Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the ninth and last installment in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The final interview is with Miles Mittelstaedt.
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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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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the eighth in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The eighth interview is with Patty Ayala.
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Third-grader is Chief for a Day

Rock Island third-grader Jesse Osorio had a tall order April 27, serving as the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Chief for a Day with Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the seventh in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The seventh interview is with Hannah (Podlich) Pousch.
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Series | AgForestry Program

Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson recently interviewed three members of this year’s AgForestry Leadership Program graduating class. This is the first of a three-part series.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the sixth in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The sixth interview is with Susan (Hinderer) McCray.
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Sixth-generation Star member

At the March 9 meeting of Harmony Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, members welcomed Ryleigh Meinzer, a sixth-generation member.
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Historical Society holds meeting

The Douglas County Historical Society held its annual luncheon and business meeting March 28 at the Douglas County Historical Museum in Waterville.
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Holy Week and Easter services

Easter Sunday is coming April 16. Here is the schedule of worship for Holy Week, or the week leading up to Easter, for some of our local churches.
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