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For the record
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 8
Bettermann, Richter, Anderson elected to BE School Board
GOP sweeps Douglas County
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
Blizzard hockey: Lumberjacks defend their home ice for weekend sweep of Alexandria
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 11
Girls hockey: Two Class A powers collide in opener as United bests Alexandria
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
And the most-requested library books are....
Ruth Willman Dahl
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Deer report November 4: Another close call, the ultimate frustration
Dale Gordon Serum
Bruce Allen Jaspersen
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Speak up to end racism and hate
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
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
'Remember to look up': Power company offers safety tips
Western Minnesota win puts Rep. Peterson in as U.S. House Ag Committee chairman
Where and when to apply fall nitrogen fertilizer
hires and promotions
on the street
science and nature
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
GRAND FORKS—Although the air remains relatively clean in North Dakota and Minnesota, according to each state's division of air quality,...
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am
October 9, 2018
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Projects to bolster conservation efforts for Minnesota loons will get a huge boost under a settlement agreement announced...
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm
September 28, 2018
Moose on the loose in west-central Minnesota
OLIVIA, Minn. — Not your usual trip home for lunch: That's how Susie Lang described her drive on Friday. A bull moose bolted out in front...
September 28, 2018 - 7:28pm
September 19, 2018
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
BRAINERD, Minn.—Another year and another floating bog for North Long Lake.
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Two area college students can laugh about it now, but a close encounter with a black bear north of Detroit Lakes...
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
September 12, 2018
Winters becoming wimpier
It's getting harder to brag about being a hardy Minnesotan. That was the underlying message from a pair of climatologists who spoke at Alexandria...
September 12, 2018 - 6:54am
September 11, 2018
Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
ST. PAUL -- Explore Minnesota has launched its annual fall color map and Clay and Norman counties in northwestern Minnesota are among a few small...
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
August 30, 2018
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — After scouring 187 lakes in Minnesota, a team of 225 trained volunteers found only one lake that had the invasive algae...
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—A subtropical bird with pink plumage and a distinctive bill has been recorded in Minnesota for the first time, causing...
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 11, 2018
Volunteers needed to search for starry stonewort
Are you interested in aquatic invasive species? Do you want to help Douglas County Land and Resource Management authorities? Volunteers are...
August 11, 2018 - 5:07am
July 12, 2018
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- Rumors spread following an incident that led to the death of Edward VanBeek of Pine River on Monday, July 9, but official...
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
July 5, 2018
Trading pens for paddles: Stormwater management group explores vital watershed point
The Alexandria Stormwater Management Committee traded in its typical monthly meeting space this month for one with a little more fresh air —...
July 5, 2018 - 10:21am
June 28, 2018
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are urging boaters, anglers and others to be careful on swollen rivers across...
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 21, 2018
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
The 17 people who brought samples of home drinking water to a Douglas County nitrate clinic on Monday all learned that their water is completely...
June 21, 2018 - 8:35am
May 3, 2018
'Part of the future': Electric cars showcased this weekend
If you're a fan of Elon Musk, electric cars or just saving money on fuel, take note: There's a Tesla Model X in town. Owners Adam and Lisa Gustafson...
May 3, 2018 - 11:03am