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While farmers age, ag teachers decrease
Frog and toad volunteers sought in Minnesota
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Staloch named Osakis girls basketball MVP
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 14, 2014
Death investigated in Pope County
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) are investigating the circumstances surrounding a death which occurred late Wednesday night. Around 11:24 p.m. Wednesday, Pope County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call about...
August 14, 2014 - 3:12pm
August 8, 2014
Editorial: Officer's tragic death hits home
Last week’s shooting that killed Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick happened a hundred miles from here. But it hit home, right here in Douglas County, in more ways than one. Many people in our area know the Patrick family. In his childhood, Patrick spent his summers...
opinion / editorials
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
April 5, 2014
Memorial Service - Jack Trumm, 84
Jack Trumm, age 84, of Alexandria, died Friday, April 4, 2014. A memorial service will be held Friday, April 11 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the...
April 5, 2014 - 7:37pm
January 25, 2014
Funeral - Jeanette Hardekopf, 83
Jeanette M. Hardekopf, 83, Parkers Prairie, died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. Funeral services are Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie. Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Monday at...
January 25, 2014 - 7:25am
January 11, 2014
Funeral - Arthur Affeldt, 89
Arthur Affeldt, 89, Alexandria, died Friday, January 10, 2014. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the...
January 11, 2014 - 8:40am
November 21, 2013
Randy Fischer, well-known Realtor, dies in China
Randy Fischer, a well-known Realtor in Alexandria for decades, died Monday in Hangzhou, China. Fischer, 57, was in the real estate business for more than 30 years and headed up several developments in the Alexandria area, including the recent completion of StoneManor, a 63-unit...
November 21, 2013 - 4:23pm
September 2, 2013
Man dies in Alexandria alley
A man was found lying face down in the alley of the 1100 block between Irving and Jefferson Streets in Alexandria on Friday, August 30. Alexandria Police and ambulance personnel provided first aid to Rick Prentice, 56, of Alexandria. Prentice was transported to the Douglas County...
news / region
September 2, 2013 - 1:30pm