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Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Alexandria students perform well on MCA tests
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 15, 2016
Rare watercraft on display at Legacy of the Lakes Museum
Summer visitors of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will have the opportunity to see unique and historically significant vintage...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Out and About around the county: Boat show
Last Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria hosted the annual Minnesota...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 25, 2016
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
History is coming to life at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria today. The event -- History Live! -- is taking place at Fort Alexandria, next...
June 25, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 21, 2015
Viking Family Portrait unveiled Friday
The life-size painting of a Viking-age family was unveiled Friday evening at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Local artist Myron Sahlberg...
March 21, 2015 - 1:07pm
September 3, 2014
Viking painting project begins soon
On Thursday, a live painting event was hosted at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for the public to see first-hand, an artist’s creative process...
September 3, 2014 - 7:05am
Artists to paint gardens at maritime museum
“Plein Air Painting Adventures” will meet at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum gardens in Alexandria on Thursday, September 4 and Thursday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. During their visit, artists will paint the outdoor subject matter of the gardens. Guests who stroll...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Historic tractor makes 'steamy' homecoming
One of the past exhibits of the Runestone Museum in Alexandria has come home. The Nichols and Shepard steam tractor, which has been on loan...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria held its 30th annual steak fry fundraiser last Wednesday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a perfect...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Can you hear me now?
The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria...
September 5, 2013 - 7:43am
August 10, 2013
Perham museums grow with new executive hire
In continuing its efforts to strengthen two museums, Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County announced hiring Darla Ellingson as its new executive director and chief operating officer. Ellingson will manage the History Museum, In Their Own Words Veterans Museum and...
August 10, 2013 - 10:20am
July 26, 2013
Kool Whip, Lisa Lynn to entertain at Maritime Gardens
The Alexandria Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum's (MLMM) concert series will continue Friday, August 2 with a concert from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Another season launches at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) in Alexandria will launch its 2013 season on Friday, May 17 with a special exhibit dedicated to all things...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
New app helps find museums in Minnesota
Just in time for the busy summer travel season and Minnesota Museums Month in May, the Minnesota Association of Museums and the Minnesota Historical Society are launching a free Minnesota Museums app that will direct users to the more than 500 museums statewide. "We are so fortunate...
May 6, 2013 - 10:18am
March 1, 2013
Maritime Museum featured in premier boating magazine
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice. Classic Boating, a bi-monthly...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Day at the Museum
Editor's note: The following is a first-person account of a visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum. Several years ago there was...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am