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AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
March 8, 2018
Central Minn. woman first patient in clinical trial to help people with spinal cord injuries
CROSSLAKE, Minn.—Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist...
March 8, 2018 - 1:33pm
March 7, 2018
Keys to living longer: Eat less sugar, find purpose
Ten years ago, when experts were looking for a Minnesota city to turn into a center of health and longevity, for free, Alexandria couldn't quite drum up the interest. "Sometimes you need a crisis to get people organized behind an idea," said Sandy Tubbs, administrator of Horizon Public...
March 7, 2018 - 1:37pm
February 26, 2018
Weight loss group to host speaker
The Amazing Journeys Together support group in Alexandria will hear from a marriage and family therapist who specializes in nutrition. That’s in keeping with the group’s mission to help those seeking to lose weight through surgery or lifestyle changes, and encourage families...
February 26, 2018 - 6:00am
February 22, 2018
Douglas County Hospital patient died from medication error
Douglas County Hospital had the only fatal medication error in the state between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report...
February 22, 2018 - 12:56pm
January 17, 2018
Red Cross calls blood supply 'critically short'
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, 206 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The Red Cross says bad weather has forced cancellations of more than 150 blood drives, leaving it "critically short" of blood....
January 17, 2018 - 12:05pm
November 9, 2017
Wadena veteran gets dream vacation while battling ALS
WADENA, Minn. — Meet Air Force veteran Joe Hundeby and you can't helped but be impressed by his positive attitude. "You can choose to be...
November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
November 8, 2017
Minnesota calls attention to safe sleeping practices for infants
DULUTH — Before Sarah Grenberg gave birth to her first child, she learned that the image of a sleeping infant in a sea of blankets, stuffed...
November 8, 2017 - 7:43pm
November 5, 2017
UCC hosts night of spaghetti, auction and bake sale Fancy getting a homemade pie every month? Or a special Italian dinner? These are two items up for auction when the First Congregational UCC hosts its traditional spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9....
November 5, 2017 - 2:40pm
Alexandria church sends team to Houston
Seven volunteers from Alexandria's Church for the Harvest went to Houston to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey, and the church might send...
November 5, 2017 - 12:42pm
October 28, 2017
Iconoclastic pastor comes to Alexandria An ordained Lutheran pastor whose boat-rocking ways have landed her on all sorts of national media will...
October 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 14, 2017
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Not long ago, I was getting into my car at the gas station when a toddler from the car next to me gave me an exuberant wave and a "Hi!" as his mom lifted him out of his car seat. His wave brought an instant smile to my face as I waved back. It was the type of greeting you might give...
October 14, 2017 - 4:37pm
October 13, 2017
Shoebox gift recipient to speak The Unity Foundation will feature a past recipient of an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift at its monthly...
October 13, 2017 - 7:31am
October 5, 2017
Faith events: Sounds of the Harvest, Fields of Faith coming up
Sounds of the Harvest Festival Ebenezer Lutheran Church of Leaf Valley will hold its 12th annual Sounds of the Harvest concert featuring Heaven...
October 5, 2017 - 4:08pm
September 29, 2017
Faith events: Awana and handbells
Awana starts at Covenant An Awana program is underway at the Alexandria Covenant Church, but kids are still welcome to join. It is held each...
September 29, 2017 - 11:54am
September 22, 2017
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Speaker at Osakis High When high school farm kid Ben Hylden lost control of his car on an icy back road, he was tossed from the vehicle and came close to death. Ten years later, as a motivational speaker and author, he shares his story of a faith that sustained him through his recovery...
September 22, 2017 - 9:03am