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Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
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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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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May 13, 2017
Registration is open for summer sports camps
The Central Lakes Fellowship of Christian Athletes is offering a variety of sports camps for youth this summer. Following are the available camps:...
May 13, 2017 - 6:12am
March 17, 2017
Registration open for Prairie Fire's 'Tom Sawyer'
Registration is now open for Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's 31st annual day camp. This year's production is the American classic "Tom Sawyer." The camp will be held from noon to 5 p.m. the week of July 31 to Aug. 4, with three performances on the weekend, Aug. 4-6. The camp and...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
October 12, 2016
Firefighters 'fill the boot' to raise funds for muscular dystrophy
Members of the Alexandria Fire Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will fan out across the Alexandria area with boots in hand for the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Firefighters will be stationed...
October 12, 2016 - 1:00am
May 11, 2016
Camp scholarships offered to local kids
In preparing to kick off its 2016 camp season, Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is offering a new scholarship opportunity for children in Pope, Douglas and Grant counties. The Jensen family, in honor of the late Marvin Jensen, has set up a scholarship to MFU camp in his name. To apply...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Registration still open for Prairie Fire's 'Robin Hood'
Registration is still open for the 29th annual Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre Day Camp. This year’s camp show is Robin Hood. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 3-6 from noon to 5 p.m. and Friday, August 7 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Performances will be Friday through...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Word of the day: safety
The phrase "Safety First" wasn't just a saying for 471 5th graders from Douglas County and West Central Area schools last Thursday. They learned...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Tim-brrrr! Tech students cut through cold snap at Smokey Timbers Camp
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
State parks, trails offer new season of 'I Can!' programs for families
Families will learn how to pitch a tent, hook a fish, paddle a kayak or canoe, scale a cliff and shoot a bow at nearly 200 "I Can!" programs offered this summer at Minnesota state parks and on state water trails. The newly expanded "I Can!" series of outdoor programs are designed...
March 30, 2013 - 2:57pm
March 25, 2013
Deadline nears for seasonal, monthly camping reservations at Minnesota state parks
The deadline is approaching to reserve a campsite for seasonal or monthly camping at Minnesota state parks. Reservations are due Friday, April 5, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At a limited number of state park campsites, visitors can stay for a whole month...
March 25, 2013 - 7:43am
September 13, 2012
Lakeland Hospice hosts 6th annual Camp Emily in Fergus Falls
This year marks the 6th Annual Camp Emily to be held Sat, October 13, at the new offices of Lakeland Hospice at 805 East Channing St, the former Eisenhower elementary school in Fergus Falls. The one day camp is held especially for kids along with their parents who have suffered the...
September 13, 2012 - 2:19pm
September 12, 2012
4-H day camp includes 'farmtastic fun'
Mud, butter and goats...oh, my. 4-H campers recently discovered "farmtastic fun" at a day camp at Evansville Public School. They learned about...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
More than 100 youth attend 4-H camp
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Cardinal boys basketball camp
The annual Cardinal boys' basketball camp, under the direction of Cardinal head coach Forrest Witt, was a huge success. Groups competing at the camp included kindergarten through 1st grade, 2nd through 3rd grade, 4th through 5th grade and 6th through 7th grade. The camp was supported...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
4-H day camp a success
Campers discovered the world of animals at a 4-H day camp on June 27. As they learned about animals, day campers explored nature and had fun...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Prairie Fire 'Alladin' spots open
The 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp is coming to Barrett with this year's production of Alladin and his Magic Lamp, offering roles for 80 young people. Registrations are still open. Camp will be Monday, August 6 through Thursday, August 9 from noon to 5 p.m.,...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am