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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
December 21, 2017
Company, nonprofit launch sock drive
An effort is afoot to provide warm socks to those who need them. Signmax and Love INC of Douglas County Lakes Area are running a sock drive. They have placed drop boxes at 11 locations throughout the county to accept socks of all sizes for men, women and children. Only new socks will...
December 21, 2017 - 2:16pm
August 29, 2017
Help for Houston: Donations for hurricane victims being accepted at Runestone Community Center through Sunday
Though donations for Hurricane Harvey victims had only begun being accepted half an hour earlier, a line of vehicles had already formed at the...
August 29, 2017 - 4:34pm
December 21, 2016
LETTER: Donations focus on Christmas message
To the editor: Thank you to the approximately 2,200 people who filled the Alexandria Area Arts Theatre for "A Christmas Carol." We love bringing our holiday shows to the stage as our seasonal greeting to all of you. Your energy as audience members was greatly appreciated by the...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
Bob Doroff of Alexandria believes that in order to take a little, you have to give a little. Doroff, who has lived in the Alexandria lakes area...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
December 18, 2015
Slumberland Furniture donates beds to area families
This holiday season, Slumberland Furniture is working to provide families in need with new beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: Another successful Radiothon
To the editor: On behalf of KIKV FM, COOL 94.3 and Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, we wish to thank all the contributors during the recent Radiothon that was aired on KIKV FM and COOL 94.3. We would like to thank all the volunteers from Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Todd counties,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
LETTER: Together we can make a difference
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation and the Alexandria Jaycees we want to thank everyone who helped make the 67th annual Jingle Bells Telethon a huge success! A special thank you to the dedicated staff at Selective TV, Gardonville Telephone Cooperative and KPS...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
COMMENTARY: Holiday spirit of giving comes alive with ringing of the bell
By Jennie Hevern, Alexandria, MN The Douglas County Salvation Army continues to touch the lives of hundreds of our residents through the generosity of you and so many others willing to give a hand up to folks who are struggling . Families and individuals are referred or seek out assistance...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
Surgeon plans to help people in need by opening new restaurants
By Paula Quam Forum News Service A Detroit Lakes surgeon is cutting into and exploring a new way to give back to the community. Dr. Mitch...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Anderson Funeral Home brings families transportation relief
Seven families recently saw relief from their transportation challenges at the Douglas County Car Care at Koep's Korner in Alexandria, sponsored...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Cardinal Athletic Foundation receives donation for turf stadium
The Alexandria Cardinal Athletic Foundation was recently presented with an $11,500 donation from the Bernick's Family Foundation. This donation will be used for the Turf Stadium, expanded gym facilities and new tennis courts at the new Alexandria Area High School, which is currently...
June 12, 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
May 1, 2013
Without a vehicle? This program may help
A new organization will help get people moving again. Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) is a faith-based nonprofit organization that's...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
You can help United Way reach its goal
With three months left in this year's campaign, the United Way is asking for help to reach its 2012-13 campaign goal. The United Way supports...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am