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Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Warm spell closes ice rinks at Noonan Park
One injured in I-94 truck crash
Grant to help car program keep rolling
Sports schedule for Saturday, Jan. 21
Orgeman-Crumb honored again as coach of the year
Boys basketball: Sabres edge Alexandria in CLC play
Wrestling: Knights take two more
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
'Tis the season to fend off colds and flu
The holidays are just around the corner, and for many parents, all they want for Christmas is for the cold and flu bugs to stay away. The Horizon Public Health team, which serves Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties, recommends the following best practices to keep families...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
December 8, 2016
More snow, frigid temps on the way
After getting another blast of winter, more snow is in store for Douglas County, and then, "the Arctic hammer." A National Weather Service observer...
December 8, 2016 - 12:12pm
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs. One good thing about the brutally cold weather: It creates the perfect canvas to showcase...
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
April 23, 2015
Thursday Morning Cold
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) -- Very cold air settled into the region Thursday morning. With clear skies and light winds, temperatures quickly fell into...
April 23, 2015 - 10:40am
February 26, 2015
Weather that's not even for the birds
How cold has it been? Cold enough to frost a cardinal’s eye. Gayle Walz of Alexandria sent the newspaper a couple of photos that showed...
February 26, 2015 - 8:00am
December 30, 2014
Bitter arctic air moves in; here's how to stay safe
Bitter arctic air will put millions of Minnesotans in a deep chill overnight with temperatures 25 to 30 degrees below zero. The American Red Cross recommends the following tips to stay safe during the deep freeze. COLD SAFETY TIPS Wear layers of lightweight clothing to...
December 30, 2014 - 10:16am
December 27, 2014
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) - A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for the area, beginning Sunday evening, continuing through Tuesday morning. With...
December 27, 2014 - 5:50pm
November 30, 2014
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory has been issued through Noon Monday. Very cold air will settle into the region Sunday evening through Monday. Temperatures...
November 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
March 22, 2013
From shorts to shivers
At this time last year, Douglas County residents were walking around in shorts, soaking up the warm sunshine. This year, you'd get frostbite. The...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Brrrrr! Wind chill warning in Douglas County; some schools running late
The Douglas County area is under a windchill warning through noon on Friday. Some schools in the area are running two hours late this morning, Thursday, including Minnewaska Area and West Central Area. If you venture outside, brace yourself for dangerously cold windchills of 30...
January 31, 2013 - 7:50am
January 19, 2013
Tips for putting the brrrrrakes on winter driving crashes
As Minnesotans drive into the depths of winter and another cold snap next week, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists about important driving skills for winter road conditions and the important survival items to store in a vehicle in the case motorists become...
January 19, 2013 - 7:00am
October 25, 2012
Commerce department offers tips for saving energy, staying warm
A long and cold winter is on our doorstep. With temperatures dropping, the Department of Commerce is providing Minnesotans with simple and inexpensive ways to save energy, save money and keep their homes safe this winter. "Minnesota is known for our 10,000 lakes and freezing...
October 25, 2012 - 2:20pm
January 8, 2010
Winter safety tips for senior citizens
With the frigid temperatures we have been experiencing, I thought it might be appropriate to remind all seniors of guidelines and precautions to "winter proof" your homes and safeguard your health. When outside: Dress warmly in loose fitting clothes, in layers when possible. Use...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Baby it's cold outside!
Freezing winter temperatures are quickly upon us, but most Minnesotans, through years of practice and experience, know how to beat the cold. Nonetheless, deaths and injuries occur every winter because people fail to take simple precautions. Carelessness, overconfidence and ignorance...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Just how c-c-c-cold is it?
Bone-chilling temperatures this week closed schools, postponed events and shattered records in Douglas County. The temperature plunged to 31 below zero on Tuesday, easily trouncing the 24 below mark set in 1965. It didn't get much better on Wednesday when the low temperature was...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am