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New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, June 27
UPDATE: Alexandria man charged after near fatal heroin overdose
Up to the challenge
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
James "Jim" Dittberner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
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On The Street
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
June 5, 2013
Out and About: Vets' ride raises money for education center
A parade of motorcycles and classic cars rolled into Osakis May 30 for the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) Ride For Healing. It was a statewide...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Riders invited to take part in motorcycle ride
Area residents and riders from throughout the area are encouraged to support the seventh annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity on Saturday,...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Ride for Healing rallies slated in Alexandria and Osakis
Alexandria and Osakis are two of many stops along the 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Minnesota State Commanders project Ride for Healing, slated to take place the week of May 27 to June 1. The event will kick off at the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul, where four teams of...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Local motorcycle group reminds drivers to watch for bikers
Warm weather is here and American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education (ABATE) of Minnesota would like to remind motorists that motorcycle riders are back on the roads. With gas prices hovering around $4 per gallon, fuel efficient motorcycles have become a favorite means...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Editorial - Prepare for motorcycle riding now
Even though spring still seems to be a mirage off in the distance, it will eventually get here. That means motorcyclists will finally be able to get their bikes out on the road. And that leads to danger. Last year, 53 riders were killed in Minnesota, a 26 percent increase from...
editorials / opinion
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
A dangerous time for motorcyclists
Motorcycle crashes are taking a heavy toll in Minnesota this year. Through the month of August, the number of motorcycle drivers killed in the...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Lakeland Hospice Foundation gears up for annual motorcycle ride
Bring a motorcycle and get ready for the 11th annual Lakeland Hospice Ride, set for Saturday, September 8. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at the south Minnesota Motor parking lot in Fergus Falls. The ride leaves at noon sharp. It is a free-will donation with all proceeds going...
News / region
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Patriot Tour comes to Alexandria
The 2012 Patriot Tour will arrive at Apol's Harley Davidson in Alexandria between 4 and 5 p.m. on Friday, August 24. Every year, the Nation of Patriots organizes a national effort that pays tribute to and honors all of America's Armed Forces, past, present and fallen by passing one...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
GWRRA comes to Alexandria
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association of Minnesota has chosen Alexandria as the site of their annual motorcycle rally this summer. The rally dates are July 27-28, but several members will arrive on July 26 to take in some of the area sights. The rally will consist of activities for...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Alexandria Tech will host motorcycle training
Alexandria Technical and Community College is offering Motorcycle Basic Rider training through the summer months. The Basic Rider Course is for novice riders. No experience is necessary. Training motorcycles are provided. Riders who are 18 years of age or older should have a valid...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Out and About - Freedom and safety first
Bikes gleamed at the fifth annual Freedom First bike show and fundraiser Saturday at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. Motorcycles...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
April 22, 2011
Basic motorcycle rider training offered in Alexandria this spring
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Customized Training Department is again offering the Basic Motorcycle Rider training this spring/summer. This is a 14.5 hour course that combines practice riding and classroom discussion and testing for endorsement. Training motorcycles...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
Bike show informs, entertains, dazzles
Gleaming chrome, dazzling paint jobs, nifty prizes - and overriding it all, a message of safety and personal responsibility. All that and more...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am