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Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Girls hockey: Cards put scare into defending CLC champs
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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April 6, 2017
Driver Improvement Course is April 13
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55-plus Driver Improvement Course on Thursday, April 13, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, 411 S. Otter Ave., Parkers Prairie. The cost is $22. The course is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota...
April 6, 2017 - 8:49am
January 18, 2017
Driver Improvement Course offered Feb. 8
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Rd SE, Alexandria. The Driver Improvement Course is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Beef home study courses offered online
The University of Minnesota Beef Team is offering three online home study courses in the winter of 2017, titled "Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition," "Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd" and "Introduction to Cattle Feeding." Courses focus on practical applications of topics....
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
June 1, 2016
Home study courses focus on cow/calf production
The University of Minnesota Beef Team is offering two online home study courses this summer, titled "Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition" and "Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd." Courses focus on practical applications of topics through all phases of cow/calf production. Each...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Alpha Course to explore basics of Christianity
What is the meaning of life? Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus die? How should I read the Bible? The Alpha Course, a 10-week course geared toward new and long-time Christians and those interested in investigating Christianity, will explore these questions and more. A preview dinner will...
September 4, 2014 - 2:14pm
September 18, 2013
Car passenger safety course to be taught September 19
A car passenger safety course will be held Thursday, September 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). Minnesota legislation requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than age 9 to complete three hours of training...
September 18, 2013 - 6:37am
August 21, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered in September
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer three 55+ Driver Improvement four-hour refresher courses. They will be held the following days: Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria. Wednesday, September 11, 6 to 10 p.m.,...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Educative craft course to be offered
A Make and Take course will be held on Monday, January 14 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) in Alexandria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Melisa Schueler will facilitate the evening of quick, easy to make, age appropriate activities. Participants will explore...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
Chronic disease and self-management course offered
CentraCare Health System, Long Prairie, is offering a six week Chronic Disease and Self-Management course starting October 10. This course, taught by two certified registered nurses at CentraCare Health System, Long Prairie, will help participants cope with chronic diseases such...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Challenge in the air
Workers at Luther Crest Bible Camp wanted to create something on site that would be a draw to the Alexandria community as a whole. That's what...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Free healthcare prep course offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free healthcare prep course at ATCC this summer. Since this course is being offered at no cost to the...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Business of play and learning course offered in Alexandria
A business of play and learning course will be held Monday, April 23 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Joan Thompson will focus on how children come to know and understand their world through play. This course will cover basic...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Driver improvement refresher course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer the following 55+ driver improvement four-hour refresher courses: Tuesday, April 13 - 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School in Parkers Prairie. Thursday, April 15 - 5 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria. The...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
New class option gives Osakis students a jump start on their future
As many students struggle to find the money for college, some at Osakis High School (OHS) are taking a course that will set them right in the...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am