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Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
UPDATE: Police seek man, teens, seen with missing Alexandria girl
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Hole-in-one at Nordic
Storhaug wins Graniteman Triathlon Series
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Patrick A."Pat" White
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
Why rush a wedding?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
April 28, 2017
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
"We can no longer be silent." Pastor Scott Keehn and Seminarian student Kathy Hodges, both from First Congregational Church in Alexandria, share...
April 28, 2017 - 3:28am
April 27, 2017
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, was appointed by Senate leadership to serve as co-chair of the Minnesota Legislature's Agriculture Conference...
April 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
April 26, 2017
For the Record - April 26, 2017
MEETINGS DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD FRIDAY, APRIL 28 Location: Lobby Meeting Room at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria.
April 26, 2017 - 7:51am
April 21, 2017
Minn. chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota court system's leader says she fears state residents will feel an impact if legislative budget proposes become...
April 21, 2017 - 5:27pm
April 20, 2017
Lack of snow affecting trail group
With little to no snow the past three winters, members of the Douglas Area Trails Association have been feeling a little annoyed. Jeff Linn,...
April 20, 2017 - 11:52am
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 18, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 18, 2017 - 5:57pm
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
Despite opposition from a couple of Douglas County commissioners, plans for a new roundabout in a high-traffic area between Woodland Elementary...
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
Minnesota commissioner dies from infection complications
ST. PAUL — The leader of Minnesota’s Bureau of Mediation Services died Tuesday, April 18 after complications from a staph infection. Josh...
April 18, 2017 - 2:03pm
Brandon-Evansville to start gathering input on school plans
Meetings with business owners and landowners are what's next for figuring out the facilities dilemma in the Brandon-Evansville School District....
April 18, 2017 - 8:56am
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm
April 13, 2017
Mental health beds at risk in budget plan
A top Minnesota official has been traveling across the state this week to discuss the rural mental health crisis — and to decry proposed...
April 13, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 12, 2017
County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails
The biking and hiking trails proposed at Lake Brophy Park got a $60,000 boost thanks in part to Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved an agreement from the Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health for a combined...
April 12, 2017 - 7:53am
April 11, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
A dozen Great Lakes states senators have sent a letter to Trump administration officials urging them to move ahead with a plan to stop Asian...
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 7, 2017
State legislator launches west Minnesota U.S. House campaign, hopes to replace Peterson
PAUL — Tim Miller says he beat the odds before and he can do it again as he runs for the U.S. House seat long held by Collin Peterson.Miller...
April 7, 2017 - 3:44pm