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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 17, 2012
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete at state horse and dog show
Fall is a busy time for Douglas County 4-H'ers as they complete the 4-H year by competing at state events.
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Youth celebrated during National 4-H Week October 7-13
October 7-13 is National 4-H Week, and Douglas County is celebrating the 4-H youth who make an impact on the community and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. On Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to noon at the St.
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Fashion Review, Clothing and Textiles, Performing Arts 4-H winners announced
The 2012 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review were held on July 26 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. 4-H...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Judging day held for 4-H Food Review, Demonstrations projects
Judging day for Douglas County 4-H'ers in the Food Review and Demonstrations project areas was held Monday, July 16. Food Review and Demonstrations are both public presentations where youth develop self-confidence, express their ideas clearly, acquire subject matter knowledge and...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Campers experience 'creepy crawlies' at 4-H Day Camp
Campers discovered the world of critters and bugs at a recent 4-H Day Camp on July 18. Rain caused the location to move from Park Osagi on Lake...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
More than 100 youth attend 4-H camp
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
4-H'ers take to the turf
On July 28, 4-H invites the public to join them in cheering on the Alexandria Beetles' baseball team. Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Lac qui Parle, Pope and Stevens counties 4-H'ers will be invited to the game. 4-H will provide games and prizes for children before the game begins and...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
4-H summer day camps scheduled
This year, four 4-H day camps are scheduled for kids who have completed grades K-4. * June 27: Animal Crackers - Alexandria City Park. Learn about different animals with scales, wings and everything in between. * July 18: Critters and Bugs - Lake Osagi Park, Osakis. Learn about...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
4-H members 'Share the Fun'
4-H members from Douglas County participated in the annual Share-the-Fun program at Osakis Public Schools Auditorium on Sunday, April 15. The Douglas County 4-H Share-the-Fun program is a talent and skit event involving all ages of youth ages kindergarten through one year post high...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
4-H youth take part in leadership conference
Fifty-eight 4-H youth leaders from nine counties in West Central Minnesota attended the 4-H Apps Youth Leadership Conference February 11-12 in...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
4-H Cloverbud Connection event set for March 17
All youth in grades K-2 are invited to attend a Cloverbud Connection event and explore and learn about a variety of topics! Youth will learn...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2011
Cloverbud Connection presents animal science session
All youth, kindergarten through grade 2, are invited to explore and learn about a variety of topics, create new things, play games, make new friends and explore the world through the Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Connection program. The topic for the November 19 session is animal...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Pope/Douglas County 4-H members compete at National Poultry Bowl
Four members of the Pope and Douglas County 4-H program have been learning all they can about poultry in preparation for their trip to the National...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2011
Explore with Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Connection
All youth, kindergarten through grade 2, are invited to explore and learn about a variety of topics, create new things, play games, make new friends and explore the world through the Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Connection program. Sessions are from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Extension Office...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am