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Steele resigns from license bureau: Crotteau is appointed interim director
Flag for veterans to stop in Alexandria as part of Patriot Tour
First responders to be honored at Viking Speedway
Law Enforcement Blotter: May 20-23
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Track and field: Area athletes qualify for Section 6A meet
Softball: B-E’s strong season comes to an end, WCA advances
Golf: Osakis girls get in final regular-season meet at Albany
Baseball: Osakis drops pitchers’ duel at Royalton in finale
Baseball: Peterson’s early home run helps Alex finish off CLC title
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
Good Gravy Harvey Bolstad is 80!
Good Gravy Harvey Bolstad is 80!
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Darwin Odell Odens
Mary E. Husted
Marjorie "Marge" Dawald
Blake F. Jaskowiak
Letter to the Editor: Big Ole is a well-liked character for most
Letter to the Editor: Neighbors oppose sale of church to county
Commentary: Healthy guilt vs. destructive shame
Letter to the Editor: Sexual revolution of the 1960s was a fraud
1994: Fish restrictions placed on two more lakes
4-H holds county competition
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
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Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
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March 14, 2019
Girl Scouts shown role models
Two Girl Scout troops got a treat recently when they met with a panel of four influential women that included Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson....
March 14, 2019 - 9:32am
October 18, 2018
Girl Scouts earn highest honor
Making baby quilts earned five local Girl Scouts the highest honor that scouts in grades 4-5 can achieve. Brooke Fisher, Lillyana Gylsen, Katelyn...
October 18, 2018 - 7:12am
February 5, 2016
It's cookie time!
Local Girl Scouts will soon look for a chance to show off their cookie-selling skills by participating in booth and door-to-door sales beginning on Saturday, Feb. 6. Cookie season gives girls the opportunity to showcase their creative and entrepreneurial skills, as well as build life...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Girl Scouts to celebrate Girl Scout Week
From March 10-16, more than 3.2 million Girl Scouts around the country will celebrate Girl Scout Week and the 101st anniversary of Girl Scouts. Self-discovery and community service were core values that Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low sought to instill in girls from the...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8 named National Girl Scout Cookie Day
To celebrate the $790 million cookie program, the Girl Scouts have named February 8 National Girl Scout Cookie Day. On that day, Girl Scouts will ask cookie fans across the nation to buy or order more boxes in honor of their success in running the largest girl-led business enterprise...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Area Girl Scouts earn awards
Local Girl Scouts Alicia Krohnfeldt, Brooklyn KrohnFeldt and Crystal Krohnfeldt, all sisters, attended the Girl Scouts annual meeting in Duluth...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Girl Scout sessions teach business skills
The Girl Scouts are sponsoring a series of sessions, "Girl Scouts in Action: It's Your Business, Run It," for all girls in grades K-5. The class limit is 25 per two grade group. There will be six sessions after school at both Voyager and Woodland Elementary schools in Alexandria...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Spaghetti for a skatepark
This Sunday, with a plate of spaghetti and silent auction bids, area residents can help local Girl Scouts Bria Nienaber and Brooke Waldorf earn...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Scout uniforms on display at Pope County Museum
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host an exhibit titled "Girl Scout uniforms through...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
Girl Scouts offer instant cookie gratification
Remember that long wait between ordering Girl Scout cookies and the time when you crack the seal on your first sleeve of Thin Mints? That is...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Girl Scouts show their Christmas spirit
On December 4, members of Girl Scout Troop 971 went shopping for a family that they adopted through the United Way. For the second year, the...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts appoint two from Alexandria at annual meeting
The Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines held its annual meeting and recognition celebration recently. Approximately 225 people attended the event. A portion of the event was dedicated to electing new board members, discussing council issues, and voting on new proposals. Stacey...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
What Girl Scout cookies mean to the girls in our community
Can you believe it is almost Girl Scout cookie time? Have you ever wondered how selling cookies makes a difference in a girl's life and what...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Girl Scouts earn Gold Award
Girl Scout Troop 546 recently received the Gold Award, the highest award given in Girl Scouts. To earn the honor, troops must complete a project...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am