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Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
IT'S Our Turn: The road goes ever on
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 22, 2017
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
The public is invited to attend a free Community Awareness and Education Presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743B, Office and Technology Building. The topic is "What You Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslims."...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Do you enjoy reading non-fiction and discussing current events and topics? Would you like to broaden your horizons but don't have the time or interest to read an entire book? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, the Douglas County Library Magazine Article Discussion...
February 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Grieving the death of a family member or friend can be painful. The process of learning how to live without that person includes exploring questions and feelings that may be new to a person experiencing the death of their loved one. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria will sponsor...
February 17, 2017 - 10:23am
Free computer, writing prep class offered at ATCC
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College to offer a free Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this spring. Since this course is limited to the first 20 qualified...
February 17, 2017 - 10:10am
February 8, 2017
Search for Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County announced
Young girls between the ages of 9 to 12 years are now invited to send in applications for the 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County Pageant. Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29 in St. Paul. The young...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
February 3, 2017
Alexandria native publishes biography of "Krazy Kat" creator
Alexandria native and author Michael Tisserand recently released his newest book, "Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White," the first...
February 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2017
Birth of baby Hazel Schultz marks five generations
Nov. 12, 2016, brought joy and a new distinction to a local family. With the birth of Hazel Schultz to Chelsie Roering, who resides in Nelson,...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
Beer and wine tasting raises money for United Way
The public is invited to attend the eighth annual beer and wine tasting on Friday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. Admission allows guests to taste test a variety...
February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
January 25, 2017
Hasch's Hope Benefit is set for Jan. 28
A benefit and silent auction for Jill Hasch as she battles pancreatic cancer will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nelson Gables Governor's Room in Alexandria. All money raised will go toward assisting Hasch and her family with medical expenses. This benefit...
January 25, 2017 - 10:00am
EAC to open season with photo exhibit
The Evansville Arts Coalition will reopen the Evansville Art Center in downtown Evansville for the 2017 season with its annual photography exhibit...
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
It's time for fathers to escort their daughters to an evening of dancing and entertainment. The Big Ole — Little Lena Ball will be held...
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Benefit dinner to raise funds for Scott Bakke family
A dinner to benefit Scott Bakke will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at 55 Lake St. S., Forest Lake. It will raise funds for Bakke and his family to defer costs while he battles aggressive colorectal cancer. Bakke was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 43. Since that...
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 13, 2017
Minnesota dentists offering free dental care for children
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care to children in need on Feb. 3 and 4. Appointments can be booked now. The Minnesota Dental Association has more than 2,000 dental professionals volunteering at more than 125 clinics across the state for Give Kids a Smile. To locate a...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 6, 2017
Two births ring in the new year at Douglas County Hospital
This year, two families rang in the new year by celebrating the births of their babies at the Douglas County Hospital. Nick and Brittany Laven...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
Get outdoors at Lake Carlos State Park events
Lake Carlos State Park is hosting multiple upcoming events that give the public an opportunity to explore outdoors. There is no cost for these events, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($5/day or $25/year). Following is a list of events:
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am