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College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
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Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
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Finally his turn
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Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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Douglas County Library
November 5, 2017
Library offers fiction writing class
Author James Zarzana, whose first novel Kirkus Reviews called "compulsively readable," will teach a fiction writing workshop from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Douglas County Library. The workshop, "Getting Started Writing Fiction," will cover the five practical steps in fiction...
November 5, 2017 - 4:40pm
November 3, 2017
Library friends back new writers, fun events
If you are reading this column today, it is quite likely that you may not recognize the name Allen Eskens. Those fortunate enough to attend the special night at the Carnegie Library put on by the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation on Oct. 16 got to meet Allen. Others may...
November 3, 2017 - 3:38pm
October 29, 2017
Climate group shows free film
The local chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby is sponsoring a free showing of the film, "Age of Consequences," from 12:45-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Douglas County Library. The Jared P. Scott film looks at the ripple effects of climate change around the world. It examines...
October 29, 2017 - 9:12am
October 13, 2017
Library holds non-scary Halloween events for kids
The Douglas County Library will host two free family-friendly Halloween events in October. At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, Robert Halbrook will bring "The Awesome Halloween Magic Show" to the library. This non-scary Halloween event with a lot of fun magic tricks is best for kids...
October 13, 2017 - 5:22am
August 18, 2017
Tomato tasting at the library
It's time to talk tomatoes!The Douglas County Library and the Extension Master Gardeners are hosting a free locally-grown tomato tasting event at the library at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 23. People can vote for their favorite and find tomato varieties for next year's garden.If you have...
August 18, 2017 - 3:45pm
July 29, 2017
Color me happy: Library hosts adult coloring event
In honor of National Coloring Book Day, the Douglas County Library will host an adult coloring event from 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The library will provide pens, markers, sheets and coloring books. Participants are also welcome to bring their own supplies. Everyone who pre-registers...
July 29, 2017 - 9:31am
July 21, 2017
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
The Douglas County Library is a hopping place this summer. Performers and programs will offer something to do almost every day of the week. For those kids who love crafts, the library will help them to make a button or tie-dyed pair of socks (please bring your own pair of socks)...
July 21, 2017 - 11:07am
May 27, 2017
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
An extension educator will share tips on growing fresh garden produce in a small space with minimal effort on Saturday, June 3, at the Douglas County Library Meeting Room from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension educator, will explain how to chose delicious,...
May 27, 2017 - 7:15am
April 25, 2017
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
The Windmill Project will host an educational autism event on Thursday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Douglas County Library in Alexandria. The event will include a panel of community experts to help families learn how to manage autism in their home. Light refreshments will be served,...
April 25, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 5, 2017
Goldilocks was just right at Edible Book Festival
The phrase "eating one's words" took on new meaning at the Edible Book Festival in Alexandria Saturday. A contest asked book readers to come...
April 5, 2017 - 10:27am
March 22, 2017
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
It's hard to admit that I don't read as many books as I used to read. Granted, comparing my current reading performance with my childhood reading habits isn't quite the fair experiment. As a fourth grader, I read so many books the teachers had to create new prize levels in the annual...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
March 17, 2017
The Edible Book Festival is back
The Edible Book Festival is back for its second annual appearance on Saturday, April 1, at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. Open to all ages and skill levels, the Edible Book Festival features creations made by the public reflecting books, a specific title, scene, character...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Do you enjoy reading non-fiction and discussing current events and topics? Would you like to broaden your horizons but don't have the time or interest to read an entire book? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, the Douglas County Library Magazine Article Discussion...
February 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Douglas County Library is host of many programs, activities
The children's area of the Douglas County Library is always a hopping place. Recently, the library hosted famed storybook character, Curious...
February 17, 2017 - 10:16am
February 15, 2017
Koo Koo Kanga Roo to perform family-friendly concert
The Douglas County Library will host music group Koo Koo Kanga Roo on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Elementary gymnasium in Alexandria....
February 15, 2017 - 6:15pm