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Planting for pollinators
Law enforcement blotter: June 2, 2015
Playground project picks up support
Out and About: Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn
Minnesota is second most bicycle-friendly state
Anchors split series versus Eau Claire
Chargers hold off Eagles in 2-1 thriller
Special Olympics: Local athletes compete at area gymnastics meet
WCA boys golf: Knights wrap up season, hand out awards
Track and field: Girls win section title as more state tickets are punched
Pie in the face celebrates Jump Rope for Heart goal
Alexandria Public Schools Hall of Fame inductees announced for 2015
Registration is open for Prairie Fire’s ‘Robin Hood’
Meeting to provide foster care information
Build a stove from recycled cans
Wedding - Erickson and Larsen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 22, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Engaged - Fraser and Lunneborg
Engaged - Flynn and Connell
Fawn springs surprise at The Senator
Fishing report: Weather makes for tough spring
Fun to be had at little cost
Mike Frisch: The changing face of walleye fishing
Bowfishing challenge coming to area lakes
Hilda Olson, 93
Darlene Wittenberg, 74
Emery Larson, 62
Leslie Joens, 70
Donald Lambert, 88
Guest Editorial: A ‘do-over’ chance for rural Minnesota
Observations from the archives, 1990: Alexandria part of Minnesota Olympic Torch Run
In the Know: An extraordinary school year!
Time to get serious about transportation funding
Controversy brings back childhood memories
Minnesota’s proposed buffer rules relaxed
Pollinator habitat and buffer strips
Informative gardening sessions offered
Apple pest management
4-H student doesn’t let bird ban bring her down
Henry’s Foods breaks ground for expansion
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
Hires and Promotions
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July 21, 2013
Eight ways to save on your next summer vacation
Vacations can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Rather than planning on overspending, be proactive and plan ahead. This time around, do your best to enjoy a vacation without depleting your funds or adding debt. As you begin scheduling your trip, do your research with the Better...
July 21, 2013 - 2:17pm
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 State Park is one of Minnesota's larger parks, offering 8,818 acres of impressive views of forest and water. The rugged St. Louis River cascades...
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, northern hardwood and coniferous ecosystems. The 16th annual Festival of Birds is scheduled for May 16-19, 2013. To kick off the festival...
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 opportunities and lakes, friendly people and outdoors activities. It is known as the Gateway to Itasca State Park because of its proximity...
May 3, 2013 - 8:00am
August 31, 2012
A half-century of vacations - all at Broken Arrow Resort
Back in July 1962, Shannon and Erma Hazen of Sterling, Nebraska were coming back from a family vacation up North when they drove through Alexandria. Their...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
School's out for summer!
A group of Alexandria 7th grade girls found a fun way to celebrate the end of school this week - cooling off at the lake after going tubing on Lake Andrew.
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June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2010
Follow these tips for a safe vacation without a trip to ER
This summer, millions of Americans will hit the road for a vacation, to unwind and have fun with their families. Vacations may be relaxing, but being too lax when it comes to your safety can land you in a place you won't want to send a postcard from - the Emergency Department. "Vacations...
June 20, 2010 - 9:53am
March 28, 2008
Trouble in paradise
Ray and Janice Doebber of Alexandria set off for Cozumel, Mexico in early February, looking forward to a worry-free week of relaxation and fun. But their vacation turned into one of the most stressful and worrisome times of their lives. They arrived at their destination on Saturday,...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am