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UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Region’s influenza cases jump
Lights Camera Action on Broadway
Photo of the Week -
Harris calls it a career
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Mixed results early
B-E girls set records from three
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Hospital board members recognized
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 18, 2011
FEMA offers tips for coping with extreme heat
With temperatures expected to soar into the 90s this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to understand how to cope with extreme heat. "A combination of high temperatures and high humidity creates...
July 18, 2011 - 9:19am
August 4, 2010
Alex teams take Heat on the Street
The Heat on the Street three-on-three basketball tournament saw three Alexandria teams bring home top honors last week. Dylan Galligan, Dan Gorghuber, Mitch Ronning and Eric Carlsen took the senior high division championship.
Cardinals / sports
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Summer heat: Too hot for your health
Envision spending summer days at the lake, the ball field or on the golf course. Without the sun and warm temperatures, it wouldn't be a Minnesota summer. Nonetheless, too much of anything isn't good. Too much heat is not safe for anyone. It is even riskier for the very young, the...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 11, 2010
Follow these tips to stay cool and safe in the heat
CenterPoint Energy's Home Service Plus (HSP) is providing recommendations to customers to help them take control of their energy use this summer while remaining comfortable and safe. Customers should act now so they are able to address simple problems on their own and still have...
July 11, 2010 - 11:03am
June 25, 2010
Elderly: Be cautious in the heat
Since summer begins this week, I thought it would be a good time to remind all of us about heat stroke. Approximately 371 deaths occur in the U.S. every year due to heat stroke. Many other deaths occur from other causes as a result of high temperatures. Nearly half of all victims...
life / senior
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Help is available for those having trouble paying heating bills
With the winter chill and snowflakes settling in, many residents have concerns about the utility bills they will soon face. The state of Minnesota has received a variety of funds available to help families pay their energy bills, improve weatherization in their homes, and acquire...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
October 14, 2009
Winter's early arrival prompts reminder of heating assistance
With our first taste of winter arriving earlier than expected, Governor Tim Pawlenty is reminding families who are having trouble paying their heating bills to contact their local utility company right away. Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule, which takes effect Thursday, October 15,...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Seniors beware: You may be at higher risk for heat-related illness
Wow, summer is here and boy do we know it! The heat and humidity definitely made their appearance this week. Each year in the U.S., exposure to excessive natural heat results in hundreds of deaths, primarily among older people. Heat waves contribute to deaths of the elderly because...
life / senior
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am