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Alexandria School Board adopts primary election system resolution
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, March 19
B-E superintendent resigns, high school principal retires
Turkey flies through truck window, injures man in Wadena County
Osakis ECFE dance set for tonight, March 19
Celebrating the Minnesota way: '77 grad returns for EdTalk
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
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
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
Alfred "Al" Nelson
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
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
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
On The Street
Evavold joins Echo Press staff
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
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March 21, 2014
Join art discussion at Three Havens
Artists and those interested in talking about art are invited to an evening gathering, “Speaking of Art,” on Wednesday, March 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Three Havens Artworks, 101 Three Havens Drive Northeast, Alexandria. The discussion topic will be “Art: Luxury or Necessity?”...
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Jeanne Larson to lead water media workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will offer local artists the opportunity to attend a water media workshop mainly offered in the Twin Cities or at art centers such as the Grand Marais Art Colony. The three-day workshop will be held Wednesday through Friday, September 11-13 from 9 a.m. to...
August 28, 2013 - 12:02pm
August 9, 2013
Alex ArtWorks holds August's Third Thursday's Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday's Art Show will be held Thursday, August 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. This month's...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Art in the Park
Despite lower than average temperatures, the annual Alexandria Area Arts Association's event packed City Park on Saturday and Sunday.
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
New art exhibit opens to community
Alex ArtWorks' Third Thursdays Art Show opens for the season on Thursday, June 20. The other two shows will take place on Thursdays, July 18...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Art collage class offered
The "Art Collage" class will teach youth entering grades 1-3 everything from painting to sculptures to chalk drawings. Learn about colors, textures and everything art! Instructor Joanne Trenne is a licensed teacher. Class is at Discovery Middle School, Monday through Thursday, June...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Writers from region encouraged to contribute to literary magazine
The Lake Region Review is seeking quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with a personal connection to this region. Submissions don't need to be grounded in this region, though the editors admit a fondness...
May 11, 2013 - 10:15am
May 3, 2013
Alex ArtWorks sets stage for area art
Alex ArtWorks, an arts co-op, is setting the stage for community art by developing an exhibit space for Alexandria area artists. In partnership with Depot Express restaurant in Alexandria, Alex ArtWorks is finalizing plans to showcase the fine art of Alex ArtWorks members on an ongoing...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Staples Rotary Art Show calling for entries
Pre-registrations are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Staples Rotary Arts Show May 3-4 in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium in Staples. Three new photography classes are open this year, including the 2013 Theme Category of Minnesota Lakes/Rivers. For pre-registration or...
April 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
March 2, 2013
Students encouraged to submit artwork to Congress
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high-school students, and the overall winner of...
March 2, 2013 - 11:16am
February 22, 2013
Pairing painting and music
If you check the dictionary, art is most simply defined as "The activity of creating beautiful things." The word itself, small and unassuming,...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Enter work in H.O.P.E. exhibit
Someplace Safe will present the creative H.O.P.E. Art Exhibit "Healing Our Pain With Easels." Individuals are encouraged to share their story of how crime and violence touched their lives through paintings, drawings, short stories and poems. The exhibit will be displayed at the...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
St. Cloud VA to host Veterans Art Show
The annual Veterans Art Show is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Thursday, February 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Auditorium (Building 8) on the main campus of the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System. The show is open to the public. ...
February 7, 2013 - 10:12am
January 30, 2013
ADA grant meeting offered to arts groups
An informational meeting about Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Improvement Grants for Lake Region Arts organizations will be held on Thursday, February 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Alexandria Area Arts Association in Alexandria. Nonprofit arts organizations in Becker, Clay,...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Celebrate Recovery to present chalk art
Celebrate Recovery in Alexandria will host a chalk art presentation at 6:30 p.m.
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am