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The Brandon-Evansville School District recently hired ICS Consulting to help with its facilities needs, and at Monday night's school board meeting an agreement with ICS... [Read More]
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A hard, fast rain Sunday evening not only washed out the last few hours of the Douglas County Fair, it left some area businesses and... [Read More]
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The Morris-West Central Area girls tennis team opened up its season with a down-to-the-wire match against Parkers Prairie that saw Morris-WCA escape with a 4-3... [Read More]
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Races for city councils, mayoral seats and school boards throughout Douglas County will spice up the ballot this fall.There will be council races in Alexandria,... [Read More]
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The Osakis girls tennis team jumpstarted its season on Saturday by getting pushed before coming away with a 2-0 record at the Pequot Lakes Triangular.The... [Read More]
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The Douglas County Courthouse concerts will begin to wind down the season with some jazz.The Jazz Committee with Alexandrian Jack Anderson will perform a free... [Read More]
Nicole Names Oct. 5, 1972 - Aug. 18, 2018 ROCHESTER, Minn. - Nicole Names, 45, Glenwood, Minn., died Saturday, Aug. 18, in Mayo Hospital.... [Read More]
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By Jim Conn, Alexandria, MN... [Read More]
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To the editor:With scorching heat and raging wildfires in the West and torrential downpoursand massive flooding in the East, global warming is not just about... [Read More]
Tags: Editor - Letter - West
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Ann and Ron Branch were each raised on Minnesota farms, but neither thought they would carry the trade into adulthood."I'd say it all started by... [Read More]
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The Cardinals feel good heading into camp with a new leader at the helm.Mary Byrne is taking the reins of the Alexandria volleyball program this... [Read More]
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Stoney Creek Farms, in southwest Minnesota, is using regenerative farming to return health and profitability back to their farming business. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV... [Read More]
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Recently I met some travelers from Columbia. They were women in their 20s and instantly they swept me up into that vibe I once knew,... [Read More]
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Alexandria's Matthew Carlsen watched last fall as senior Michael Empting stepped into some big shoes that were left behind at the quarterback position for the... [Read More]
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It's a bit of a hog headache and the Ottertail City Council isn't used to having a packed house for their meetings.One woman made a... [Read More]
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Perhaps the only thing more active than the scoreboard during a slow-pitch softball game are the antics that run rampant throughout it.Between a dog fetching... [Read More]
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The Minnewaska football team is hoping to see continued growth under third-year head coach Jeremy Christensen. But they'll have to battle some inexperience to do... [Read More]
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Because of continued Canadian wildfires, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued another air quality alert for Douglas County and the northern half of ... [Read More]
William Harry Michaelson March 7, 1941 - Aug. 15, 2018 ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - William Harry Michaelson, 77, Peoria, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 15. A... [Read More]
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Dale Luverne Kluver Dale Luvern Kluver, died peacefully surrounded by family at the University of Minnesota Fairview, on August 13th, 2018 at the age of... [Read More]
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