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Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
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LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
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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
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October 21, 2017
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
To the editor: Thanks to Kathryn LeBrasseur for her article about the arts in Alexandria in the October 11 paper. I just had to mention two others that have become such a rich source of enjoyment for me. One is the absolutely beautiful chamber music performed as a part of the "Awake...
October 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
October 20, 2017
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Auditions for the Alexandria Area Arts Association production of Agatha Christie's Mousetrap will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 23-24 at 6:30 p.m. both evenings. Kevin Lee, the director, will be using cold readings from the script for the audition process. This is an open call...
October 20, 2017 - 12:19pm
October 11, 2017
Arts enriches life in the lakes area
There are many articles in the news lately containing statistics about the growth of our area. Opportunities for employment and education are listed as reasons for the growth. Quality of life is not always listed, but it is foremost.
October 11, 2017 - 2:45pm
August 24, 2017
Three local concert series come to an end
Summer ain't over till the music festivals end, and three major Alexandria festivals are wrapping up the season beginning tonight. Music in the...
August 24, 2017 - 11:27am
August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 7, 2017
WoodPicks to perform gospel, bluegrass on courthouse lawn
The WoodPicks, a five-member band from Thief River Falls, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
August 7, 2017 - 7:35am
August 5, 2017
Lake Region Arts Council seeks board nominations
Lake Region Arts Council, the region's largest public funder for the arts, is seeking nominations from counties including Douglas to fill open spots on its board of directors. Each year, the council distributes about $300,000 in grants to regional artists and art projects, and board...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
July 31, 2017
Cassie & The Bobs to perform free concert
Channeling their inner Patsy Cline, Cassie & The Bobs will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 31, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 24, 2017
Loose Change to deliver free concert
The Loose Change Band will bring the music of old-time and newer country stars to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 24, 2017 - 7:44am
July 17, 2017
Rockin' Hollywoods play courthouse lawn
The Rockin' Hollywoods present "Solid Gold Rock 'n' Roll" from the 1950s to the 1980s at the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
July 17, 2017 - 8:43am
July 12, 2017
Commentary: Live theater adds to quality of life
By Tom Obert, Alexandria, MN "Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future." Sophocles said that. I never met the man, but I think he was on to something. One should always lead off a discussion about the arts with a quote from Sophocles...
July 12, 2017 - 4:44pm
July 10, 2017
Lightning Creek plays courthouse lawn
Lightning Creek brings three-part harmonies, keyboard, fiddle and lap steel to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 10, 2017 - 8:49am
June 30, 2017
Courthouse concert features concert band
Billing itself as "the Midwest's only official rock 'n' roll beach party band," Bob & The Beachcombers will play 1960s surfing hits on the Douglas...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
June 19, 2017
Courthouse concert features country rock
Country rock band Cimarron will bring the music of the Eagles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Dan Fogelberg, Simon and Garfunkel and others to the Douglas...
June 19, 2017 - 7:49am
June 12, 2017
Courthouse concert act has been nationally recognized
Red Letter Band will provide music for the Thursday, June 15, "Concert on the Courthouse Lawn" at the Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Ave....
June 12, 2017 - 9:00am