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Co-parenting can be done well
Fall family fun
Not So Heavy Metal Tour hits Alexandria
Garfield council sets proposed tax levy
Training prepares snowplow operators for winter
Talented Tech team handles Alex tennis in finale
Alex boys soccer salvages CLC split early in week
B-E volleyball dominates Hillcrest after first set
Blizzard split against Twin City
Lakers rally to win fifth set versus Benson
The Cemeteries of Douglas County: Part 5
Mayor for a Day competition seeks student essays
Mental Illness Awareness Week celebrates 25th anniversary
Everyday Gourmet: Spaghetti squash offers healthy alternative to pasta
Simulcast to help couples strengthen their marriage
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
Births - Douglas County Hospital births through September 21, 2015
Engaged - Bitzan and Bettin
New life in the fall
From the stand
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
Dixie Wagner, 76
Bryan Kruchten, 33
Christel Guiles, 103
Ben DeLong, 59
Ordell Krebs, 76
Guest Editorial: Reporting the news consumers need
In the Know: 55 years, 31,000 graduates; education that works
Observations from the archives, 1915: Illegal distribution of alcohol suspected
Another murderous rampage
Trail is tremendous asset
Minnesota gardening calendars available
Bones are bad in potato pro-duction
Gardening Tips: Plant now for a beautiful garden
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
Trumm Drug honored as outstanding business
Employers of the Year nominations sought
JLG Architects ranked a top architecture firm
A ‘Common Ground’ for refuge
Douglas County low-income representative needed
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 19, 2015
4-H sweetens up the fun with Candyland
The 2015 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review was held on Tuesday, August 4 at Alexandria Area High School. The theme...
Life / features
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show results announced
The Douglas County 4-H Dog Show was held on Friday, August 1 at the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds in Alexandria. Youth and their dogs participated...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Barlages win Reno tourney
A total of 53 teams came to Lake Reno this past weekend for the lake’s 2014 walleye tournament with plenty of fish being brought in for the...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
2013 conservation poster and mural winners announced
Five winners for the "Where Does Your Water Shed" Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) 2013 Poster and Mural Contest were recently...
Life / state
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Geneva Golf Club season winners
The Geneva Golf Club's first half winners during Monday Scramble league this season were Jeremy Mehasab and Chad Buchner in first; Brennan Hacker and Mike Kluver in second; and Al Leiffort and Dave Robley in third. Second half winners were Steve Larson and Kent Carlson, first; Dennis...
Cardinals / sports
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Area residents are lottery winners
Two Douglas County residents were recent winners in the Minnesota State Lottery: Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's Walleye Winnings scratch game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on May 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Miltona Grocery, 233 Main...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
4-H members compete in Regional Project Bowls
Can you name a breed of rabbit that has a compact body type? Do you know where Berkshire swine originated? What is colic? What is a ruminant...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
District 206 names top spellers
Seventy-two students in Alexandria District 206 in grades 1 to 6 competed in the annual elementary spelling bee held January 22 at Lincoln Elementary...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
2010 All American Selection winners
All-America Selections is the oldest, most established international, independent testing organization in North America for flowers and vegetables grown from seed. Each year since 1932, The All-American Selections Board has selected and promoted new garden seed varieties with superior...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Conservation poster winners announced
"Dig it! The secrets of soil" was the theme of the Douglas Soil Water Conservation District's (SWCD) 2009 poster and mural contest for 5th and 6th graders in the county. Earlier this spring, Elwood Anderson from the SWCD visited classrooms and gave presentations about the value of...
Life / school
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Jen Lenarz of Apple Valley and Matthew Payne of Columbia Heights were overall winners of the Chain of Lakes Sprint Marathon Saturday. Lenarz finished in 1:04:29 and Payne in 53:44. Both times were new records.
Cardinals / sports
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
It's all about kindness
Elementary school students from throughout the area came up with all kinds of ways to be kind and turned their thoughts into posters for the...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am