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West I-94 lane near Evansville to close Monday
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
Reward offered to solve theft at Central Specialties
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Oct. 19
Fire destroys truck in Alexandria
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
Youth show kindness to sheriff's office, police department
Learning to grow through grief: Anderson Funeral Home to host grief seminar
A pioneer in local farmers' market retires
CLCA 2016-17 season opens with Dallas Brass
EAC to display photos from International Space Station
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
Wedding - Lesnau and Johanneson
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
Vincent T. Montgomery
Glenice Lauretta Phelps
COMMENTARY: Dutch elm disease is still very prevalent
EDITORIAL: Be on lookout for pedestrians
LETTER: Unborn life matters
LETTER: What's good for Twin Cities is good for Minnesota
1966: Alexandria businessmen on educational tour of Cities
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
TWF Industries Inc. is named a Top Shop
hires and promotions
On The Street
Habitat for Humanity
July 7, 2010
Ceremony celebrates new home for family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and the Douglas Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans have accomplished what they set out to do...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
New Habitat home to be dedicated next Wednesday
Times are tough economically, including in Douglas County. But that hasn't stopped Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and local members of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans from completing construction on a home with a family in urgent need of one. Now it's time to celebrate...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
A taste of summer fun
If the Awake the Lakes celebration is a hint of things to come, get ready for a summer of fun. The weekend of events was deemed a big success...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Habitat ride set for May 29
In conjunction with the Awake the Lakes summer celebration, Habitat for Humanity will host its fourth annual Bicycle, Motorcycle and Vintage Car Ride. The event will take place Saturday, May 29, starting and ending at Big Ole Central Park. Bicycles will ride on the Central Lakes...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Fourth annual Habitat for Humanity ride set for May 29
In conjunction with the Awake the Lakes summer celebration, Habitat for Humanity will host its fourth annual Bicycle, Motorcycle and Vintage...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Women Build Day insulates Habitat home
May 12 was an historic day for Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) who participated in Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's first-ever Women...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Items to be collected soon for Habitat garage sale
Friends of Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County are organizing its annual garage sale. It will take place Saturday, May 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria Runestone Community Center (RCC) main rink. The goal is to resell good, donated merchandise to raise funds to assist...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Blessing ceremony planned for two new Habitat homes
You'll soon hear the buzzing of saws and pounding of hammers at 909 Oak Street in Alexandria. But first you're invited to hear words of thanksgiving and celebration at a "Blessing the Build" ceremony to jump start the newest Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity home in the community. In...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting families for future homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is hosting informational meetings for individuals and families interested in learning how Habitat works and to hear how they may be eligible to partner with the organization to build a simple, decent, affordable home in Douglas County. Schedule...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Volunteers are the building blocks of our success
Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of Douglas County is blessed with wonderful volunteers; without them nothing would happen. There are many volunteer...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Habitat for Humanity to hold spring kickoff
If you would like to know more about Habitat for Humanity, have interest as a new volunteer, or are a returning volunteer, you are invited to...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Habitat for Humanity reaches milestone
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County was part of an international milestone celebrated December 4 in Minneapolis. A unique alliance between Habitat for Humanity International and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, called Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity, has resulted in...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Letter - Creating a stronger non-profit community in Minnesota
To the editor: Minnesotans lead the nation in charitable giving. Individuals in Minnesota gave more than $4 billion to charity last year.
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Area residents traveling to Gulf Coast to construct homes for families
Don Chan joining volunteer construction team supported by alliance between Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Habitat for Humanity International The Gulf Coast is still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Katrina.
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
New Habitat home dedicated in Evansville
The newest Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity Home in the community was dedicated on September 24. The dedication was attended by a house...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am