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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 19, 2016
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Like Miltona will be hosting the 2016 Professional Musky Tournament Trail World Championship sponsored by Ranger Boats on Oct. 22-23 in Douglas County. The event will feature a top-prize package including a 2017 Ranger 619FS Fisherman, powered by a mercury Marine Outboard and Ranger...
October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 12, 2016
Saving the lakes, one mussel at a time
Three 10-year-old girls visiting the Alexandria area have big dreams this summer. After hearing about recent zebra mussel infestations, Margaret...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Big walleye on Miltona
Liz and Adam Shiek moved to the area two years ago and were able to get their young son, Dominic, out on the water for the first time fishing...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Man drowns in Lake Miltona
A 55-year-old Miltona man drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Scott A. Gagner....
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 13, 2016
UPDATE Sunday: Name of victim released in Lake Miltona drowning
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon as Scott A. Gagner, 55, of Miltona. The sheriff's office received a 911 call at 4:34 p.m. about Gagner, who went overboard on the west side of the lake and hadn't re-surfaced....
June 13, 2016 - 8:24am
May 8, 2013
Tim-brrrr! Tech students cut through cold snap at Smokey Timbers Camp
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
The newspaper obtained this photo last week from Lee Olmschenk of Sauk Centre who hauled in a 55-inch muskie out of Lake Miltona last month....
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Plans for three Douglas County lakes nearing completion
Property owners on Lake Irene, Lake Mary and Lake Miltona or other people who want more information on how they can be involved in their lakes are encouraged to attend the Douglas County Lake Association meeting. It will take place Wednesday, October 13 at the Douglas County Public...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
The need for speed. That's what drivers craved during the fourth annual Leaf Valley Speed Rally that took place Saturday on north Lake Miltona...
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am
February 10, 2010
Getting along swimmingly: Muskies, walleyes thriving in Lake Miltona, say surveys
Studies show that the walleyes and muskies in Lake Miltona are getting along just fine. The size and number of walleyes are increasing and the...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am