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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
Photo of the Week
MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Nonprofit dental clinic branching out: Caring Hands adding Pipestone, looking at other locations
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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