Alexandria and Osakis are two of many stops along the 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Minnesota State Commanders project Ride for Healing, slated to take place the week of May 27 to June 1.
Nominations from county residents are sought for the 2013 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for Douglas County. The deadline is July 20.
Generations ago, retirement was thought of as a time to take it easy, a time of rocking on porch chairs and reminiscing about the good old days. But that’s not the case with the current generation of retirees.
Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, along with Casey’s Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, will provide an opportunity for teens to test their ability to drive while distracted under safe, controlled conditions.
Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements.
Community Education will offer adult basic education (ABE) and general education development (GED) preparation classes this summer at the Alexandria Adult Basic Education Center.
Summer is fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean your kids should stop learning. According to the National Summer Learning Association, kids not involved in meaningful summer activities lose learning skills.RELATED CONTENT
A service learning class was offered at Brandon-Evansville High School this past winter. It provided a way for young people to learn and develop through active participation in service experiences and work to meet community needs.RELATED CONTENT
Four teams from Douglas County participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Project Bowl event held in Foley on April 20. There were five Regional Bowls, followed by the State Bowl.RELATED CONTENT
Douglas County 4-H’ers participated in the annual Share the Fun Program at the Osakis Public Schools auditorium on Sunday, April 7. The talent and skit event involves youth ages kindergarten through one year post high school.RELATED CONTENT
Acts of Sincere Kindness (A.S.K.) will hold Beach Bum Bingo to benefit Relay for Life on Saturday, May 11 at the Alexandria VFW. The public is invited to attend this family event.