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RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Alexandria man suspected of supplying heroin in Fergus Falls overdose case
Vandals smash sinks at Alexandria park
Level three sex offender moving to Brandon
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Legion baseball: Alex sweeps at Perham
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Anthony Miltich and Friends kick off celebration
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 22, 2016
MnDOT open house to showcase maintenance positions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will host an open house on Thursday, June 23 to showcase several year-round highway maintenance position openings. MnDOT is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for several full-time transportation associate trainee positions throughout...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Bremness Gallery celebrates 25 years
The Bremness Gallery's 25th anniversary celebration and opening reception for "Let's Hear It for the Guys" will be held Thursday, June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Ann Bickle Heritage House, 226 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The show features the artworks of Orlando...
Life / events
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Open house for Parkers Prairie Highway 29 project is May 23
An open house about this year's Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie is scheduled for Monday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Prairie Event Center, 201 West Main St., Parkers Prairie. No formal presentation is planned. The meeting is an opportunity for...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
Wausau Homes builder opens design studio
The hammering has stopped and the dust has settled. Following a ribbon cutting on May 5, new Wausau Homes builder Mike Hested will host an open...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Open house for I-94/Highway 29 project set for March 29
The public is invited to an open house to learn more about the I-94/Highway 29 interchange reconstruction set to begin this year. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 S in Alexandria. The meeting is an opportunity...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
Historical society to host annual open house
The Douglas County Historical Society will host its annual bake sale and open house on Friday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the historical society, 1219 Nokomis in Alexandria. Ethnic baked items will include almond cakes, lefse, krumkake, kolaches, Swedish flatbreads, frozen...
Life / events
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Praise FM celebrates 30 years
Praise FM is celebrating 30 years of ministry and invites the public to attend an open house for refreshments, studio tours and fellowship. It will be held Thursday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Praise FM studio, 402 E. Pike...
Life / faith
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Homeownership: Habitat for Humanity can help
Did you know that one in four renters in Douglas County is paying half or more of their income on housing? If this is you or someone you know, there may be options. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) invites the public to learn more at its upcoming Open House on Tuesday,...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Alexandria Area YMCA 'raises the roof'
The public is invited to take a look at the construction that is under way for the Phase II expansion of the Alexandria Area YMCA. Community...
News / region
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Alexandria Area High School introduced to the public
The halls and grounds of the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were bustling with activity Tuesday during the school’s dedication and...
News / region
August 8, 2014 - 11:39am
September 18, 2013
Alexandria Toastmasters to host open house
The new Alexandria Toastmasters will host an open house on Friday, September 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. Everyone interested in seeing what Toastmaster's is all about is welcome to attend. Toastmasters members improve their speaking and leadership...
September 18, 2013 - 6:37am
June 14, 2013
LifeLink launches get-to-know peers event
On Monday, LifeLink III, will open its hangar door to local medical, public safety and first responder professionals for the opportunity to look...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Community Memorial Home celebrates 50th anniversary Sunday
It's been 50 years since Community Memorial Home opened in Osakis and this weekend, the community is invited to celebrate the community-owned, not-for-profit facility that thrives today. On Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. a 50th anniversary open house will be hosted at Galeon in...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Conservation Reserve Program holds open house
Douglas County Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) will hold an open house on Wednesday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the United States Department of Agriculture Service Center, 900 Robert Street, Alexandria. Staff will answer questions and explain program rules for the upcoming general...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Habitat invites families to open house
Many families dream of owning a home of their own, but for some this dream seems far off. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) wants to help local families realize this dream. HFHDC will host an open house on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a Habitat home,...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am