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Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
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Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
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Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
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Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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March 27, 2018
'History on 3rd' brings Easter message
A message about the Easter season is playing out on Third Avenue East in Alexandria. Zion Lutheran Church is presenting its "History on 3rd,"...
March 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
May 22, 2017
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran will wrap up its History on 3rd Series of outdoor religious dramas on Thursday, May 25, with "The Ascension."...
May 22, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 16, 2017
He is risen
The open tomb Sunday morning at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria depicts Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The outdoor Passion...
April 16, 2017 - 11:21am
April 15, 2017
Updated - Run bunny run
Despite the gloomy wet weather, runners - adults and children, alike - participated in the Alexandria Area YMCA's annual Easter Bunny Run Saturday...
April 15, 2017 - 12:48pm
April 14, 2017
History on 3rd continues with crucifixion and guarding tomb
Actors portray the crucifixion of Jesus in front of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria Friday as part of "History on 3rd." The outdoor Passion...
April 14, 2017 - 3:46pm
Letter: What a wonderful God
To the editor: What a wonderful God we have! Did you know that God loves you? He showed his love by sending his own son, Jesus, to become a man and die for the sins of the whole world. May God bless each of you as you celebrate his death and resurrection. May God give you the faith...
April 14, 2017 - 9:02am
Letter: Pack the house of God Sunday
To the editor: Easter is a historical fact, not fiction. Facts you can hang your hat on. Facts that never fail. "Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; He was buried and then He rose again the third day according to the scriptures." (I Corinthians 3:3-4)
April 14, 2017 - 8:28am
April 10, 2017
FCA to provide Easter breakfast
The public is invited to join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for an Easter breakfast on Thursday, April 13, at 6:30 a.m. at Alexandria Area High School, with featured speaker David McIver sharing his story at 7 a.m. At the event, McIver will share how God is working through...
April 10, 2017 - 8:01am
April 9, 2017
Jesus rides into Jerusalem during 'History on 3rd'
It drizzled on Palm Sunday afternoon but that did not deter the reenactment of Jesus entering Jerusalem. The scene is part of the outdoor Passion...
April 9, 2017 - 6:10pm
April 7, 2017
YMCA hosts Easter Bunny 5K, kids' run
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to participate in the first of its YMCA holiday races, the Easter Bunny Run 5k and Kids' 1-Mile Race, on Saturday, April 16, at the YMCA. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m. on race day, followed by an 8 a.m. race start. The race...
April 7, 2017 - 12:53pm
Second annual community Easter vigil planned
The Easter vigil celebrated on Saturday evening before Easter is an ancient yet ever-new Christian tradition that highlights the themes of faith that arise from questions in the search for meaning. All are invited to a community and inter-church Easter vigil service on Saturday, April...
April 7, 2017 - 7:28am
April 6, 2017
Nordic Meadow hosts Easter egg hunt
Nordic Meadow tenants will host The Windmill Project families for an Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 9, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Nordic Meadow Apartments in Alexandria. The whole family is invited to join the tenants for the hunt and other activities in the Community Room. RSVP to...
April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
Passion Drama gets a new look with events beginning Friday
The popular outdoor Passion Drama organized by Zion and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria will be shown in a new light this Easter...
April 6, 2017 - 11:36am
March 1, 2017
LETTER: The diet of Lent
To the editor: March 1 marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness before launching his ministry. The call to refrain from eating animals is as old as...
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 27, 2016
He is risen!
It's Easter Sunday and several activities have been taking place in Douglas County throughout the weekend. From appearances of the Easter Bunny...
March 27, 2016 - 1:29pm