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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
Andrew Paul Slavik
LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
On The Street
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July 2, 2014
Red Willow Arts plans two Fourth of July concerts
As part of the area Fourth of July festivities, the Red Willow Arts Coalition will offer two free Fourth of July concerts. Skilly and Duff will give a concert on Thursday, July 3 at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria. For the second concert, Red Willow is...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
June 25, 2014
Peggy Hall to lead collage, watercolor workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will offer a collage/watercolor workshop with artist and designer Peggy Hall on Wednesday through Friday, July 9-11...
June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Instagram contest selects smart teen driver winners
Throughout the month of May, Douglas County students in grades 9-12 submitted photos and videos via Instagram demonstrating the importance of...
June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 18, 2014
Youth artists workshop appeals to young adults
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will sponsor a youth artists workshop Tuesday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Alexandria. Enrollees ages 10 through young adult are invited to spend two days experimenting with several art...
June 18, 2014 - 12:00am
May 23, 2014
Lifelong friends exhibit paintings inspired by lakes area
Maritime Museum hosts ‘Lifelong Friends’ exhibit this summer Images of their childhood have been painted, framed and brought to life. Paintings...
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
New gallery display features student artwork
Private/Public will host a gallery featuring work from three regional high schools: Minnewaska, Perham and Moorhead. Students created pieces that represent their opinions and experiences. The students’ works will be on display at the Kaddatz Gallery in Fergus Falls from Tuesday,...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Artists and art lovers invited to gathering ‘Speaking of Art’
Artists and anyone interested in art are invited to attend a “Speaking of Art” gathering on Wednesday, April 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Three Havens Artworks in Alexandria. The discussion topic this month will be “Why Do People Buy Art?” Guided conversation starts at 6:45...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Learn the art of watercolor at workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will present a watercolor workshop, led by Dan Wiemer of Red Wing, Wednesday through Friday, May 7-9 from 9 a.m. to...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Local artist’s work featured at Lake Region Health Care Center
Alexandria artist Millie Conard’s paintings will be featured at the Lake Region Health Care Center in Fergus Falls for the months of April, May and June. Conard began her art career at age 17 when she attended The Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am
April 2, 2014
Local students receive Artist Mentor Grants
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) recently presented four local high school students, among several others from around the region, with Artist Mentor Grants for the summer of 2014. The five-member jury panel interviewed each student applicant and assessed their creativity, skill and...
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
Art in the Park vendors sought
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) is seeking vendors for its 39th annual Art in the Park, to be held Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. Art in the Park is an annual juried fine craft and art fair that...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
‘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,...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
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
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
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