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Minnesota struggles with sex offender reintegration as latest plan ‘backfired on us’
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 24
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Area football scores from Tuesday, Oct. 25
Football: Chargers overcome slow start in playoff opener
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 14, 2012
Cardinals' Schmidt is State Class AA assistant coach of the year
Cardinal girls' tennis assistant coach John Schmidt, who had previously been named the Section 8AA assistant coach of the year, has received another honor. Schmidt was one of just two coaches named as State Class AA assistant coaches of the year. Kris Heimerman of Cretin-Derham Hall...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Roos named Section 8A coach of the year
Alexandria head coach Tom Roos was named Section 8AA girls' soccer Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Girls Soccer Coaches Association. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 10-5-1 record and opened Section 8A tournament play yesterday.
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
2010 in Osakis area: A year of persistence
January 2, 2011 - 7:27am
March 19, 2010
Sari Noga is Gatorade Minnesota Girls' Basketball Player of the Year
Parkers Prairie senior standout Sari Noga can add another prestigious honor to an already long list. Noga was named the Gatorade Minnesota...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Past Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year
Here's a sampling of the past recipients of the Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year: Football - Michael Floyd, Cretin Derham Hall, 2007-2008 and 2006-2007, now at Notre Dame; Joe Mauer, Cretin-Derham Hall, 2000-2001, No.
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
2 million miles, 0 accidents, #1 driver - Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
In the fall of 1975, Don Thoennes was working at the Skelly Station at the south end of Alexandria. A truck stop that once stood where Fleet...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
A new year, new laws
Will you start the new year by breaking a law? It may help to know which new laws will take effect. The following is a listing of selected new laws passed during the 2008 legislative session that take effect January 1, 2009. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
A year of tragedies, progress, uncertainty
How will Douglas County residents look back on 2008? With sadness - tragic crashes claimed many lives on the roads. With some closure - three major court cases came to an end with sentencing. A decision was also finally reached about where to put a jail. And the long legal battle...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Mini-egg plant, Gretel, named vegetable of the year
What does one write about gardening when it's below zero outside and the only thing I can think about is the line at the post office? Well, the good people at All-America Selections have come to my rescue by announcing their 2009 AAS winners. All-America Selections are newly introduced...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
17-year-old lies about assault
A report of a sexual assault in Alexandria last Friday turned out to be fabricated, according to authorities. Early Friday afternoon, the Alexandria Police Department issued a news release about the assault, saying they were looking for three suspects. A 17-year-old girl told police...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am