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Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Oct. 25
Roundabout, water for beach bathhouse among county board actions
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
A fast start: Mountain biking club finds success in first season
Alex Horseshoe League hands out 2016 awards
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
FARGO FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 5, 2016
Superheroes raise money for United Way
Superheroes took a break from their regular jobs on Tuesday to help raise money for United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. The organization's...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
September 22, 2016
UPDATE: Five injured in boat crash in Pope County
Five people were injured in an airboat crash in Pope County Wednesday night. At 6:40 p.m., the Pope County Sheriff's Office received a report of a watercraft accident in Outlet Creek in White Bear Lake Township, near Krueger Farms and County Road 18, southwest of Starbuck. At the...
September 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
September 15, 2016
Two from Alex injured in Glenwood crash
Two people from Alexandria were injured in a collision Thursday at the intersection of Highway 29 and Highway 55 at Glenwood, the Minnesota Highway Patrol reported. Riley Kershaw, 19, and Codey Masteller, 20, were injured when the Lincoln Continental Kershaw was driving was broadsided...
September 15, 2016 - 4:27pm
September 9, 2016
County wants employees to punch 'time clock'
Very soon, an estimated 300 Douglas County employees will be keeping track of their hours in a different manner. And this upsets some county officials. Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales feels strongly against a revised compensation policy approved Tuesday that would require all...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Pope County gets state grant to microfilm newspapers
The Pope County Historical Society in Glenwood is among 36 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage small grants. It received $7,654 to purchase microfilm that will add 95 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public. Statewide,...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Alexandria man faces felony sex charges
An Alexandria man has been arrested and charged in Pope County in connection to a sexual solicitation incident. Jordan Christopher Anderson,...
March 6, 2015 - 7:55am
October 3, 2012
Comment period extended for pollution study on Pope County lakes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extended the comment period for a TMDL report, or a pollution study, conducted for eight lakes in Pope County that are impaired due to excess phosphorus. The lakes are Ann, Emily, Gilchrist, Leven, Malmedal, Pelican, Reno and Strandness....
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Douglas County changes septic regulations
A new septic ordinance will be instituted in Douglas County as of August 1. The ordinance includes additional permit requirements and adjustments in fees charged by the county for septic services. Standard systems, holding tanks and privies, alternative systems and restaurant/bar/hotel...
July 26, 2012 - 3:27pm
January 14, 2011
Representative from Pope County private sector needed to fil WCMCA board vacancy
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is seeking organizations interested in a seat on its board of directors. This seat provides a representative for the private sector of Pope County and is open immediately. West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.
January 14, 2011 - 3:15pm
September 3, 2010
Meetings will discuss excess nutrients in Pope County lakes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in partnership with the Pope County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), will hold a public input meeting to discuss the excess nutrient total maximum daily load (TMDL) study for eight lakes in Pope County. The lakes are Leven,...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Doebbert seeks re-election as Pope County attorney
Belvin Doebbert has filed for re-election as Pope County attorney. He has lived in Pope County for 40 years and currently lives on Lake Reno with his wife, attorney JoEllen, and their two sons, Connor and Gavin. Of his long connection with Pope County, Doebbert said, "I don't presume...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Kellie Janssen named campaign chair of local United Way
Kellie Janssen was recently named the campaign chair for the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' 2010-11 campaign. Janssen is employed with Glenwood State Bank as the director of marketing. She's been married for 11 years to her husband, Scott, who is employed with Henry's Foods....
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Haggerty seeks Pope County attorney post
Attorney and mediator Nan I. Haggerty announced that she will seek election as the next Pope County attorney. Haggerty runs a regional law office headquartered in Starbuck and lives with her husband, Jon Blocher, and her daughter, Emma, in White Bear Lake Township. Haggerty graduated...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Hegg in race for Pope County attorney
Attorney Douglas R. Hegg has filed for the office of Pope County attorney. Hegg graduated in 1990 from Jefferson High School in Alexandria and obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics. He attended law...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
United Way invites public to its new digs
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties welcomes the public to an open house at its new office space at 2504 Aga Drive. The event will take place Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. This is the former Bellanca building next to the Alexandria Airport. The move to this location...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am