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Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
A knockout Party in the Street
APD invites area residents to 'Community Night Out'
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
Bemidji takes Sub-state 14 title from Alex
Alex Horseshoe League results
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Donald A. Crossley
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Carol Diane Jeffries
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
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From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
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On The Street
photo of the week
July 18, 2014
Photo of the Week - Double rainbow
Roger Roers of Brandon took this picture of twin rainbows north of Brandon right after a recent storm rolled through. If you have an item for...
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
Photo of the Week - Iridescent clouds
Contributed Russ Sticha of Alexandria captured this image of iridescent clouds over a Little League baseball game at Lincoln Elementary School...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
July 3, 2014
Photo of the Week - Mother duck has a swim
Germaine Beers took this photo of a mother duck having a swim in her pond at 905 Skyline Drive in Alexandria. “Dad was staying close by, waiting,”...
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
June 27, 2014
Photo of the Week - Hummingbird
Dave Blom of Alexandria took this picture of a hummingbird hovering near a feeder at the Gooseberry Cabins on the North Shore. Trying to stop...
June 27, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2014
Photo of the Week - Rain cloud
Charlie Olson took this scenic photo from his home on Lake Henry in Alexandria this spring. “There is a rainbow coming out of the rain cloud...
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
May 9, 2014
Photo of the Week - Osprey enjoying a fish lunch
Michele Edwards, the daughter of Byron “Mike” Edwards took this photo of an osprey having a fish lunch – check out its talons – on Easter...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Photo of the Week - Saint Bernard enjoys Dairy Queen
Craig Hillman at the Dairy Queen South Grill and Chill in Alexandria took this photo of one of his customers and a Saint Bernard, Carl. “Wow,...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Photo of the week - Lake Victoria wakes up
Linda Maiers of Alexandria took this photo of Lake Victoria “waking up.” The ice is retreating on area lakes, thanks to mild temperatures...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week - Blood moon
Keven Jansen took this photo of the so-called “Blood Moon” at 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday from his front yard by East Lake Geneva. The Earth’s...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 12, 2014
Photo of the Week - Bald Eagle
Mark Bennett’s game camera took this photo of a bald eagle in a field on his family’s farm near Kensington. If you have a submission for...
April 12, 2014 - 2:34pm
April 4, 2014
Photo of the Week - Warm sunset
Shirley Saathoff of Brandon took this photo from her front porch a couple of weeks ago. She called it, “First warm day, sunset on Burr Lake.”...
April 4, 2014 - 9:15am
March 31, 2014
Photo of the week - Friendly deer
Local resident Lois Henningsgaard took this photo of a friendly deer in her neighborhood. For the last month, the deer has been coming right...
March 31, 2014 - 9:37am
March 21, 2014
Photo of the week - Spring puddles
Here’s a sign of spring – puddles. Stephanie Goldenhis took this photo last week of her grandson doing, she said, “what he absolutely loves...
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Photo of the Week - Woodpeckers
Morris Wirth of Alexandria took this picture from his patio window of two pileated woodpeckers on a very small suet feeder. If you have a submission...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Photo of the Week - Water-skiing
This should get some readers to at least start dreaming of spring. Dion Dolva of Fort Collins, Colorado took photos last summer of Greta Oldenkamp...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am