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Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
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Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
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How to manage box elder bugs
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Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
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Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
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On The Street
August 23, 2013
Our Saviour's making improvements
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Nelson has been undergoing some improvements recently. The church has been led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen since September 2012. Pederson also serves at Our Saviour's sister parish, Fahlun Lutheran Church. Pedersen is from Elk Horn, Iowa. After obtaining...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Column - A memorable opener?
As of Wednesday afternoon, the forecast for tomorrow's fishing opener calls for partly cloudy skies and a high of 49 degrees. Sunday sounds even better with highs of 62. That forecast should only enhance the anticipation for the boatloads of fishermen heading onto the Alexandria...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Column - Gophers bring back madness
It had been so long that I almost forgot what it feels like. As a University of Minnesota men's basketball fan growing up, I had gotten used to teetering on the bubble of the NCAA Tournament through the 1990s. The magical year of 1997 when Bobby Jackson carried an entire fan base...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Column - Lots of small shoes to fill
Do you realize how shoes actually impact your daily life or do you, like me, just take them for granted? Shoes never really enter my mind for very long, unless, of course, my dog has snatched the very one I need at that moment and stuffed it away in one of her hidey-holes, leaving...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Column - School options are amazing
If my mind serves me right, when I entered the realm of high school, my choices were limited for the classes I could - and had - to take. There were the basic English, math, science and social classes, a couple of advanced classes in those core subjects and then a couple of elec...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Column - Privacy rights should prevail
The question has again been raised as to whether media should be allowed at Dover Air Force Base (AFB) in Delaware - the site of the military's largest mortuary. President Barack Obama said in a recent press conference that the White House is in the process of reviewing the ban on...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Column - A new-found family
Lake Osakis buzzed with hope this past January 31 as a spring-like breeze blew across the frozen surface. This was a far cry from January 27,...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Column - Dangers of bubble wrap
Bubble wrap is a wonderful invention, but it wasn't designed to protect people. Nevertheless, that doesn't stop the media, government and others from continually trying to wrap us all up in it, like packages waiting to be sent safely through life. With every new story about this...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Column - Laugh yourself healthy
Instead of all those useless resolutions I concoct each New Year, this year will be different. I'm making just one resolution and that is to laugh myself healthy. Yup, I'm going to lose weight, lower my blood pressure and improve my mental state - all by laughing. I've decided to...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Column - Life is all about choices
Life, I figured out after 36 years of living, is surrounded by choice. Sometimes - actually more often than I like to believe - the choices are truly mine. Although there are times when I, or anyone else involved, have absolutely no say in the matter. But regardless, the majority...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Column - District to be commended
Alexandria School District 206 has a big order to fill. It needs to come up with ways to deal with budget shortfalls while continuing its offering of top-notch academic programs, maintaining quality facilities and buses, offering a variety of extra curricular programs, and so on. And...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
There's no discrimination in the town of Evansville - the Norwegians and the Swedes actually get along quite well. They fish together, drink coffee together, and, since the mid-1970s, have even been going to church together. It wasn't that way for the earliest Evansville settle...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am