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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 23, 2016
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
The flutter of fragile wings, the vivid, seemingly painted colors, the graceful flight — the sight of butterflies is something that many...
September 23, 2016 - 8:48am
August 5, 2016
Memories take flight
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual memorial butterfly release on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. People can purchase a butterfly in memory of someone special on the evening of the release. The cost is $10. Bring a lawn chair. Ice cream...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Sheriff's Honor Guard at Law Enforcement Memorial
On May 15, during National Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard stood guard at the Minnesota Law Enforcement...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Fire and honor: AFD members attend memorial dedication service
Since 1881, 207 Minnesota firefighters have died trying to save other lives. On Sunday, September 30, those brave people who died in the line...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Family members, governor to dedicate firefighter memorial
More than 4,000 people, including families of Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty, Governor Mark Dayton and statewide fire officials will gather on the state Capitol grounds to dedicate the newly installed Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial. The ceremony will take...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Remembering Kortni Botzet
The life of an active little girl will be celebrated one step at a time this weekend in Carlos. The Kortni Botzet Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Kids'...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2012
Governor Dayton proclaims Memorial Day; local events planned today
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Monday, May 28 to be observed as an official Minnesota State holiday. Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Memorial Day holiday: "On this Memorial Day, I ask all Minnesotans to take time to remember the courageous...
May 28, 2012 - 6:36am
January 13, 2012
Card wrestling: Mike Murphy appreciation night set
Thursday, January 19, will be designated as appreciation night for the Mike Murphy Memorial Fund during Alexandria's home wrestling dual with Fergus Falls Murphy, a Cardinal wrestler in the early 1980s, was a fan favorite who recorded a 63-9-2 career record, capping his high school...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Candlelight service honors children who have died
A memorial candlelight service will be held on Sunday, December 12 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Avenue West in Alexandria. Sign-in and memento arrangement will be at 6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. The second Sunday of every December...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Racing: Crouse, Haben, Zieske victorious at Viking
Holloway driver Brian Haben topped a strong field of 38 WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds scoring the win during Governor's Ethanol Challenge action Tuesday night at Viking Speedway. Dustin Zieske picked up his second Viking Speedway win of the season in the WISSOTA Mod Four division while...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Racing: Crouse captures Jerry Kluver Memorial feature
Jeff Crouse of Alexandria cruised to a big win Tuesday night, capturing the Jerry Kluver Memorial Super Stock Special at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, while Dustin Zieske of Willmar took home the Mod 4 feature win and Brian Haben of Holloway grabbed the Midwest Modified feature. The...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Hancock honors soldier killed in Iraq
Flags waving in the breeze, Patriot Guard standing at attention and the flashing lights of emergency vehicles were the backdrops for a service...
June 7, 2010 - 1:45pm
May 9, 2010
Memorial service set for miscarried babies
St. Cloud Hospital Family Birthing Center/Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services and the Spiritual Care department will have a memorial prayer service and burial for miscarried babies at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud. This service is for families...
May 9, 2010 - 2:59pm
May 5, 2010
Memorial fund established for Kortni Botzet
A memorial fund has been set up for Kortni Botzet, the 6-year-old Carlos girl who drowned in a hot tub at the Alexandria Holiday Inn this past Sunday. Contributions may be sent to: The Kortni Botzet Memorial Fund, First State Bank of Alexandria, P.O. Box 38, Carlos, MN 56319.
May 5, 2010 - 12:41pm
January 27, 2010
Carl Moyle Memorial snowmobile run set
The 3rd annual snowmobile run for the Carl Moyle Memorial Fund is set for Saturday, February 20 at the Forada Supper Club. Moyle died tragically on August 8, 2006 at the Sherburne County Jail. His favorite sport was snowmobiling. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. with coffee,...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am