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Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Girls basketball: Knights finish off LPGE with late run
Boys basketball: Knights win third game in as many days
Swimming and Diving: Cards land in third place in home True Team meet
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Roger E. Cole
Bryan John Appelget
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
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
April 4, 2012
A park, a trail and a breather for library
A tiny voice was heard in the background at the March 27 county board meeting. She wasn't presenting before the board, but watched as her father...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Reservations due by April 10 for seasonal, monthly camping at Minnesota state parks
Reservations for seasonal and monthly camping opportunities, which are available at a select number of Minnesota state parks, are due by April 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Visitors can stay for a month or even a full season, which runs May 4 - Sept...
March 29, 2012 - 3:49pm
March 23, 2012
State park reservation service resumes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) new state park and recreation area reservation system is operational again. The new online...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Douglas County Board supports application for Kensington Rune Stone Park work
A resolution to support the Kensington Rune Stone Park project was brought before the board of commissioners and passed October 11. Park Superintendent Al Lieffort presented the resolution to the board to act as legal sponsor in application for a Minnesota Park Legacy Grant. The...
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
July 18, 2011
Art. Entertainment. Food. Fun.
Unique art. Talented entertainers. Mouthwatering food. Friends and fun. All can be found at the 36th annual Art in the Park, to be held at Alexandria City Park Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m.
July 18, 2011 - 12:11pm
March 30, 2011
County park decision stirs up residents
Chalk it up to confusion, but they're giving it another go. The Douglas County Board has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday, March 31, at 10 a.m. to again consider the Lake Brophy Park Legacy Grant application request. On March 22, Douglas County Parks Superintendent Al Lieffort...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
1218259 Public Hearing - Park Grant
Public Hearing Publish March 9, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Please take notice that the Douglas County Commissioners will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:05 a.m.
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Artists invited to submit park sculpture proposals
Minnesota artists are invited to submit proposals to design, create and install a permanent public art sculpture in Big Ole/Central Park in Alexandria. Special consideration will be given to artists living in the Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) Region, which includes the counties...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Name a new park
Here's a chance to make one of your ideas last for generations to come. Name a park. The Alexandria City Council and its park committee are...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Building Connections sponsors free family events
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Alexandria City Park for free interactive evenings of music and movement. Music in the Park is back by popular demand and will be held in a four-week series on Thursday evenings. The first event was held July 29; remaining events will...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Runestone park expands
Representatives from the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation (KRPF), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) and Pheasants Forever (PF) were present...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Sold! Land sale finalized to expand Kensington Runestone Park
Since 2008, the Douglas County Parks Department has been working on a land acquisition project at Kensington Runestone Park. The goal: Expand...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Lots to explore at state park Saturday
Some Douglas County families travel hundreds of miles to go camping. But they can find plenty of outdoor fun in their own backyard - at Lake Carlos State Park. This Saturday is a good time to check it out. Lake Carlos State Park is having an open house on June 12.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am