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Photo of the Week - Winter sunrise
Loving heart gives out in the Philippines
Tons of trash turned to energy
Taxpayers could save $1.4 M
Hospital faces challenge of low reimbursement rates
Card swimmers fall to St. Cloud Tech
Alexandria girls continue dominance of CLC league
Alexandria splits triangular in Bemidji
Chargers storm past Hillcrest Comets
Osakis wrestlers pin Paynesville
Ecumen Bethany hosts Quilting Bee to benefit food shelf
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter holds meeting
One Community, One Book
Fashion show debuts in Alexandria
‘Precious Bane’ to be presented Friday
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Funeral - Marian Shipton, 97
Funeral - Beverly Rolfsrud, 94
Funeral - Enida Siirila, 85
Funeral - Henry Bender, 88
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
Letter: ‘Local heroes’ tackle community’s needs
Letter: Accountability needed for gas tax
Commentary: Put governing over gridlock in 2015
It's Our Turn: Social media is often riddled with rumors, untruths
Guest Editorial: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Kiwanis announces board members
Douglas Machine holds poster contest
Manufacturing strength expected to continue in 2015
New medical executive committee leadership elected
Operation Round Up grants announced
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