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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
August 24, 2012
Day at the Museum
Editor's note: The following is a first-person account of a visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum. Several years ago there was...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Creative hands, a loving heart and a lifetime of memories
In the past 92 years, 16 presidents have been through office, more than three major wars have taken place, and a Great Depression crippled the...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria has been receiving some national attention lately, and this time it has nothing to do with the famed Kensington...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
New Grand Hotel and Resort exhibit opens at maritime museum
A new exhibit showcasing four historic lodging properties that played key roles in the development of the local tourism industry is opening at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Traveling History Players to perform at Bethany Chapel
The Traveling History players from the Minnesota Historical Society will perform a narrative of William de la Barre at Ecuman Bethany Community Chapel in Alexandria on Monday, June 18 at 2:30 p.m. The costumed performers will show the dangers of millwork, the milling disaster that...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Maps on display at the Pope County Museum
The Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host the "Minnesota on the Map" exhibit November 16 through January 16. The traveling exhibit is on loan from the Minnesota History Center in St.
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
June 7, 2011
Two endangered historic properties compete for national grant
Two sites on the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places list for 2011 are competing for a national preservation grant. The Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center and Elk River's Jackson Street Water Tower were selected to participate in the National...
June 7, 2011 - 10:16am
May 14, 2011
Preservation Alliance unveils list of 10 most endangered historic places
What do a church, a school, a water tower, and a drive-in have in common? These sites all joined the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota's 2011 list of the state's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places. The list, the 18th annual compilation PAM has released, profiles historic sites that...
May 14, 2011 - 9:44am
July 30, 2010
Can you identify these men?
This photo was taken of World War I veterans of the Runestone Barracks. Currently, only one of these men has been identified (Pete Yager - middle...
July 30, 2010 - 7:20am
March 19, 2010
Who do you think you are?
"You look just like your grandmother did at that age." Has that been said to you? Or, "Your grandfather loved to sing, too. Maybe that's where you got it from." Understandably, we are individuals with our own DNA. However, our ancestors play a big part in who we are today. A...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Enjoy bean soup with Knute
The annual Bean Soup with Knute lunch, sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society in partnership with Knute Nelson, the organization, will be held Tuesday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's Room of Nelson Gables at 1220 Nokomis Street. Knute's famous bean...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
World War II's unsung heroes
Usually when World War II veterans are honored and stories are written about them, the focus is on those involved in the actual battles that...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lunch with Knute: Douglas County Historical Society to host bean soup fundraisier
It's time again to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal, bean soup. The annual fundraiser,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Juried art show set for June 14
Twenty years ago, women played an integral part in preserving an historical landmark and the history that went along with the grand old Ann Bickle Heritage House in Glenwood. That history showcases the spirit of women and the differences they made in this community and state. In...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am