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Updated: 12-year-old girl dies in swampy area between lakes Cowdry and Darling
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
New law gives hospitals more investment options
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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