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On The Street
September 30, 2016
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
JLG Architects, which has an office in Alexandria, was named No. 56 of the top 100 architecture firms in the U.S. by Building Design+Construction magazine, which ranks architecture and architecture/engineering firms in its annual "Giants 300" report. This is JLG's third year on the...
September 30, 2016 - 2:38am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Alexandria Area YMCA 'raises the roof'
The public is invited to take a look at the construction that is under way for the Phase II expansion of the Alexandria Area YMCA. Community...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Carnegie building is sold
A sold sign recently went up at a landmark Alexandria building – the Carnegie building, which once housed the Douglas County Library. When...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Habitat for Humanity builds home for Smith family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) volunteers have been busy building a home for Drew and Kirstian Smith and their daughter Kayleigh...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to observe Women Build Week
Women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week, May 4-12. During that week, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) and affiliates nationwide will host women build projects in partnership with Lowe's. The...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Public invited to learn about international build
In December 2012, two local Habitat volunteers, Michelle Olsen and Larry Zilliox, traveled half-way across the globe to take part in Habitat for Humanity of Bangladesh's first large-scale volunteer building event, the Friendship Build. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC)...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Building activity still strong in Alexandria
Construction activity in the Alexandria area appears to be hammering out a "new normal" of between $50 and $52 million a year. Last year, the...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Local Habitat team builds in Bangladesh
This past December, two local volunteers travelled halfway across the globe to take part in Habitat for Humanity of Bangladesh's first large-scale...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Building contractor and remodeler classes offered
Scott Qualle, building official for Minnesota municipalities, announced that MNSPECT, a Minnesota building inspection service provider, will offer local continuing education courses designed to meet educational requirements for licensed residential building contractors and remodelers,...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Churches invited to build Habitat homes
This summer, area churches will have a chance to take part in a local mission opportunity by joining Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) in its first Apostles Build. The Apostles Build will see 12 or more churches come together to build two Habitat for Humanity homes....
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
Habitat joins 2013 building effort
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) recently announced that the affiliate was awarded $136,500 to build two homes in 2013 through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity program. The grant provides 50 percent of the cost of construction and was given to HFHDC by...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Plans for JHS building discussed at FCA breakfast
The public is invited to a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) breakfast on Friday, December 21, at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria from 6:30...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
New website provides building code information
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has built a one-stop "Local Code Lookup" - online at http://workplace.doli.state.mn.us/jurisdiction - to help contractors and homeowners find local code requirements and code inspectors in one place. The online search tool will...
June 16, 2012 - 9:24am
June 15, 2012
Local builders help Habitat affiliate build two homes in five days
On Monday, June 4 at 7 a.m., local builders came together with Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) to complete two homes in five days...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am