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Law Enforcement Blotter: Oct. 16
Sunday liquor falls a little flat: Some towns skip it; others report mixed success
School district's 2018 enrollment dips slightly
Minnesota attorney general files insulin pricing lawsuit
Survey says buildings in need of repair: School board told that communities not unified
Cross country: Lakers compete at WCC Championship
Swimming and diving: Cardinals’ depth helps fend off the Otters
Volleyball: Class AA’s Paynesville snaps Osakis’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Oct. 17
Cross country: Osakis runs at CMC meet as boys finish top three
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....
Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Don & Arnie Henry
Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
UPDATED: Hides for Habitat Program back on locally and statewide
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Zebra mussels discovered in another Otter Tail County lake
Wilma (Zierman) Korkowski
Wilma (Zierman) Korkowski
Douglas "Doug" Bakke
Letter to the Editor: Let's move forward with respect
In the Know: State must make public transit a priority
A Guest Editorial: How to support troops without getting duped
Commentary: Proposed Star Lake casino is dead
It's Our Turn: Is your letter a bullseye?
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
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
State to fund school coolers, livestock farmers
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
hires and promotions
on the street
March 9, 2018
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...
March 9, 2018 - 2:57pm
March 8, 2018
First splash pad meeting is Friday
The first of at least two splash pad community interest meetings will take place this Friday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Hall....
March 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
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 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