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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Morical, defense help Cards to a homecoming win
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
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....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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Relay For Life
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
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
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 19, 2017
Following in cancer victim's footsteps at Relay for Life
Mike Muzik recalled how he used to bring a motorhome to the old Jefferson High School and stay out all night for the annual Relay for Life event...
July 19, 2017 - 4:34pm
July 12, 2017
Cancer survivors honored at Relay for Life
Lori Meissner's cancer story began 10 years ago, when she was 44. A routine mammogram found something suspicious, and a doctor gave her the news...
July 12, 2017 - 5:52pm
August 19, 2016
Relay for Life raises more than $186,000
In just one night, lives were changed and the future was impacted in an incredible way. The event’s purpose is to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and continue to fight back against cancer. “You’ve got all levels. It’s very humbling and very touching during those...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Relay for Life draws annual attendees, newcomers
Though the Relay for Life of Douglas County kicked off on a celebratory note at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, the event quickly turned emotional...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
'Be patient, loving and caring'
Last year was the first time Gloria Daker of Alexandria participated in the Douglas County Relay for Life event. She was on the committee for...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Cancer survivors share stories
As of early last week, there were 42 teams with 464 participants who have raised nearly $110,000 for this year's Relay for Life of Douglas County. Among those participating are three survivor honorees — Missy Hanson, Jeremy Schneider and R.C. Christensen, and one caregiver honoree,...
July 6, 2016 - 12:08pm
July 1, 2016
Paint your world purple
The American Cancer Society will host Relay for Life of Douglas County from Friday, July 8 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, July 9 at 6 a.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Alexandria. The schedule of events includes: 6 p.m. Opening Ceremony. 6:30 p.m. Survivors Lap. 6:45 p.m. Caregivers...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Ellingson employees 'shave it off' for a good cause
The employees at Ellingson Plumbing Heating A/C and Electrical in Alexandria are taking their role in raising funds for the American Cancer Society...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Walking through the night
Hundreds gathered for the Relay for Life walk
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Strides against cancer Friday night in Alexandria
Step by step, stride by stride, hundreds gathered in Alexandria Friday night for the annual Douglas County American Cancer Society Relay For...
July 10, 2015 - 7:50pm