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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, March 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill addresses child abuse
Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Photo of the Week
Community school to be at Luther Crest
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
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Knowledge Bowl team earns a trip to state
Young Athletes, Unified Juniors introduce youth to sports
Community Education offers Wish Upon a Star Prom
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
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
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
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
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 23, 2016
Hospital donates defibrillator to senior center
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary recently donated a defibrillator and mounted casing for the machine to the Alexandria Senior Center. Due...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher course on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, 411 S. Otter Ave., Parkers Prairie. The cost is $22. It is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Take a tour of local senior facilities
Is a change of housing in the future for you or a loved one? Learn about some of the choices in the Alexandria area, including senior apartments, adult foster care facilities, assisted living facilities and 55-plus housing communities. After a short informational session, board a...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher course on Tuesday, July 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria. The cost is $20. It is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Seniors can be bullies too
Today, we often read about suicides of young people caused in part by cyberbullying. Less attention is paid to another category of bullies: those with gray hair, false teeth, hearing aids and canes. I often hear that residents of facilities or visitors to senior events are also bullied....
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 30, 2016
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
The Alexandria Senior Center held its Mother Daughter Luncheon on Saturday, April 30. About 90 women of all ages attended. After guests enjoyed...
April 30, 2016 - 12:46pm
April 29, 2016
UCare offers informational meeting
UCare will host an informational meeting about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options on Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. UCare for Seniors has more than 80,000 members across Minnesota. A salesperson will be present with information and applications....
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Senior prom offers fun, dancing
The public is invited to the second annual senior prom on Friday, April 22 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. The theme is “A Garden Party.” Cindy Bigner and Helen Johnsrud will provide entertainment, and Chuck Wencl and his band members will provide music for...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Aging Mastery Program offered in Alexandria
Vital Living Alexandria is offering an opportunity for older adults to reap the benefits of a cutting-edge wellness program. The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a health and wellness package developed by the National Council on Aging. Classes will be held Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m....
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
UCare to offer meetings on Medicare
UCare will host informational meetings about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options on Tuesday, March 15 at the Alexandria Senior Center. UCare for Seniors has more than 80,000 members across Minnesota. A Medicare 101 meeting will be held at 1 p.m., and a UCare for Seniors...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Students spend an evening with seniors
St. Mary’s confirmation students spent time playing pool with seniors at the Alexandria Senior Center on Nov. 18. Other confirmation students...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Confirmation students visit seniors
St. Mary's confirmation students took time to visit and spend an evening with senior citizens at the Alexandria Senior Community Center on Wednesday...
November 18, 2015 - 7:52pm
October 21, 2015
Vital Living Alexandria is wellness program designed for people 50+
Alexandria is a retirement town. With an older population that’s expected to do nothing but grow, Vital Living Alexandria formed to help people...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Cares fall away in the garden
Residents at Nelson Gables in Alexandria are fortunate to have some home-grown goodies as part of their meals, thanks to the cooks and to the...
September 8, 2015 - 4:42pm