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Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield to open today
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
Radtke, Fletcher named AAHS homecoming king and queen
Blizzard hockey: Crouse likes the mix of youth, veterans as Alexandria takes season opener
Volleyball: Knights fall in five to Rothsay
Opener comes in hot
Cross country: Grove breaks own record to lead Osakis
Girls tennis: Silverstreaks power past Braves 6-1
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Delores V. Marston
Charles "Chuck" Towner
Gloria Louise (Anderson) Hulsey
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
Letter to the Editor: Thefts aren't victimless crimes
Letter to the Editor: Something is wrong at AAHS
It's Our Turn: Many miles and memories
4-H holds county competition
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
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
4-H holds county competition
hires and promotions
on the street
Relay for Life deemed successful
Although donations are still being tallied, this year's Douglas County Relay for Life event is expected to raise close to $155,000. Lorene Pitcher,...
July 18, 2018 - 12:06pm
July 14, 2018
Hope, heat index run high at Relay for Life
Another successful Douglas County Relay for Life event took place Friday night in Alexandria. With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, participants...
July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2018
Relay for Life ranks third in state
Participants at last year's Douglas County Relay for Life event raised $185,000, the third most of any Relay event in Minnesota. "It's because...
July 11, 2018 - 8:15am
Molden eager to use platform God gave him: Honorary survivor to share cancer story at Relay for Life
Josh Molden is looking forward to this Friday's Relay for Life as it is his first time participating. He is one of two honorary survivors who...
July 11, 2018 - 6:17am
July 9, 2018
Painting the town purple
Organizers and volunteers were out and about helping to "Paint the Town Purple" Monday night. The annual event kicks off the Douglas County Relay...
July 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
July 6, 2018
Her saving grace: Dahlheimer credits husband, doctors for support 43 years ago
While working as a nurse at an Anoka clinic, Patti Dahlheimer began losing a lot of weight. The problem was she wasn't trying to lose weight,...
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
New guidelines for cancer screening
Dr. Deb Dittberner, Alomere Health physician and chief medical officer, was well aware of the alarming numbers when it came to colon cancer....
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am
April 30, 2018
A new way of saving firefighters from cancer -- research
Speaking to a room full of firefighters from across the state, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, addressed a topic that's near and dear to...
April 30, 2018 - 5:07pm
February 24, 2018
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
Alexandria Industries had a successful fundraiser for cancer research on Feb. 17. "Fishing for the Cure" eclipsed the company's goal of raising...
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 3, 2018
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Brandon 2-year-old
When Adrianna Sletto realized her 2-year-old daughter Kaidence seemed to be under the weather in early December, she took her to the doctor....
January 3, 2018 - 7:08am
December 5, 2017
Now cancer-free, Dayton encourages screenings for early detection
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used the opportunity to encourage his fellow Minnesotans to look...
December 5, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2017
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He was not a smoker. Kurt Strand, 46,...
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 24, 2017
$183,000 raised at Relay for Life
This year's Relay for Life in Douglas County raised $183,000 for cancer research, according to the organization. Lorene Pitcher, Relay for Life...
August 24, 2017 - 11:45am
July 26, 2017
A sweet setup to fight cancer
If you're craving lemonade, cookies and donating to a good cause, there's a new place in town for just that: a lemonade stand run by 4-year-old...
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
June 9, 2017
An ongoing battle: Alexandria couple faces form of cancer rare in young adults
When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still alive?'" Seth...
June 9, 2017 - 9:04am