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Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 5, 2016
Annual Chamber celebration set for Feb. 11
The Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual celebration on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. and will include a business meeting, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and casual business networking. The 2015 board...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Out and about: Fork and Cork introduces refined menu
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Fork and Cork event on Friday, October 23. Chamber members, businesses and community...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Fork and Cork offers evening of food and friends
Time to pop the cork and ready your fork. That's right. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will present Fork and Cork on Friday, October 23 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Guests will travel in small groups to five food stations while learning about...
Life / events
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Lakes are now awake
"By the time we're through, the lakes will be awake," predicted a member of the band, Contention, that played during Rib Fest Saturday night. The...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
The Ribfest is back. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved plans for the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's...
government / News
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
World-renowned musicians to perform at the 2012 Festival of the Lakes
The Lakes Chamber Music Society of Alexandria has announced the 20th annual Festival of the Lakes chamber music series. Returning favorites include...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Alexandria Chamber now recruiting rib-cooking teams for Awake the Lakes 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, start your grills! It's almost time for the 2012 Awake the Lakes Rib Fest, happening Saturday, May 26 down on 2nd Avenue by Big Ole Park. This is the first time the Rib Fest is being held on Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, instead of Friday. Do you think you've...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2011
There's still time to sign up for Leadership Alexandria
All area residents and business people are invited to enroll in the 2011-2012 Class of "Leadership Alexandria," the nine-month program of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Technical and Community College, and the West Central Initiative Fund. The program enhances...
September 19, 2011 - 3:13pm
January 21, 2011
Chamber celebrates success, gives awards
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year and presented special honors during its annual awards gala on January...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Letter - Hunting contributes to economy
To the editor: As the executive director of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, my focus is on encouraging and strengthening the business climate in the Alexandria lakes area. Many in our area care deeply about the success of Alexandria's business community and for many of our businesses,...
letters / opinion
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Hopefuls square off: Dayton, Horner clash over state budget plans
Two of the three major candidates for governor shared their views on education, economic development, local government aid and the state's budget...
government / News
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Business and Industrial Appreciation Day event fast approaching
The 2010 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor Gardonville Cooperative of Brandon and Alexandria. The 2010 BIAD event is Friday, October 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Tickets to attend the event are...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Tourism heats up
As this year's summer travel season winds down, more Americans are snatching up the chance for one last relaxing getaway during Labor Day weekend. According...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Rock band joins Chamber of Commerce
A rock band joining a Chamber of Commerce? Why not? That's what members of "Whiplash" are doing. They recently became members of the Alexandria...
Business / New Business
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
A taste of summer fun
If the Awake the Lakes celebration is a hint of things to come, get ready for a summer of fun. The weekend of events was deemed a big success...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am