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Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Alexandria upgrades office technology
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Gas prices expected to rise for summer
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Track and field: Cards take second at Sabre Quad
Boys golf: Cards win 16-team invite at Perham
Track and Field: Roste ties school record as Cards win at Sartell
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Norman Allen Potvin
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Eudoris V. Hagen
Orville E. Lien
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Hospital
February 17, 2017
Flu outbreak causes hospital to restrict visitors
Douglas County Hospital has seen a recent spike in influenza cases in the region and as a precautionary measure for patients and staff, it has implemented visitor restrictions. Only immediate family members should visit patients only if it is necessary. Visitors should be free from...
February 17, 2017 - 4:05pm
Births - Feb. 17, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Feb. 6 Boy, Kathryn and Scott Fassett, Parkers Prairie Feb. 8 Boy, Amanda Hansen and Adam Frey, Alexandria Girl, Katie and Jaison Merrick, Parkers Prairie Feb. 9 Girl, Alyssa and Joshua Huckle, Lowry Boy, Jaimie Jensen and Gregory Guyette, Carlos Boy, Hannah...
February 17, 2017 - 10:11am
February 16, 2017
You asked: What happened to hospital's chapel?
A reader sent us a letter to the editor, printed in today's issue, that asks what happened to the chapel that used to be at the Douglas County...
February 16, 2017 - 8:50am
February 15, 2017
LETTER: What happened to the chapel?
To the editor: It was a sad day indeed when I found out that the chapel had been removed from the Douglas County Hospital. Instead, there is now a meditation room. It has no cross, altar, kneeler, Bible or hymnal. Very non-religious, the room resembles another waiting room. It is...
February 15, 2017 - 10:12am
February 10, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 31 Boy, Whitney Gesell & Isaac Heckert — Alexandria Feb. 1 Girl, Jerilynn & Corey Davis — Alexandria Girl, Amanda Krull & Jordan Halverson — Garfield Births from Jan. 1 to Feb. 1, 2017: 60.
February 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 3, 2017
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
Alexandria Clinic, a service of Douglas County Hospital, has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national health care accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
Births - Feb. 3
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 25 Girl, Louisa and Christopher Glenetske, Osakis Boy, Veronica and Christopher Minor, Browerville Jan. 26 Girl, Megan and Kyle Bettin, Brandon Girl, Samantha and Lucas Chisholm, Osakis Jan. 27 Girl, Kathryn and Christopher Ludwig, Osakis Births from...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00am
January 27, 2017
Births - Jan. 27, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 18 Girl, Cheyenne and Douglas Winters, Alexandria Jan. 19 Girl, Tiffany and Derek Eggert, Parkers Prairie Jan. 20 Girl, Sarim and Hugo Petersen, Morris Girl, Katie and Michael Johnson, Parkers Prairie Jan. 21 Boy, Rebecca and Mitchel Hruby, Carlos Jan....
January 27, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 9 Boy, Allecia Salminen and Robert Coolbroth, Glenwood Jan. 11 Girl, Tracy and Brent Goodwin, Eagle Bend Jan. 15 Girl, Carrie Charbonneau and Ryan Carlson, Alexandria Jan. 16 Girl, Tracy and Jared Frykman, Barrett Girl, Amber and John Nelson, Alexandria...
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
Miller honored for completing hospital certification
Eighteen hospital trustees from across Minnesota, including Douglas County Commissioner Owen Miller of Alexandria, recently completed the Minnesota...
January 18, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 2 Girl, Brittany and Nicholas Laven, Fergus Falls Boy, Hannah and Donald Pittman, Alexandria Jan. 5 Girl, Tonya and Jamie Nelson, Alexandria Jan. 6 Girl, Lindsey and Jacob Haan, Alexandria Jan. 7 Girl, Sarah and Jeremy Mueller, Fergus Falls Twin boys,...
January 13, 2017 - 11:00am
January 11, 2017
Tragic night turns to celebration
The last time many first responders saw North Memorial pilot Joshua Jones, flight paramedic Miles Weske and flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
January 6, 2017
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Dec. 27 Girl, Victoria and Keith Iverson, Alexandria Twins, girl and boy, Jenna Bous and Tyler Kluver, Alexandria Dec. 28 Girl, Katie and Jonathon Bratvold, Ashby Dec. 29 Girl, Tammy and Kasey Reque, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 29, 2016: 647.
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Two births ring in the new year at Douglas County Hospital
This year, two families rang in the new year by celebrating the births of their babies at the Douglas County Hospital. Nick and Brittany Laven...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Blood shortage at 'crisis level'
Snow and cold have disrupted a lot of lives this winter, including the lives of people who make a point to donate blood. That has led the American Red Cross, which supplies blood for Douglas County Hospital and numerous other health care providers across Minnesota, to put out an...
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am