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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
Fifth grade Math Masters take top honors Two Alexandria fifth-graders took first place in a regional math competition, and one team placed second....
April 27, 2018 - 3:34pm
April 16, 2018
Happy, headlong rush into art
The challenge going through Jana Tonsfeldt's house is figuring out what to look at first. A 6-foot-tall giraffe sporting two spunky bowties?...
April 16, 2018 - 6:38am
March 22, 2018
Letting creativity flow: Adults can explore creating art
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids. At a weekend event, adults will have the chance to try their hand at painting, ceramics, rosemaling and...
March 22, 2018 - 8:02am
September 14, 2017
Leaving a mark: Iconic Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck dies at 94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Charles Beck didn't leave his mark on the landscape. Rather, he made his imprint by capturing the rolling hills, plowed...
September 14, 2017 - 10:36am
August 4, 2017
Artists offer free community art day
Community members can make postcards, posters or other projects from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 8 when the Alexandria United Methodist Church 2210 E. 6th Ave. hosts a free Community Art Day. Led by the Brush and Palette Club, artists will demonstrate a range of techniques such as mixing...
August 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
July 13, 2017
Local artists open studios to the public
Nine local artists will showcase their work during the annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour from Friday through Sunday. Free and open to the...
July 13, 2017 - 6:45am
June 30, 2017
Artist John House displays new work in Evansville
Known for his wildlife paintings and carvings, Minnesota artist John House has branched into rural landscapes and portraits. His new work will...
June 30, 2017 - 5:41pm
June 8, 2017
Minnesota State Fair art unveiled
ST. PAUL—St. Paul artist Ta-coumba Aiken's commemorative art for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Fairgrounds....
June 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
June 1, 2017
Evansville gallery displays fish rubbings
Move over, headstones and historic plaques. A local artist has found something different to take rubbings from—dead fish. Inspired by patterns...
June 1, 2017 - 4:02pm
March 29, 2017
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
For some, dentistry and painting may sound like two things that have nothing in common. But for Dean Anderson, an Alexandria dentist who paints...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
High school artwork goes on display Feb. 10
Artwork by dozens of area high school students will go on display Feb. 10 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls campus. The Regional Art Show, which is free and open to the public, will include 160 works by students from the Battle Lake, Brandon-Evansville,...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
An artist's touch
Alexandria area residents added their personal touch of creativity to a piece of art destined to hang in the new Sanford hospital in Fargo. ...
January 18, 2017 - 9:12am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
OUT AND ABOUT: Alexandria Holiday Arts and Crafters Tour
The weather was unseasonably warm for the 2016 Alexandria Holiday Arts and Crafters Tour, which took place Nov. 3, 4 and 5. Seven local homes...
November 9, 2016 - 7:00am
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