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Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Alexandria upgrades office technology
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Gas prices expected to rise for summer
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Track and field: Cards take second at Sabre Quad
Boys golf: Cards win 16-team invite at Perham
Track and Field: Roste ties school record as Cards win at Sartell
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Norman Allen Potvin
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Eudoris V. Hagen
Orville E. Lien
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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