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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.
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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
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Ruth Augusta Wenner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
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LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
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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
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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...
Library / News
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
May 28, 2010
Track and field: Streaks win Prairie titles, finish second at Park Region
When it comes to Prairie Conference track titles, the Osakis Silverstreaks count their in multiples. Wednesday, the Streak girls earned their ninth straight championship and the boys added their second consecutive crown. "The competition in our conference is very good this year,"...
Silverstreaks / panthers / region / sports
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Lake Carlos State Park to host candlelight event, guided snowshoe hike tonight
Lake Carlos State Park will take advantage of Minnesota's final weeks of winter by hosting two special events on Saturday, February 27. Both events encourage the public to explore the state park's frozen tamarack bog and maple-basswood forest. Ryan Sansness, Lake Carlos State Park...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am