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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, July 27
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
Orgeman Crumb selected as Minnesota girls' track coach of the year
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 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
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
David Kenneth Holm
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
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
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'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 15, 2016
Eleven-year-old plans Fourth of July parade
Who says an 11-year-old can't change the world? That's the question Kya Burkey's mother, Wendy Fletcher of rural Alexandria, asked family and...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Floating through a fun Fourth on Lake Geneva
Residents on Lake Geneva in Alexandria have been having a blast with an annual Fourth of July Boat Parade for more than 15 years. Participants...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Out and About around the county: Evansville Parade
Flags and hands were waving in Evansville Sunday afternoon as the community held its annual July Celebration. The Evansville Lions Club’s Grand...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
St. Patty's parade, lots o'fun pop up in Nelson Saturday
What a day for a parade. Sunshine, warm temps and a festive atmosphere in downtown Nelson. Hundreds (yes, at least 200) of people lined the sidewalks...
March 12, 2016 - 4:49pm
November 28, 2015
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Vehicles decked out in thousands of twinkling lights motored through downtown Alexandria Saturday as part of the first Celebration of Lights...
November 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 20, 2015
First lights parade now accepting float applications
The Downtown Merchants Association invites the public to take part in the first Celebration of Lights Parade on Saturday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Alexandria. All ages are encouraged to attend. Lighted floats are needed for the parade. It is open to businesses, nonprofits,...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
New high school celebrates first homecoming
With a new school year and new high school, Alexandria is gearing up to celebrate homecoming week at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The week is jam-packed with activities, including powder puff football and volleyball, coronation, alumni Hall of Fame inductee meet and greet,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
July 4, 2014
Floatin' along on the Fourth of July
Dozens of boats took part in the 7th annual Ferrt Drive Pontoon Parade on Lake Osakis Friday afternoon. Each boat was decorated with a theme...
July 4, 2014 - 3:18pm
June 19, 2013
Two lives filled with music hit new high note
For Randy and Mary Morken of Alexandria, life has been a symphony filled with musical memories that began when they were just toddlers. For...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 27, 2013
Today's Memorial Day services, parades salute fallen soldiers
Today, the nation will observe Memorial Day to honor the U.S. men and women in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here is a list of Memorial Day events in the area: ALEXANDRIA The Memorial Day parade will form at 7th Avenue and Broadway at 10 a.m....
May 27, 2013 - 6:00am
September 26, 2012
JHS celebrates 2012 Homecoming
Jefferson High School's (JHS) 2012 Homecoming was celebrated with a week full of activities last week. Coronation was held Monday, with pep...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2012
Millerville Butter Days Parade Video Highlights
Watch these video highlights taken from the kids pedal tractor pull and parade at Millerville's Butter Days festival.
July 21, 2012 - 9:00pm
July 11, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week: Boat parade supporters
Long-time neighbors Joe Partington, shown playing patriotic music on his trombone, and Lloyd Anderson added their support to the Lake Latoka...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Out and About - Osakis festival
Osakis was hopping with activity last weekend during the 44th annual Osakis Festival.
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am