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Health and development screenings available
Three positions up for election in Douglas SWCD
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
Mental health advocate to speak on Oct. 24
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
Vincent T. Montgomery
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
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
May 20, 2010
Ely mayor sentenced after decades of flouting law
The mayor of Ely was sentenced in federal court in Duluth on Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving his snowmobile in a federal wilderness area and entering the wilderness without a permit. Roger Skraba also was sentenced for breaking into a U.S. Forest Service shed and stealing...
May 20, 2010 - 12:42pm
September 16, 2009
Status of EAB quarantine formalized; long-term restrictions in place
Minnesota agriculture officials have modified the state quarantine issued in Hennepin, Ramsey and Houston counties designed to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) tree pest.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Boy injured in ATV crash near Brandon
A 12-year-old boy was injured in an ATV crash shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. Taylor John Olson of Brandon was transported by North Ambulance to Douglas County Hospital, where he was treated and released. The crash happened on Burlington Road, just outside the city limits of Brand...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
High flying action on L'Homme Dieu
Dozens of wake boarders and spectators flocked to the public beach on Lake L'Homme Dieu for the Shred 101 and Faction Board Shop's Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Colorado man dies in tubing accident on Pocket Lake
A 32-year-old Colorado man died in a tubing accident Thursday evening on Pocket Lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call came in shortly after 5:30 p.m.
August 7, 2009 - 10:11am
July 29, 2009
Itching to hit the lake? Lake might itch back
Minnesota is known for its thousands of lakes that can provide recreation of all sorts. However, that refreshing dip in the lake may come with...
July 29, 2009 - 12:05am
Editorial - Are you following ATV safety rules?
It's a shame that it sometimes takes a tragedy to remind people of how fragile life can be - and how following simple safety precautions can save a life. Earlier this month, a 19-year-old woman from Foley died in an all-terrain vehicle accident east of St. Cloud. She was a passenger...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Trap shooting: Rentschler aims high
Trap shooters from all across the county and even a few from overseas gathered at the Alexandria Shooting Park once again last week to take in...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Alexandria Gun Club offers free event at range
The Alexandria Gun Club is opening its outdoor range free to the public on Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants must be 21 years old or with a parent to participate, and furnish their own ammunition. The club will furnish a variety of targets. The club is offering...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Relay for LIfe starts today: Money raised will help fight against cancer
The American Cancer Society's 25th annual Relay for Life will take place today, July 10 at Citizen's Field in Alexandria. The fundraising event...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
New biking program available to area youth
Attention area youth: Do you like to bike or would like to give different styles of biking a try? If you're between the ages of 14 and 21,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Bicycles built for speed
The "Great Alexandria Bike Race" last weekend was blessed with sunshine and warm weather on Saturday. Sponsored by The Alexandria Bike and Ski...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
Swept-away swimmers rescued
Two Alexandria girls escaped a near drowning Thursday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Chelsea Lane, 13, and Nicole Currier, 8, were swimming in the Lake Cowdry-Darling channel when the current overtook both of them shortly before 11 a.m. The current brought...
June 25, 2009 - 2:25pm
June 19, 2009
Alex horseshoe league
June 10, 2009 Garden Center 8, Haines Gipson 0 Ron's Warehouse 8, Glenwood State Bank 0 Corral Supper Club 8, TWF Industries 0 Advantage Tool 6, WSN 2 LRHC 6, Elks Club 2 Hensley Inc. - bye HIGH INDIVIDUALS - Janet Larson - 69 ringers; Alan Larson - 66 ringers; Kevin Richmond...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
"Great Alexandria Bike Race" set for Saturday and Sunday
The Alexandria Bike and Ski Club is getting ready to host the "Great Alexandria Bike Race" on June 20-21. Both citizens and USA Cycling (USAC) licensed bikers will get a chance to race the same 36-mile long course. The two-day event begins with a road race on Saturday, which starts...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am