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16-day cold snap ends but warm-up causes problems
Burglary reported at All Stop gas station in Alexandria
Low turnout for township elections in Douglas County
Preparing for what ifs
Anti-bullying bill still controversial despite tweaks
Figure skaters compete in St. Cloud
LEC names all-conference team
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
Four Alex swimmers head to state
Blue Anchors keep filling out roster
Catch a sneak peek of ‘Elton John: Million Dollar Piano’
Men’s Chorus to give concert March 23
Lenten series to explore ‘mindfulness’
Women’s retreat to be held at Mount Carmel
Engaged - Drewes and Quinn
Births - Douglas county Hospital through March 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 3, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 23, 2014
Carvers coming to Alexandria
Landgaard lands nice walleye on Ida
Fish Report: Thaw makes for messy conditions
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
Fishing for a good cause
Science is true whether you believe in it or not
Staying warm this winter
Halt Minnesota’s wolf hunt
Pre-existing conditions no longer blocked from health insurance coverage
From the blogs: Emotions by rote: when empathy is scripted
Let’s Get Growing workshop offered Saturday, March 29
Spring is in the air
Funding to improve pollinator health
Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
$6,720 in scholarships awarded for long-term care fields
On the street
Thornton Law Firm makes donation to Douglas County Hospital
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Viking Antiques relocates
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Brian Strand, 78
Tyler Hadley, 20
Herbert Guenther, 88
Odilia Roers, 83
Funeral - Herbert Guenther, 88
‘Real Men Paint’ is title of Thursday art show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show, titled “Real Men Paint,” will be held Thursday, March 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public. This month’s selected artists are Myron Sahlberg, Paul Johnson, Ron Richter,...
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10 hours 7 min ago
March 12, 2014
Harness creativity in upcoming art class
The public is invited to harness creativity and explore the world of art in a two-hour Square Foot Art Workshop. In the workshop, participants will create a painting, drawing collage or fiber piece that is 12” by 12”. All supplies are included, and all are welcome. Instructors...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
High school students invited to submit work for art competition
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high school students. The overall winner of each participating district...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Watercolor workshop offered in Alexandria
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will present a watercolor painting workshop, “Make Some Bright Happy Paintings,” on Tuesday and...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Third Thursday’s Art Show to feature student art set for February 20
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show will be held Thursday, February 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public. This month, the show will feature the artwork of Alexandria Jefferson High School students. Their art...
life / events
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Evansville Arts Coalition to host annual photo exhibit
The Evansville Arts Coalition (EAC) will re-open for the 2014 season with its annual photography exhibit at the Evansville Art Center. The free-will offering exhibit runs from 10 a.m. Friday, March 7 through noon on Saturday, April 26. Photos may be for sale. Gallery and Free Book...
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
January 21, 2014
Alex ArtWorks to hold Third Thursday’s Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show will be held Thursday, January 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public. This month’s selected artists are Merodie Seykora and Leanne Larson. Their art will be on display...
January 21, 2014 - 2:03pm
Artist Mentor Grant student deadline is February 1
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council have until Saturday, February 1 to apply for a $600 Artist Mentor Grant. The grant will allow them to study one-to-one with a professional artist this coming summer. Grants are available...
January 21, 2014 - 1:56pm
December 31, 2013
Schwardt named YoungArts finalist
Sharaya Schwardt of Villard is a National YoungArts Foundation finalist in visual arts. She attends California College of the Arts in Oakland, California. Of 687 winners from 46 states, 171 finalists from across the nation will come together for the 33rd annual YoungArts Week in...
December 31, 2013 - 12:40am
December 19, 2013
Local artists featured in regional exhibit
Artist reception scheduled for January 21
life / events
December 19, 2013 - 9:50pm
November 22, 2013
Youth holiday art class set
In “Art on the Spot: Holiday Style,” students in grades K-3 can create holiday art projects. They’ll experiment with different types of art including brush, finger and oil painting, drawing, crafts and culinary arts. They will put their own creative touches on each project and...
life / entertainment
November 22, 2013 - 9:14am
October 11, 2013
Vinyl records remixed to create icon art
Local artist creates mixed media paintings featuring Dylan, Cash, Hendrix and more
October 11, 2013 - 9:08am
Alex ArtWorks to hold October’s Third Thursday’s Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show will be held Thursday, October 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. This...
October 11, 2013 - 9:02am
Alexandria Area Arts Association prepares for ‘1960’s invasion’
The Sensational Sleepers to perform Friday
October 11, 2013 - 9:01am
Work of Candy Bohjanen-Hammitt on display at Evansville Art Center
The Evansville Art Center will exhibit its latest gallery, An Artist’s Journey to Creativity, featuring 100 works by photographer and artist Candy Bohjanen-Hammitt. The exhibit is now open and runs until December 7. The gallery is open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
October 11, 2013 - 9:00am