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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
ATV rollover off County Road 14 sends two minors to hospital
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, July 28
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
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
David Kenneth Holm
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 18, 2012
History lives on in Kensington
Many vestiges of our area's past are gone forever. Historic buildings have been torn down, burned or fallen down. Main street businesses have...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Classic boat show celebrates 25 years
The 2012 Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show, sponsored by the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, is celebrating its 25th year on Saturday, July 14. The...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
Ahhh, summer in the Alexandria lakes area.
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Main event stage added to Maritime Gardens
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum's Maritime Gardens is taking shape in Alexandria. Wednesday morning the main event stage, constructed by...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria has been receiving some national attention lately, and this time it has nothing to do with the famed Kensington...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
New Grand Hotel and Resort exhibit opens at maritime museum
A new exhibit showcasing four historic lodging properties that played key roles in the development of the local tourism industry is opening at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Authors to discuss 450-year gap in history at museum
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Manufacturers sponsor field trips to Children's Museum
Manufacturing companies and associations statewide are coming together to sponsor school field trips to the Minnesota Children's Museum exhibit, "How People Make Things." The exhibit has been designed to change the way kids and parents think about Minnesota manufacturing careers,...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Pope County Museum seeks art donations
The Pope County Museum is seeking donations of gently used art for a silent auction fundraiser on May 12. Have you changed your décor and stored things away for too long? Do you have paintings under your bed and framed photographs in the back of your closet?
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Scout uniforms on display at Pope County Museum
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host an exhibit titled "Girl Scout uniforms through...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2011
Let the holidays begin 'Christmas in the Fort'
Let the holiday begin - Museum to unveil upgrades to Fort Alexandria Nov. 25 at 'Christmas in the Fort' When does the Christmas season officially...
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
New Civil War exhibit to open at Camp Ripley
The staff of the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley, Minn. is announcing the grand opening of its newest exhibit July 9. "We are pleased to announce the opening of our Civil War exhibit," said Jeff Thielen, executive director of the museum. The ribbon cutting for the exhibit...
July 3, 2011 - 1:03pm
April 1, 2011
Meet the Maritime Museum's newest board members
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum welcomes three new members to its board of directors - Richard Wilson, Kevin Kopischke and Lee Wangstad. Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum Director Bruce Olson said, "We're very excited to add Richard, Kevin and Lee to a board that includes a diverse,...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
November 26, 2010
Alexandria's new decorations to shine tonight
New Christmas tree decorations are spanning five intersections in downtown Alexandria and they'll start glowing tonight. The annual lighting ceremony is part of the Runestone Museum's "Christmas in the Fort" that's set for today, Friday, November 26. At 3:30 p.m., Santa and Mrs....
November 26, 2010 - 11:40am
November 12, 2010
Area landscape professionals support community project
Landscape contractors from the area have been meeting to design and coordinate the Maritime Gardens Project. The garden site is attached to...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am