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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
March 30, 2018
Andes Tower Hills poised to set two records
It looks like Andes Tower Hills ski resort is about to set two new records, thanks to unseasonably cold weather last October. The ski, snowboard...
March 30, 2018 - 11:52am
March 2, 2018
Towering needs: Clean water funds would help three cities in Douglas County
Help could be on the way for three cities in Douglas County that want to improve their water systems. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed spending...
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 1, 2018
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
Three barns and 22 calves were lost in a fire Wednesday night on a farm north of Kensington. The fire apparently started when a skid loader was...
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
January 12, 2018
Driver uses cell phone to guide rescuers to her vehicle
A driver who rolled her vehicle along a rural Douglas County was rescued Friday, Jan. 12, after she was able to guide responders to the crash...
January 12, 2018 - 3:43pm
December 2, 2017
Grass fire burns 30 acres near Kensington
A grass fire burned about 30 acres north of Kensington on an unusually mild early December day Saturday. Firefighters were called just before...
December 2, 2017 - 4:31pm
Brandon man dies in rollover near Kensington
A man was killed Sunday evening in a rollover crash near Red Rock Lake north of Kensington. Mitchell Brazel, 33, died in the crash about 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Brazel was driving east on Elk Lake Road when he came to a T...
October 2, 2017 - 6:45am
September 8, 2017
Faith Events: Mr. History, Host Fest on horizon
Mr. History visits "Mr. History" will visit Mount Carmel Camp and Conference Center at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. Also known as actor, speaker...
September 8, 2017 - 8:29am
August 11, 2017
Douglas farm family of the year 'truly a family affair'
Farming has been in the family for Dave and Amy Staples all their lives. They were both raised on farms in Douglas County. Dave grew up on the...
August 11, 2017 - 10:29am
July 27, 2017
Kensington builds an improved space for play
About 35 volunteers came together last week to assemble the new playground at West Central Area South Elementary School in Kensington. On Thursday,...
July 27, 2017 - 8:02am
June 23, 2017
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Marlene Nelson pulled the family's golf cart to an abrupt stop and pointed out in the distance. "This is our shop," she said. Then she corrected...
June 23, 2017 - 8:51am
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington, are hoping to play a role in the fight against Huntington's disease. Huntington's...
June 23, 2017 - 6:50am
June 21, 2017
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Colors flew and kids got messy during Kensington Runestone Days, to help fund Kensington's latest project: a new playground. Proceeds from...
June 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
June 16, 2017
Kensington Rune Stone Visitor Center progress on schedule
Despite a few rainy days, the $1 million visitor center at Kensington Rune Stone Park is still on track to be completed by mid-September. "We've...
June 16, 2017 - 5:32am
June 15, 2017
Kensington kicks up its heels this weekend
A big celebration will take place in Kensington this weekend, June 16-18. Kensington Runestone Days will feature fun and games for children; lots of food; a pageant; street dances; fireworks; softball, bean bag and golf tournaments; crafts and vendors; water wars; bingo; car show;...
June 15, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 1, 2017
A helping hand in Haiti
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked the Caribbean country of Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people lost...
February 1, 2017 - 6:00am