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MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
Eastbound I-94 near Barnesville reopens
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 19-21
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
Priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 23.
Girls basketball: Knights put up 95 in eighth straight win
Boys basketball: Minnewaska avenges 30-point loss by beating state-ranked BOLD
Boys basketball: Osakis will welcome in Melrose at 23-0 after BBE win
Girls basketball: Kohler discusses win No. 600 as she joins elite company
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....
Dylan Kriese- Rachel Jones
Wildlife weather the winter
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
Mike Frisch: A look ahead
Big tullibee pulled through the ice on the Alexandria Chain
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Kenneth "Ken" R. Kloubec
Ellsworth L. Molden
June Ella Davis
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: An ode to a winter bird
In the Know: A seamless transfer of degrees
1994: Alexandria restricts smoking on city property
Letter to the Editor: Leading from the heart can be unwise
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
New rule strives to make hospital prices clearer
Farmers must file Ashby elevator claims by March 23: Lawyer estimates bond may cover 3.5 cents on a dollar
Megatrends in Agriculture: Technology on the Farm
Cancer, company create crowd at ice fishing event
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
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January 12, 2019
Cornell speaks at luncheon Dave Cornell has been invited to speak at the Unity Foundation's monthly Faith @ Work lunch in Alexandria. Cornell...
January 12, 2019 - 10:57am
January 6, 2019
DAC raising funds for door upgrades The Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center is raising money to install a pair of handicap-accessible doors for its building at 4125 Minnesota Street.
January 6, 2019 - 12:37pm
January 5, 2019
Church hosts weekly Alpha course Alexandria Covenant Church is hosting a weekly Alpha course beginning Jan. 10. The course is designed especially for people interested in exploring the basics of the Christian faith, or Christians who want to brush up on the basics or deepen their...
January 5, 2019 - 6:38am
December 10, 2018
Museum's Donation Day benefits food shelf Visitors to the Runestone Museum on Tuesday, Dec. 11, will get one free admission for every two personal care items donated. Donations will go to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf for the Holiday Train visit later that week. The food...
December 10, 2018 - 7:14am
November 19, 2018
Robotics team takes fourth Alexandria Area High School's robotics team is traveling the state to take on teams from other schools.
November 19, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
AppleFest offers live music, wagon rides Carlos Creek Winery will host AppleFest on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission to the event is free and will feature live music with Blonde and the Bohunk's full band and the Salty Dogs. There will also be kids' activities, a quilt...
October 17, 2018 - 12:15pm
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