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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
James "Jim" Dittberner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Historical Society
July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
Ahhh, summer in the Alexandria lakes area.
historical / Library / Life
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Explore lakes area history with republished keepsake
Those of us who grew up in the Midwest are accustomed to the changing seasons. We endured the cold snowy days of winter, basked in the early sunshine of spring while watching the flowers come to life... then came summer! A great segue into what I am very excited to share with you. Not...
historical / Library / Life
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
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...
historical / Life
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
They came. They tasted. They voted. And the winner of Tuesday's "Bean Soup Taste-Off" at the Douglas County Historical Society was NOT the recipe...
Food / News
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Keeping history alive
Without a concerted effort, historic and cultural treasures are in danger of being lost to time. That's why the Minnesota Historical Society...
November 25, 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
May 14, 2010
Historical society to host annual yard sale
The Douglas County Historical Society will have its annual yard sale on Thursday, May 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., or until everything is gone. The one-day sale features lots of miscellaneous and household items. This annual fundraising event is held for specific projects done by the...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2009
Knute Nelson donates land to county historical society
As a non-profit organization, Knute Nelson has dedicated itself to helping other area non-profits in the Alexandria area. It has done it again. Knute Nelson is donating one acre of land to the Douglas County Historical Society for an expansion project. "Knute Nelson and the Douglas...
June 24, 2009 - 12:05am
June 17, 2009
Plane old-fashioned fun
The Alexandria Airport traveled back in time Friday night - to the World War II era, complete with 1940s-style swing dancing, war birds on display...
June 17, 2009 - 12:05am