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Aces past and present help set an unofficial world record
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Saturday, December 27
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Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 17, 2013
New land, new life
By 2009, there were 868,361 self-described Norwegians in Minnesota. That number is equal to that of the combined populations of Minneapolis,...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Stevne for Romerikslag, Solarlag planned in Fargo
The annual stevne for Romerikslag and Solarlag will be held September 12-15, 2012 at Fargo Hilton Garden Inn, 4351- 177th Ave. S., Fargo, North Dakota. For reservations, call 701-499-6000 and ask for the convention rate, which is good until August 11. New members are welcome. Romerikslag...
July 29, 2012 - 10:24am
May 5, 2012
Scandinavian Koldtbord on Syttende Mai planned in Morris
Norwegians and Norwegian Americans celebrate Norwegian independence on May 17 with parades in Norway and with special events and foods in America. Norskfødt Lodge of Sons of Norway at Morris features a special lunch this year, an authentic modern Scandinavian koldtbord (cold table)....
news / region
May 5, 2012 - 12:51pm
October 26, 2011
Alexandrian seeks family in fjords on Norway - and competes in TV show
More than 100 years ago, Paul Haugen's great-grandparents left Ringebu, Norway for Minnesota. In 2011, Haugen left Minnesota for Norway - to...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
May 30, 2011
Norwegian families invited to event in St. Cloud
Valdres Samband, an organization of descendents of immigrants from the Valdres Valley, Norway, will hold its annual Stevne or reunion June 9 - 11 at St. Cloud's Best Western Kelly Inn, 100 - 4th Avenue South. Begun in 1899, as a social and a heritage preservation organization,...
news / region
May 30, 2011 - 7:49am
July 16, 2010
Column - Deep connection to Norway
It was the final week of my senior year, but more than 4,000 miles separated me from Jefferson High School. Leaving my studies behind, I found myself atop a frosty mountain swathed in pine, walking in the footsteps of my ancestors. In flimsy flip-flops. This was my first step in...
columns / opinion
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
From Norway to Alexandria, band fest is a hit
It was another successful year for the Vikingland Band Festival. Organizers said an international lineup, sunny skies, a nice breeze and one...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
The Norwegians are coming
For the 60th anniversary of the Notteroy Skolekorps (School Corps) band from Norway, the students were promised a trip abroad. The trip was...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Honor band hails from Oslo, Norway
The honor band in this year's Vikingland Band Festival traveled more than 4,000 miles for the event. The Stabekk School Band from Oslo, Norway, was founded in 1915. In 1954 the band was adopted by His Majesty the King's Guard, who are models for the band. Members of the Stabekk...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am