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Heading out to a Midwinter Dance
Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Congratulations Mr. D: Duwenhoegger named Minnesota Principal of the Year
Taxpayers could save $1.4 M
Hospital faces challenge of low reimbursement rates
Big Ole Tourney: Cards fifth after some unique individual finishes
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Sports roundup from Friday, January 30
Winter Spectacular: High speeds in champ class highlights day one
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
Those who learn together
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter holds meeting
One Community, One Book
Fashion show debuts in Alexandria
‘Precious Bane’ to be presented Friday
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Northern pike takes the prize
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Funeral - Rhonda Schaffer, 68
Funeral - Marian Shipton, 97
Funeral - Beverly Rolfsrud, 94
Funeral - Enida Siirila, 85
Funeral - Henry Bender, 88
Letter: ‘Local heroes’ tackle community’s needs
Letter: Accountability needed for gas tax
Commentary: Put governing over gridlock in 2015
It's Our Turn: Social media is often riddled with rumors, untruths
Guest Editorial: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Kiwanis announces board members
Douglas Machine holds poster contest
Manufacturing strength expected to continue in 2015
New medical executive committee leadership elected
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 9, 2013
Alex football: Ready for the payoff
Alexandria's John Vogeler has had the life of a traveling salesman this summer. Here one day, gone the next, all with the hope of selling himself...
Cardinals / sports
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Letter - Mass transit big topic
To the editor: Transportation is an important issue and Minneapolis-based Jefferson Lines has been diligent in its efforts to enhance the rural transportation network. We have worked with the federal and state governments to add service where needed either by providing the service...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Sinfully delicious: 'Just Desserts' to be performed at dinner theater
Dinner, desserts, dimwittedness, drama and detective work make for a deliciously delightful evening during the upcoming murder mystery night...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Letter - Retain funding for dental programs
To the editor: Lawmakers have a challenge. That was reinforced when several of us dentists who provide oral health care to the more vulnerable citizens in Todd and Douglas counties attended the legislative town hall meeting on the governor's proposed budget cuts Friday afternoon...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Murder mystery to take place in Brooten
John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten proudly presents "B-I-N-G-O Spells Murder." The event is a live, interactive dinner theater show starring a cast of characters everyone is sure to relate to. In fact, every person that comes to the show will be given a name tag and be able to...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Letter - Power should be with the people
To the editor: Like many others, I love Lake Miltona. I've enjoyed the lake my entire life, which is now over 60 years. We need to do a better job of protecting it ourselves, which leads me to reflect on the CLRSD situation. It highlights two lessons about local government. We must...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Teens are butting out of smoking - Survey shows rates are falling
There's new news about the numbers of teens smoking and it's good - for the most part. A survey released by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in early December indicates that tobacco use among Minnesota teens continues to decline. The 2008 Youth Tobacco Survey shows that...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
John Bjerknes, 77
John Bjerknes, 77, died December 9, 2008 at Knute Nelson in Alexandria. John was born February 28, 1931 in Gonvick to Henry and Josie (Holte) Bjerknes. He was baptized and confirmed at Samhold Lutheran Church in Gonvick. John graduated from Gonvick High School in 1949. After graduation...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesotans urge McCain to attack
LAKEVILLE, Minnesota - John McCain's Minnesota supporters gave him a loud and clear message last Friday - take a harder line against presidential opponent Barack Obama. In a turnabout from the candidate setting the agenda, several of the 21 people who asked McCain questions during...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Leadership guru John Maxwell speaks to full house Tuesday
"Hi, my name is John," he said, "and I'm your friend." That's how leadership guru and internationally renowned motivational speaker John Maxwell opened his keynote speech Tuesday at this year's Impact Alexandria event. Formerly known as the Community Live and Learn, the annual event...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Leadership expert to give success tips at 'Impact Alexandria' on Tuesday
Bestselling author, leadership trainer and motivational speaker John Maxwell will appear at "Impact Alexandria" Tuesday, October 7. His presentation, one session only this year, will take place from 3 to 5 p.m.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am