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Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Up to the challenge
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 14, 2013
Four reasons why families should hit the road this summer
Not sure how to make vacations and school breaks count with your family? Discover your own backyard with a family road trip, advises veteran traveler and mother of three Alisa Abecassis. "With busy lives and, perhaps, lingering anxiety about job security, a family vacation may not...
July 14, 2013 - 7:46am
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
Take a journey through the history of Alexandria with Barb Grover on Monday, May 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor community room, Alexandria. A longtime Alexandria resident and historian, Grover has written a book about Alexandria's rich history and will share images and stories...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
New app helps find museums in Minnesota
Just in time for the busy summer travel season and Minnesota Museums Month in May, the Minnesota Association of Museums and the Minnesota Historical Society are launching a free Minnesota Museums app that will direct users to the more than 500 museums statewide. "We are so fortunate...
May 6, 2013 - 10:18am
May 5, 2013
Minnesotans encouraged to visit historic sites this month
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is celebrating Preservation Month in May by encouraging Minnesotans to visit historic sites, to learn how to preserve family treasures and also to share favorite historic places in their communities on social media. Across Minnesota, there...
May 5, 2013 - 10:06am
April 19, 2013
Viking history is topic of forum
The last Saturday in April is designated Heritage Society Research Forum Day. In conjunction with this, the Kensington Area Heritage Society will sponsor a forum on Saturday, April 27 at the Community Center in Kensington. Registration starts at 10 a.m., with the morning session...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
John Glenn, Cleopatra, Beethoven spotted in Osakis
Last Wednesday, Osakis Public School was a gathering spot for iconic people of the past and present. Osakis fourth graders used costume and props...
Life / variety
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Movie event celebrates Women's History Month
To celebrate Women's History Month in March, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a showing and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 American drama that was nominated for five Emmy's. The event is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 11, 2013
Students to present history exhibits in St. Cloud March 23
More than 260 students from schools in Central Minnesota will present their exhibits, documentaries and performances at the regional History Day event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 at Atwood Memorial Center at St. Cloud State University. Student exhibits and performances from 6-12...
News / region
March 11, 2013 - 11:27am
March 8, 2013
History of Alexandria explored in new book
Barb Grover, long-time Alexandria resident, has published a book about Alexandria's history, from its founding right up to present day. Alexandria,...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Out and About: Foreign students entertained
Twenty-three 10th grade students from Germany listened to a presentation on the American fur trade era from 1760 to 1840 presented by Dennis...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Kensington to celebrate History with Eleanor Day
On Saturday, February 23 at noon, the Kensington Area Heritage Society (KAHS) will host its fifth annual History with Eleanor Day in Kensington's Community Center. This year's event commemorates the return of Kensington's depot to the village in June 2012.
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
Civil War artifacts on display at ITOW Veterans Museum
"Celebrating Minnesota in the 1800s" is the theme of the exhibits on display at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham through the end of December. Including in the exhibits are photographs and artifacts from the Prospect House and Civil War Museum of Battle Lake which houses an extensive...
News / region
December 1, 2012 - 1:57pm
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
From oral histories to preserving historic buildings, Minnesotans are hard at work celebrating their legacy now and building it for the future. The Minnesota Historical Society announced this week that it has awarded 53 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grants of up to $7,000,...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
Grant leads to concert of historical folk music in Perham
Thanks to a grant from Lake Region Arts Council, the Friends of the Museum will present a free concert and workshop on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. It will feature flutist Julie Johnson and the No-Accounts of original compositions that...
News / region
October 28, 2012 - 8:58am
October 5, 2012
Lake Carlos State Park celebrates history of lakes area
Join Lake Carlos State Park in celebrating the history of the area on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will be filled with...
historical / Life
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am