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Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 3, 2014
In the Know: Alexandria shows controlled growth
The Alexandria area has a history of steady population growth. I would describe it as controlled growth as contrasted with explosion growth. Controlled growth lets the community react to the growth with the necessary infrastructure as it occurs and allows for good financial and long-range...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
A hungry and happy crowd gathered at Knute Nelson’s annual community picnic on Tuesday, August 12 in Alexandria. Multiple generations enjoyed...
Business/On The Street
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
In the Know: A community dream has become a reality
The start of the 2014/2015 school year is right around the corner and with this fresh beginning there are many new and exciting changes happening...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Community Night Out fills City Park
Thousands of communities nationwide gathered in a celebration against crimes and drugs during the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday,...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
It's Our Turn: We can all be proud of AAHS
On Tuesday, the public was able to get a first-hand look at what they’ve been watching unfold for what seems to be a very long time – a brand new high school. An open house and dedication event to celebrate the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were overwhelmingly attended...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Celebrating the strength of community
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce announced the upcoming Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) luncheon. The 30th annual BIAD Award Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m. to...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Promoting a healthy community
Members of the Alexandria Bike Club recently organized a Central Lakes Trail clean up. It took several trips to clean the trail of debris from...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Students learn to serve the community
A service learning class was offered at Brandon-Evansville High School this past winter. It provided a way for young people to learn and develop...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Honor a professional
Do you know someone who is an outstanding asset to their company as well as to their community? Nominate them for possible inclusion in the upcoming special section Top 20 Professionals in the Lakes Area. Each year, 20 professionals are selected and honored in this publication,...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
United Way to host Project Community Connect
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties and the Community Impact Coalition will host Project Community Connect at the Runestone Community Center on August 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be 40 different health and human service agencies available and ready to connect people with...
August 28, 2012 - 11:00am
July 27, 2012
Sanford Health hosts community appreciation ice cream socials
Sanford Health is grateful for the communities and patients who trust them with their care. To show that appreciation, Sanford is hosting community ice cream socials at many locations, including Alexandria, during Sanford Week, the last week of July/first week in August. An ice cream...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 29, 2012
Caring for a community
While many of Minnesota's towns become congested over the summer with out-of-state travelers in search of sandy beaches and warm weather, the...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
Annual community Thanksgiving dinner set
St. Mary's Church in Alexandria will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mary's School gymnasium, 421 Hawthorne Street. The dinner is a community event; everyone is welcome. Rainbow Rider will provide transportation...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am