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Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
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How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
May 20, 2016
MnDOT seeks applicants for Safe Routes to School bicycle fleets
Minnesota schools and communities are invited to apply for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) bicycle fleets and trailers funding. This funding will support teachers across the state using the Walk! Bike! Fun! curriculum to help students learn safe walking and...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Kids put safety skills to the test
Children learned about bike safety, had fun testing their skills on an obstacle course and won cool prizes in Alexandria Saturday. It was all...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Public input needed for statewide bicycle system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is seeking public comment on the statewide bicycle system plan. A draft of the plan is online for review at www.mndot.gov/bike/system-plan. Interested persons may email comments on the plan to bikeplan.DOT@state.mn.us through Monday,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Community invited to casual bike rides first Saturday of month
The public is invited to join a naturalist on a casual bike ride on the Central Lakes State Trail, starting at Big Ole in Alexandria, on the first Saturday of every month until September. Each ride will increase in length, culminating with the longest ride of the season in September. The...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 11, 2013
Drive with caution during bicycling fundraiser
Motorists traveling on area roads are asked to slow down and watch for bicyclists participating in a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser for families in Manitoba, Canada. Cycle of Hope volunteers left Louisville, Kentucky, on June 28 for a two-week journey to celebrate the 20th annual...
July 11, 2013 - 11:45am
July 10, 2013
Be alert for bicycle group passing through Alexandria area
Motorists asked to drive with extreme caution on area roads during bicycling fundraiser Motorists traveling on area roads are asked to slow down and watch for bicyclists participating in a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser for families in Manitoba, Canada, according to the Minnesota...
July 10, 2013 - 1:51pm
May 31, 2013
Cop Talk: Bike safety starts with helmet
Now that warm weather is here, what are some things people need to be aware of when riding their bicycle? It sure seemed to be a long winter, and now the snow is gone and school is going to be out before we know it. This is a great time to visit bicycle safety. There are a number...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Rollin' into spring at Grand Arbor
A new bike program at Grand Arbor's Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
A ride to remember
Without saying a word, dozens of bicyclists took to the streets of Alexandria Wednesday to "pedal" an important message about bicycle safety....
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Out and About: Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Kids, cops and safety came together during the annual Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Saturday. It was sponsored by the Alexandria Police Department,...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Kids invited to Bicycle Safety Rodeo
The Alexandria Police Department will host its Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
VIDEO: Out and About - A silent act of remembrance
Silence can speak louder than words. Dozens of people took that statement to heart while participating in Alexandria's third annual "Ride of...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
'Shift Gears Saturdays' offers free, guided bike rides on trails for families
After a busy week of work or school, bicyclists are invited to "shift gears" and enjoy a change of scenery during a new series of guided bike rides on Minnesota state trails - including four rides along the Central Lakes Trail in the Alexandria lakes area. Starting in May, which...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
25 feet - the slow way
Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County's (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge. The last person to cross the...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am