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Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield to open today
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
Radtke, Fletcher named AAHS homecoming king and queen
Boys soccer: Cardinals content after hanging with Apollo
Blizzard hockey: Crouse likes the mix of youth, veterans as Alexandria takes season opener
Volleyball: Knights fall in five to Rothsay
Opener comes in hot
Cross country: Grove breaks own record to lead Osakis
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
David F. Rau
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
Letter to the Editor: Thefts aren't victimless crimes
Letter to the Editor: Something is wrong at AAHS
It's Our Turn: Many miles and memories
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
4-H holds county competition
hires and promotions
on the street
November 15, 2016
A rock star choice for Forada City Council
A famous rock and roll guitar player almost became a Forada City Council member. Well, kind of. Here's what happened: For the Nov. 8 election,...
November 15, 2016 - 12:39pm
October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
September 19, 2016
Fire destroys hay shed in Forada
Fire destroyed a shed full of hay in Forada early this morning. At 2:24 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a passerby about a structure fire at 9946 County Road 21 SW, Alexandria. After speaking with the homeowner, the sheriff's office confirmed that...
September 19, 2016 - 7:26am
August 10, 2016
Festivals offer fun and food for all
Celebrations took place in two Douglas County communities this weekend — Brandon and Forada. The annual Brandon Summer Fest and the annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2016
A summer celebration in Forada (w/video)
The small town of Forada had a big celebration during Forada Days over the weekend. Highlights included a parade, clown balloon twister, face...
August 7, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 22, 2016
The Color Dash is coming to Forada
The city of Forada will host a Color Dash 5K Bubble Bash on Friday, Aug. 5 starting on Toby's Avenue SE. People of all ages are invited to attend. Participants can pick up their race packets onsite starting at 5 p.m. The Color Dash begins at 7 p.m. Following the dash, a check presentation...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Grass fire believed to have sparked barn fire
A fire broke out at a hay barn on County Road 17 near Forada around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. The Alexandria Fire Department responded to the call and contacted the Forada Fire Department for mutual aid. According to officials, at this time it is believed that the fire began...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
Forada sets preliminary tax levy
The Forada City Council set a proposed tax levy of $162,024 for 2016 — a 7.5 percent increase from the 2015 levy of $154,013. Most of the increase is for street maintenance, mowing, sewer capital/maintenance, Internet service added to city hall and council wage increases....
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
The Girls just wanna have fun
Siblings often have a unique relationship. While they grow up together, they get to know the ins and outs of each other and have the potential...
November 11, 2015 - 4:17pm
October 30, 2015
Burnin' it up
Fire was ablaze Tuesday night in Forada, shooting high in the sky. But don't worry. It was an intentional fire. The Forada and Villard fire...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
August 28, 2015
Law enforcement activity near Forada
Possible firearms called for extra caution
August 28, 2015 - 12:00am
August 21, 2015
Storage units available in Forada
Another new building has made its home in Forada. Construction on 20 storage units began in May and was set to wrap up this week, according to Chad Barsness, president of CNI Investments in Glenwood. Located along County Road 4, the units are available for monthly or yearly rental....
August 21, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Dust Busters relocates to Forada
Dust Busters, which offers duct cleaning services for residential and commercial customers, recently relocated from Alexandria to Forada. The move stemmed from the company’s need for a larger building and an opportunity to expand the business. Construction of the building...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Out and About: Garfield Festival and Forada Days
Rural Douglas County was able to bask in the warm weather on Saturday during two community festivals – the Garfield Festival and Forada Days. The...
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Grant helps Forada purchase CPR device
Thanks to a $13,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation, emergency response personnel in and around Forada will soon be able to administer better CPR for heart attack victims. On May 7, Forada first responders were notified of the grant approval, which will help them purchase...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am