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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
Bemidji school official arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
SkillsUSA competition held today at ATCC
Winning Edge Graphics buys Bold Fusion
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Clarence Raymond Lehn
Robert "Bob" E. Montbriand
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 17, 2017
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Grieving the death of a family member or friend can be painful. The process of learning how to live without that person includes exploring questions and feelings that may be new to a person experiencing the death of their loved one. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria will sponsor...
February 17, 2017 - 10:23am
Free computer, writing prep class offered at ATCC
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College to offer a free Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this spring. Since this course is limited to the first 20 qualified...
February 17, 2017 - 10:10am
February 8, 2017
Search for Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County announced
Young girls between the ages of 9 to 12 years are now invited to send in applications for the 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County Pageant. Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29 in St. Paul. The young...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
February 3, 2017
Alexandria native publishes biography of "Krazy Kat" creator
Alexandria native and author Michael Tisserand recently released his newest book, "Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White," the first...
February 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2017
Birth of baby Hazel Schultz marks five generations
Nov. 12, 2016, brought joy and a new distinction to a local family. With the birth of Hazel Schultz to Chelsie Roering, who resides in Nelson,...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
Beer and wine tasting raises money for United Way
The public is invited to attend the eighth annual beer and wine tasting on Friday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. Admission allows guests to taste test a variety...
February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
January 25, 2017
Hasch's Hope Benefit is set for Jan. 28
A benefit and silent auction for Jill Hasch as she battles pancreatic cancer will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nelson Gables Governor's Room in Alexandria. All money raised will go toward assisting Hasch and her family with medical expenses. This benefit...
January 25, 2017 - 10:00am
EAC to open season with photo exhibit
The Evansville Arts Coalition will reopen the Evansville Art Center in downtown Evansville for the 2017 season with its annual photography exhibit...
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
It's time for fathers to escort their daughters to an evening of dancing and entertainment. The Big Ole — Little Lena Ball will be held...
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Benefit dinner to raise funds for Scott Bakke family
A dinner to benefit Scott Bakke will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at 55 Lake St. S., Forest Lake. It will raise funds for Bakke and his family to defer costs while he battles aggressive colorectal cancer. Bakke was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 43. Since that...
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 13, 2017
Minnesota dentists offering free dental care for children
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care to children in need on Feb. 3 and 4. Appointments can be booked now. The Minnesota Dental Association has more than 2,000 dental professionals volunteering at more than 125 clinics across the state for Give Kids a Smile. To locate a...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 6, 2017
Two births ring in the new year at Douglas County Hospital
This year, two families rang in the new year by celebrating the births of their babies at the Douglas County Hospital. Nick and Brittany Laven...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
Get outdoors at Lake Carlos State Park events
Lake Carlos State Park is hosting multiple upcoming events that give the public an opportunity to explore outdoors. There is no cost for these events, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($5/day or $25/year). Following is a list of events:
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
Toys delivered to kids for Christmas
The Runestone Detachment 1409, Marine Corps League, recently held the toy disbursement at Love INC for its fourth annual Toys for Kids program....
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
December 23, 2016
Donate shoes to Soles4Souls
Local Lions clubs are joining together to again bring Soles4Souls to the area, a District 5M4 Lions Centennial Project celebrating 100 years of community service in 2017. Lions clubs will accept any and all new and used shoes to be distributed throughout the world to fight poverty....
December 23, 2016 - 11:00am