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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
LETTER: The Evangelical death spiral
LETTER: Thanking those who care for our youngest
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
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 to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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April 28, 2017
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Alexandria native Beth Hill has added her name to the list of published authors with the release of her first novel, "A Letter, an Ex and Opal,"...
April 28, 2017 - 6:05am
April 12, 2017
Kelly Radi hosts book discussion event
Minnesota author and public speaker Kelly Radi will host a book discussion and signing on her book "Out to Sea: A Parents' Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage" on Thursday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 3rd Avenue Bean in Alexandria. The book helps parents navigate both the practical...
April 12, 2017 - 6:47am
November 9, 2016
Donate books to children through Project Bookshelf
New books are a welcome gift at Christmastime. Project Bookshelf gathers new books for children ages preschool through high school for distribution with the Jingle Bells Foundation's annual Christmas baskets in December. The program serves families across Central Minnesota and is...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 2, 2016
Bookshelves teem with many topics, genres
Often throughout each day, I step out of my office at the Douglas County Library and take a walk around the library. This gives me the opportunity to make sure that things are running smoothly. I look for people who may need directions or suggestions. I also look to make sure that...
November 2, 2016 - 10:00am
October 26, 2016
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Anne Dunn, Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller, will be at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. reading and telling...
October 26, 2016 - 9:00am
July 15, 2016
College courses lead to published books
Studying at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) can lead to a world of possibilities in both vocations and hobbies. For Michael...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Writing down a lifetime
It’s one thing to write down your own life story, but it’s another thing to write someone else’s. Douglas Jewson of Carlos knows exactly...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Runestone is fake, says new book
Museum welcomes new research
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
June 5, 2013
Hear the tales of a former lighthouse keeper
Mike Roberts, author of The Last Keeper at Split Rock, will share maritime stories on Wednesday, June 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, 205 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria. The cost is $13. Roberts will share of his experiences as the keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse,...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Former Miltona resident writes book on world travel experiences
Dr. Clifford Becker, former resident of the Miltona area, recently published a book titled Conversations with a World Traveler in which he recalls 30 years of living and working abroad as a direct-hire university professor. The book tells of Becker's experiences in Tehran throughout...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Library to host Grover book signing event
The Douglas County Library will host a book signing by Barb Grover of Alexandria, author of Alexandria, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. The event will be held Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the library. The book contains more than 200 vintage...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
History of Alexandria explored in new book
Barb Grover, long-time Alexandria resident, has published a book about Alexandria's history, from its founding right up to present day. Alexandria,...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Inner poet emerges
Although Julia Olson's poetic inspirations began as a child, she said they were "locked away in the depths of her mind until now and like spirits...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
'How Fargo of You' author to sign book in Alexandria Saturday
The author of "How Fargo of You," Marc DeCelle, will be at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for a book signing on Saturday, December 8 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. After having lived all of his life in Florida, California and Arizona, a few years ago DeCelle moved to Fargo with his wife...
December 6, 2012 - 1:18pm
November 23, 2012
Touching lives with words
Linda Greseth of Alexandria has always dreamed of becoming a published author. That dream recently became reality, but not quite in the way she...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am