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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
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
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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Douglas County Hospital
May 13, 2017
Douglas County Hospital May 1 Boy, Jessica Harstad and Benjamin Deters, Sauk Centre Girl, Cassandra and Casey Kowalski, Dalton May 2 Girl, Greta and Cody Rieland, Alexandria May 3 Girl, Brittin and David Boike, Alexandria May 5 Boy, Laura and Ryan Timm, Alexandria May 6 Girl, Caitlin...
May 13, 2017 - 7:10am
May 7, 2017
Douglas County Hospital April 3 Girl, Kelley and Scott Mikkelson April 23 Girl, Janelle and Troy Wunderlich, Alexandria April 24 Boy, Tara and Mark Ranweiler, Evansville April 25 Boy, Sarah and Bradley Meichsner, Garfield April 26 Girl, Maria and Darrin Braaten, Kensington April...
May 7, 2017 - 5:41pm
April 29, 2017
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Douglas County Hospital April 16 Girl, Amanda and Derek Vergin, Henning Girl, Laura and Joshuwa Voight, Barrett April 18 Girl, Sarah and Douglas Chapman, Morris Girl, Rachel and Dale Niehaus, Osakis April 19 Boy, Tabitha Rutten and Ramey Olson, Alexandria April 20 Boy, Jenna and Reed...
April 29, 2017 - 7:19am
April 28, 2017
New law gives hospitals more investment options
A bill to help state- and county-owned hospitals, including Douglas County Hospital, was signed into law Thursday. Gov. Mark Dayton Mark Dayton...
April 28, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 22, 2017
Births - April 21, 2017
Douglas County Hospital April 13 Boy, Rachael Beers and Antwaun Phillips, Fergus Falls Girl, Marissa Casey and Bradley Eckel, Alexandria April 14 Boy, Marie and Eugene Krause, Long Prairie Girl, Crystal and John Defoe, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to April 14, 2017: 176.
April 22, 2017 - 7:22am
April 15, 2017
Births - April 14, 2017
Douglas County Hospital April 3 Boy, Anthony Brummond and Ashley Maeyaert, Alexandria April 6 Girl, Rachel and Brandon Orsten, Brooten Boy, Joshua Kunkel and Catrina Zurmiller, Alexandria April 8 Boy, Katelyn and Joshua Hedstrom, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to April 8, 2017: 168....
April 15, 2017 - 8:43am
April 14, 2017
Visitor restrictions lifted at hospital
Visitor restrictions due to influenza have been lifted at the Douglas County Hospital. There has been a drop in reported influenza cases in the west central region and according to the Minnesota Department of Health, the influenza season is now over. The hospital will continue to...
April 14, 2017 - 9:29am
Bill helps county hospitals by loosening investment restrictions
The Minnesota Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to help state- and county-owned hospitals throughout Minnesota, including Douglas County...
April 14, 2017 - 6:17am
April 13, 2017
Students in health-related field can apply for scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care, and to encourage employment...
April 13, 2017 - 9:54am
April 12, 2017
County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails
The biking and hiking trails proposed at Lake Brophy Park got a $60,000 boost thanks in part to Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved an agreement from the Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health for a combined...
April 12, 2017 - 7:53am
April 7, 2017
Births - April 7, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 27 Boy, Breeanna Houck and Nicolas Irizarry, Glenwood Girl, Samantha and Kevin Pommier, Long Prairie March 30 Girl, Annie and Brent Pederson, Dumont April 1 Boy, Cami and Michael Huss, St. Cloud April 2 Boy, Jayme Mikel and Daniel Urman, Long Prairie...
April 7, 2017 - 6:05am
March 31, 2017
Births - March 31, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 21 Boy, Ashley Ames and Chad Davis, Clitherall March 22 Boy, Amanda and Eric Primus, Belgrade March 23 Girl, Maria and Justin Lopau, Alexandria Boy, Kayla and Joshua Schmidt, Hoffman March 24 Boy, MacKinzie and Lance Shores, Evansville Girl, Amanda and...
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
March 24, 2017
Healing hearts: Rentz retires from nursing career
Nearly every day for the past 32 years, registered nurse Jennifer Rentz has spent her days at the Douglas County Hospital as the coordinator...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Births - March 24, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 13 Boy, Bethany and Alexander Huls, Alexandria March 17 Girl, Beverly Pieske and Randy Higgins, Hancock March 18 Boy, Coley and Ryan Wagner, Garfield March 20 Girl, Ashley Gebhardt and Kristofer Holden, Osakis Girl, Tabatha and Derick Swenson, Alexandria...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 8 Girl, LeeAnna and Briant Weber, Alexandria March 10 Twin Boys, Rebecca and Chad Melton, Alexandria March 11 Girl, Megan Lockwood and Anthony Gill, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to March 11, 2017: 121.
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am