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Applefest returned to Carlos Creek Winery on Saturday, and people came from near and far to celebrate the annual harvest season.Saturday's event included wine sampling,... [Read More]
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Twenty years ago my wife and I decided to build a home in the woods on a dead-end, gravel, township road. We moved there because... [Read More]
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Rep. Collin Peterson and his challenger Dave Hughes clashed over the Republican tax cuts' role in driving up the federal budget deficit, negotiations over the... [Read More]
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Jean V. Boen Jean V. Boen, age 85, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the Knute Nelson Memorial Home in Alexandria. A graveside... [Read More]
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The Brandon-Evansville School District received an unmodified or "clean" audit from the CliftonLarsonAllen auditing firm at the Monday night school board meeting.This is the highest... [Read More]
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The University of Minnesota honored longtime civil rights leader Josie Robinson Johnson at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Monday, and John House of... [Read More]
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Firefighters from three departments battled a bean field fire southeast of Osakis Thursday, Oct. 18.At about 4 p.m, the Douglas County Communications Center received a... [Read More]
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On the sixth day of Marcia Siira's honeymoon, as the couple was driving down the highway at close to 70 miles per hour, her then-husband... [Read More]
Bernice Ellen Robinson Burton Bernice Ellen Robinson Burton, age 98 of Yucipa, California and formerly of Farwell, MN passed away on Monday, Oct. 8. She... [Read More]
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Wilma (Zierman) Korkowski Wilma Lucille (Zierman) Korkowski was born on January 26, 1929 on the family farm outside Cushing, MN, the daughter of William and... [Read More]
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Pioneer Public Television will broadcast a debate between Minnesota House District 8B candidates with incumbent Mary Franson, R-Alexandria and challenger Gail Kulp, DFL-Alexandria, on Thursday,... [Read More]
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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEWednesday, Oct. 17Suspicious activity, caller was checking game camera and on Sept. 18, saw a vehicle come into the yard and a... [Read More]
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Luke Imdieke compiled a career night with the Osakis football team on Wednesday by racking up over 270 rushing yards and three touchdowns, including the... [Read More]
To the editor:I just want to let the people of Douglas County know that racism in its entirety is well amongst us. Even though it's... [Read More]
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Making baby quilts earned five local Girl Scouts the highest honor that scouts in grades 4-5 can achieve.Brooke Fisher, Lillyana Gylsen, Katelyn Henning, Jolianna Tung... [Read More]
1918, 100 years ago: On account of the Spanish Influenza, the last four meetings on the list of nonpartisan league gatherings in the county have... [Read More]
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Student awardsSam Maier, a senior at Alexandria Area High School, has been named a commended student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.He will be... [Read More]
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Each year before winter sets in, nature treats us to a display of fall colors as the leaves change from green to yellow, red and... [Read More]
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Both the Alexandria and Moorhead football programs have been perennial Section 8-5A contenders in recent years. The two have met up in some big games... [Read More]
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The Minnewaska football team is playing at a high level heading into the playoffs after dismantling Benson in a 45-0 game on Wednesday night. The... [Read More]
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