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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
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Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
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Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
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Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
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Births - March 17, 2017
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Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
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Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
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On The Street
Relay For Life
August 19, 2016
Relay for Life raises more than $186,000
In just one night, lives were changed and the future was impacted in an incredible way. The event’s purpose is to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and continue to fight back against cancer. “You’ve got all levels. It’s very humbling and very touching during those...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Relay for Life draws annual attendees, newcomers
Though the Relay for Life of Douglas County kicked off on a celebratory note at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, the event quickly turned emotional...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
'Be patient, loving and caring'
Last year was the first time Gloria Daker of Alexandria participated in the Douglas County Relay for Life event. She was on the committee for...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Cancer survivors share stories
As of early last week, there were 42 teams with 464 participants who have raised nearly $110,000 for this year's Relay for Life of Douglas County. Among those participating are three survivor honorees — Missy Hanson, Jeremy Schneider and R.C. Christensen, and one caregiver honoree,...
July 6, 2016 - 12:08pm
July 1, 2016
Paint your world purple
The American Cancer Society will host Relay for Life of Douglas County from Friday, July 8 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, July 9 at 6 a.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Alexandria. The schedule of events includes: 6 p.m. Opening Ceremony. 6:30 p.m. Survivors Lap. 6:45 p.m. Caregivers...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Ellingson employees 'shave it off' for a good cause
The employees at Ellingson Plumbing Heating A/C and Electrical in Alexandria are taking their role in raising funds for the American Cancer Society...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Walking through the night
Hundreds gathered for the Relay for Life walk
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Strides against cancer Friday night in Alexandria
Step by step, stride by stride, hundreds gathered in Alexandria Friday night for the annual Douglas County American Cancer Society Relay For...
July 10, 2015 - 7:50pm
July 9, 2015
Purple popping up all over
Seeing purple? A lot of purple is popping up in Alexandria this week as part of the annual Relay for Life fundraiser for cancer research. The...
July 9, 2015 - 2:33pm
July 17, 2013
Relay for Life cut short but fight continues
As the sun began to set Friday night, thousands of people from Douglas County came together to remember and fight back against cancer at the...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 24, 2013
Come celebrate cancer survivors and caregivers
Douglas County Relay for Life Committee will host the 2013 Douglas County Survivor/Caregiver Social on Sunday, June 2 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, Alexandria. Registration and social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with the dinner and program beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Relay for Life to hold kick-off meeting
Celebrating its 20th year, the Douglas County Relay for Life is planning its kick-off meeting for all returning team captains and for anyone interested in making a new team for the 2013 Relay for Life. The kick-off meeting will take place on Monday, January 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. at...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Relay for Life is Friday
Celebrate, remember, fight back - three words that affect millions of lives. Since its inception, more than $3 billion has been raised by the Relay for Life with more than 5,000 communities hosting relays each year, including Douglas County. This year's Douglas County Relay for...
July 12, 2012 - 12:17pm
June 1, 2012
Relay for Life fundraiser to be held June 3
Common Threads will hold a "Quilts at Carlos Creek Winery" fundraiser for the Relay for Life on Sunday, June 3 from noon to 6 p.m. Cost is $10. Tickets are available at Common Threads, 101 Sanstead Street in Garfield, or at the event. The event will feature wine tasting, a viewers'...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Survivor/caregiver social set
The Douglas County Relay for Life Committee is hosting a survivor/caregiver social on Sunday, June 3 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Registration and social hour are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program will follow at 5:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am