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If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
April 3, 2009
Diving into trouble: Douglas County team is ready when tragedy strikes
ALEXANDRIA - At this time of year, one wouldn't expect to find too much action on any of the frozen lakes around the county. But just in case...
April 3, 2009 - 2:59pm
March 20, 2009
Douglas County locks down jail bids of $12.9 million
ALEXANDRIA - After a lengthy discussion at a special board meeting Tuesday, the Douglas County jail project is moving forward. Douglas County...
March 20, 2009 - 1:54pm
Temperature turnaround creates flooding problem in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - A sudden 69-degree shift in temperatures created flooding problems in Douglas County this week. Temperatures shot up from a low...
March 20, 2009 - 1:50pm
March 16, 2009
Alexandria man dies in rollover
ALEXANDRIA - A 35-year-old Alexandria man died in a one-vehicle rollover early this morning, Sunday, March 15. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, James Lee Blanchette Jr., who was formerly of Florissant, Colo. was pronounced dead at scene. The crash took place at...
March 16, 2009 - 12:41pm
March 14, 2009
Douglas County Commissioners discus consequences of not building new jail
ALEXANDRIA - Even though it wasn't on Tuesday's agenda, the Douglas County Jail was the first topic of discussion for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Paul Anderson brought up the topic as the regularly scheduled meeting got under way, stating that in the...
March 14, 2009 - 2:14pm
A towering challenge - Selective TV faces huge increase in tower rent
ALEXANDRIA - Although times are tough right now, Selective TV in Alexandria is asking its contributors - and those who receive the service but...
March 14, 2009 - 6:00am
March 4, 2009
Reshaping education - Commissioner touts governor's plan in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - Alice Seagren might know a thing or two about education. Not only is she the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education...
March 4, 2009 - 10:37am
Douglas County ER could become trauma center soon
ALEXANDRIA - Lori Rosch knows how to keep cool under pressure. She has to. "My job is to remain calm," said Rosch, clinical director of Douglas County Hospital's emergency room.
March 4, 2009 - 10:36am
February 18, 2009
Job slump sharpens interest in new careers
His blue button-up shirt neatly ironed, his tie tightly knotted, John Smith walked down a familiar hallway last Wednesday before passing through...
February 18, 2009 - 9:01am
Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
ALEXANDRIA - 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...
February 18, 2009 - 8:58am
February 17, 2009
Alexandria police investigate accidental shooting
ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria police officers are investigating an apparent accidental shooting that happened early Saturday morning. The police department received a 911 call just before 1 a.m. The caller reported that a man had accidentally shot himself in the left ankle area with a...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 16, 2009
New e-cigarette hits Minnesota's lake country
ALEXANDRIA - Sitting across from a pregnant public health official, Terry Loeffler didn't think twice about puffing several times on his cigarette. Despite...
February 16, 2009 - 8:00am
February 11, 2009
Central Lakes Region Sanitary Distric takes step toward shutting down
ALEXANDRIA - After spending more than five years planning - and millions of dollars - steps are now being taken to shut down the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. In front of a crowd of more than 60 people gathered Thursday evening at Leaf Valley Town Hall, the CLRSD board...
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
Alexandria gets tougher on tax increment financing
ALEXANDRIA - It will soon be tougher for developers to get tax breaks for rental housing projects in Alexandria. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved changes to the city's tax increment financing (TIF) policy for housing developments. The new policy...
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
January 16, 2009
Car crash in Alexandria sends one to the hospital
ALEXANDRIA - A two-vehicle crash near Doolittle's restaurant in Alexandria on Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital. The crash took...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am