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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to give three local performances
The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will give three concerts in Alexandria. They are free and open to the public. The first performance...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Search is on for Miss Teen Douglas County
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Douglas County will become an ambassador from the area and will receive an official title and sash....
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
The accidental novelist
Brook Mounsdon doesn't have much experience with romantic love. In fact, she has never even been on a date. So it's a little odd that her first published novel is a romance. Especially since she is only 15 years old. "If you would have told me that I would write a romance novel,...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Police believe Cottage Grove teen left town with sex offender
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. - Angela M. Tschida, the 14-year-old Cottage Grove girl who police think left town with a 36-year-old sex offender, gave friends no indication she was troubled or planning to run, said friend Cole Bertram. "She seemed normal," Bertram said. "She seemed happy." Bertram...
crime / news / region
July 22, 2010 - 2:17pm
May 24, 2010
Body of missing Duluth teen found
A single red rose floated on the water Sunday evening in the Superior harbor slip where the body of Sylvester McCurry was found the day before. Family members gathered at the harborfront site, just off Banks Avenue, saying they were coping with their grief and waiting for more answers...
news / region
May 24, 2010 - 4:21pm
March 5, 2010
'To Save a Life' teaches teens to be responsible for their actions
There's a new movie out that parents may want their teenagers to see. To Save A Life is a movie about the choices teens make on a daily basis. The goal of the production is to open communication, reach kids where they are at, and cut to the heart of issues they deal with every day....
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Teen Challenge choir to perform at New Testament
A choir from the Central Minnesota Teen Challenge in Brainerd will present a concert at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. Minnesota Teen Challenge is one of the largest faith-based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in the stat...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
It's all about the music
Kalee Guenther doesn't need to picture her audience in their underwear. That would just make her laugh. Besides, when she gets up on stage or in front of a crowd of people, she's completely at ease. "I like the fact that I can express myself through music," said the 15-year-old singer/songwriter....
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Rising to the Challenge
To say Minnesota Teen Challenge has helped Tait Tracy is an understatement. "If it wasn't for Teen Challenge, I would probably be in prison," the former Alexandria resident said. A few months ago, Tracy, 30, was sitting in Douglas County jail, charged with making terroristic threats,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Edenloff to compete in Miss Pre-Teen pageant
Katelyn Edenloff, daughter of Lee and Loray Edenloff of Alexandria, was selected to participate in the National 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Minneapolis/St. Paul pageant competition to take place on August 17. She submitted an application and took part in an interview session to earn the honor. Edenloff,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
New laws crack down on teen drivers
What are two of the highest risk situations for teen drivers? Cell phones and texting?
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
County bucks trend in teen pregnancy rates
For the first time in 16 years, teen pregnancy is on the rise in Minnesota. In one year, the state saw an increase double that of the national pace. According to data collected by the Minnesota Department of Health, from 2005 to 2006 Minnesota's teen pregnancy rate grew by 6 percent....
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am