thankful. These are just a few of the words used by four Red Cross volunteers from Douglas County after being...
October 12, 2017 - 9:14am
September 11, 2017
Douglas County helping on the storm front
Help has been heading from all directions across the country in the wake of not one, but two hurricanes; the first, Harvey, hitting Texas and...
September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm
February 16, 2017
Trip to sunny paradise turns to chaos
Dave and Jan Keller enjoyed some coffee and blueberry muffins before boarding an airplane for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at 5:30 a.m. on Friday,...
February 16, 2017 - 7:58am
January 13, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Sometimes, life is just meant to be lived wide open, and there isn't much that's more important than family when it comes to life. This past...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am
December 29, 2016
Minnesotans killed in Florida plane crash identified
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Funeral services for a New London woman and a Spicer man killed this week in a Florida plane crash are being planned...
December 29, 2016 - 8:25pm
December 28, 2016
2 dead after MN plane crashes in Florida
WILLMAR, Minn. – A plane reportedly owned by a Spicer businessman crashed in a residential neighborhood in Florida Tuesday night, Dec. 27,...
December 28, 2016 - 7:48pm
September 30, 2010
Park Rapids native shot to death in Florida
A Park Rapids native who was looking for a job to move back to Minnesota was murdered Sunday in his Tampa, Fla., suburb following a neighborhood dispute. David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with...
September 30, 2010 - 12:55pm
September 28, 2010
Man who graduated high school in Park Rapids killed during dispute in Florida
A Park Rapids, Minn., native was killed Sunday in his Tampa, Fla., suburb during a neighborhood dispute. David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with his 8-year-old daughter, Danielle. The shooting...
September 28, 2010 - 7:11am
May 6, 2009
Harlan J. Chan
Harlan Chan, age 64, of Bayonet Point, Fla., formerly of Cyrus, died on Sunday, May 3, 2009 at home in Florida. Harlan was preceded in death...
May 6, 2009 - 9:21am