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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
February 26, 2016
In the past week, people of all ages have been seen around the Alexandria area dressed in blue T-shirts that say “Choose Kindness.” The shirts...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Meet the author: Frances Worthington
Frances Worthington, author of Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions, will host a meet and greet on Friday, Feb. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 203. In her book, Worthington uses the sacred Scriptures and traditions of five religions...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Pastor's Paragraph: He is coming again
As we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birthday of our Lord and Savior, we all need to remind ourselves that Jesus is coming again! The word “advent” means “coming.” While we joyfully and eagerly look forward to His birthday celebration, let us never forget that Jesus is...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Connecting Faith to Life: Be an instrument of grace
Peace, love, joy, hope. Those are the words we often associate with Advent and especially the candles on the Advent wreath. These days, I couldn’t think of four things we need more. A person doesn’t have to look far or search hard in order to find examples of how the world is...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
All things are ready
“The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding; and they would not come.” (Matthew 22:2, 3) The practical application of this passage must be evident to all. God, at...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Fellowship of Christian Athletes honoring Christophersons
A local couple will be honored in November for their dedication to young athletes and their connections with faith. The local chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host its Thanksgiving breakfast and honor Ed and Sylvia Christopherson of Alexandria. The breakfast...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Church Column: The testimony of Charles Weigle
One of my favorite Charles Weigle hymns is No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus. A good preacher friend of mine related this story to me: For the last 15 years of his life, I had the joy of having Dr. Weigle in my home, in my church and in my school. I was with him on the last days...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Faith at Work Luncheon features government leaders
The Unity Foundation invites the public to attend the monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, June 19 from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door. This month’s lunch is also the mayor’s prayer lunch, which...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2014
Community breakfast Saturday, September 13: A community breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City, in conjunction with the Farmers Market. A free will offering will be accepted. Calvary Höst Fest Saturday, September 20: The Scandinavian...
September 11, 2014 - 2:32pm
September 9, 2014
Letter: Answers received about faith journey
To the editor: In April 2014, I had a dream that I would be directed to four or five priests. At the time I didn’t see any significance in it, so I put it aside. In August, a friend gave me a copy of the Catholic paper. On the back page was an ad for a Catholic Answers Conference...
September 9, 2014 - 12:09pm
September 4, 2014
Alpha Course to explore basics of Christianity
What is the meaning of life? Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus die? How should I read the Bible? The Alpha Course, a 10-week course geared toward new and long-time Christians and those interested in investigating Christianity, will explore these questions and more. A preview dinner will...
September 4, 2014 - 2:14pm
August 15, 2014
Connecting Faith to Life: Hospitality should be extended by all, to all
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how toilet paper relates to hospitality. That may sound odd, but let me explain. As we all know, there are different degrees of how “nice” toilet paper can be. You and I may have different opinions as to what qualifies as good toilet paper,...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Faith for Life: God doesn't operate a zero-sum game
This summer, my husband and I put our house on the market. Although I’m pretty observant to begin with, there’s nothing like having your house on the market that makes you notice other homes that are for sale, particularly those that are marked “sold.” Despite the fact that...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Former NFL player to speak at Faith at Work Lunch August 15
The Unity Foundation invites the public to attend the monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, August 15 from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom....
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 27, 2013
Dan Eigen is featured speaker at men's fishing retreat
Mount Carmel Ministries on Lake Carlos will host a men's fishing retreat Friday through Sunday, September 13-15. Men and boys (ages 8+) are encouraged...
August 27, 2013 - 9:38am