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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
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
February 19, 2014
Alexandria machinist works on amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fischer of Alexandria works on an MH-60S Sea Hawk on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Alexandria graduate pursues career in Navy’s nuclear program
Brittany Torgrimson of Alexandria left home earlier this month for Navy boot camp. Torgrimson graduated from Jefferson High School in 2011...
January 24, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 16, 2014
Riedel promoted to colonel at U.S. Army War College
Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Riedel was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army on Friday, January 3. Brigadier General Dennis Wilkie officiated...
January 16, 2014 - 11:13pm
December 31, 2013
VA offers new dental insurance option
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive dental care to veterans who meet eligibility standards. However, the benefit is not available to many veterans. The St. Cloud VA would like all veterans and beneficiaries to have access to good oral health. VA’s new...
December 31, 2013 - 12:49am
December 19, 2013
Local man works aboard amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fisher of Alexandria cleans parts of a rotor head assembly to an MH-60S Seahawk aboard the amphibious...
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 4, 2013
Seminar led by local pastor focused on servicemembers
Douglas County/Alexandria Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recently hosted a clergy training seminar at the National Guard Armory in Alexandria. The seminar was led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and Fahlun Lutheran Church in Nelson and a Minnesota...
December 4, 2013 - 8:11am
November 13, 2013
Remembering the Price of Freedom
The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday. In a first for the...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
A variety of events occured Monday throughout Douglas County to honor the area’s veterans on Veterans Day. From flag raisings and breakfast...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day program has new twist
Fifth graders to talk about what gravestones say
November 8, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox open now through December 6
The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve the country, veterans and their families by sending cards this holiday season. Through Friday, December 6, Americans can create and send cards to service...
October 29, 2013 - 1:15pm
October 9, 2013
Area veterans benefit expo coming to Morris Armory Saturday, October 11
Pope and Stevens counties will host a Veterans Benefits Expo on Friday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 722 Iowa Avenue, Morris. Military veterans of all ages are invited to the event where they can learn about employment opportunities, housing and...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
Proud moment for Osakis community as veterans memorial is dedicated
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town
October 9, 2013 - 12:24am
October 3, 2013
Memorial in Osakis honors vets
You’re invited to dedication ceremony Saturday
October 3, 2013 - 2:51pm
September 27, 2013
Armed Forces Memorial to be dedicated October 5
Community invited to dedication ceremony
September 27, 2013 - 9:28am
2,300 Minnesota soldiers have not claimed 2009 military credit
Thousands of Minnesota troops and veterans are encouraged to take advantage of a refundable tax credit that is about to expire. The Credit for Military Service in a Combat Zone will expire on October 15 for time served in 2009. More than 2,300 qualifying soldiers have yet to claim...
September 27, 2013 - 9:27am