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Stevens County Times
Vet finds a place at Veterans Day program
Wayne & Jean's Evergreens win again in Parade of Lights (with video)
Young says communication will help grow RFC
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Sports Schedule for Friday, Nov. 17
Basketball: Cougar men drop opener to Cobbers
Basketball: UM-Morris falls in season opener
Football: Special Teams duo earn all-UMAC for UM-Morris
Robert Belew Holmes
June J. Rathke
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
August 14, 2009
Peterson talks health, energy
Douglas Machine hosted a meeting Tuesday for 35 manufacturers in the 7th Congressional District to meet with U.S. Representative Collin Peterson...
August 14, 2009 - 7:56am
August 5, 2009
Powerline route options narrow
With technology advances quickly growing, the room for electrical capacity has become limited. That's why CapX2020 has developed a system of transmission power lines to help make more room for electricity to move. The CapX2020, a group of several different transmission utilities...
August 5, 2009 - 1:36pm
July 27, 2009
Alexandria fire chief helps disaster drill in Grant County
Grant County firefighters and emergency medical service personnel recently participated in a countywide disaster drill in Elbow Lake. Alexandria...
July 27, 2009 - 6:42am
July 15, 2009
Alexandria pursues joint LEC: Total cost of city, county project estimated at $11.95 million
The process of building a city-county law enforcement center (LEC) next to a new Douglas County jail inched ahead Monday night. After studying preliminary cost estimates, the Alexandria City Council voted 5-0 to proceed with "phase two" of the project - preparing the plans, drawings...
July 15, 2009 - 9:06am
July 11, 2009
More zebra mussels found in Lake L'Homme Dieu
Reports of people finding zebra mussels in Lake L'Homme Dieu continue to stream in. When Minnesota Department of Natural Resources surveyed the lake on June 26 after confirming that one zebra mussel had been found, it was like "looking for a needle in several hay stacks," said Luke...
July 11, 2009 - 5:03am
July 8, 2009
Ground breaks for new Dougals County jail
The ground was broken Monday morning on a project that has been in the works for several years. The traditional groundbreaking ceremony took...
July 8, 2009 - 7:44am
July 5, 2009
Alexandria to turn purple next week
Alexandria will be turning purple next week. Not out of anger but to raise awareness about the fight against cancer. Douglas County Relay for Life organizers are calling on residents and businesses to support the "Paint the Town Purple" effort on July 6-10. The kick-off will be...
July 5, 2009 - 5:22am
July 1, 2009
Alexandrian reels in big prize
Gene Provost of Alexandria, an avid fisherman, reeled in a big one Tuesday. He was among five Minnesotans who won the chance to compete in a...
July 1, 2009 - 5:40am
June 30, 2009
Alexandria man dies in motorcycle crash near Wadena
A 44-year-old Alexandria man died and his wife was seriously injured after their motorcycle struck a deer and rolled southwest of Wadena Friday afternoon. Thomas E. Turner was pronounced dead at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. His wife, Joan M. Turner, 45, was upgraded from critical...
June 30, 2009 - 10:31am
June 27, 2009
From the depths of Lake Carlos...
For Jeff Bosek of Alexandria, there's nothing more fun than finding a fishing pole in the depths of one of Douglas County's few hundred lakes,...
June 27, 2009 - 5:29am
June 25, 2009
Marijuana investigation leads to three arrests
Three people were arrested Tuesday night after a month-long marijuana investigation in Alexandria. Agents from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension made arrangements to deliver 20 pounds of marijuana to Dale Martin Trudell,...
June 25, 2009 - 8:30am
June 17, 2009
Alexandria owner of Automaxx dies in apparent drowning
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 40-year-old Perham man, who is one of the owners of the Automaxx used car dealership in Alexandria. Authorities say Scott Patrick Robertson was found unresponsive near a dock on Little Pine Lake about two miles...
June 17, 2009 - 5:35am
June 16, 2009
Area Weather: Cold, dry pattern beginning to break, thankfully
What a great weekend we had this past weekend! We finally had a taste of summer. Saturday, we warmed-up into the upper 70s and lower 80s across...
June 16, 2009 - 5:39pm
June 15, 2009
From the Echo Press: Runestone on 'The History Channel' this fall
By Celeste Beam Alexandria Echo Press The Kensington Runestone is once again in the limelight. This time, as part of a documentary set to...
June 15, 2009 - 9:07am
June 14, 2009
Douglas County discusses costs of assessing property
A motion made by Douglas County Commissioner Jerry Johnson during Tuesday's regular meeting led to a debate about the costs involved to assess land parcels within the county. Johnson's motion was to have County Assessor Keith Albertsen keep track of all assessing costs for one year. Johnson...
June 14, 2009 - 7:39am