STAFF BLOG ASTROBOB You'll love this video of Lake Superior northern lights
Shawn Malone of Marquette, Mich. has created a masterpiece of video. She recently finished a year-long project shooting more than 10,000 pictures of the aurora borealis from 33 separate locations on... Posted on 5/13/13 at 11:09 AM
STAFF BLOG FORUM COMMUNICATIONS Forum Communications Co. taking newsgathering to new heights
By Rylee Nelson
Forum News Service
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. has enlisted new aerial perspectives to provide its readers and viewers with over-the-top coverage of the 2013 Red River Va... Posted on 5/2/13 at 1:26 PM
NEW PLATEAUS The Snap Heard 'Round the World
The human body is a mystery. Phenomena occur all the time that have doctors scratching their heads. A friend of mine recently had a golf ball-sized tumor in his brain dissolve after plaguing him for s... Posted on 4/2/13 at 8:43 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD! TEEN POSTER AND VIDEO CONTEST
Buckle Up and Pay Attention Teens!
Traffic crashes are the leading killer of Minnesota teens and distracted driving and low seat belt use are major factors for these tragedies.
Now, teens can do so... Posted on 2/26/13 at 1:12 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Tech Gifts
By Nichole Roell
With the new iPad and Windows 8 hitting the market this holiday season, technology gifts are on the top of many peoples minds. But what other fun, funky technology is out there?
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In welcoming the huge crowd that gathered in the sweltering heat inside Jefferson High School’s gym for Sunday’s graduation ceremony, science teacher Thomas Smith joked that the event was the hottest ticket in town.
The celebration was moved indoors because of the threat of thunderstorms, but it didn’t wilt the enthusiasm of the Class of 2012’s last hurrah of high school.
Into each life, a little rain must fall. But does it have to always happen during Rib Fest time?
That’s what Coni McKay, director of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce was thinking when for the second straight year, a deluge of rain fell during the Rib Fest portion of Awake the Lakes on Saturday.
Droves of people lined Broadway to see the Memorial Day parade in Alexandria on Monday. After steady downpours during Awake the Lakes on Saturday, the sunshine and light wind made for a picturesque tribute as the fire trucks rolled along and the Jefferson High School marching band strode down the parade route.
In the middle of West Central Minnesota’s manufacturing Mecca, folks shed their workday duds and shined up for a high-fashion event to support the local building industry.
Vikingland Builders Association (VBA) melded the world of construction and the fashion runway when it presented “Construction Couture” at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria on Thursday.
A female GOP candidate said a local Republican Party official’s decision to post a video on the party’s website that showed attractive photos of Republican women and unflattering photos of Democratic women was “juvenile” and distracting.
What does a shining future for west central Minnesota look like to you? Do you envision growing business? Flourishing communities? Thriving children? Engaged leadership? Clean lakes? Green energy? West Central Initiative (WCI) is interested in finding out.
It used to be that children aspired toward becoming firemen, doctors or teachers. Today, the overwhelming popularity video games have found amongst teens has caused a new set of role models to, one might say, come into play.
Worried about your finances? Struggling with a mountain of debt? Wondering how you will keep your home? The Unity Foundation of Alexandria will soon present a series of video presentations that will provide help and advice – for free.
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