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AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling
Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
Ervin Jerome Hagen
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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April 14, 2018
AgweekTV: Combatting farmer suicide
Farm groups and mental health professionals are concerned over the high suicide rate among farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
April 14, 2018 - 8:30am
October 9, 2017
Janssen among top female executives in convenience store industry
Kellie Janssen, president of Henry's Foods Inc. in Alexandria, was recently honored as one of the top 50 female executives and managers who...
October 9, 2017 - 10:14am
August 2, 2017
School district's first gardener growing into the job
Woodland Elementary School's first-ever garden manager was trying to teach middle school students how to build houses to attract pollinators,...
August 2, 2017 - 1:49pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2017
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Bethany Home/Short-Term Rehab and Memory Care at Ecumen Bethany Community, a senior living community in Alexandria, have received 2016 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight, a national health care customer satisfaction measurement company.
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
March 15, 2017
Superintendent Julie Critz receives Kay E. Jacobs Memorial Award
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) named Julie Critz, superintendent of the Alexandria Public Schools, recipient of the...
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Alexandria-based Dilley Zimny Insurance was named one of Western National Insurance Group's Circle of Excellence Agencies for 2017. The Western National Circle of Excellence recognition is announced annually to spotlight an elite group of partners who have excelled based on performance...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Sertoma seeking applications for Service to Mankind award
Each year, Sertoma honors an individual for their volunteerism and involvement in the community. Sertoma's Service to Mankind award recognizes outstanding community service by a non-Sertoman, where work is performed on a voluntary basis. Recipients are selected from nominees that...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Medical responders honored for saving a life
On Aug. 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 3M employee stood at a computer, working, when suddenly he clutched his chest and collapsed....
March 10, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Ollie's Service of Alexandria was named Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's (MnUSA) 2016 Dealer of the Year on Feb. 11 at the annual...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2017
Ronning, Odland nominated for Triple A Award
Ellie Ronning and Will Odland, seniors at Alexandria Area High School, were nominated to represent their school in the Academics, Arts and Athletics...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 6, 2017
Our Saviour's/Fahlun Council receives Seven Seals Award
Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, a chaplain/captain in the Minnesota Army National Guard, serves a two-point parish in Nelson, Our Saviour's Lutheran...
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 9, 2016
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
The ninth annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom. The award will be handed out during the Unity Foundation's Faith at Work lunch. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door....
December 9, 2016 - 11:00am
October 28, 2016
ATCC awarded Excellence in Education Award
The National Kitchen and Bath Association recently recognized outstanding association-accredited programs with its 2015 Excellence in Education Award. Alexandria Technical and Community College was among the 10 winning schools. Each program must submit two student design projects,...
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 26, 2016
Garden project earns Townsend top Girl Scout award
Megan Townsend recently completed requirements for Girl Scouts' top achievement for Cadettes, the Girl Scout Silver Award. Townsend's project...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am