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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Group to provide a new safe haven
Boys basketball: Ashby working to turn things around amid low numbers
Girls Basketball: Chargers can't recover after slow first half
Nordic Ski: Cardinals wrap up busy stretch at Giants Ridge, Camp Ripley
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 21, 2016
Everyday Gourmet: Fall salads take advantage of garden's bounty
Although I had every intention of eating well throughout my entire pregnancy, I seem to have gotten a little off track the past two months. OK,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
Make breakfast in batches to beat morning mayhem
The new school year is here, and we all have survived the first couple of days. What do we do, though, when the fun of making breakfast runs...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
Looking for ways to use up all of that zucchini from your garden? Get yourself a spiralizer kitchen tool and start making "zoodles." Zoodles...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Nutritious, tasty smoothies are go-to breakfast
By Jessica Karley Rerick Smoothies are a great way to stay cool in the summer and a delicious way to start any day. I also like to whip them up as a go-to, speedy meal in a glass. The kids love when I pull out the blender for breakfast. I'm sure they're not nearly as excited about...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Nutty for coconut ice cream
I have seen several articles and recipes lately for coconut milk ice cream, and I've been wanting to try it. Each time I get to craving it though,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Shake up the summer with s'mores
By Jessica Karley Rerick I must confess I have a bit of an obsession with a particular summertime campfire treat. S'mores are my absolute favorite...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Everyday gourmet: One-pan wonder - paella makes flavorful meal
I will admit, there are things in my kitchen cupboard I rarely use. Most often, it is something I insisted on having because I would “use it all the time.” One of these items is my paella pan. After traveling to Spain years ago, I decided paella, a classic Spanish rice dish, was...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
The art of cooking artichokes
By Jessica Karley Rerick Artichokes are a food many of us rave about eating, but most do not know how to prepare or shop for them. To be honest,...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Pasta primavera is a perfect dish for spring
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service Pasta primavera is a dish that was wildly popular in the '80s and '90s, but now, it's hardly ever...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Update classic spaghetti and meatballs with cheese, turkey
By Jessica Karley Rerick What is better than spaghetti and meatballs? Spaghetti and mozzarella-stuffed turkey meatballs. Making meatballs, or...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
Irish shortbread turns complex tarts into delicious toffee bars
By Sarah and Tony Nasello, Forum News Service Earlier this winter, I tried a recipe from Saveur magazine for a chocolate caramel tart, and it...
March 12, 2016 - 11:00am
March 9, 2016
Versatile recipes can be made in many forms
With roots tracing back to Alexandria through her father, Orville Hanson, Janie Ebinger of Garrett, Indiana, has spent her whole life doing what...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
February 2, 2016
Get into the game
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Everyday Gourmet College football is done and the NFL Super Bowl is almost here. In anticipation of the big game,...
February 2, 2016 - 1:32pm
January 6, 2016
Bacon and egg recipes are sure to please
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Everyday Gourmet, Forum News Service Brunch is one of my favorite meals for gatherings. It's not only a great way...
January 6, 2016 - 10:23am
August 29, 2012
Start your day with a good (and fun) breakfast
The fresh fragrance of fall has greeted my nose as my golden retriever, Gracie, and I have been out for our brisk morning walks together. It's...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am