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Boat wrap recycling begins in April
Glitz and glamour
Woman charged with felony theft
For the Record - March 29, 2017
Carlos firefighters get certified in thin ice rescue
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
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
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
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
Lynda L (Halvorson) Mackie
Nancy A. Pedersen
Karen Jane (Evavold) Latzel
Janice Carol Schultz
Donald W. Anderson
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
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
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
January 18, 2017
COMMUNITY ED: Learn the art of gluten-free baking
With the increase in allergies to gluten and a growing concern about dietary health among consumers, this has become instructor Stephanie King's most popular class. Students will be given fail-safe recipes for basic gluten-free baked goods such as sandwich bread, dinner rolls, quick...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Students in grades nine, 10 and 11 who are attending public, private or home schools and living in the Lakes Region Arts Center region are eligible to apply for a local arts scholarship worth more than $600. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 1. Successful applicants will present...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Zumba is a workout that combines all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of sweat. Take the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 13, 2017
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Three members of the Alexandria Area High School FIRST Robotics team, sophomores Logan Filipiak, Ford Johnson and Sam Gilbertson, visited Garfield...
January 13, 2017 - 11:00am
December 28, 2016
Alexandria finishes second in Math League meet
The Alexandria Area High School Math League had its third meet of the season on Monday, Dec. 19. The Alexandria team finished in second place....
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
December 21, 2016
Register for Senior College winter 2017 program
Registration for the winter 2017 Senior College is now open. The program is entitled "Food! Food! Food! There's a Lot to Digest." It will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10-26, from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College Office and Technology Building,...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Six scholarships available for high school juniors
The Minnesota Association of Townships has announced its 17th annual scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To enter the contest, the juniors must answer an essay question developed to support the association's 2017...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
December 14, 2016
Prestby, Grove nominated for ExCEL Award
Alexandria Area High School has nominated Allison Prestby and Jackson Grove for the ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) Award. ExCEL is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
A total of 315 elementary students recently exhibited their projects at the three elementary science fairs sponsored by Alexandria Public Schools....
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
November 22, 2016
Environmental science scholarships announced
Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust will take applications through February for three 2017 post-secondary scholarships. Included are the Vernon P. Ostrom Scholarship, the Harvey K. Nelson Scholarship, and the Dean A. Elmer Scholarship. Each is $500 or more, as determined by the Board...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 16, 2016
COMMUNITY ED: Assemble an Amish braided rug from jeans
Learn how to assemble a durable and attractive rug using recycled blue jeans and an old twin sheet at an upcoming Community Education class. No need to buy any special materials. You will need approximately five pairs of jeans and a contrast fabric, like a sheet. A supply list will...
November 16, 2016 - 11:00am
COMMUNITY ED: Learn the basics of archery
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to learn the basics of archery from certified instructors and licensed teachers Amy Revering and Chad Gilbertson. Students from all elementary schools are welcome to participate. Bring a snack and water bottle. The class will be presented in seven...
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Scholarship available to horticulture, agronomy students
The Tenth District of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society will award a $500 scholarship to a college student who is pursuing a degree in horticulture or agronomy. To qualify, the student's parent(s) must reside in District 10. Counties in the 10th district are Grant, Douglas,...
November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Winners announced in cemetery association essay contest
Fifth Grade students from Douglas County schools responded to the fourth annual contest titled "What Stories Can The Stones Tells?" The contest was organized and sponsored by the Douglas County Cemetery Association. Other contest sponsors include Alexandria VFW Post 936, REA's Operation...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 28, 2016
Nominations open for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Minnesotans will have the opportunity this fall to nominate an educator for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open now and remain open through Nov. 15. Nominations can be submitted online by accessing a form on www.educationminnesota.org. The 2017 Teacher of the Year...
October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm