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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
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
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
Mickelson's big pike
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
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
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On The Street
November 25, 2014
Stratton named to state board on aquatic invasive species
Committee helps connect DNR with stakeholders
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
BioBlitz to record plant, animal species near Glenwood
The public is invited to attend the Simon Lake BioBlitz on Saturday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sheep Berry Fen near Glenwood. A bioblitz is a biological survey in which volunteers work with naturalists to record as many living plant and animal species within a designated area...
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
‘Minnesota Parks West’ premiere to be held May 8
The public is invited to attend a free sneak preview of a new local production, Minnesota Parks West, on Thursday, May 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center at 305 East 5th Street in Starbuck. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a showing of the...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
State parks offer camping experiences for families
People who are interested in learning how to pitch a tent, cook over a fire and perform other outdoor skills are invited to sign up for one of the 24 “I Can Camp!” programs offered this summer at state parks and recreational areas in Minnesota. A one-night “I Can Camp!” workshop...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Living snow fences provide wind barriers, wildlife habitat
Editor’s note: The following was contributed by the Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry. It’s been a long, cold winter...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Weather is for the birds - and photos
It finally feels like spring
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
What role do hunters play in the overall health of the herd?
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 12, 2014
Lawmaker says state not doing enough to follow wolves
ST. PAUL — Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and a state lawmaker also questioned whether state officials are doing a good job of managing wolves. Representative Jason Isaacson, D-Shoreview, said the state Department of Natural Resources...
News / state
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Skating through a winter warm-up
It marked a turn-around of 46 degrees
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Federal measure to halt Asian carp invasion gets wide support
But barge industry opposes part of plan
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
December 31, 2013
Watch them grow
Seeing the progress of a young dog in the field is worth the walk every time
December 31, 2013 - 12:45am
Fishing report: Big fish getting hard to find
The big fish are getting harder to find for a lot of anglers as they head into the New Year, but fish were still being caught on some of the common lakes in the area. “It’s going all right,” Dillan Berglin of Christopherson Bait in Alexandria said last Friday. “Not too many...
December 31, 2013 - 12:44am
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
(Klemek is the DNR Area Wildlife Supervisor in Detroit Lakes. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.) The thermometer read minus 22 degrees...
December 31, 2013 - 12:44am
December 27, 2013
Snowmobiling picks up in Douglas County
Thanks to the winter’s early snowfall, most of the snowmobile trails in Douglas County have been groomed and are ready for riding. Although...
December 27, 2013 - 8:47am
A hunter’s perspective on wolf killing
By Matt Johnson, Minneapolis, MN I used to be a member of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA), the largest deer hunting advocacy group in the state. I started deer hunting as an adult as a way to harvest meat for my family’s consumption. Not long after joining MHDA,...
opinion / commentaries
December 27, 2013 - 8:45am