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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
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)
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
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: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
William "Bill" Bahe
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
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
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
March 21, 2012
First aid training scheduled for Alexandria
Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training courses.
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2011
Fire departments in area train for grain rescues
STARBUCK, Minn - This past week several rural fire departments and CHS Country Operations employees came together for a hands on training on how to conduct grain evacuation rescues when faced with an entrapment in a confined space. CHS sponsored this training which aimed at saving...
July 26, 2011 - 12:18pm
Police offer training to rental property owners
The Alexandria Police Department is hosting free one-day training for rental property owners and/or managers. The training will take place at Alexandria City Hall on Friday, February 25, beginning at 8 a.m. Topics covered will include fire safety, evictions, property left behind,...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Literacy volunteer training scheduled
The Alexandria Literacy Project (ALP) is sponsoring a volunteer orientation session for new or prospective volunteers on Tuesday, January 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Training offered to landlords about crime-free housing
The Alexandria Police Department is offering a free, one-day seminar on crime-free multi-housing training for landlords and managers of rental properties in Alexandria. The event will take place Friday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alexandria City Hall. There is a...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Firearms safety training
In April, 16 students completed the firearms safety course sponsored by the Millerville Sportsmen Club. At the completion of the course, a single-shot...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Firearm safety classes offered
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with local instructors, will offer youth firearms safety training classes at Discovery Middle School 7th grade science rooms in Alexandria on March 15, 16, 19, 22, 23 and 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a field exercise and shoot...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Blandin offers leadership training in Alexandria
The Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) is offering its nationally recognized leadership program starting with a January 25-29, 2010 retreat for Alexandria leaders. The Blandin Foundation assumes the cost of tuition, room and board for the program participants. To find out...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Evansville and Brandon seniors experience leadership training
"Leaders are not born, they are groomed," is a statement that Rick Bleichner, Evansville School superintendent, has shared with many students,...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 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? Does he love to jump up enthusiastically on all visitors who enter your home, bakes at anything that comes into his line of...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Dogs can be lifetime learners
"Lifetime Learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Bremer Bank trains employees on leadership
Thirty Bremer Bank employees recently completed a year-long leadership training session. The training was centered on John Maxwell's "The 21...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
ATC offers class on Sig Sauer handguns
Alexandria Technical College will host Sig Sauer training in September. Sig Sauer Handgun Orientation will take place on Friday, September 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This class is ideal for the new gun owner or those interested in learning to shoot. This introductory course provides...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Red Cross rescue, first aid courses offered in August
West Central Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross, serving Douglas, Grant and Traverse counties, will offer a Community Adult Infant and Child CPR course on August 13. CPR refresher training will be held August 14. A combination first aid and CPR course will be offered on August...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Training program offered to non-profits
The Essentials for Nonprofit Administration will meet the first Wednesday of each month beginning September 2 and ending May 5, 2010 (with the exception of October 6, which is on a Tuesday). Classes will be held in Alexandria and Fergus Falls on a rotating basis. Classes will begin...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am