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On The Street
Douglas County Historical Society
December 4, 2013
Historical society to host bake sale, open house
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria will hold its annual Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DCHS. The historic Knute Nelson house will be decorated for guests. Attendees can watch live demonstrations of lefse and...
December 4, 2013 - 8:04am
November 27, 2013
Krumkake, kolaches and lefse, oh my!
Historical society’s annual bake sale and open house set for December 6
November 27, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
Ahhh, summer in the Alexandria lakes area.
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...
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...
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...
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