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On The Street
August 7, 2015
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Lake Community
Lake Community Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir in a free performance on Sunday, August 9 at the 9 a.m. service. The event is open to the public and all are welcome. The choir’s contemporary gospel and praise songs will be accompanied...
Life / events
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Learning to live right: Rebuilding a broken life through faith
Editor's note: The following is the conclusion of a three-part series that traces the life of Mark Foss of Alexandria, the founder of LifeRight...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Learning to live right
Editor's note: The following is the first of a three-part series, previously published in the West Central Tribune, that traces the life of Mark...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Shalom Church
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir on Sunday, November 4 at 10:45 a.m. for a special worship service. The event is open to the public. The MnTC Choir is known statewide, having performed at more than 230 churches in 2011. The...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Get busy living or get busy dying
For the first time in the façade that was his life, Chris Jeffries saw terror on another person's face. He saw his life of crime and drugs through...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Living life right
In the back of a police car on his way to prison for the third time, Mark Foss uttered a desperate cry for help. "You need to take this from...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
A welcome challenge
It's not too often that someone is grateful for being arrested. Nikol Foss was. If the police hadn't pulled her over, searched her car and arrested...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Report shows increased use of prescription drugs, heroin
Addiction treatment programs and emergency rooms in the Twin Cities report increased non-medical use of prescription narcotics and heroin, according to the recently released Drug Abuse Trends report. A record-high 1,187 patients in 2008 reported opiates other than heroin (mostly...
crime / News
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
The ups and downs of obesity
Two summers ago, Duane Rostad went to Valleyfair amusement park for the first time since he was 14. He went on the rides over and over and over again. "It was one of the biggest deals for me," said Rostad, an Alexandria resident. "I can do things now that I could never do before....
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am