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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 2, 2016
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
A sensitive Santa event for children with special needs and their families will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the lower level of Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. The event includes pictures with Santa, activities and snacks. Digital images will be available...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
October 19, 2016
EAC to display photos from International Space Station
The Evansville Art Center will present a photo exhibit featuring images of the Earth from space taken by Karen Nyberg of Vining during her stay...
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
October 14, 2016
Chippewa River Watershed Project seeks photo contest entries
The Chippewa River Watershed Project is sponsoring a photo contest and is seeking entries that feature the Chippewa River Watershed, including the river, lakes and tributaries. Chippewa River Watershed includes a western portion of Douglas County. The winning photos will be published...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
September 23, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
"Hey, you can't take pictures here!" Anyone who has worked as a photographer has probably run into this situation at least once. Although situations...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2016
Photo of the Week: Rowing on Lake Geneva
While out enjoying a pleasant evening, Rob Danner snapped a photo of a family rowing around Lake Geneva, “enjoying the peace and tranquility...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2016
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Shirley Saathoff of Brandon had a special opportunity to see a full rainbow stretching across a cloudy sky. “Rainbows are caused by the light...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
Photo of the Week: Mermaids
Linda Roberts caught a candid moment of her "mermaid" granddaughters. Roberts and her daughter-in-law created the costumes. If you have a great...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 12, 2016
Photo of the Week: Loons on Lake Ida
Near the end of July, against a dazzling sunset on Lake Ida, Meghan Miller spotted 27 juvenile loons congregating in the water and captured the...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
Photo of the Week: Reflection on Smith Lake
While Carol Messner was working in her lakeside garden, she stood up and noticed that the water was reflecting the sky and clouds with amazing...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Photo of the Week: Summer sprinkler
Stephanie Heseltine of Alexandria remembers the simple joy of running through the sprinkler in the summer when she was a kid. Now, she has passed...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Photo of the Week: Sunset over L'Homme Dieu
Using a camera timer, Logan Koehn made himself the subject of his own photography and captured his silhouette against a dramatic burst of color...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2016
Photo of the Week: Fireworks at Awake the Lakes
After a long day of tasty ribs, music and fire department water fights at Awake the Lakes RibFest, Tim Erickson aimed his camera across Lake...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
June 10, 2016
Photo of the Week: Wood duck and turtles
Wendy Silbernick took this photo on the west side of Lake Ida near Christopherson Bay of this wood duck and duo of turtles seconds before the...
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Photo of the Week: Geese
On a pleasant afternoon in May, Jeff Roste left work early to enjoy the afternoon in the woods by west Lake Carlos and take wildlife photographs....
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Photo of the Week: Pelicans
Erin Frederiksen marked the day, April 22, when the neighbors moved back into town. These feathery friends took up residence at Skoglund Slough...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am