News & Announcements

Be Safe Out There

The fishing opener is less than a month away.  In some parts of the state, folks are out in their boats.  In others, they’re still firing up the augers.  Either way, play it safe.

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Thoughts on Notre Dame

When I was seventeen years old, I climbed the old, worn, stone stairs in a tower and made a promise to a building.   I don’t make it a practice to speak to buildings.  This building was different.  Notre Dame de Paris is holy.  And I don’t necessarily mean that in the religious sense, although it is that too.  The New …

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Another Roundabout Coming To Alexandria?

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be at this Tuesday’s Douglas County Board meeting to present ideas for  improvements to Highway 27 and I-94.   MnDot issued this invitation:   The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is presenting on Tuesday, April 16, at approximately 10:00 a.m. during the 9:00 a.m. Douglas County Board meeting, to provide recommendations for Hwy 27 …

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Laughing Controversy Near Lobster Lake

Maybe you saw that a local woman wants to put in a retreat facility near Lobster Lake and call it the Laughing Buddha Meditation Center. The Douglas County Board will vote on the request Tuesday April, 16th. Some neighbors may drive over there for the vote. A few will not be laughing all the way.

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