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Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
December 31, 2015
The perfect pair: Insider tips for wine and cheese pairings
By Pamela Knudson, Forum News Service If you're hosting a get-together to ring in the new year, you may have everything planned to a "T"--except...
December 31, 2015 - 2:00pm
Try these festive drink options for New Year's Eve
By Ryan Johnson, Forum News Service A flute of Champagne is right up there with "Auld Lang Syne" as an iconic part of ringing in the new year.But...
December 31, 2015 - 9:02am
December 21, 2015
Track Santa's movements on Christmas Eve
By Wade Rupard, Forum News Service Every kid anxiously awaits Christmas morning so they can wander to the tree and see what Santa Claus left...
December 21, 2015 - 9:54am
December 18, 2015
Slumberland Furniture donates beds to area families
This holiday season, Slumberland Furniture is working to provide families in need with new beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 15, 2015
Christmas caroling in Osakis (w/video)
A variety of holiday fun took place in Osakis today, Saturday. Sponsored by the Osakis Area Chamber of Commerce, "Christmas in Osakis" featured...
December 15, 2015 - 10:27am
December 13, 2015
Enjoy a gingerbread day at the lake
By Tracy Briggs, Forum News Service If you were to survey the world's moms and grandmas about their experience with gingerbread houses, most...
December 13, 2015 - 11:00am
December 11, 2015
LETTER: Together we can make a difference
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation and the Alexandria Jaycees we want to thank everyone who helped make the 67th annual Jingle Bells Telethon a huge success! A special thank you to the dedicated staff at Selective TV, Gardonville Telephone Cooperative and KPS...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Help offered for those grieving
Anyone grieving the death of a loved one is invited to attend the 25th annual Getting Through the Holidays on Thursday, November 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 822 Douglas Street, Alexandria. The event will offer insight and strategies from area professionals, and...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2013
Take the chance to give on Giving Tuesday
With the community at the end of an extended weekend of shopping and buying, Kiwanis International Foundation invites the public to take the chance to give on Giving Tuesday, December 3. Giving Tuesday is a new movement and a chance to use money in a way that fits a season of hope...
December 2, 2013 - 3:32pm
January 16, 2013
Outpatient VA clinics closed for federal holiday
St. Cloud VA health Care System outpatient clinics and administrative offices, including Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Brainerd, Montevideo and Alexandria, will be closed on Monday, January 21. This is in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., a federal holiday. The...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Embracing the holidays with aging parents
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The winter holidays contain different meanings for different folks. However, the holidays are much about spending time with family. Hopefully you will be able to see your aging parents sometime over the holiday season. If your parents are lonely...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Give the gift of a safe holiday
Shopping, decorating, baking and holiday entertaining are all part of what makes the holiday season a cherished time for family and friends. Although this may be the most wonderful time of the year, you may not realize it can also be the most hazardous; worse than any lump of coal....
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Wrap up the holidays safely
When the holidays are over, Otter Tail Power Company reminds people to pack and store electrical decorations so they are safe for next year. Holiday decorations are meant for temporary use.
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 16, 2012
Tracking your spending can steer you out of trouble this Christmas season
Holiday season can be stressful for Minnesota consumers, especially if the prospect of buying gifts will add to an already burdensome debt load. "Careful planning and active communication are important tools to effectively managing personal finances, particularly if a consumer...
December 16, 2012 - 3:35pm
Follow these tips to have a safe holiday season
Minnesota Department Public Safety and Department of Health officials are urging Minnesotans to be aware of safety hazards in the home as they celebrate the holidays and settle in for the winter. Fires, unsafe toys and carbon monoxide are among the biggest concerns this time of year,...
December 16, 2012 - 3:31pm