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Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 14, 2014
Class to give Christmas buying tips for eReaders
Just in time for the holiday buying season, the Douglas County Library in Alexandria will offer “So You Want to Buy an eReader for Christmas” on Monday, November 17 at 2 p.m. in the large library meeting room. No pre-registration is needed. The class will look at the different...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Kids create monster slime at Library Lab
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Omhoefer to speak at county library Friends and Foundation meeting
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation annual meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Douglas County Library...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Library offers variety of services
As April is National County Government Month and features National Library Week, I thought I’d highlight the services that the Douglas County Library provides to county residents. The largest and most visible service at the library is a circulating collection of books, movies,...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Donate food, waive library fines
To celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, Douglas County Library patrons may donate food and have overdue fines reduced. Food will be accepted Monday through Saturday, April 14-19 and given to the Douglas County Food Shelf. Only unexpired, non-perishable boxed or canned food...
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 21, 2014
New librarian ready to help at Douglas County Library
Librarians want nothing more than to help people. Kristin Woizeschke, the new reference and adult services librarian at the Douglas County...
February 21, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
Toddler drive-in, storytimes planned at library
The Douglas County Library is hosting a Toddler Drive-In Movie event on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. This event is for children ages 1 to 4. Registration is required; call the library at (320) 762-3013. Storytime at the library will resume the week of February 4. Preschool...
January 8, 2014 - 1:09am
December 4, 2013
Santa to visit county library
The Douglas County Library will celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa Claus on Monday, December 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will fly down from the North Pole to make a special stop at the library to visit all the boys and girls of Douglas County. This event...
December 4, 2013 - 8:10am
November 13, 2013
Melting glaciers featured in free film
A free showing of the Academy Award-nominated film Chasing Ice will be shown at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria on Thursday, November...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
October 18, 2013
Dave Simpkins featured at Friends of the Library event
Dave Simpkins will be featured in a presentation about Sinclair Lewis on Monday, October 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. The event is hosted by the Douglas County Friends of the Library in celebration of National Friends of the Library...
October 18, 2013 - 9:27am
New innovative book club model reaches Alexandria
Children’s Literature Network (CLN) is partnering with the Douglas County Library in Alexandria to launch the latest chapter in its innovative Chapter and Verse Book Club. The Chapter and Verse book clubs are a haven for adults who enjoy reading books written for children and...
October 18, 2013 - 9:26am
September 11, 2013
Discussion series to begin at Douglas County Library
The Great Decisions Foreign Policy discussion series will begin another season on Monday, September 23 at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Library small meeting room in Alexandria. The first topic of discussion will be current affairs in Egypt. Following topics will be NATO, Myanmar,...
September 11, 2013 - 9:14am
June 21, 2013
Tech-savvy director leads library into future
Jake Odland is a smart, interesting, easy-going guy with a professional personality, the kind of person who creates a welcoming atmosphere. That...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Douglas County Library offers e-reader classes
The Douglas County Library in Alexandria will hold introduction to library e-books and downloadable audiobooks classes June 25-27. All area residents are invited to attend. The classes will be divided by device. A Kindle-specific class will be held Tuesday, June 25. A Nook-specific...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
New library director welcomed
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundations will host a meet and greet reception for the new Douglas County Library director, Jake Odland, on Tuesday, June 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library in Alexandria. The library is located at 720 Fillmore Street in the Douglas County...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am