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Early morning fire destroys home in Brandon
GoFundMe campaigns created for family of 12-year-old drowning victim
Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Baseball: Chargers walk off
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
JaLysa Ann Cook
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
IT'S Our Turn: The road goes ever on
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 18, 2014
Matzke graduates basic combat training
Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler J. Matzke has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). The first nine weeks of initial entry training, or basic combat training,...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Aaron Olson awarded Patriot Award
Aaron Olson, sales director at Rice Home Medical, was presented the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Alexandria machinist works on amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fischer of Alexandria works on an MH-60S Sea Hawk on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Alexandria graduate pursues career in Navy’s nuclear program
Brittany Torgrimson of Alexandria left home earlier this month for Navy boot camp. Torgrimson graduated from Jefferson High School in 2011...
January 24, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 16, 2014
Riedel promoted to colonel at U.S. Army War College
Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Riedel was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army on Friday, January 3. Brigadier General Dennis Wilkie officiated...
January 16, 2014 - 11:13pm
December 31, 2013
VA offers new dental insurance option
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive dental care to veterans who meet eligibility standards. However, the benefit is not available to many veterans. The St. Cloud VA would like all veterans and beneficiaries to have access to good oral health. VA’s new...
December 31, 2013 - 12:49am
December 19, 2013
Local man works aboard amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fisher of Alexandria cleans parts of a rotor head assembly to an MH-60S Seahawk aboard the amphibious...
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 4, 2013
Seminar led by local pastor focused on servicemembers
Douglas County/Alexandria Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recently hosted a clergy training seminar at the National Guard Armory in Alexandria. The seminar was led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and Fahlun Lutheran Church in Nelson and a Minnesota...
December 4, 2013 - 8:11am
November 13, 2013
Remembering the Price of Freedom
The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday. In a first for the...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
A variety of events occured Monday throughout Douglas County to honor the area’s veterans on Veterans Day. From flag raisings and breakfast...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day program has new twist
Fifth graders to talk about what gravestones say
November 8, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox open now through December 6
The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve the country, veterans and their families by sending cards this holiday season. Through Friday, December 6, Americans can create and send cards to service...
October 29, 2013 - 1:15pm
October 9, 2013
Area veterans benefit expo coming to Morris Armory Saturday, October 11
Pope and Stevens counties will host a Veterans Benefits Expo on Friday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 722 Iowa Avenue, Morris. Military veterans of all ages are invited to the event where they can learn about employment opportunities, housing and...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
Proud moment for Osakis community as veterans memorial is dedicated
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town
October 9, 2013 - 12:24am
October 3, 2013
Memorial in Osakis honors vets
You’re invited to dedication ceremony Saturday
October 3, 2013 - 2:51pm