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Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
ASK A TROOPER: How are other states in traffic safety?
Best of the Lakes Area Veterinarian/Grooming
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
Girls basketball: Chargers back above .500 after beating Henning
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Monica Mary Baltes
Lou B. Geris
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
EDITORIAL: Help put our lakes on low-salt diet
LETTER: Disgusted with comments about transgenders
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
hires and promotions
on the street
October 31, 2017
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
APPLETON, Wis.—Book lovers are likely to shed a tear at Tuesday's announcement by Book World Inc.—it is closing all its stores because...
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
March 22, 2017
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
It's hard to admit that I don't read as many books as I used to read. Granted, comparing my current reading performance with my childhood reading habits isn't quite the fair experiment. As a fourth grader, I read so many books the teachers had to create new prize levels in the annual...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
August 26, 2016
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Many children around the area will have an opportunity to receive a new or gently used book thanks to members of the Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Creativity abounds at Edible Book Festival
The first Edible Book Festival at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria was a success, according to organizers.
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Library Column: Come together for this year's Community Read
It’s Community Read Month! This year, Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger is the Community Read selection. Everyone is encouraged to read the book, discuss it with friends and family, and attend sponsored events.
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
LIBRARY: New DVD display, holiday card exchange debut at library
I love working at the Douglas County Library. Every day brings new excitement and new challenges. Seeing and interacting with our patrons is my favorite part of the job. Whatever we do is ultimately to benefit, enrich, inform and entertain the citizens of Douglas County and the library...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Douglas County Library offers winter services
As fall turns to winter, the Douglas County Library is prepared to serve your seasonal informational, recreational and cultural needs. Our shelves are always full with new books, DVDs, audiobooks and magazines. We buy as many bestsellers, critically-acclaimed gems and unique and interesting...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
The Friends of the Library, a nonprofit organization that supports the Douglas County Library in Alexandria, hosted its annual used book sale...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
New book includes memories of Alexandria
A newly published book, Seasons of Raina, written by Milissa Nelson of Sartell, takes place around 1975 Barrett and brings readers on a few adventures...
November 22, 2013 - 9:16am
Author Helen Kuester to have book signing
Helen Kuester of Alexandria recently published her third book, The Sunset Years: Reflections of God’s Love, through PublishAmerica. She will have a book signing on Saturday, November 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mustard Seed Christian Book Store in Alexandria. Every...
November 22, 2013 - 9:15am
November 15, 2013
Alexandrian Helen Kuester publishes third book
Helen Kuester of Alexandria recently published her third book, The Sunset Years: Reflections of God’s Love, through PublishAmerica. Every page in the book was inspired by God’s love, Kuester said.
November 15, 2013 - 8:24am
November 13, 2013
Vernal Lind’s new book set against Cuban Crisis and Kennedy assassination
Vernal Lind’s latest book, Beyond This Home, takes readers back to the troubled times of the Kennedy assassination 50 years ago this month. Readers will see the events unfold through the eyes of a farm family living during this time. Beyond This Home is the fourth book in...
November 13, 2013 - 8:34am
July 24, 2013
Annual used book sale is August 1
The annual Friends of the Douglas County Library Book Sale will be held on Thursday, August 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 311 Broadway, Alexandria. The sale will feature thousands of titles for children and adults in many categories, including fiction, mystery,...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
'Alexandria was paradise'
Just one year after the launch of her debut novel, Coming Apart, author Nicole Garber announced the release of its sequel, Satan Like Spam. While...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Free books given for World Book Night
More than 25,000 volunteers across the nation, including 15 in Alexandria, will give away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities for World Book Night (WBN) U.S. on Tuesday, April 23. Volunteers in Alexandria will pick up books at Cherry Street Books and share...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am