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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 1, 2017
LETTER: The diet of Lent
To the editor: March 1 marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness before launching his ministry. The call to refrain from eating animals is as old as...
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 27, 2016
He is risen!
It's Easter Sunday and several activities have been taking place in Douglas County throughout the weekend. From appearances of the Easter Bunny...
March 27, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 23, 2016
UPDATE: Twelve scenes tell powerful story (w/video)
The powerful story of Easter came to life in Alexandria this week. Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches presented their 20th annual...
March 23, 2016 - 9:38am
March 20, 2016
The reason for the Easter season
The powerful story of Easter was portrayed in Alexandria this afternoon, Sunday. Crowds of people lined up to see the annual outdoor Passion...
March 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2016
All invited to inter-church Easter vigil
An inter-church Easter vigil service will be held on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria. An open invitation is extended to all community members, as well as people who may have drifted away from regular church service participation but still long...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
'Will my bunny go to heaven?'
The public is invited to attend Sister's Late Nite Catechism Comedy: Will my Bunny go to Heaven? on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Central Square in Glenwood. Part pageant, part comedy, this latest addition to the Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies,...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2015
Osakis hosts fun Easter event for kids
Kids Easter Day was a big hit in Osakis on Saturday, drawing hundreds of young children and their families from throughout the area. They...
April 6, 2015 - 12:36pm
April 1, 2015
Experiencing his last days
Passion Drama kicks off Holy Week
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
A passion for Easter
Young children flock to this year’s Passion Drama
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Enshrouded in a sunlit haze: Zion's Passion Drama and Guarding of the Tomb
As the morning fog lifted, smoke saturated the midday air on Easter Eve. Roman soldiers prepared to take a sizzling steak break during the annual...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Hunting up Easter fun in Osakis
Two-year-old Dylan Karnes of Osakis handed an Easter egg to his mother, Monica, during the annual Easter Kids Day in Osakis Saturday. The free...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
The popular Passion Drama organized by Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches has been cancelled this year because of the lingering wintry conditions. The outdoor production was scheduled for March 24 and 26. Instead, Zion Lutheran Church will instead open its sanctuary...
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
March 15, 2013
Public invited to Easter egg hunt
Alexandria United Methodist Church will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public. Toddlers and preschoolers will hunt indoors. Grades K-4 will hunt outdoors on the church grounds, so dress accordingly. Bring an Easter basket, bag or...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Preparations under way for Passion Drama
Snow removal was well under way this past week as members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria cleared snow from...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Easter Bunny hops to hospital
The Easter Bunny arrived a day early at Douglas County Hospital on Saturday, April 7. Children and their grandparents enjoyed an Easter Bunny...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am