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Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
Statewide crime & accidents
Crime & accidents
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
State semifinalists Ada-Borup-NCW co-op had hiccups in first season
Pazdernik scores a dozen in Cobbers’ victory
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Christine M. (Cris) Eidenschink
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Letter: Election brought many 'firsts' to America
Don't fall for the old "I'm with the school" scam
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Sometimes it's fun to sit back and watch rutting bucks
Wind makes fishing miserable this time of year
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
March 3, 2010
In Alexandria, armed robber comes back for seconds
Another armed robbery was reported at Papa Murphy's in Alexandria at about 9 p.m. last Thursday, February 25. It's the second time the take-and-bake pizza place at 1405 Broadway has been held up in eight days. The suspect was reportedly wearing the same mask from the movie, Scream,...
March 3, 2010 - 10:49am
New details released in snowmobile death of off-duty Alexandria officer as law enforcement community mourns
ALEXANDRIA -- New details have emerged about a snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of an off-duty Alexandria Police officer, Patrick Callaghan. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance were called to the scene on the Central Lakes Trail near Liberty Road east...
February 3, 2010 - 8:51am
February 1, 2010
Off-duty officer killed in snowmobile accident in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- An off-duty Alexandria police officer, Patrick Callaghan, was killed in a snowmobile crash Friday evening. The Douglas County...
February 1, 2010 - 8:35am
January 12, 2010
Alexandria teen hurt in weekend snowmobile accident
ALEXANDRIA -- A 16-year-old Alexandria boy was injured in a snowmobile crash Sunday afternoon. Ryan Thomas Franzen was taken to Douglas County Hospital shortly before 3 p.m.
January 12, 2010 - 8:59am
January 10, 2010
For puppy, magnetic toy pieces were an almost-fatal attraction
ALEXANDRIA -- A sick puppy taught Tina Qualls and her children a lesson they won't soon forget. Always pick up your toys. The Christmas season for Qualls and her children, Zachary, 7, Orion, 6, and Sorsha, 4, was a prolonged one. The family attended four different family celebrations...
January 10, 2010 - 1:42pm
January 8, 2010
Alexandria doctor is whistleblower in Medicare fraud case
ALEXANDRIA -- An Alexandria physician triggered a federal investigation of suspected Medicare fraud at a Wheaton hospital that resulted in a settlement of $846,461 with the U.S. government. Dr. Steven Radjenovich, who owns and operates the Midway Medical Clinic in Alexandria, is...
January 8, 2010 - 9:13am
Alexandria Divers Clubhouse performs vital service
ALEXANDRIA -- What does it take to lift a Ford F-150 pickup truck out of 21 feet of icy water? Time, perseverance, heavy-duty equipment and...
January 8, 2010 - 9:08am
January 7, 2010
Zebra mussel fight in Douglas County heating up
ALEXANDRIA -- The Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) is taking another step in its prevention efforts to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels. The association, according to Bonnie Huettl, a member of the DCLA, is planning to submit three grants...
January 7, 2010 - 8:42am
December 31, 2009
Alexandria man climbs Mount Kilimanjaro
ALEXANDRIA -- Marvin Jensen can cross off at least one thing from his bucket list. This past August, he climbed a mountain. "This is one thing...
December 31, 2009 - 2:24pm
December 20, 2009
Alexandria woman seeking massage ends up in middle of police search for gunman
ALEXANDRIA -- What was supposed to be a relaxing time getting a massage turned into a harrowing ordeal with a suspected gunman on the loose. Michelle...
December 20, 2009 - 4:30pm
December 12, 2009
Alexandria mission group caught in drug cartel shootout
ALEXANDRIA -- A group of nine men from Church for the Harvest in Alexandria got more than they bargained for during a recent mission trip to...
December 12, 2009 - 6:00am
October 26, 2009
Alexandria priest's grave has healing powers, some say
ALEXANDRIA -- He listens to those in need. He is there when people want to cry on his shoulder. He loves unconditionally. He gives hope to people in despair. Some think he helps heal the sick. And he does it all from his grave. Even in death, Darin Didier continues to touch people's...
October 26, 2009 - 9:08am
October 22, 2009
Domestic violence poses unique problems in rural areas
ALEXANDRIA -- If a woman or a man is in a domestic situation and lives in a small rural town, out in the country or in an area such as Douglas County, where do they go? Who can they turn to for help? Would they run to a neighbor's house for help? Would they tell a co-worker? What...
October 22, 2009 - 10:31am
October 6, 2009
Minnesota geologist maintains authenticity of Kensington Rune Stone
GRAND FORKS -- Many Scandinavian-Americans hold it as an article of faith, or at least reason enough to ignore Columbus Day: A rock plucked...
October 6, 2009 - 9:27am
September 16, 2009
Alexandria woman completed marine outreach in New Zealand
ALEXANDRIA -- A sweatshirt and a dream about Morgan Freeman were all the signs Jada Christian needed to tell her she had to go to New Zealand. When...
September 16, 2009 - 10:52am