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September 11, 2013
Local high school senior earns Eagle Scout Award
Zachary Thomson, 17, of Alexandria, the son of Aaron and Brenda Thomson, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers...
September 11, 2013 - 9:01am
April 4, 2012
Brand earns rank of Eagle Scout
Spencer Brand, son of Jeff and Bonnie Brand of Alexandria, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sunday, March 18. He is a member of the Alexandria Boy Scout Troop 412 sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church. For Brand's service project, he stained the decks at Knute...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Jesse Hacker among Scouts who visit state Capitol on March 19
Jesse Hacker, an Eagle Scout from Alexandria, accompanied by 12 youth members representing all seven councils serving Minnesota, shared statewide...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Yager earns Eagle Scout rank
An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Paul Yager, son of Barbara Dolezal and Jon Yager of Alexandria, was held recently at the Church of St. Mary's. Yager is a member of St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop 418, where he served as junior assistant scoutmaster. He started scouting as a Tiger Cub...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Hanson earns Eagle Scout rank
Logan Hanson, son of Michelle Hanson of Alexandria, completed his Eagle Board of Review on August 29. He is a senior at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Hanson's project was the re-roofing and repainting of the bathrooms at Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona. Hanson began...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Hacker
An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Jesse Hacker, son of Sharon and Pat Hacker of Alexandria, was held August 29. He achieved his Eagle rank on April 18. Hacker is a member of St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop 418. He received his Tenderfoot rank, advance to Second Class Scout, First Class...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Osakis Fire Department completes dry fire hydrant project
As the final step in completion of a dry hydrant on Lake Osakis, a sign was installed last week to inform the public about the project and the...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Frederick earns Eagle Scout rank
Aaron Frederick, son of Doug and Jeanne Frederick of Alexandria, earned his Eagle Scout ranking at a recent Eagle Scout ceremony. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 418 at St. Mary's Church in Alexandria. His projects involved constructing information signs along the Voyager Elementary...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am