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The Jacob Wetterling case file
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in southern Minnesota
Caller reported man shot himself, but Fargo police seeking homicide suspect
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
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
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
hires and promotions
on the street
September 1, 2018
Climate change talk kicks off Senior College A pair of climatologists will talk about Minnesota's weather extremes, including history, trends and projections, at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, during the kickoff to Senior College at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The event...
September 1, 2018 - 6:16am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
The 2018 Douglas County Fair wrapped up its four-day run Sunday a little earlier than expected, as heavy rains fell at the fairgrounds shortly after 6 p.m. and didn't let up for several hours. Brad Brejcha, vice president of the Douglas County Ag Association, said Sunday's rains...
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 6, 2018
Thursday concerts in home stretch
The free weekly concerts on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn are down to their final few of the summer. Last Thursday night's show featuring...
August 6, 2018 - 2:48pm
August 5, 2018
Tapping into New York cast: Theatre L'Homme Dieu puts wrap on season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu was founded in 1961, making it Minnesota's oldest summer stock theater. Typically the professional actors it brings to...
August 5, 2018 - 11:13am
August 3, 2018
Parade, street dance part of Forada Days
A fun run, softball tournament, kids' games, parade and a street dance are all part of the 2018 Forada Days schedule this weekend. A kick-off party at the Muddy Boot with comedian Kevin Craft starts things off from 9-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. And a Forada First Responder breakfast...
August 3, 2018 - 11:47am
July 31, 2018
Summerfest Aug. 1-5 in Brandon
Brandon's annual Summerfest celebration kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 1, and features a variety of activities and events over the next five days. It all starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday with the Brandon Community Club's pork chop feed at Lions Park, and live music by Dana & the Bottle Rockets....
July 31, 2018 - 1:14pm
July 18, 2018
Concert on courthouse lawn moved indoors
Because of the strong possibility of rain this Thursday, July 19, the Red Willow Arts Coalition's Concert on the Courthouse Lawn will be relocated...
July 18, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 15, 2018
Golfers raise $25K for United Way The goal presented to golfers participating in the 20th annual United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties annual...
July 15, 2018 - 6:33am
July 13, 2018
Museum hosts Summer Showcase
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum's annual boat show is moving to the museum site in downtown Alexandria this weekend. The Summer Showcase opens...
July 13, 2018 - 10:36am
July 11, 2018
Evansville Fest will go on: Lack of volunteers had put its future in doubt
Evansville's Fourth of July celebration got pushed to a weekend this year, with July 4 falling in the middle of the work week. But outside of...
July 11, 2018 - 12:21pm
July 8, 2018
Kids have a blast at Red, White & Boom Days
Following the parade down Main Street Saturday afternoon in Evansville, many of the people in the crowd migrated to the school, where food vendors...
July 8, 2018 - 8:28am
June 30, 2018
Hundreds attend first Ripple festival
A few hundred people attended a day-long festival for women Saturday at City Park in Alexandria that was set to conclude Saturday evening with...
June 30, 2018 - 4:47pm
A booming Fourth of July weekend
Whether you're looking to catch firework displays, sun rays or candy this Fourth of July, Douglas County will be hopping with Independence Day-related...
June 30, 2018 - 10:19am
June 12, 2018
Circus coming to Alexandria
Two performances of the Alexandria Shrine Circus are being held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 15. The 29th annual event...
June 12, 2018 - 10:13am
March 9, 2018
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
January 2017 Friday, Jan. 13 Lakes Area Radio Theatre live radio show, 2214 Geneva Rd NE, Alexandria; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Therapeutic Drama, 819 Irving St., Alexandria; (320) 304-0853, azkcccc.weebly.com. Saturday, Jan. 14 7:10 p.m. Granite...
March 9, 2018 - 2:57pm