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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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December 1, 2017
Historical Society Ethnic Bake Sale held Friday
Doris Burkey, Mary Isaac and Pat Johnson (left to right) make lefse at the Douglas County Historical Society Friday morning during the annual...
December 1, 2017 - 11:18am
December 2, 2016
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
The annual Douglas County Historical Society Bake Sale and open house was held Friday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bake sale was a...
December 2, 2016 - 2:03pm
November 25, 2016
Pick up ethnic baked items at historical society open hosue
The Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis St. in Alexandria, will host its annual Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can pick up traditional baked goods, breads, gift trays and more. Ethnic baked items include almond cakes, lefse, krumkake,...
November 25, 2016 - 9:22am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Celebrate Knute with a bowl of bean soup
It's that time of year to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal - bean soup. The annual fundraiser sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will be held Tuesday, February 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Historical society hosts writers' contest
The Douglas County Historical Society is hosting a writers' contest. The society is seeking three scripts in which one or more writers will be awarded $1,500 per script. These writing awards will be paid from a grant that the Douglas County Historical Society received from the...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Lefse, krumkake and aebleskiver
Food demonstrations, including how to make lefse (shown) and krumkake, were part of the Douglas County Historical Society's Christmas open house...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Historical society to hold Christmas open house
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will hold its annual Christmas open house and bake sale on Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food demonstrations on lefse and krumkake will be presented in addition to the items being sold. Baked goods, including rosettes, sandbakkels,...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Annual 'Hangar Dance' to take place Saturday
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present its annual Hangar Dance. The fundraising event is set for this Saturday, June 12 from 7 to 11 p.m.
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Dance the night away: Annual Hangar Dance planned for June 12
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Who do you think you are?
"You look just like your grandmother did at that age." Has that been said to you? Or, "Your grandfather loved to sing, too. Maybe that's where you got it from." Understandably, we are individuals with our own DNA. However, our ancestors play a big part in who we are today. A...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Genealogy classes offered this fall
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria announces a series of four genealogy classes for October. October 6 - Introduction to genealogy. This class will cover the basics, including the standard forms that are used for record keeping on paper or on the computer,...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am