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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Volleyball: WCA rolls over Owls in sweep
Sports briefs: Aces tryouts set for Oct. 1
Girls soccer: Defense, Reineke edge Tech for a fifth straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
4-H holds county competition
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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June 12, 2017
Courthouse concert act has been nationally recognized
Red Letter Band will provide music for the Thursday, June 15, "Concert on the Courthouse Lawn" at the Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Ave....
June 12, 2017 - 9:00am
June 5, 2017
Dueling pianos Sunday at Alexandria senior center
Blind musician David Leathers of St. Cloud and pianist and accordionist Greta Lee will perform together at the Alexandria Senior Citizen Center...
June 5, 2017 - 8:10am
Courthouse concert features classic country
Short on Cash will bring the songs and sounds of Johnny Cash and June Carter to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
June 5, 2017 - 6:51am
May 30, 2017
Courthouse concert features bluegrass
Green Lake Bluegrass Band will bring not just bluegrass music to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday, June 1, but also...
May 30, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
57 Chevy launches courthouse concerts May 25
For the eighth consecutive summer, free concerts will be performed at the Douglas County Courthouse lawn on Thursday evenings. Running May...
May 19, 2017 - 10:58am
May 18, 2017
Evansville Art Center hosts open mic night
The Evansville Art Center welcomes musician for open mic night at 7 p.m. Thursday. The center, at 111 Main Street, offers a sound system and full keyboard Yamaha piano. Staff is always looking for new musicians to join a faithful group of performers. The intimate space draws an...
May 18, 2017 - 3:42pm
May 12, 2017
Elvis tribute wraps up concert series
An Elvis Presley tribute is on tap for Saturday's sixth and final concert of the 2016-2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association....
May 12, 2017 - 9:34am
May 8, 2017
Civil War comes to life through songs and stories at AAAA
The Civil War era will come alive on Tuesday, May 9, at the Alexandria Area Arts Association during "The Recent Unpleasantness — Stories...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 7, 2017
Radio Theatre presents its May shows
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is going old school with with the characters Johnny Dollar and Dr. Tweedy for its shows on Friday, May 12, at 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. On stage are Phil Goellner, Pete Woit, Al Edwards, Sue Edwards, Bob Sievers and Michael Roers. Music is by Bob Piotrowski....
May 7, 2017 - 5:50pm
April 8, 2017
Alexandria grad touring with rock band
Michael Ivers' curiosity about music began at a young age, and it hasn't vanished since. Now age 25, Ivers is the guitarist in a Minnesota-based...
April 8, 2017 - 1:40pm
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
December 18, 2016
Alexandria Area High School holds Christmas concert
Alexandria Area High School hosted the Christmas concert titled “In Terra Pax” on Sunday in the Performing Arts Center, featuring the school’s...
December 18, 2016 - 6:16pm
December 13, 2016
New direction for Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Fresh off a successful first partnership with Alexandria community education, Theatre L'Homme Dieu has named Nicole Mulder as executive director....
December 13, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2016
Singing in the snow
Chilly weather and snowflakes greeted the crowd that came out Monday, Dec. 12, for the Alexandria stop of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train....
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 24, 2016
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
FARGO—Bobby Vee, the Fargo boy who stepped into the spotlight the day after the music died, died early Monday due to complications from...
October 24, 2016 - 9:14pm