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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Boys tennis: Alex players fall in subsection individuals
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
August 19, 2016
Treatments ring a bell at hospital
Three chimes of a bell slices through the quiet waiting room in the radiation oncology department of the Douglas County Hospital. The sound...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Influenza cases spike locally
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) has seen a recent spike in influenza cases in the region. People testing positive for influenza has jumped from 17 to 31percent in recent weeks, according to a news release from DCH. As a precautionary measure for patients and staff, DCH has implemented...
December 19, 2014 - 7:07am
February 11, 2011
County hospital names new CEO
A new leader has been named to replace long-time Douglas County Hospital administrator Bill Flaig. The DCH board announced Tuesday that Carl P. Vaagenes has accepted the position of Douglas County Hospital CEO. Since 2001, Vaagenes has been the president and chief executive officer...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
New hospital era dawns
"Wow, what a day! What a facility!
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
The hospital expands: DCH to showcase $31 million addition
A multi-million dollar project that began in 2008 has come to fruition and the people of Douglas County and beyond will reap in its benefits. This...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Four sets of twins born in four days
One, two, three, four sets of twins in four days? It's true and it happened last week at the Douglas County Hospital. According to the nursing...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
County hospital has 'up' news
The elevators at the Douglas County Hospital are getting a boost. Elevators in the old main lobby - the ones that are used most often - are being remodeled, according to Randy Anderson, the hospital's director of engineering. Some of the changes will be visual and include new doors,...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Douglas County 'laboratorians' celebrate special week
Douglas County Hospital Laboratory (DCHL) is celebrating National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 18-24, 2010. This year's theme is "Laboratory Professionals Get Results." Laboratorians often work behind the scenes and many people may not know much about the critical...
April 21, 2010 - 12:05am
April 16, 2010
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board April 23
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD APRIL 23 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, April 23 at 7 a.m. in the Conference Room at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Open house at hospital is cancelled
One of the open house events hosted by Douglas County for County Government Month has been cancelled. Because of construction at Douglas County Hospital and because of parking and safety issues, the open house slated for Friday, April 16 at the hospital has been cancelled. The...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Easter Bunny Tea planned for April 3
A Grandparent/Grandchild Easter Bunny Tea and Brunch will take place Saturday, April 3 at the Douglas County Hospital. The event, sponsored by the hospital's Auxiliary and Elder Network, will take place in the lower level conference room from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will many activities,...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Easter Bunny Tea planned for April 3
A Grandparent/Grandchild Easter Bunny Tea and Brunch will take place Saturday, April 3 at the Douglas County Hospital. The event, sponsored...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
Douglas County Hospital recognized for knee, hip replacement
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has designated Douglas County Hospital as a "Blue Distinction Center" for knee and hip replacement. "Douglas County Hospital is very proud of our designation as a Blue Distinction Center," said Bill Flaig, hospital administrator. "This recognition...
February 24, 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
January 8, 2010
New Year's baby arrives
Cecilia Haffner (right), president of the VFW Auxiliary, presented a free car seat to Colten and Mandy Steidl of Carlos, and their baby girl,...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am