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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
Boys track: Cards' honor solid season as Larson, Meier, Rudolph earn MVPs
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
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Warren V. Meissner
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
June 24, 2016
Beloved duck house is back
A fond piece of many Alexandria residents' childhoods was ripped away Tuesday when the old yellow duck house in Noonan Park was hauled away....
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Watching wildlife wonders
Osakis Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) recently got out of the classroom and went on educational adventures around the area. First, 115...
Life / school
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Hike on candle-lit trails at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Minnesota state parks and trails will host 35 candlelight events this winter, including an event at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles or luminaries. Participants can also warm up around...
January 15, 2016 - 2:21pm
June 12, 2015
New sign erected for new park name
Using stone as part of the plan, Douglas County Parks staff member Brent Bennett designed the landscaping that surrounds the new Lake Brophy...
June 12, 2015 - 8:24am
October 3, 2013
Lake Carlos State Park to celebrate Fall Festival Saturday
Lake Carlos State Park will celebrate its Fall Festival this Saturday, October 5 with a variety of family-geared events. It will take place at the Lakeview Group Camp from 110 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will enjoy the rich colors of fall while learning about the history of...
October 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 16, 2013
Camper celebrates 100th birthday at Lake Carlos State Park
As he's been doing for the last 35 years or so, Ansis Vilcins returned to Lake Carlos State Park last week to enjoy the great outdoors and time...
News / state
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
"Welcoming the bluebirds" program at Lake Carlos State Park postponed
The program, "Welcoming the Bluebirds", scheduled for Saturday, April 20 at Lake Carlos State Park has been postponed until Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
News / state
April 19, 2013 - 1:34pm
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
Cardinals / sports
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Weather changes candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Due to extreme cold weather projections, ice and poor snow conditions, the candlelight event scheduled at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, January 19, has been changed to a candlelight snowshoe or hike event. No skiing trails will be illuminated.
January 18, 2013 - 12:07pm
December 28, 2012
State park hosts First-Day Hikes
Minnesota state parks will host four hiking or snowshoe hiking events on the first day of 2013, including an event at Lake Carlos State Park on Tuesday, January 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The naturalist-guided snowshoe hike will leave from the Lake View Warming Shelter at 1 p.m. The naturalist...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2012
New bike trail construction underway in Glendalough State Park
Construction of a new paved bike trail in Glendalough State Park in northwestern Minnesota in underway, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). When complete, the trail will consist of an eight-mile loop within the park and a three-mile connection spur to...
News / region
November 18, 2012 - 2:52pm
October 19, 2012
Lake Carlos State Park to remain open during deer hunt
During the special resource management deer hunt November 3-6, Lake Carlos State Park will remain open. Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange if they visit while the hunt is in progress, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said.
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Art in the Park returns for its 37th year
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold its 37th annual Art in the Park Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July...
July 27, 2012 - 6:43am
June 5, 2012
DNR State Parks and Trails Division launches Geocaching Avian Adventure June 9
The bird's the word for the all-new statewide geocaching challenge -- the Geocaching Avian Adventure -- which will take flight on Saturday, June 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Camouflaged "Bird Cache" containers will be hidden, waiting to be...
June 5, 2012 - 3:14pm
April 9, 2012
State parks in prairie regions take precautions against fires
Due to the extended drought experienced in many prairie areas, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division is taking precautions to safeguard state park visitors. The precautions include: --Thirty- to 40-foot control lines that may have been...
April 9, 2012 - 2:40pm