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Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 15-16
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing
March trial set in 2013 fatal stabbing case
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Girls hockey: Ellingson's natural hat trick helps Cards over DL
Swimming and Diving: Cards defeat Tigers at home
Boys hockey: Cardinals hitting their stride after third straight win
Wrestling: Waldvogel, Zieske get Osakis' only wins against OTC
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Collector looks for info on rare lure he believes could have ties locally
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
OUR TURN: The hurtful practice of judging others
LETTER: Making America great starts with love
LETTER: Put cap on loans that can't be paid
LETTER: County board shows little respect for veterans
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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
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
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Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
September 19, 2017
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 111 Main St. The art center says it offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians plays and always welcomes new performers to its intimate...
September 19, 2017 - 3:35pm
September 7, 2017
Radio show, eatery bring dinner theater to Nelson
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is teaming up with the Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson for a western-themed dinner and a live radio theater show on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the restaurant. The barbecue chicken dinner is at 4 p.m. with two western radio shows starting at 5:30 p.m. The first...
September 7, 2017 - 8:58am
Poet to tell the stories of burials in Spruce Hill
A poet and historian drawn to old Spruce Hill graves will read the stories she wrote about them from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at the...
September 7, 2017 - 7:57am
September 4, 2017
Class of 1947 celebrates 70th reunion
The Alexandria High School Class of 1947 graduated in a year when the Cold War began with the Soviet Union, an object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, and the CIA was established. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the class will meet for lunch at Fat Daddy's to celebrate its 70th reunion. The...
September 4, 2017 - 7:29am
August 25, 2017
Legacy museum offers free photo class
Photographers interested in taking photos in natural settings can register for a free class at The Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens, 205 Third Ave. W. in Alexandria. Van Gooch and Claudine Grove from the Evansville Photoclub will share tips and techniques at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
August 25, 2017 - 8:45am
August 24, 2017
Three local concert series come to an end
Summer ain't over till the music festivals end, and three major Alexandria festivals are wrapping up the season beginning tonight. Music in the...
August 24, 2017 - 11:27am
August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 3, 2017
Concert on the courthouse lawn canceled
The concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for Thursday, Aug. 3, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions, according to organizers from the Red Willow Arts Coalition. The performance by Cassie and The Bobs will not be rescheduled. The next free concert in the series...
August 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 13, 2017
Local artists open studios to the public
Nine local artists will showcase their work during the annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour from Friday through Sunday. Free and open to the...
July 13, 2017 - 6:45am
July 12, 2017
Taking a spin through Miltona Tornado Days
Starting this weekend, Miltona will open its doors for the annual Tornado Days, with a bounce house, a free family movie, horse-drawn wagon rides...
July 12, 2017 - 6:23pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
Great American Think-Off entry deadline approaches
The public is invited to tackle the issues of "fake news" vs. truth by submitting an answer to this year's 25th annual Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" Essays should be no more than 750 words, arguing for or against the idea...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2017
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Art of the Lakes is once again holding its annual Art and Craft Affair in Battle Lake on Aug. 12 and is seeking artists and crafters. Since 1977, this event has drawn thousands of visitors. It showcases the work of nearly 100 participating artists and crafters and features local food...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a food drive for the community on Saturday, March 25 in Alexandria in selected areas north of Third Avenue and east of McKay, as well as in Osakis and Miltona. Some of the Scouts distributed door...
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am
Community Education offers Wish Upon a Star Prom
Alexandria Public Schools Community Education will host Wish Upon a Star Prom 2017 for participants of Club Real Fun (Recreational, Educational, Active Living for Unique Needs) for students and adults with disabilities on Sunday, April 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Alexandria....
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am