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Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
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Curtis G. Olson
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LETTER: Stop the land grab
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EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
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Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
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On The Street
December 5, 2012
John Fisher to speak at retired educators' event
John Fisher will speak at the Vikingland Area Retired Educators' luncheon on Wednesday, December 12 at noon at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Fisher, the newly elected president of Retired Educators Association of Minnesota (REAM), served as REAM's legislative co-chair with Denis...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Parkers Prairie Christmas event offers crafts, art, entertainment
On Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions will host a Christmas craft, arts and gift show at the Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2 or $1 with a food shelf donation. The public is welcome. The show will feature local area crafters,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing president to highlight strategies
Ron Kirscht, president of Donnelly Custom Manufacturing Company, will be a featured panelist in the Smart Solutions for Minnesota Private Companies event on Tuesday, September 25 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis. As part of the event's focus on succeeding in today's...
Business/On The Street
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' event kicks off meetings
"I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had" was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
April 18, 2012
Johnson to speak at library 'Friends' annual meeting
Jill Johnson, author of Little Minnesota - 100 Towns Around 100, will kick off the annual meeting for the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation with a presentation. The event is Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the library meeting room. Published in November 2011, Johnson's...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Unity Foundation invites men to breakfast event
The Unity Foundation invites all men to the Community Christian Men's Breakfast on Friday, January 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Experience a time of fellowship with other men, discover the value of living life with purpose and intention and learn...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
2012 Community Read based on 'The Things They Carried'
The 2012 Community Read, "One Community, One Book," will focus on the book, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. The collection of stories is about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Community Read events include: February 9 at 7 p.m. - Showing of the movie,...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Malmstrom to speak at Faith at Work Lunch
Dan Malmstrom will speak at the Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, December 16 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Malmstrom is the president of Douglas Scientific in Alexandria. He will bring convictions from the Word of God in a presentation intended to inspire...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
'The Snoop' to be presented by Lakes Area Theatre
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE A new detective is in town and on the LAT stage in The Snoop on Friday, November 25 at 7 p.m. The show is directed by Kathy Ray and stars Chuck Grussing, Tim Ray, Jim Thoreen, Nancy...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
250 vocalists needed for 'Carmina Burana' concert
The Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra is looking for 250 voices to create a choir for a community performance of Carmina Burana. Performances will be held Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Rehearsals for the choir will be held Tuesday...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Freedom First Riders plan bike show and fundraiser
Freedom First Riders will hold its 4th annual bike show and fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center and Douglas County Fairgrounds. Bike registration is from 7 to 10 a.m. The event will include food, full bar, trophies, vendors, live...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Spiritual Warfare course offered
Prayer Watch International (PWI) presents "Spiritual Warfare for Every Christian" at Alexandria Covenant Church. The course is offered three consecutive weekends: Fridays, April 1, 8 and 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays, April 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m.
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Bous offers testimony of miracles
Justin Bous will present testimony of Jesus Christ and the miracles God has performed on Saturday, March 12 at the Community Center in Miltona at 6:30 p.m. Adults and children are welcome to attend and hear Bous' good news message. The center is located 12 miles north of Alexandria...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Skilly and Duff host St. Agnes fundraiser
The Skilly and Duff Irish Quartet will host its third annual St. Agnes School fundraiser at the Osakis High School fine arts auditorium. The...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am