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Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
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Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
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Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
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November 20, 2017
White House turkeys are ‘Drumstick’ and ‘Wishbone’
As the pair of presidential turkeys strutted their stuff in front of the cameras at a press conference Monday morning in Washington, D.C., Carl...
November 20, 2017 - 11:44am
November 17, 2017
Best of the birds chosen for D.C. trip
Tot and Tater. Cheese and Mac. Marshmallow and Yam. Biscuits and Gravy. Besides all being food items, what do these pairs of words have in common?...
November 17, 2017 - 4:34pm
November 8, 2017
Osakis 4-H'er judges Arabians in Oklahoma
A young Douglas County horsewoman's strong performance in a statewide horse show this fall earned her a trip to a national horse judging event...
November 8, 2017 - 10:29am
November 3, 2017
A turkey trot to the White House
It's official. The Wittenburgs are going to the White House — along with two of their turkeys. Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg of Alexandria,...
November 3, 2017 - 8:24am
October 19, 2017
Going far with 4-H horses
For Madison Floden and Brooke Strand, horses have been a prominent part of their journey to adulthood. "I really don't think I would be who...
October 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
October 18, 2017
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Dogs with names like Bubba, Cuddles, Eddie and Murphy showed off their skills in August during the Douglas County 4-H Dog Show. Alongside their...
October 18, 2017 - 3:10pm
October 7, 2017
AgweekTV: Soybeans for Sale
Some of the world's largest buyers of US soy come to North Dakota to check on the crop. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
AgweekTV: Kids for Kids
There's a place in Minnesota where many 4-H kids get their goats to raise and show for the summer. Agweek's Shawna Olson takes you to Erhard...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
Douglas County team raising turkey destined for presidential pardon
The flock has been chosen and now the waiting game begins for Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg. The Wittenburgs, who live on a hobby farm off Gene's...
September 7, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 6, 2017
A turkey for the White House: 4-Hers helping raise bird that Trump might pardon
There's a group of young ladies from Douglas County who know how to talk turkey. The five 4-H students, from different 4-H groups, teamed up...
July 6, 2017 - 9:04am
June 12, 2017
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
The Douglas County 4-H program will offer four day camps this summers for students who have completed Grades K-3. • June 28: Explore Animals! in Alexandria City Park in Alexandria. This camp covers topics including animals, habitat and care. • July 19: Explore Nature! in Lake...
June 12, 2017 - 7:20am
May 20, 2017
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
Callie Taveirne from Alexandria was one of 24 youth who recently attended 4-H camp counselor training at the West Central Research and Outreach Center near Morris. The nine-hour training is required to serve as a 4-H camp counselor. Callie, 13 belongs to the Liberty Livewires 4-H...
May 20, 2017 - 8:04am
4-H'ers take the stage
Douglas County 4-H members recently performed in the annual Share-the-Fun Program at the Osakis school auditorium. The talent and skit event involved youth in kindergarten through one year post high school. Share-the-Fun allows 4-H members to develop poise, self-confidence and skill...
May 20, 2017 - 7:09am
December 21, 2016
Santa Day in Carlos
Crafts, coloring, hot dogs and cookies were part of the Santa Day at the Carlos Town Hall on Friday. The Liberty Livewires 4-H led the craft...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
November 2, 2016
Local 4-H'ers attend Junior Leader Workshop
Junior Leader Workshop "Agents for Change" was held Oct. 20-21 at Faith Haven Camp near Battle Lake. This camp's focus is to be proactive in...
November 2, 2016 - 11:00am