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Missing Dent man found, sheriff's office reports
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
Volleyball: Alex, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, WCA host openers with playoffs set
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Antics for All Ages: the Halloween Howler version
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Robert G. Swanson
Chester W. Seiford, Jr.
Derek S. Baker
Neva B. Andrews
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
LETTER: The 'rest of the story' about party of racists
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
hires and promotions
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June 30, 2010
Help paint the town purple next week
To help promote the Relay For Life of Douglas County, organizers are urging local businesses to "Paint the Town Purple" next week. A kickoff for the event is set for Monday, July 5. Volunteers are meeting near the Big Ole statue at 6 p.m.
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
'Kick for the Cure' to battle breast cancer
The Schutz Martial Arts Association will host a charity fundraising event in Alexandria on Friday, June 11 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fight against breast cancer. It is working with a local "Walk for the Cure" team from the Fergus Falls area. All proceeds from this...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Pampered Chef fights breast cancer with special shows
This May, in honor of Mother's Day, The Pampered Chef invites people to celebrate mothers, sisters and friends by hosting or attending a "Help Whip Cancer" fundraiser show. Guests can receive cooking tips while raising money for breast cancer awareness and early detection. Up to...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Local hospice program honors its volunteers
As part of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), Hospice of Douglas County is honoring its volunteers who bring hope, dignity and love to those facing a life-limiting illness. Hospice volunteers make sure that the people they care for and their families find hope within each day,...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 25, 2010
Car show in Frazee to honor 18-year-old cancer victim
Last year, a group of car enthusiasts joined together and helped rebuild Tyler Shipman's Pontiac Fiero before he died of cancer. This year, they are rallying together again to hold a car show in the Frazee teen's memory. Twin Cities resident Chris Kliewer, who helped organize the...
April 25, 2010 - 12:22pm
April 9, 2010
Relay for Life survivor event set for April 18
Relay for Life of Douglas County will host a special evening honoring all Douglas County cancer survivors. The event will feature guest speakers, a dinner and an opportunity to meet other cancer survivors and their caregivers. If you are a cancer survivor or if you know of a cancer...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
McGinty battles colon cancer
If positive energy alone could heal all the world's illnesses, Mike McGinty would have a great start on his own recovery. Two months ago, McGinty...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
New device for treating cancerous tumors arrives in Alexandria
CentraCare Radiation Oncology at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria continues to improve its services by beginning an upgrade to its linear...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Stop-N-Shop event helps Relay for Life
The Douglas County Relay for Life will be sponsoring the annual Stop-N-Shop on Thursday, December 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Armory. Numerous independent consultants will be available under one roof, offering something for everyone just in time for Christmas shopping. Bring...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 22, 2009
'Motorheads' rally for Frazee teen
"Each day is a gift." So says Frazee's Daneele Shipman, describing how her family has learned to cope in the weeks since son Tyler, 18, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Tyler, a senior at Frazee-Vergas High School, first began experiencing back pain early...
November 22, 2009 - 12:57pm
October 14, 2009
Benefit planned for Degen Meyer
A benefit for 4-month-old Degen Meyer is set for Saturday, October 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoffman Community Center in Hoffman. He is the infant son of Edan and Sarah (Thorstad) Meyer of New Zealand, formerly of Douglas County, and the grandson of LeRoy and Sylvia Thorstad...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
JHS graduate joins two-month bike ride for cancer research
Justin Morrissette, son of Mark and Michelle Morrissette of Alexandria, recently embarked on a two-month bike ride from Los Angeles to Florida...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Benefit scheduled for Cole Haabala family
A benefit for the Cole Haabala family is set for Sunday, October 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. There will be a silent auction, raffle and refreshments. Cole is the son of Jon and Carly Haabala and the grandson of Phil and Pat Haabala and Randy and Joyce...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
A special cup of lemonade
For the last couple of years, Pat and Phil Haabala of Alexandria have turned a little playhouse on their yard into a lemonade stand to raise...
October 2, 2009 - 12:05am
September 11, 2009
Casting for a Cure to help cancer fight
A "Casting for a Cure" fundraising event will take place this Saturday, September 12, throughout Minnesota, including Alexandria. The planning committee's goal is to raise $10,000 in the Land of 10,000 Lakes for local cancer research and resources, while providing the community with...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am