Weather Forecast


Nominate your favorite local businesses today

Alexandria Marching Band to perform in Benson

The Alexandria Marching Band will march during the 26th annual Pioneerland Band Festival to be held Friday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Benson. The public is invited to attend.

The parade will also feature eight other bands from Bemidji, Fergus Falls, New York Mills, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Patriots of St. Anthony, Bertha-Hewitt, Hutchinson and Maple Grove.

Judging will be provided by Tri-State Judges of Decorah, Iowa.

Immediately following the parade, an award ceremony will be held at the Benson High School athletic field.

Cash prizes totaling more than $2,550 will be awarded to first, second and third place of each class division. An overall grand prize will be given to the best band performance of the evening.