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Four minutes to make a hero
Ex-boyfriend of Rep. Franson files defamation suit against her
Out and About - Easter eggs and baby animals
Remember to call 811 before you dig
Sports roundup from Tuesday, April 22
Sports schedule for Wednesday, April 23
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
Blue Anchors launch fitness program
Lamb named Alex boys soccer MVP
Fix It Clinic offers general item repair tips and information
5k and zero k added to Run for the Roses
Library offers variety of services
K-6th graders invited to attend Summer Camp: Compass
Engaged - Lusty and Lamb
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 15
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6
Engaged - Dorn and Arvidson
Big numbers, big expectations
Bluebirds open house at Carlos State Park
Chargers shooting team reaches 19 students
Weekly DNR news
Send your spring turkey hunting photos
Stephen Pasch, 63
Phyllis Heeg, 85
Roger Doty, 75
Fred Schultz, 92
Paul Kuhlman Jr., 11
Don’t worry about Earth - she’ll be OK
Disagrees with governor about legalizing cannabis
What kind of mansion is being built?
A fact is a fact; don’t believe lies
I'm Just Sayin': Thoughts about Forrest Gump and Whac-A-Mole
Grow a nutritious garden in a pot
Sustainable Food Production program now enrolling
Plant spring bulbs for summer blooms
Farmers are ‘eternal optimists’
Finding and reporting noxious weeds
Extension offers food safety certification and renewal courses
Alexandria Pro-Fab pledges $5,000 to new high school
On the street
Funeral home staff attends celebrant training
Charter announces launch of Charter TV app
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 3, 2013
Students soak up lessons
Students from across Douglas County went hands-on Wednesday participating in the 20th annual Kids' Groundwater Festival in Alexandria. More...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2011
New DNR chief will not tolerate arrogance
ST. PAUL -- The new Minnesota Department of Natural Resources commissioner wants to make sure the agency does not appear arrogant. "I will not stand for arrogance," Tom Landwehr said Thursday, shortly after new Gov.
January 9, 2011 - 3:26pm
January 6, 2011
Dayton picks insider-outsider as DNR commissioner
ST. PAUL -- A research biologist and environmentalist will head the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Gov. Mark Dayton named Tom Landwehr as commissioner of the massive department that does everything from regulating hunting to protecting the environment. Landwehr worked...
January 6, 2011 - 12:03pm
September 19, 2010
Students encouraged to represent water issues through art
The 7th Annual Water is Life Art Contest invites Minnesota's 9-12 grade students to create art and videos that represent issues facing freshwater resources. This year, the theme for the contest is water conservation. Collaborating with Minnesota's Educational Service Cooperatives,...
September 19, 2010 - 8:25am
August 25, 2010
1137254 Assumed Name - Pastor Dale Resources
Assumed Name Publish August 25, 27, 2010 CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Pastor Dale Resources. State the address of the principal place of business: 6349 County Road 11 NE, Alexandria,...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Parenting resources for early childhood years
As parents, we are "supposed to" know how to raise our children, right? If our babies were born with instruction manuals specific to each child, we might be more secure in knowing that we are raising that child "exactly" as they need to be raised.
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Is Minnesota slowly turning into Nebraska?
Global warming, what Dean Beck of Alexandria refers to as global climate change, was the topic of discussion at this month's Kiwanis meeting. Beck, who is the Glenwood Area's Fisheries manager for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was the guest speaker. "Global climate...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
Is your fish house propertly registered and licensed?
Some law changes have necessitated alteration in the way fish houses on wheels will be licensed. A fish house on wheels has been one of the those items that was not specifically named in our statutes and therefore various state agencies (DPS, DNR, DVS) came up with an agreement on...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Here's how and where 'cutters' can get help
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Nominations sought out for human resources award
The West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invites nominations for the 2008 Human Resource Professional Award of Excellence. The annual award program recognizes professional excellence in the field of human resource management.
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Passionate, energetic, unyielding - they are all good words to describe Roger Holmes and his attitude toward preserving Minnesota's natural resources. Holmes spent 41 years fighting for habitat conservation as a member of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Three of those...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am