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Early morning fire destroys home in Brandon
GoFundMe campaigns created for family of 12-year-old drowning victim
Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
Baseball: Cards improve to 7-1 with win at Albany
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
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
JaLysa Ann Cook
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
IT'S Our Turn: The road goes ever on
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
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
January 11, 2013
Celebrate winter with Frozen Ole weekend
Don't miss the pond hockey tournament that will be held without a pond this weekend! The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey Championships will be held on...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 7, 2012
Holiday event to benefit Toys for Tots
On Tuesday, December 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will host a free holiday event benefiting Toys for Tots. The public is welcome. Hot chocolate, holiday cookies and treats will be served, and Santa will drop by for a visit. "Toys for Tots works...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
John Fisher to speak at retired educators' event
John Fisher will speak at the Vikingland Area Retired Educators' luncheon on Wednesday, December 12 at noon at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Fisher, the newly elected president of Retired Educators Association of Minnesota (REAM), served as REAM's legislative co-chair with Denis...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Parkers Prairie Christmas event offers crafts, art, entertainment
On Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions will host a Christmas craft, arts and gift show at the Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2 or $1 with a food shelf donation. The public is welcome. The show will feature local area crafters,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing president to highlight strategies
Ron Kirscht, president of Donnelly Custom Manufacturing Company, will be a featured panelist in the Smart Solutions for Minnesota Private Companies event on Tuesday, September 25 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis. As part of the event's focus on succeeding in today's...
Business/On The Street
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' event kicks off meetings
"I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had" was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
April 18, 2012
Johnson to speak at library 'Friends' annual meeting
Jill Johnson, author of Little Minnesota - 100 Towns Around 100, will kick off the annual meeting for the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation with a presentation. The event is Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the library meeting room. Published in November 2011, Johnson's...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Unity Foundation invites men to breakfast event
The Unity Foundation invites all men to the Community Christian Men's Breakfast on Friday, January 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Experience a time of fellowship with other men, discover the value of living life with purpose and intention and learn...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
2012 Community Read based on 'The Things They Carried'
The 2012 Community Read, "One Community, One Book," will focus on the book, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. The collection of stories is about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Community Read events include: February 9 at 7 p.m. - Showing of the movie,...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Malmstrom to speak at Faith at Work Lunch
Dan Malmstrom will speak at the Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, December 16 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Malmstrom is the president of Douglas Scientific in Alexandria. He will bring convictions from the Word of God in a presentation intended to inspire...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
'The Snoop' to be presented by Lakes Area Theatre
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE A new detective is in town and on the LAT stage in The Snoop on Friday, November 25 at 7 p.m. The show is directed by Kathy Ray and stars Chuck Grussing, Tim Ray, Jim Thoreen, Nancy...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
250 vocalists needed for 'Carmina Burana' concert
The Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra is looking for 250 voices to create a choir for a community performance of Carmina Burana. Performances will be held Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Rehearsals for the choir will be held Tuesday...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Freedom First Riders plan bike show and fundraiser
Freedom First Riders will hold its 4th annual bike show and fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center and Douglas County Fairgrounds. Bike registration is from 7 to 10 a.m. The event will include food, full bar, trophies, vendors, live...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Spiritual Warfare course offered
Prayer Watch International (PWI) presents "Spiritual Warfare for Every Christian" at Alexandria Covenant Church. The course is offered three consecutive weekends: Fridays, April 1, 8 and 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays, April 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m.
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am