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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
August 8, 2014
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...
opinion / columns
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,...
Business / Life
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,...
4-H / Life
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
September 8, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start September 13
"Lifetime learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Long line forms for United Way's food drop
A long line of individuals and families wrapped around Lakes Community Church's parking lot at this year's Project Community Connect (PCC) event...
Food / News
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Ready for new business
Alexandria is ready for new businesses to come into town. It's one of four Minnesota cities that's been certified for the "Shovel Ready" program...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Firing up young minds for a new school year
A new mural will welcome Miltona Science Magnet School students back to school next week. Located in the school's media center, it promises...
News / school
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am