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While farmers age, ag teachers decrease
Frog and toad volunteers sought in Minnesota
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Staloch named Osakis girls basketball MVP
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
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
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
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...
Cardinals / sports / state
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.
Cardinals / sports
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 Girls' Basketball Player of the Year last week. The 5'10" guard has averaged 25 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 4.3 steals, while leading...
panthers / sports
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.
panthers / sports
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