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B-E school leaders surveyed on priorities
Candidates in Districts 12A, 12B to debate Thursday
MNLARS 'inaccuracies' found: Some overcharged, other undercharged for registrations, state says
In baby-snatching case, conflicting stories on who killed pregnant woman
Girls soccer: Alexandria silenced despite attacking outburst
Frisch: September walleyes: Don't stop movin'
Morken: Flak for officials? I've seen it in this job
Volleyball: Arrows swept by CGB
Boys soccer: Cathedral upends Cards in 4-3 final
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
Frisch: September walleyes: Don't stop movin'
Morken: Hunters find ducks flying on opener
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Mary C. Fath
Jason E. Johnson
Ruth Hanson Myhre
Oscar M. Pederson
Letter to the Editor: Failing to go beyond the headline
Paid Political Letter: Hearings are a Democratic circus of deception
Paid Political Letter: U.S. senators lack compassion
Paid Political Letter: Know your candidates before you vote
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
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
On The Street
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
hires and promotions
on the street
June 7, 2018
Traveling Tree House is ready to roll
The Traveling Tree House is about to hit the road again this summer, providing free learning opportunities for children throughout the area. The mobile learning center stops at 11 designated locations within Douglas County, Monday through Thursday, from June 11 to Aug. 16. The program...
June 7, 2018 - 4:20pm
February 15, 2018
Alexandria author to read, sign book at Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria is hosting a book signing event with Alexandria author Alisa Star. Star published her first book, "Birdie...
February 15, 2018 - 8:27am
January 28, 2018
Bonding over books
Can you read on a train? Can you read on a plane? Can you read in a car? Can you read at home? The answer to all of these questions is yes. A...
January 28, 2018 - 11:56am
December 23, 2017
Garfield woman wins award from Dog Writers Association Garfield dog trainer and author Sharolyn Sievert has been honored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Sievert is the 2017 Maxwell Award winner in the regular column or series category for Azize's Princess Levia: The Training...
December 23, 2017 - 3:03pm
October 31, 2017
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
APPLETON, Wis.—Book lovers are likely to shed a tear at Tuesday's announcement by Book World Inc.—it is closing all its stores because...
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
March 22, 2017
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
It's hard to admit that I don't read as many books as I used to read. Granted, comparing my current reading performance with my childhood reading habits isn't quite the fair experiment. As a fourth grader, I read so many books the teachers had to create new prize levels in the annual...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
August 26, 2016
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Many children around the area will have an opportunity to receive a new or gently used book thanks to members of the Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Creativity abounds at Edible Book Festival
The first Edible Book Festival at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria was a success, according to organizers.
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Library Column: Come together for this year's Community Read
It’s Community Read Month! This year, Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger is the Community Read selection. Everyone is encouraged to read the book, discuss it with friends and family, and attend sponsored events.
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
LIBRARY: New DVD display, holiday card exchange debut at library
I love working at the Douglas County Library. Every day brings new excitement and new challenges. Seeing and interacting with our patrons is my favorite part of the job. Whatever we do is ultimately to benefit, enrich, inform and entertain the citizens of Douglas County and the library...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Douglas County Library offers winter services
As fall turns to winter, the Douglas County Library is prepared to serve your seasonal informational, recreational and cultural needs. Our shelves are always full with new books, DVDs, audiobooks and magazines. We buy as many bestsellers, critically-acclaimed gems and unique and interesting...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
The Friends of the Library, a nonprofit organization that supports the Douglas County Library in Alexandria, hosted its annual used book sale...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
New book includes memories of Alexandria
A newly published book, Seasons of Raina, written by Milissa Nelson of Sartell, takes place around 1975 Barrett and brings readers on a few adventures...
November 22, 2013 - 9:16am
Author Helen Kuester to have book signing
Helen Kuester of Alexandria recently published her third book, The Sunset Years: Reflections of God’s Love, through PublishAmerica. She will have a book signing on Saturday, November 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mustard Seed Christian Book Store in Alexandria. Every...
November 22, 2013 - 9:15am
November 15, 2013
Alexandrian Helen Kuester publishes third book
Helen Kuester of Alexandria recently published her third book, The Sunset Years: Reflections of God’s Love, through PublishAmerica. Every page in the book was inspired by God’s love, Kuester said.
November 15, 2013 - 8:24am