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Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
$11,000 raised for Brandon History Center
Alpine ski team to remain a co-op
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, November 20
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Blizzard Hockey: Alexandria swept in weekend series with Granite City
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Sharon Marie Martinson
Gary D. Nokes
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
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
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
October 28, 2017
Going crazy for crafters: 33rd Annual Crafters Tour starts Thursday
Alexandria will go craft crazy next weekend starting Thursday, Nov. 2, with a four-hour peek into the legendary juried 33rd Annual Crafters...
October 28, 2017 - 8:11am
October 27, 2017
Where to find Halloween events in the area
With Halloween on a Tuesday this year, why limit the spooky fun to only one night? Candy, games and costume fests will occur throughout the weekend....
October 27, 2017 - 6:19pm
October 23, 2017
Public speaking group to form
Several local business and civic leaders are starting a Toastmasters club to help its members become better public speakers. It will hold a free information session from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the upper level of Common Grounds coffee house, 516 Hawthorne St. Lunch will...
October 23, 2017 - 6:18pm
October 20, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
January 2017 Friday, Jan. 13 Lakes Area Radio Theatre live radio show, 2214 Geneva Rd NE, Alexandria; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Therapeutic Drama, 819 Irving St., Alexandria; (320) 304-0853, azkcccc.weebly.com. Saturday, Jan. 14 7:10 p.m. Granite...
October 20, 2017 - 11:27am
October 18, 2017
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
The Miss Teen Minnesota pageant is looking for females ages 13 to 18 who have never been married to represent Douglas County in the state competition. Miss Teen Douglas County will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown categories during the...
October 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
October 17, 2017
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
A poet and historian's performance about a rural church and its cemetery has proved so popular that it is returning to the Evansville Art Center,...
October 17, 2017 - 12:25pm
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring his characters and family-friendly comedy show to Alexandria for a Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser....
October 17, 2017 - 6:00am
October 16, 2017
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
An archaeology team working in Pope County will present preliminary findings and share their plans for coming months, as well as provide information...
October 16, 2017 - 6:22am
September 29, 2017
Blood drive in Alexandria Oct. 2,3,5
The Red Cross blood drive is coming to Alexandria next week, and the nonprofit organization is asking eligible donors from all racial and ethnic backgrounds to give blood to maintain a diverse blood supply. "Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse...
September 29, 2017 - 10:06am
September 27, 2017
Photojournalist brings Cuba images to Evansville
Hola, Cuba!, a photo exhibit by area native Barbara La Valleur, opens at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6 and will be on display at the Evansville Art...
September 27, 2017 - 5:42pm
September 26, 2017
Panel of business leaders headlines Faith@Work lunch
A panel of local business leaders will lead this week's Faith@Work Lunch, focusing on how to integrate faith in the workplace. Hosted by the Unity Foundation, the monthly lunches are open to everyone. This month's is set for noon on Friday, Sept. 29, at the Broadway Ballroom, 115...
September 26, 2017 - 5:22pm
Top coach to speak next week at Impact Alexandria
Ivan Joseph, named 2006 Coach of the Year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, will share his inspirational message on...
September 26, 2017 - 9:43am
September 25, 2017
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
Stephanie Tvrdik is calling all "history hoarders" in the area who have any knowledge about Alexandria's Cedar Building on Lake Winona.
September 25, 2017 - 10:13am
September 21, 2017
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Country Blossom Farm will offer an interesting dilemma during its Apple Pie Days event this weekend - whether to test your apple pie baking mettle or bolster your apple pie gobbling cred. Or maybe both. The 64-acre farm and apple orchard has hosted the pie baking contest before....
September 21, 2017 - 9:01am
September 20, 2017
Events promote talking about suicide
With the number of suicides edging up in Minnesota, a local suicide awareness group is holding a 5K run/walk and bringing in a statewide group to provide training on suicide prevention. Suicide statistics for 2016 have not yet been released. However, the previous year's data reported...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am