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While farmers age, ag teachers decrease
Frog and toad volunteers sought in Minnesota
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Staloch named Osakis girls basketball MVP
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 5, 2012
Carolers will soon don gay apparel!
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Carolers are gearing-up for another holiday season. This year marks the group's 50th anniversary. The Carolers...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Students pledge not to text and drive
On Wednesday, September 19, 10th through 12th grade students at Jefferson High School in Alexandria attended a Texting and Driving Campaign....
life / school
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Campers experience 'creepy crawlies' at 4-H Day Camp
Campers discovered the world of critters and bugs at a recent 4-H Day Camp on July 18. Rain caused the location to move from Park Osagi on Lake...
4-H / life
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Students learn new skill and give back to community
Recently, nine students in grades 4-7 spent the week learning how to sew at a community education class taught by Jodi Hintzen, the Douglas County Extension 4-H Program coordinator. The participants learned how to sew and quilt a lap-sized rag quilt and were willing to continue sewing...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
114th annual 4th of July Celebration
Elim Lutheran Church will hold its 114th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. It begins at 10:30 a.m. with a patriotic...
faith / life
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
4-H / life
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Marching band captures top honors
The Alexandria Marching Band had a successful outing last weekend, performing in two parades on Saturday, June 16. First the band marched in...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
First Congregational UCC to host street dance
Pictured are dancers enjoying last year's "Sock Drop." First Congregational United Church of Christ will host another "Sock Drop" street dance...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
In the spotlight
Ecumen Bethany Community Day Services featured "Glamour Shots" Friday afternoon. Ladies and gentlemen were pampered with makeup, hair styling...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
JHS Choral Program receives commendation
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Choral Program will receive a commendation from the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) of Minnesota...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Five generation family celebrates
Hermina Wahlin, age 107 of Evansville, will celebrate her 85th Mother's Day this year. She was recently visited by four more generations of her...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
What's new at Community Preschool?
The staff at Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria believes it is important to present new ways of learning to children...
life / school
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am