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Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
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COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
January 13, 2017
Packing a punch line
Have you heard the one about the comedian who walks into the liquor store? If you know funny man Jeff Bergs of Alexandria, you have. He's the...
January 13, 2017 - 11:00am
November 11, 2016
1950s come to life in radio theater
Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria is recreating two old-time radio theater comedies from the 1950s on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. For information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available at www.lakesareatheatre.com. 'Beautiful Dreamer'...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
June 8, 2016
Magic show comes to Evansville
The Evansville Art Center, 111 Main Street, will host the Comedy and Magic of Robert and Lynn Halbrook on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. Performers Robert and Lynn blend the art of illusion with comedy and audience participation. The event is sponsored...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
You're getting sleepy, very sleepy
Certified hypnotist Dan Lee will present a comedy hypnosis show on Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at The Elks Lodge in Alexandria. Over the past...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
'Will my bunny go to heaven?'
The public is invited to attend Sister's Late Nite Catechism Comedy: Will my Bunny go to Heaven? on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Central Square in Glenwood. Part pageant, part comedy, this latest addition to the Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies,...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
Comedy act plans show in Alexandria
The Best of Second City is coming to Alexandria on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. Performing social and political satire in two 45-minute acts of scripted scenes, music and improvisation, The Second City Touring Company strives...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
A Hypnotic Halloween offers magic and laughs
The Lakes Area Humane Society in Alexandria invites the public to attend A Hypnotic Halloween fundraiser on Friday, October 23 at Forada Supper Club, 1380 County Road 4 SE, Alexandria. The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. with social hour, snacks and a cash bar. During this...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Lakes Area Radio Theatre presents wedding comedies
Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria will present two shows on Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. to celebrate June, the month of weddings. In Cut and Curl, there are not one but two weddings on the calendar, but will either one of them see the bride and groom all the way to the altar?...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 6, 2013
Hear comedy duo in 'Sweet River County'
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE There will be no live performance on Friday,...
September 6, 2013 - 10:46am
August 9, 2013
Theatre L'Homme Dieu ends season with romantic comedy
DalekoArts, the professional ensemble theater company of New Prague, will bring the romantic comedy Almost, Maine to close the 53rd season of...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Enjoy a Comedy on the Rox birthday show
A Comedy on the Rox Production will host the Birthday Bucket List Comedy, produced by Rox Tarrant and Jeff Bergs, on Thursday, August 1 to celebrate Tarrant's 60th birthday. Featuring Chris Barnes, Jodie Maruska, David Harris and Susie Saccoman, the show will take place at Broadway...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Musical comedy 'Lucky Stiff' set to entertain
The Alexandria Area Arts Association will present Lucky Stiff, a musical comedy by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaterly, April 19-28. How far would...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Comedy bash planned for New Year's Eve
On Monday, December 31, A Comedy on the Rox Production will host a New Year's Eve comedy bash, produced by Jeff Bergs and Rox Tarrant, at Fat...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Jefferson High School to stage quirky comedy
The Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department's fall play, Almost, Maine, will be performed November 9-11. This modern and quirky comedy...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser to feature hypnotist
Join the Lakes Area Humane Society on Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. for "A Hypnotic Halloween" fundraiser at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The festivities will begin with social hour, snacks and a cash bar. Attendees will be able to browse and bid on silent auctions items provided...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am