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Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
For the record
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
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
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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Alexandria Area High School
December 18, 2016
Alexandria Area High School holds Christmas concert
Alexandria Area High School hosted the Christmas concert titled “In Terra Pax” on Sunday in the Performing Arts Center, featuring the school’s...
December 18, 2016 - 6:16pm
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 7, 2016
Alexandria to host A Magical Medora Christmas
Five Medora performers will bring a family-friendly holiday show, A Magical Medora Christmas, to audiences in Alexandria on Monday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. A Magical Medora Christmas is a 19-community, 24-show tour featuring...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
December 2, 2016
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
The Dragonfly Foundation will host the Empty Chair Gala on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Social is from 5 to 7 p.m., following by dinner. A program and auctions begin at 8:15 p.m. A live auction will include many one-of-a-kind chairs created...
December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Experience the Christmas Truce of 1914
A collaboration between Theatre L'Homme Dieu and Alexandria Area High School Community Education is making way for a special performance of "All...
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
November 30, 2016
Third CLCA concert features New Odyssey
The third concert of the 2016-2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alexandria...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Alexandria school district receives one of 37 state grants
The Alexandria School District will soon add two new staff members to its payroll — a part-time social worker at Lincoln Elementary and...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2016
Higher standards for dual-credit classes
Nearly half of all teachers in the Alexandria School District hold a master's degree. But credentialing requirements now being enforced by the...
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
November 16, 2016
A great fit in Footloose
Singing, dancing, acting — the high school's fall musical Footloose has it all. Students at Alexandria Area High School have been working...
November 16, 2016 - 5:50am
November 9, 2016
A bright future
If you ask Stevie Kaczor her favorite color, you're likely to get numerous answers. "You can't ask that," she said. "I think that purple is...
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria students choose Trump
More than 1,000 ninth through 12th grade students at Alexandria Area High School did their civic duty and voted for who they think should be...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Take up swing dancing at Harvest Ball
The public is invited to attend the annual Harvest Ball Swing Dance Party fundraiser for Alexandria's jazz band programs. The event is Friday, Nov. 4, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Alexandria Area High School large commons area. Parking is available on either side of the building. ...
October 28, 2016 - 11:00am
October 19, 2016
CLCA 2016-17 season opens with Dallas Brass
The first concert of the 2016/2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association, featuring Dallas Brass, will take place on Tuesday, Oct....
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
High school's garden goes to good use
The garden at Alexandria Area High School now serves more purpose than simply a classroom environment, with the produce being used around the...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Country Music Spectacular features country artists
The Douglas County Sheriff's Federation and Posse will present the annual Country Music Spectacular, starring James Otto with special guest Thom...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am