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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, September 19
Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Volleyball: Lakers lose conference game to Melrose
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
Photo of the Week
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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August 7, 2013
Habitat for Humanity announces new board members
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) president Jan Finazzo reports the election of two new board members: Nick Heydt and Jeff Montgomery. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum introduces board of directors
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) would like to introduce the community to the museum's board of directors.
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Governor taps Alexandrian for peace officer board
Rebecca Swanson of Alexandria, a higher education faculty member, was recently appointed to the board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) by Governor Mark Dayton. Her term was effective April 2 and will expire January 6, 2014. She replaced Jon Magnuson. The POST Board...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Hospital officers and chairs elected
Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria recently elected new officers and chairs to the hospital board and the medical staff. Those elected to the hospital board were Dian Lopez, chair; and David Kjos, vice-chair. Those elected to the medical staff were Kurt Hansberry, M.D., president;...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
United Way announces three new board members
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties recently added three new members to the United Way Board: Bill Finley, Kellie Janssen and Becky Zwilling. Finley, the CFO at Tastefully Simple, has previously served on United Way's board. He has also been active in and served on other boards...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Board member needed for Douglas County Library
The Douglas County Library Board is in need of a new member. The library has a seven-member board appointed by the Douglas County Commissioners and one member is now needed to fill a three-year term. Members are usually appointed so each commissioner's district is represented. At...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
High flying action on L'Homme Dieu
Dozens of wake boarders and spectators flocked to the public beach on Lake L'Homme Dieu for the Shred 101 and Faction Board Shop's Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
County board approves economic development strategy for region
It was routine business for Douglas County commissioners Tuesday. After hearing from six department heads, the board listened to a presentation by two key West Central Initiative personnel - Greg Wagner, economic development planner, and Tom McSparron, donor services officer. The...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Law enforcement project progresses
At Tuesday's regular board meeting, Douglas County commissioners were kept busy. Not only did they listen to and approve agenda items from Auditor/Treasurer Tom Reddick, Public Works Director Dave Robley, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen and Land and Resource Management Director...
May 15, 2009 - 12:05am
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board May 22
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD MAY 22 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, May 22 at 7 a.m. at Arrowwood Conference Center in Alexandria.
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Meeting - Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Board Regular Meeting May 21
POPE/DOUGLAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD MAY 21 The regular board meeting of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management will be Thursday, May 21 at 7 a.m. in the Administration Building, 2115 South Jefferson St., Alexandria. 1. Board minutes of April 16 2. Plant expansion update -...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
How much should a chair cost?
If you think buying a chair for an office is an easy task, think again. And if you thought the cost of an office chair was inexpensive, you also thought wrong. At Tuesday's regular Douglas County Board meeting, four of the five commissioners approved the purchase of 26 chairs for...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Governor re-appoints Alexandrian to animal health board
Governor Tim Pawlenty announced on Friday the reappointment of John Whitten, D.V.M., to the Board of Animal Health. Whitten, of Alexandria, is an owner and partner in the Alexandria Veterinary Clinic P.A.
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
School boards recognized for their contributions to the community
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 23-27 as "School Board Recognition Week" in Minnesota. The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in society. The Alexandria School District 206 is joining with...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
West Central Area Schools gets grant for 'smart board'
West Central Area Schools recently received a $750 grant from Prairie Lakes Coop as part of the company's Community Pride School Inspiration Grant program. The School Inspiration Grant Committee selected West Central Area Principal Nels Onstad's application to receive $750 towards...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am