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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 21
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
County to sue drug companies
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Ann M. Nussbaum
Gary D. Nokes
EDITORIAL: A good time to count your blessings
LETTER: A factual commentary about Planned Parenthood
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
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
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
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