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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Dec. 5
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
Nativity comes alive
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6
Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 4, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Siblings are forever
It's been five years since all four of my siblings and I lived at home together. In those days, there were times I couldn't wait to get away...
November 4, 2016 - 8:31am
August 31, 2016
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
When you think of hospice, what comes to mind? Cancer patients who are in their last few days of life? What about dementia patients or patients...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
The father's responsibility
The story of Abraham and Isaac is one of the most beautiful in the Bible of a father-son relationship. Isaac was born in answer to the prayer of a father’s heart. Long years, Abraham had waited on God, believing that He would keep that promise. Then, when Isaac came, there grew...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
March 26, 2016
Are dark superhero moves OK for kids to watch?
By Ryan Johnson, Forum News Service Anders Lien loved "Deadpool," but the 6-year-old didn't care for the sadness in Disney movie "The Little...
March 26, 2016 - 10:00am
January 22, 2016
Foster, adoptive families needed
Douglas County is searching for additional foster providers to open their homes to children of all ages who are in need of temporary, long-term and permanent/adoptive families. Douglas County Social Services will hold a free informational meeting for families interested in learning...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Do you know your roots?
Have you ever wondered from which country your family originated? Or maybe why you’re the only one in your family with your hair color? The...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
The Kevin and Ellen Roers family of Garfield was recently honored by the University of Minnesota as the 2014 Farm Family of the Year for Douglas...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
Adventure day offers games and learning
The public is invited to attend the eighth annual Lakes Area Kids and Family Adventure Day on Saturday, May 17 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria. There is no cost, and those who attend may register to win prizes. Event participants will be able to...
May 16, 2014 - 11:13am
March 28, 2014
Local parent recognized for leadership in home and community
Lisa Tickhill is member of Alexandria Area Circle of Parents group
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 21, 2014
Fathers invited to Great Dads Seminar
Fathers, grandfathers and future fathers are all invited to attend a Great Dads Seminar on Saturday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Alexandria. Check in and a continental breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. A free will offering will be accepted. The seminar is...
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Learn about foster care opportunities
Douglas County Social Services will hold a free informational meeting for families interested in learning more about providing foster care for children in Douglas County. The meeting will be Tuesday, March 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Drive,...
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
February 26, 2014
Technology and social media: what parents need to know
Parents are invited to attend a technology and social media Community Education session on Thursday, March 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School media center in Alexandria. Keeping up with technology and social media provides both an opportunity and a challenge for parents....
February 26, 2014 - 12:00am
February 12, 2014
Join ECFE for a family event
Join ECFE for a family event February is I Love to Read Month, and Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will celebrate with a family event on Sunday, February 23 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Library and Lakes Area Recreation gym, both in Alexandria. Story time...
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Expecting the worst - Blessed with the best
Garfield couple’s devastation over unborn baby’s condition turns to celebration at delivery
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Construct a Muppet sock puppet and put on a show
Does your child like the Muppets? Would your child like to build his or her own puppet, write a script and put on a show? In Puppetry Arts, youth in grades 1-6 will learn to create their own Muppet sock puppet and open up their imagination to write the script, produce and star in...
January 15, 2014 - 8:47am