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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Flutter (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: April 20
Crisis management plan under way in Alexandria School District 206
Ospreys return to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 21 (with postponements)
Sports roundup from Monday, April 20
Sports schedule for Monday, April 20
Sports roundup from Friday, April 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, April 18
Rebuilding with song
Central Minnesota Boys Choir to perform at First Lutheran Church
April 24 fundraiser to benefit New Testament Christian School
Lunch to honor law enforcement officials
Douglas County Cemetery Association to host annual meeting
Engaged - Braford and Baas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Reil and Nagel
Engaged - Lynch and Tvrdik
Engaged - Owen and Moran
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Fight against AIS continues
Alexandria's LeRoy Ras among fishing royalty
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Maxine Schultz, 89
Robert Pappenfus, 87
Audrey Burkey, 88
Signe Krafthefer, 87
Lawrence Kloos, 83
The true meaning of Easter was shared
National Public Health Week celebrates 20th anniversary
Privileged to have Dr. Gess in community
Butt billboard started cancer discussion
More double-talk and shell games
Farmer donates $2,500 to Brandon-Evansville schools
Protect your birds from H5N2 Avian Influenza
For the love of water: Become a volunteer water monitor
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
Permit needed when applying chemicals through irrigation system
First solar sale
WCI named a top Minnesota grantmaker
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Greeley Plumbing, Heating and A/C recognized nationally as 2015 Bryant Circle of Champions
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 19, 2014
Thunderstorm rumbles through county
A thunderstorm is rumbling through Douglas County this morning, bringing a heavy downpour of rain along with hail in some areas. Pea-sized hail was reported in Hoffman. The forecast calls for a chance of thunderstorm through this afternoon and evening, and more rain is predicted...
May 19, 2014 - 9:42am
April 11, 2014
70s at last!
Finally, spring! Wednesday brought plenty of sunshine and a high temperature of 74 degrees, five degrees shy of a record for April 9. It’s been a long, cold wait for temperatures to hit that sweet 70s spot – 180 days, in fact. The last time it happened was back on October...
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
March 31, 2014
I-94 closed from Fargo to Bismarck; I-29 from Fargo to Canada
By Forum News Service The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol on Monday have closed Interstate 94 from Fargo to Bismarck and Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border. US Highway 2 is also closed from Devils Lake to Grand Forks, the NDDOT...
news / region
March 31, 2014 - 4:37pm
Fargo braces for big blizzard; Douglas County expected to get 3 inches
By Archie Ingersoll, Forum News Service FARGO – Forecasters are confident we’ll see two things today: heavy snow and howling winds. A major storm is predicted to sock the Red River Valley, bringing 10 to 20 inches of snow and 30 to 40 mph winds, with gusts over 50 mph,...
March 31, 2014 - 10:11am
March 18, 2014
UPDATE 6 A.M. Bad weather closes several schools in area today
Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville and Osakis schools are closed today, Tuesday, because of the bad weather. Douglas County is under a multi-stage winter storm warming until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
March 18, 2014 - 5:28am
February 27, 2014
Minnewaska Area Schools two hours late
Minnewaska Area Schools are running two hours late this morning, Thursday, because of the bad weather. Strong winds are causing low visibility on roads in open areas.
February 27, 2014 - 5:44am
February 20, 2014
UPDATE 8:05 a.m. Blizzard warning closes Alexandria, Osakis schools
Several schools in the Douglas County area are closed or running two hours late Friday morning because of the bad weather. Alexandria and Osakis schools are closed. As of 8:05 a.m. Friday, schools with late starts include Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Parkers Prairie and West...
February 20, 2014 - 9:45pm
January 26, 2014
UPDATE 7 a.m. Bad weather closes, delays schools in area Monday
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have announced they will be closed Monday because of the bad weather. In the Douglas County area, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools are closed. Alexandria Technical and Communtiy...
January 26, 2014 - 4:08pm
I-94 from Moorhead to Alexandria closes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close the following roads in west central Minnesota at 4 p.m. due to strong winds, blowing snow and whiteout conditions: · Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria · Highway...
January 26, 2014 - 3:47pm