Memorial Day: Residents remember

Waterville Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony organizer Jim Bone concluded this year’s service by pointing out that the ceremony is simple but very meaningful in Waterville.
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Families gather at Douglas church

Over 50 members of the Witten and Mittelstaedt families gathered at the Douglas Lutheran Church May 13 for a time of worship, sharing and potluck lunch.
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Special service planned for Witten-Mittelstaedt reunion

DOUGLAS — A special public worship and communion service will be held at 10 a.m. May 13 at the historic Douglas Church. The service will be followed by a potluck lunch at noon and the Witten-Mittelstaedt family reunion. John and Rebecca Witten homesteaded in Douglas during the 1800s and participated in settling the community and building the church. The reunion is open to the public. For more...
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the third in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The third interview is with Myrna (Viebrock) Regan.
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Old-fashioned Christmas in Douglas

The weather may have kept some guests away from the annual Douglas Community Historical Association Chili Feed and Song Fest, but many braved the weather and enjoyed the traditional Christmas party.
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Douglas Community Christmas on Dec. 10

DOUGLAS — The Douglas Community Christmas Celebration is set for Dec. 10 at the Douglas Church. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and includes a marshmallow roast, chili feed, and Christmas carols. The Douglas Community Historical Association will provide chili, salad and dessert. Activities for everyone will be available and Santa will drop in. For more information, call Susan Mittelstaedt at...
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Christmas fun in Douglas

Despite a steady snow, a good group turned out for this year’s Douglas Community Historical Association Chili Feed and Song Fest.
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Church centennial draws large crowd

On Sept. 19, exactly 100 years after the dedication of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Douglas, friends came to celebrate with food, fellowship and music.
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State unemployment on track at 5.3 percent

OLYMPIA — Washington experienced modest job growth in July, resulting in a 5.3 percent unemployment rate for the month, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. This tracks with the national rate of 5.3 percent — and is consistent with last month’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent. Washington’s unemployment rate was 6.2...
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Douglas Church centennial celebration coming Sept. 19

The Douglas Community Historical Association (DCHA) invites the community to join us for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the St. Paul Lutheran Church. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Douglas Church. The dedication was on Sept. 19, 1915.
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