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Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
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
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
IT'S Our Turn: The road goes ever on
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
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
April 13, 2017
In the Know: How credible is breaking news?
The explosion of technology, whether that is social media or the constant barrage of the various news outlets, has certainly changed how law enforcement conducts business from time to time. The average person has Internet access right in their pocket today. Because of this convenience,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
February 22, 2017
Practicing for thin ice
Greg Windhurst is advising those venturing out on the frozen lakes in Douglas County to treat the ice as "thin ice" like what is typically found...
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Ingebrigtsen appointed to law enforcement council
St. Paul Minority Leader David Hann recently appointed Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-08) to Gov. Mark Dayton's Council on Law Enforcement and Community...
November 11, 2016 - 9:28am
November 4, 2016
Federal panel expands Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL—A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's...
November 4, 2016 - 7:00am
Sheriff's office receives two substantial donations
A Douglas County business hit the mark with their generosity toward law enforcement. The owners at Alex Pro Firearms, Tom and Kathy Wilkins,...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL—A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A...
October 31, 2016 - 4:41pm
October 12, 2016
Teamwork through training
Shots rang out in the halls. Screams followed. Law enforcement rushed in to assess the scene and search out the assailant. Then a whistle was...
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 7, 2016
'We Got Your Back' up and running
A community effort "to support those who protect us" is ready to roll. "We Got Your Back" is up and running and ready for the community to embrace...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
LETTER: A big thanks to law enforcement
To the editor: A big thanks to Gordie Billmark and Craig McMillan for backing our law enforcement. It makes me mad when people have disrespect and bad behavior toward our law enforcement and they get the blame. They have a dangerous job and put their lives out there for us. Most...
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
September 28, 2016
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Attention to detail. Ability to organize. Work experience. Dedication, commitment, tenacity, grit, care and compassion. These are just a few...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
Most people would like to live in a community that can be described as feeling peaceful. A number of things have been put into place to provide that feeling. Rules, or laws, are some of the things that help keep a community peaceful. In order for those laws to be effective, someone...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
New group forms to support law enforcement
There have been numerous efforts in support of local law enforcement and emergency management services over the years, but two Alexandria businessmen...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program begins
The Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016 is now accepting applications. The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) Board of Directors established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
All of his stories are true and some of them even happened. That is what Bob Welsh told a room full of law enforcement personnel and those who...
August 24, 2016 - 10:12am