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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, May 24
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
FBI agent from Alexandria dies
Girl who drowned entered water willingly
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
Golf: Knights send three on to section tournament
Sports schedule for Thursday, May 25
Softball: Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semis
Alexandria horseshoe league results
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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On The Street
September 30, 2016
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
Alexandria Area Arts Association has announced auditions for its upcoming holiday staging of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 6. Be prepared for a possible call back on Friday, Oct. 7. The times are as follows: Oct. 5 5:30 to 6 p.m. Music...
September 30, 2016 - 1:36am
April 15, 2016
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Audition for Alexandria Area Arts' spring drama
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) invites the public to open auditions for its spring drama, Proof, on Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre, 618 Broadway in Alexandria.
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Auditions for 'Honk, Jr.' open to area youth
Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) invites youth ages 8-18 to audition for its upcoming youth musical, Honk, Jr. There are roles for 30-35 young performers. Auditions will be held Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre, 618 Broadway in...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Jingle Bells auditions set
Talent auditions for the 67th annual Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Sunday, November 1 and Saturday, November 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. The telethon will be Saturday, December 5 at 5 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center. For more...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Prepare for theater auditions at community class
Community Education’s Theatre 101 Complete Series will prepare attendees for the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre production of White Christmas. Topics include introduction to theater, introduction to auditions, the audition package and mock auditions and acting...
September 3, 2014 - 6:49am
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'The Glass Menagerie'
The Prairie Wind Community Theatre will hold auditions for Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie on Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday, September 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Come with a short prepared piece. Parts of the script will also...
September 3, 2013 - 3:38pm
July 19, 2013
Openings still available for Prairie Fire's 'Pinocchio'
There are still openings for the 27th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This musical production Pinocchio has roles for 75 youth. Camp is Monday through Thursday, August 5-8 from noon to 5 p.m., with performances Friday through Sunday, August 9-11. Schedules...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Auditions open for 'Willy Wonka'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold open auditions for its upcoming fall family musical, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, July 22-23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre. Willy Wonka is the story of a candy man and his quest to find an heir...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Audition set for 'A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody'
Prairie Wind Players in Barrett will hold auditions for their late summer production of A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, a combination comedy and mystery by Ron Bernas. The story starts on New Year's Eve at the Matthew and Julia Perry mansion as the couple makes their annual resolutions....
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
Auditions announced for 'Lucky Stiff'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) announced auditions for its upcoming spring musical, Lucky Stiff, by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 18 and 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA theater. Lucky Stiff is an...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
'Rumors' auditions to be held at AAAA
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold auditions for its winter production, Rumors, by Neil Simon. When the deputy mayor of New York shoots himself, inflicting a flesh wound, four couples are suddenly thrust into a severe attack of farce. The farce comedy, written...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
'It's a Wonderful Life' auditions slated
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold auditions for their holiday production, It's a Wonderful Life, on October 1-2 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre in downtown Alexandria. The production requires 25 people, ranging between the ages of 8 and 80, according to director...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions
Auditions will be held on September 17-18 at 6:30 p.m. for Prairie Wind Players November production, The Importance of Being Earnest, at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. One of Oscar Wilde's greatest plays, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farce, a romantic comedy of manners and a...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Prairie Wind Players auditions for 'Southern Hospitality' to be held
The Furtelle family and their friends from Fayro, Texas will be back on the Prairie Wind Players' stage in Southern Hospitality. Auditions for available parts will be held on July 12 at 6:30 p.m.
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am