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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
LETTER: Thanking those who care for our youngest
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
hires and promotions
on the street
June 18, 2013
Overnight I-94 closures planned at Highway 78 on June 20, 24
Motorists on Interstate 94 will experience two overnight closures at Highway 78 near Ashby over the next week, weather permitting. Crews will close eastbound I-94 overnight Thursday, June 20, and westbound I-94 overnight Monday, June 24. The closures will occur between 6 p.m....
June 18, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 14, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: White Earth Powwow celebrates 145 years
The White Earth Powwow is Becker County's oldest, continuous event. Last year, more than 1,000 dancers and 22 drum groups were registered. Organizers...
June 14, 2013 - 6:48am
June 6, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Perham
From Turtle Fest to Veterans Museum, explore Perham and the surrounding area. It's the perfect place to get away. Surrounded on all sides by...
June 6, 2013 - 12:48pm
May 31, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Grand Rapids
Travel: Enjoy the Mississippi Showboat and Judy Garland Days in Grand Rapids Grand Rapids has been a favorite Minnesota vacation destination...
May 31, 2013 - 8:27am
May 29, 2013
Former Miltona resident writes book on world travel experiences
Dr. Clifford Becker, former resident of the Miltona area, recently published a book titled Conversations with a World Traveler in which he recalls 30 years of living and working abroad as a direct-hire university professor. The book tells of Becker's experiences in Tehran throughout...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Highway 78 bridge over I-94 to close May 30; Evansville exit is a detour
The Highway 78 bridge over Interstate 94 will close on May 30 for reconstruction, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists will experience delays and detours during the project. Traffic on I-94 will encounter intermittent weekday lane closures. Four lanes...
May 28, 2013 - 3:10pm
May 20, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Alexandria
Three hundred seventy five glacier-formed pristine lakes make up the Alexandria Lakes Area. The phrase, "easy to get to - hard to leave,"...
May 20, 2013 - 3:43pm
May 8, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Jay Cooke State Park
Jay Cooke State Park, south of Duluth, is a popular year-round attraction. Naturalist Programs start May 18 and run through August. Jay Cooke...
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
May 6, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Festival of Birds
More than 250 species of birds live in Becker County, because the Detroit Lakes area is in the heart of a transition zone of tall grass prairie,...
May 6, 2013 - 8:00am
May 3, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Park Rapids - Governor's Fishing Opener
Travel: Explore the 500+ clean, clear lakes of the Park Rapids area Park Rapids is the ultimate tourist destination with its endless recreational...
May 3, 2013 - 8:00am
April 13, 2013
Allegiant AIr to provide continuous air service between St. Cloud, Phoenix
Allegiant Air will provide continuous air service between the St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC) and Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA), thanks to the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation (GSDC). Allegiant's business model of providing seasonal less-than-daily service affords...
April 13, 2013 - 2:51pm
March 31, 2013
More women are flying solo; here are five traveling tips
So you're a woman and you want to see the world - on your terms. Join the crowd! More and more women are traveling alone or with girlfriends; an estimated 32 million in the past year, according to the Travel Industry Association.
March 31, 2013 - 3:38pm
March 8, 2013
'Travel' the world with Arm Chair Adventures
Alexandria Community Education will offer an Arm Chair Adventure series, allowing people to "travel" to places like Turkey, Mauritania, Guatemala and Panama. On Tuesday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria, Steve and Diane Henry will share their experiences...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 19, 2013
Travel insurance company to refund Minnesotans $88,000
The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced today that Minnesota consumers may qualify for a refund if they purchased travel insurance from Virginia Surety Company (VSC), or one of its contracted agencies, between January 1, 2007 and October 31, 2012. The announcement came after...
February 19, 2013 - 10:42am
February 16, 2013
Spring break? Commerce Department urges consumers to beware of 'opt-out' travel insurance
Spring Break is fast approaching and countless Minnesotans are searching for a fun and, more importantly, warm destination. These days, all it takes to book your dream Spring Break vacation is a travel website and a few clicks of the mouse. As you shop online, the Minnesota Department...
February 16, 2013 - 1:48pm