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Eleven AAHS students named AP scholars
Man charged with murder in connection to death of teen
For the record
The Jacob Wetterling case file
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Football: Chargers dismantle the Bears on homecoming
Football: Knights erupt in easy win over W-DC
Football: BOLD flexes its muscle again as Warriors roll over Minnewaska
Football: Slow start dooms Panthers against USA
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
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
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Paid Political Letter: Know your candidates before you vote
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
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
August 22, 2018
'Not about me'
When Carole Meyer took the microphone after receiving the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for women at the Douglas County Fair, she made...
August 22, 2018 - 10:39am
March 24, 2017
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Love INC of Douglas County Lakes Area recently welcomed Chelsea Lee back to its team as volunteer coordinator. She will also lead the various...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
January 31, 2017
On the ground floor of Habitat
A notice in his church bulletin from Dave Anderson prompted Bob Loucks to check out an informational meeting about the possibility of starting...
January 31, 2017 - 11:37am
December 23, 2016
Volunteers needed for free tax preparation sites
West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season at sites in Elbow Lake, Morris, Glenwood, Wheaton and Alexandria. Free tax preparation services assist low- to moderate-income families in accessing tax credits and put 100 percent of refunds...
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
November 22, 2016
Sign up to help ring the bells
The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign bell ringing season is here and you can register for a bell ringing shift in Douglas County. The campaign...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
Students give of their time to help seniors
Students from the National Honor Society volunteer their time once a month at the Alexandria Senior Center to assist seniors with their smartphones,...
November 9, 2016 - 11:00am
October 7, 2016
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union of Alexandria will work together on Monday, Oct. 10, to volunteer in the community as part of Plus It Forward Day and the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Day of Kindness. They will team up to work with Habitat...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
Class to teach basics of Microsoft Office Suite
The Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) will offer a class for those interested in learning Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Classes will run Mondays and Wednesdays starting Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will end on Nov. 16. To sign up for the class, call Carolyn...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Hagel honored as 2015 Volunteer of the Year
Ed Hagel was recently honored as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year by the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP). More than 50 volunteers for the...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
A challenge and a privilege
Most people feel uncomfortable discussing death and the circumstances surrounding it, but for Hospice of Douglas County employees and volunteers,...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers needed
In order to keep the AARP tax site open at the Alexandria Senior Center, it needs volunteers to assist in the program. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Free tax preparation volunteers needed
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season at the Morris and Elbow Lake site locations. Free tax preparation services assist low to moderate income families access tax credits and put 100 percent of refunds in taxpayers'...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Tax-Aide volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to assist in preparation of taxes for the 2015 tax season in the Alexandria area. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide volunteers...
November 20, 2015 - 8:39am
November 18, 2015
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in Douglas and Pope counties. For more information, call the numbers listed with each opportunity below. To learn about additional volunteer opportunities, call United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties at (320) 834-7800. Alexandria...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Record number of Minnesota students are volunteering
A new report by We Day and We Schools shows a record number of Minnesota students are participating in service to their communities. Students logged more hours volunteering than ever before and raised more than twice as much in donations for charities in their communities and...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am