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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
Never stop laughing
The Unity Foundation invites the public for an evening of fun and laughter at a show that draws couples together for marriage enrichment. The event is Friday, Feb. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Matt Loehr, president of Dare to be Different,...
February 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
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