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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 16, 2016
Manufacturers open clinics to foster healthier workforces
Alexandria Industries and Douglas Machine are part of the Alexandria area's manufacturing backbone. Now they are part of the health care sector,...
September 16, 2016 - 7:19am
May 20, 2016
Douglas Machine to open employee health clinic
Douglas Machine in Alexandria, an employee-owned business and a provider of packaging automation and services, has announced Douglas Health, a clinic offering personal care, affordable services and convenience for its employees and their families. The clinic will open on Thursday,...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Douglas Machine Foundation awards $20,000 to DCCCP
The Douglas Machine Foundation helped meet the $165,000 budget for the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) by providing a grant for $20,000. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DCCCP has to rely on donations and grants to maintain the operating costs. The Douglas...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Gang member turns life around
Drug addiction, pill pushing, and motor gangs. That was the only life Dan Zallar, 51, of Alexandria ever knew.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
K-9 demonstration and donation
The employees of Douglas Machine in Alexandria donated $7,000 to the Douglas County K-9 Unit. Each year, the company holds an employee raffle...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
April 2, 2013
Douglas Machine to present free documentary on employee ownership
Douglas Machine will present a free showing of the critically acclaimed documentary, "What Does It Mean to be Owner?" at Cinema 9 Midway Mall in Alexandria this Thursday, April 4. Showtimes are 7 and 8:30 p.m. The documentary examines why ownership matters to all types of employees...
April 2, 2013 - 3:28pm
January 21, 2011
Scientific breakthroughs - Franken 'jazzed' by Douglas Machine's high-tech advances
For the second time in a week, a U.S. senator visited Alexandria to glean information about creating jobs and technological opportunities. On...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Dumpster diving at Douglas Machine
Last Thursday wasn't a typical day at the office for the senior management executives at Douglas Machine in Alexandria. They were scrounging...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Manufacturing poised for a comeback
It appears Minnesota manufacturers are more optimistic about the economy right now than they were a year ago. Or, at least the leaders of manufacturing businesses are "more optimistic about their own ability to weather the storm," according to Bob Kill, president and CEO of Enterprise...
March 3, 2010 - 12:05am
February 24, 2010
Manufacturing poll results to be revealed
Bob Kill, president and CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, will present and analyze the findings from the second annual State of Manufacturing poll at a manufacturing conference this Thursday. The conference will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Douglas Machine gets $276,300 grant for training
The state Department of Employment and Economic Development's Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) program recently provided a $276,300 grant to support advanced training for 84 employees of Douglas Machine Inc., of Alexandria. The three-year training collaboration includes MJSP,...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Peterson talks health, energy
Douglas Machine hosted a meeting Tuesday for 35 manufacturers in the 7th Congressional District to meet with U.S. Representative Collin Peterson...
August 14, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
Douglas Machine breaks ground on expansion project
Douglas Machine Inc.
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am