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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Updated: Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Boys golf: Cardinals trying to put it all together after Brainerd steals one at AGC
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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May 27, 2017
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
To the editor: Our children are under attack. Suicide has always been a problem in our society, but now there are a couple of things which are glorifying and pushing it on our kids like nothing before. The first is one of those "challenge games" called "Blue Whale," which primarily...
May 27, 2017 - 8:35am
June 5, 2009
Humane society offers dog obediance training
Starting on Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m., the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will offer beginner dog obedience training classes. The classes will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will be taught by local professional dog trainer, Randy Buker. The...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
LAHS to hold garage sale fundraiser on May 30
Ready to do some spring cleaning and unsure what to do with all the things you don't use anymore? The Lakes Area Humane Society can help. The shelter is gearing up for its annual "Happily Ever After" garage sale, which will be held on Saturday, May 30 and is seeking donations of...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Humane society offers dog obedience training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? If this sounds familiar, the Lakes Area Humane Society has a class for you and your pet. Starting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Spring cleaning 101
With graduations and other springtime events approaching, cleaning and preparing the home take on a whole new meaning and there seems to be a...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Humane society offers dog obediance training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors?
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
American Cancer Society Daffodil Days under way
A new season of hope has arrived in Douglas County, thanks to the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days. This long-standing program celebrates the society's mission to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease by offering daffodils - the flower of hope - to donors in appreciation...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Humane society offers class to train puppies
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? Does he love to jump up enthusiastically on all visitors who enter your home, barks at anything that comes into his line...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lunch with Knute: Douglas County Historical Society to host bean soup fundraisier
It's time again to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal, bean soup. The annual fundraiser,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Kickoff to cancer-fighting event is next Monday
A kickoff for the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life" fundraiser is set for Monday, February 2 in the education rooms at the Douglas County Hospital. A social hour with appetizers will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m.
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Lakes Area Humane Society offers advanced dog obedience training
The Lakes Area Humane Society is sponsoring an Advanced Dog Obedience Training Class starting on Tuesday, January 6 at 6 p.m. All dogs who have mastered the following basic obedience skills: heel, sit, stay and come, are welcome. The class will focus on perfecting those skills and...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
A home for the holidays?
Dogs and cats, and even a pot-bellied pig, were excited to receive attention at the Lakes Area Humane Society's holiday open house that took...
November 25, 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
September 24, 2008
Humane society offers dog obedience classes
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy?
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
A run for fun
The 2nd annual Alexandria Fun Run is set for Saturday, September 20 at Big Ole Central Park. All types of runners and walkers are welcome. Events will include a 5K run, 10K run, a dog walk to City Park and a 1K kids run for children 12 and younger. Check-in times for 5K and 10K...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am