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ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
For the record
Names sought for veterans memorial
Council to set hearing on developer's tax request
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Boys basketball: Knights recover for a win over Sebeka
Girls basketball: Cowgirls snap Knights' winning streak
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
September 7, 2012
Habitat for Humanity recruiting families for future homes
A partnership with Habitat for Humanity is not only about building a home, but it is also about getting a hand up to building a better life. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting families for both immediate home homeownership and for future homes...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
Minnesota housing market trends toward recovery
The newest housing report from the Minnesota Association of Realtors shows a housing market trending in the right direction: toward recovery. The latest numbers show increases in closed sales, median sales price and a decrease in inventory compared to 2011. People selling homes across...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Report shows good news on housing market; bad news for homeless
Housing sector data for the first quarter of 2012 suggested a few rays of light reaching the beleaguered housing market, but the night darkened for the homeless. According to the latest "2 x 4" Report by the Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP), the number of families in Hennepin...
June 17, 2012 - 8:06am
May 30, 2012
Habitat families to celebrate milestones
May has been a very busy month for Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC). It began with celebration - the dedication of the Braford...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Habitat for Humanity, Lowe's encourages women volunteers to build homes during National Women Build Week
Women volunteers will raise their hammers at Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 5-13. The event is a nationwide initiative of Habitat's Women Build program developed in partnership with Lowe's. Now in its fifth...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Timing is right to buy a home, say realtors
The spring and summer home-buying season is under way. Realtor associations across the country are teaming up with the National Association of Realtors to host thousands of open houses during Nationwide Open House Weekend, April 28 and 29. Realtors in the Greater Alexandria area...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting families
If you were to ask a Habitat partner family what it is like to partner with Habitat in building their home, you would most likely hear the words "life-changing" or "moving." Leaders of the organization say that's because partnership with Habitat is not only about building a home,...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Home sale prices up in Douglas County region
Minnesota's housing market is getting stronger and showing continued signs of recovery. The newest housing report from the Association of Realtors shows strong gains in closed sales in February and the first gain in statewide median prices since June of 2010. Statewide, closed sales...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 25, 2012
Commerce department requests proposals for homeowner education programs
ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced a first-of-its-kind competitive grant opportunity this week for nonprofit organizations working to advance the dream of successful homeownership for Minnesota families. Funded by the state's Real Estate Education,...
February 25, 2012 - 10:50am
February 9, 2012
Minnesota joins national mortgage settlement; struggling homeowners get relief
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and Commissioner of Commerce Mike Rothman today jointly announced Minnesota's participation in a national mortgage settlement through which Minnesota borrowers will be eligible for up to $280 million. This includes up to $113 million in monetary...
February 9, 2012 - 4:54pm
December 4, 2011
State awards grants to address health hazards in homes
The Minnesota Department of Health has awarded grants totaling $250,000 to seven local health agencies, including one in Pope County, to develop and implement programs that address health hazards frequently found in homes; hazards such as lead, radon and other indoor air pollutants,...
December 4, 2011 - 12:04pm
October 26, 2011
Habitat for Humanity seeks families for homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is currently recruiting families for future homes. It is hosting information sessions for individuals and families interested in learning how Habitat works and to hear how they may be eligible to partner with the organization to build a simple,...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
September 1, 2011
HUD re-opens application period for Emergency Homeowner Loan Program
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NeighborWorks America announced that they have reopened the application process for the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP). For more information about the mortgage payment assistance available through...
September 1, 2011 - 8:27am
August 20, 2011
Rural communities get $550,000 to create more housing choices, sustainability
This week, the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) $550,000 as the lead-agency in a national consortium established to assist rural communities and Indian tribes in enhancing...
August 20, 2011 - 11:23am