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Council approves indoor ban on e-cigarettes
Alexandria unveils new logo
City eyes tax-forfeited property for affordable housing
Cache of bombs discovered near Minnesota hunting cabin
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Volleyball: Alex, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, WCA host openers with playoffs set
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Public speaking group to form
Antics for All Ages: the Halloween Howler version
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Richard "Rick" T. Ackerman
Richard W. Mertens
LETTER: The 'rest of the story' about party of racists
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tennessee Roadhouse closes, owners file bankruptcy
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
hires and promotions
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August 2, 2017
Commentary: A travesty at Boy Scouts Jamboree
By Robert J. Byers, Charleston, West Virginia I don't blame the Boy Scouts for President Donald Trump's bizarre speech at the National Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday. The U.S. president is, after all, the honorary president of the Scouts. If he wants to speak at the National...
August 2, 2017 - 5:45pm
Alexandria scout takes positive message away from Jamboree, Trump speech
When Evan Schroeder joined the Cub Scouts in first grade, he never expected he would achieve the rank of Eagle Scout and become a member of...
August 2, 2017 - 3:36pm
March 24, 2017
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a food drive for the community on Saturday, March 25 in Alexandria in selected areas north of Third Avenue and east of McKay, as well as in Osakis and Miltona. Some of the Scouts distributed door...
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 27, 2016
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Boy Scout Troop 412, along with friends and family of Evan Schroeder, worked for six hours on Saturday to complete Schroeder's Eagle Scout Service...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
LETTER: Vigilance needed to protect children
To the editor: As you send your young boys off to Scouting camp this summer, be vigilant. There have been several stories in the news about sex abuse allegations in the Boy Scouts, especially in Minnesota. Currently, there are at least 16 lawsuits pending against the Minnesota Boy...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 16, 2016
Scouts improve playground at Zion Lutheran School
A flurry of activity took place at Zion Lutheran School's playground in Alexandria today, Saturday. But it wasn't children playing. It was part...
April 16, 2016 - 3:21pm
Scouting for Food Drive set for March 19
Area Scouts of The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a "good turn" for the community on Saturday, March 19. Some of the Scouts distributed Scouting for Food door hangers on March 12 and will return to their same area and collect the donated...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Local Boy Scouts, plumbers work together
Joe Kastner of Parkers Prairie Boy Scout Troop 472 completed part of his Eagle Scout requirement on August 22 by coordinating the first tri-annual...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
Expo to share all about scouting
Alexandria Area Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops invite the public, especially parents with boys in grades K-8, to the Scouting Expo on Thursday, May 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Viking Plaza in Alexandria. Attendees will be able to see a Pinewood Derby track in action, as...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Whiting, Smith achieve highest scouting award
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Local Boy Scouts to ‘scout’ for food donations
Area Boy Scouts will go door-to-door to conduct the 26th annual Scouting for Food Drive. They will distribute door hangers starting Saturday, March 15 and will return to collect donated food on Saturday, March 22. The food drive is a community stewardship project aimed at addressing...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Jesse Hacker among Scouts who visit state Capitol on March 19
Jesse Hacker, an Eagle Scout from Alexandria, accompanied by 12 youth members representing all seven councils serving Minnesota, shared statewide...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Brand earns rank of Eagle Scout
Spencer Brand, son of Jeff and Bonnie Brand of Alexandria, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sunday, March 18. He is a member of the Alexandria Boy Scout Troop 412 sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church. For Brand's service project, he stained the decks at Knute...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Boy Scouts to celebrate 100 years of nurturing boys
The Boy Scouts will celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010, which raises the question: How can an organization exist that long and still serve...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Osakis Fire Department completes dry fire hydrant project
As the final step in completion of a dry hydrant on Lake Osakis, a sign was installed last week to inform the public about the project and the...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am