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Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Up to the challenge
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
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
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
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
Robert "Bob" Carlisle
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
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
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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 12, 2012
Football: Osakis rebounds from loss
Osakis head football coach Bill Infanger admitted his team's game against New York Mills was a must-win last Friday night. He knew if the Silverstreaks...
Silverstreaks / sports
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
New, but familiar, faces now Card head coaches
The District 206 activities department added two experienced coaches as Randy Albers and Andy Shriver were officially added to the coaching circle at Jefferson High School late this summer. Albers will take over the reins of the Alexandria softball program from Bob Cunniff, while...
Cardinals / sports
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
July 22, 2011
New senior companion service opens in Alexandria
Friendly Faces, LLC is now open for business at 1300 Skyline Drive in Alexandria. Owners Shari Dybdal and Lynn Swanson said they're excited to bring this senior companion service to Alexandria. In providing loving assistance to their own parents, Swanson and Dybdal understand how...
July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
ELECTION UPDATE 12:25 A.M. - Results are in, but are not official
All precincts have reported and the ballots have been tabulated. The results are in, although they are not official. Also, keep in mind that these totals are for Douglas County only. Here's a look at the totals: Collin Peterson, U.S. Representative District 7, beat out his opponents...
November 3, 2010 - 12:25am
October 27, 2010
Blizzard hockey: New helmets help protect against concussion
The Messier Project, a public awareness and product development campaign designed by hockey icon Mark Messier and the head protection experts...
Cardinals / sports
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
New Testament kindergarten roundup set
Kindergarten teachers Jennifer Holmquist and Kayla Thoen are ready to welcome prospective students for the 2010-2011 school year at New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. A kindergarten roundup is set for Tuesday, March 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Life / school
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
WCA's Torgerson sets new school scoring record
West Central Area's Liza Torgerson set a new school scoring record during the Knights' victory over Minnewaska in the Section 6AA-West basketball playoffs Thursday night. Torgerson scored the new mark of 1,715 at the eight-minute mark of the game, breaking the old mark of 1,714 set...
Knights / sports
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Gate City Bank's Alexandria office is now open
Gate City Bank's Alexandria office opened at 1630 Broadway Street on Wednesday, June 17. The lobby is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Arrow girls top Ortonville in softball, fall to New York Mills
Three days after scoring 20 runs in an easy win over Ortonville, the Ashby softball team's offense was held at bay in a 5-3 loss to New York Mills. The Eagles held the Arrows to just five hits and broke out for 10 themselves to secure the win. Ashby held a 3-1 lead going into the...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Tax break offered on new car purchases
The Internal Revenue Service announced recently that taxpayers who buy a new passenger vehicle this year may be entitled to deduct state and local sales and excise taxes paid on the purchase on their 2009 tax returns next year. "This deduction may make a decision to buy a new car...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Cooking up some fun at New Testament Christian School
New Testament Christian School of Alexandria is celebrating 25 years of Christian education. Alumni and friends are invited to an authentic Italian...
News / school
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 5, 2009
Jury rejects felonies for New York Mills dog breeder
In what became one of the region's most highly publicized animal cruelty related cases, a jury cleared New York Mills dog-breeder Kathy Bauck of two felony charges last week. Bauck was found not guilty on her two most serious charges. Bauck also faced three counts of torture and...
News / region
April 5, 2009 - 11:24am
April 3, 2009
Gardonville to open store in Alexandria
Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association (Gardonville) of Brandon, along with Digital First Communications, Inc. (DFC) of Alexandria, recently...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
New rules enacted for using lakes
With the cold, windy, rainy, snowy weather in recent weeks, it may seem like summer is never going to arrive. But when it does, residents who live on any of Douglas County's 300-plus lakes should make sure they're following the rules. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) recently...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am