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Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Up to the challenge
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
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Births - June 10, 2016
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
Mickelson's big pike
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
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
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On The Street
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...
area / News
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...
Life / News
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...
columns / historical / Life
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
August 13, 2008
Salad luncheon to help humane society
Here's a chance to enjoy a salad luncheon and help raise funds for the Lakes Area Humane Society and food for the Alexandria Food Shelf. On Wednesday, August 20, the Alexandria Eagles Auxiliary 3063 will hold a salad luncheon at the Eagles Lodge located on North Nokomis. The luncheon...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am