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State baseball: Alexandria drops doubleheader for second consecutive fourth-place finish
State baseball: Panthers capture another trophy to wrap up a memorable season
State baseball: Panthers erupt again to shock Wabasso late
Baseball: Levasseur lifts Alexandria into state semis
Boys golf: No regret as Cardinals take pride in second-place finish at state
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Dick and Sue Anderson
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Annual Osakis Walleye Tournament set for June 16
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Gene M. Bachman
Richard A. Trisko
Albert (Al) Renault Peraino
Alan "Al" Guenther
Fond memories of Herberger's
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
In the Know: When school ends, hunger begins
1993: Minor earthquake shakes west-central Minnesota
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
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
Foreclosure sale of mall postponed
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December 7, 2017
Helping African firefighters
African firefighters will soon have more air packs, CPR dummies and a water tank, thanks to the Kensington Fire Department. "When I went to...
December 7, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 17, 2017
Father and daughter return from eye-opening mission trip to Africa
An Alexandria father-daughter duo — Pete and Maggie Pfeffer — recently had the opportunity to go on a mission trip of a lifetime....
February 17, 2017 - 3:51pm
February 10, 2017
Muzamba Sibajene to speak on intercultural issues
Muzamba Sibajene, a native of Zambia, Africa, and the manager of intercultural programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College, will be the guest speaker at the Race and Religion adult study on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 9:15 a.m. at Alexandria United Methodist Church. The public is...
February 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2017
A mountain of a mission
After Pete Pfeffer went on a trip with his son, Jimmy, to France, he told his daughter, Maggie, to start thinking about where she wanted to...
January 4, 2017 - 9:00am
September 16, 2016
Operation Bootstrap walk to benefit Tanzanian school
People of all ages are invited to participate in the Operation Bootstrap Africa walk, collect pledges from sponsors, or sponsor a walker. The...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
A hands-on experience
Natasha Bosek of Garfield graduated from Jamestown College in North Dakota with a bachelor of science degree in nursing on May 11. Besides the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Stitching up happiness
Kathryn Erickson's fingers rarely have a moment's peace. They're always too busy sewing. "My fingers have to keep busy," said the avid seamstress....
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
A spark behind an education
Each year, millions of students go to college. Some travel 50 miles to attend school while others travel 500 miles. But for Lizzie Muyawa Dube,...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 8, 2012
Group plans to ship agricultural books to Africa
Books For Africa (BFA) has begun a new initiative to collect and ship much-needed agricultural libraries to schools, universities and government agencies in Africa. The project is modeled after BFA's Jack Mason Law & Democracy Initiative in which law books and law libraries...
April 8, 2012 - 2:56pm
August 25, 2010
Leaving it all behind
Marv and Marie Bjorklund would trade anything to see a smile light up a child's face. That's why they are getting rid of all their worldly possessions...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
In to Africa
Lois and Alisha Drexler went to Africa to build a relationship with others. In turn, they strengthened their own relationship with God. "The...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Lions clubs hear how they're helping eye surgeries in Africa
On September 4, the 12 Lions Clubs of Zone #1 (District 5M4) met at the Elks Club in Alexandria to learn how surgeons in Africa restore eyesight to so many with so little. There were more than 100 people present, including District 5M4 Governor Ken Harwick and his wife, Kathy. The...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Making a molehill out of a mountain
Jenny Geithman did everything backward. She leapt before she looked. She made a molehill out of a mountain. When she went to the "zoo," she was the one in a cage. And she did it all on an adventure she was skeptical would ever happen - a spur-of-the-moment trip to Africa. Is...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am