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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
February 13, 2012
Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria Clinic agree to merge
Another medical merger in Alexandria is moving forward. The Alexandria Clinic and Douglas County Hospital issued a news release Monday afternoon saying they have reached a preliminary understanding in their merger negotiations and both parties have signed a letter of intent under...
February 13, 2012 - 2:38pm
July 27, 2011
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board July 29
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD JULY 29 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, July 29 at 7:30 a.m. in the Lobby Meeting Room at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board June 24
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD JUNE 24 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, June 24 at 7:30 a.m. in the Lobby Meeting Room at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
May 20, 2011
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board May 27
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD MAY 27 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, May 27 at 7:30 a.m. in the Lobby Meeting Room at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
May 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary offers scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary will award a scholarship paid directly to the recipient's school of choice. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care and...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
County hospital names new CEO
A new leader has been named to replace long-time Douglas County Hospital administrator Bill Flaig. The DCH board announced Tuesday that Carl P. Vaagenes has accepted the position of Douglas County Hospital CEO. Since 2001, Vaagenes has been the president and chief executive officer...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Hospital seeks volunteers
Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria is looking for volunteers on the patient floors. There will be an information session for anyone interested on Thursday, February 10 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Hospital lobby conference room. To sign up or for information about...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
The birth of a trend? C-sections rise 55 percent statewide
Is it fear of malpractice or is it becoming common practice? Is it medically necessary or a matter of convenience? Perhaps it's just patient...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Tobacco butting out of hospital grounds
Tobacco is being snuffed out completely at the hospital and a couple of nursing homes in the area. Effective January 1, 2011, Douglas County...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Editorial - Hospital's shining success reflects well on community
Sunday was a very special day in Alexandria - a culmination of a project that required intense planning, cooperation and coordination. The Douglas County Hospital's new $31 million expansion opened to the public. Hospital and county leaders were beaming with pride at Sunday's open...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
New hospital era dawns
"Wow, what a day! What a facility!
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
The hospital expands: DCH to showcase $31 million addition
A multi-million dollar project that began in 2008 has come to fruition and the people of Douglas County and beyond will reap in its benefits. This...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Impromptu hospital wedding ensures mother shares in celebration
Thirteen months shy of her August 2011 wedding date, Kierre Nelson had an impressive handle on her wedding preparation: venue was booked, bridesmaids'...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Four sets of twins born in four days
One, two, three, four sets of twins in four days? It's true and it happened last week at the Douglas County Hospital. According to the nursing...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Flaig to retire from hospital
Long-time Douglas County Hospital Administrator Bill Flaig announced at the May hospital board meeting that he plans to retire in August 2011. Flaig came back to his home town of Alexandria in December 1973 at the age of 24 as assistant hospital administrator. In 1983, Flaig was...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am