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Chamber welcomes four new members
More than Medicare
Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
hires and promotions
on the street
April 16, 2018
Happy, headlong rush into art
The challenge going through Jana Tonsfeldt's house is figuring out what to look at first. A 6-foot-tall giraffe sporting two spunky bowties?...
April 16, 2018 - 6:38am
April 6, 2018
Golfers beat winter
Although it looked more like winter than spring, several area golfers found a way to beat Mother Nature and get a head start on spring at the...
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 30, 2018
Pilot's milestone 'just something that happened'
Nearly 20 years ago, Ryan Savageau started flying F-16 fighter jets. And just last month, the Alexandria graduate joined the ranks of fellow...
March 30, 2018 - 1:39pm
March 16, 2018
Conquering the wilderness
The moon that night looked stranger than the Girl Scout guide had ever seen. As Trina Weisel prepared to enter her tent in the Boundary Waters...
March 16, 2018 - 12:11pm
March 10, 2018
Funding for safe parent-child visits
Someplace Safe will increase safety and security at its five regional Parenting Time Centers after receiving a grant of nearly $88,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust.
March 10, 2018 - 11:11am
February 27, 2018
Minnesota, North Dakota rank among top five states in the nation, U.S. News and World Report says
Minnesota is the second best state in the nation, according to a U.S. News and World Report study released Tuesday. The state that took first:...
February 27, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 23, 2018
Cribbage proceeds pegged for vets' cause
When World War II veteran Don Leland of Alexandria went on an Honor Flight to see veteran memorials in Washington, D.C. in 2010, the experience...
February 23, 2018 - 5:45am
September 29, 2017
A touch of Norway: Senior center exhibit focuses on rosemaling
Artist Gerri Carlson took her first rosemaling class in Starbuck, drawn to the Norwegian folk art featuring floral designs and patterns. "There...
September 29, 2017 - 6:13am
March 31, 2017
Education session covers topic of stroke, falls
Ecumen Bethany Community invites the public to learn how to recognize the warning signs of a stroke, as well as tips to decrease falls at a free education session. The session will be held on Tuesday, April 11, at 2:30 p.m. at Winona Shores Community Room, 1010 Lark St., Alexandria....
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
March 17, 2017
Written Gift can help create health care directive
What is the Written Gift? The Written Gift is a local nonprofit dedicated to engaging the community in an advance care planning process while promoting end of life choices based on an individual's goals, values and beliefs.
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
March 3, 2017
Alexandria again tops list of Minnesota retirement spots
For the second year in a row, Alexandria has come out on top of a survey that ranks the best cities in Minnesota for retirees. The rankings by SmartAsset.com consider access to health care, taxes, and recreational and social opportunities in the community. In the three years of the...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
Manage chronic conditions and master aging at workshops
Aging mastery The Aging Mastery Program is designed to inform, encourage and support older adults as they take steps to improve their lives and stay engaged in their communities. The program is all about feeling better today and staying healthy for the future.
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Social Security tax forms available online
By Rhonda Whitenack and Jim Czechowicz, Social Security office in Bloomington and St. Paul Tax time is fast approaching. Preparing your documents can seem overwhelming. Some forms and paperwork might be difficult to track down. Social Security has made it easy to track down your...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
February 1, 2017
Ecumen educational session topic is advance care planning
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria will host an educational session, The Written Gift, to help approach a difficult topic: advance care planning. It will be held on Monday, Feb. 6, at 2:30 p.m. in the Winona Shores Community Room, 1010 Lark St., Alexandria.
February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
Driver Improvement Course offered Feb. 8
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Rd SE, Alexandria. The Driver Improvement Course is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am