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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 4, 2017
Free seminar discusses keeping the farm in the family
Ninety-seven percent of farms are family farms that account for 86 percent of farm production. Thirty-three percent of farm operators in the U.S. are 65 or older. Farming continues to evolve from one generation to the next. It is a unique business with challenges, and opportunities,...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Do you know what I remember about Christmas as a child, teenager or even in my early adult years? I guarantee you, it's not the presents. Oh,...
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
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