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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
VFW baseball: 15s salvage split after late rally falls just short in opener
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
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
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
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
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 27, 2016
League of Women Voters changes candidate forum policy
League of Women Voters (LWV) Minnesota recently announced that all League candidate forums statewide in 2016 will now take place as scheduled, even if one of the candidates in a two-candidate race is unwilling or unable to attend. Historically, the League canceled a forum if a candidate...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Snowmobile race will zip through area
A legendary snowmobile race will zip through Douglas County in February. The International-500 Winnipeg to Willmar Snowmobile Race begins in Winnipeg, Manitoba on February 11, 2015 and ends in Willmar February 14. Along the route, several towns are flagged for fuel stops and...
News / state
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 1, 2014
'Spectacular' race kicks up snow and fun at Viking Speedway (w/video)
Despite single-digit temperatures, the grandstand at the Viking Speedway was filled Saturday for the Winter Spectacular snowmobile races. Racers...
February 1, 2014 - 3:58pm
July 17, 2013
Andes Tower Hills introduces new trail race
Andes Tower Hills in Kensington will introduce Norseman Trail, a mountain bike and trail run race, at its ski area Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22. Norseman Trail will give participants an opportunity to traverse the cross country trails and ski slopes of Andes Tower Hills. The...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Big race gets green light
Lace up your running shoes and get your bike ready for the Harvest Duathlon on Saturday, August 31. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved plans for the third annual event. The course, which starts from Discovery Middle School, includes a run of 2.5 miles,...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
100-mile Inspiration Bike Race to begin in Garfield
The Inspiration 100 - a 100-mile gravel road bicycle race - will start from the Garfield Elementary School this Saturday, September 8 at 8 a.m. More than 80 riders from the upper Midwest and beyond will descend upon Garfield that morning to ride a gravel road loop that will take...
News / region
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Neumann racing into his golden years
There's just no slowin' down 76-year-old Roger Neumann. "I've had a lot of heart trouble - 18 years of it - but I don't let that slow me do...
senior / Life
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
25 feet - the slow way
Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County's (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge. The last person to cross the...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
On your mark. Get set. SLOW!
Active Living Douglas County (ALDC) roused area businesses for representatives to participate in its first ever SlowBike Race Challenge. The...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Waterama races are this Saturday
The annual Glenwood Waterama Magic Mile and Glenwood Rotary 5K Run/Walk and 10K road race will be held Saturday, July 30, in Glenwood. Race registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. in Glenwood City Park across from the Lakeside Balloom. Runners will be bused to the starting line beginning...
News / region
July 25, 2011 - 10:54am
June 14, 2011
Lace up your shoes for Osakis 5K this Saturday
The 24th annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 18. The run begins at 9 a.m. at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Osakis. Entry fee is $15 and all racers should register any time from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
June 14, 2011 - 8:03am
June 3, 2011
Viking Speedway racing results
World of Outlaw Late Model rookie of the year contender Pat Doar returned to the land of WISSOTA Saturday night, scoring the NLRA Late Model feature win at the Viking Speedway. In Modified action, it was Jason Thoennes corralling his second win of the week, while Jeff Crouse scored...
Cardinals / sports
June 3, 2011 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
Top speed on Miltona: 151 mph
Lake Miltona was the stage for speed Saturday. Snowmobiles, ATVs - even motorcycles - zipped across a 1,000 foot shaved track. They were competing...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
Alexandria's Amazing Race will help Special Olympics
Kelly Hilbrands' Social Studies II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) has organized a unique way to help Special Olympics - the "Alexandria Amazing Race." Students have been working on the service-learning project this semester and it will take place this Saturday, December 11...
December 6, 2010 - 10:03am