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Franson's bill to cut childcare regulations is signed into law
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
June 30, 2017
The Chordsmen perform at coffee house church
The Alexandria men's gospel group The Chordsmen will perform Sunday, July 2 at Catalyst Covenant Church, which meets at 10 a.m. in the lower level of the Common Ground Coffee House, 516 Hawthorne St. in Alexandria. The Chordsmen include six vocalists plus a pianist and started about...
June 30, 2017 - 9:39am
June 24, 2017
Osakis church holds community supper
First Presbyterian Church of Osakis will host a community supper on Wednesday, June 28 from 5:30-7 p.m for a free-will donation. The menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, pasta salad, chips, and dessert. The public is invited to the event at the Fellowship Hall at 101 West Oak Street...
June 24, 2017 - 7:35am
June 23, 2017
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Retired pastor and actor Rev. Don E. Rothweiler will bring 16th century religious reformer Martin Luther to life at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at Mount...
June 23, 2017 - 6:25am
June 20, 2017
St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church hosts dinner
St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church, 451 Lincoln Ave. in Villard, will host a pork roast dinner on Tuesday, June 20, from 4:30-7 p.m. in their air-conditioned church basement, which is now handicapped accessible. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 4-11 and free for children...
June 20, 2017 - 7:53am
June 19, 2017
Christians tackle tough questions at NorthStar
The NorthStar Christian Academy will host a live-streamed seminar by Ravi Zacharias ministries that seeks to address tough questions about Christianity. Ravi Zacharias, Abdu Murray, Vince Vitale and other RZIM speakers will address questions such as, "Is religion dangerous?," "Is...
June 19, 2017 - 5:36pm
Millerville native celebrates 60 years as nun
Sister Cordelia Korkowski, born and raised in Millerville, will celebrate 60 years as a Franciscan sister on Sunday, June 25, at St. Francis...
June 19, 2017 - 7:48am
June 10, 2017
House of Prayer Church welcomes traveling pastor
A traveling pastor will lead prophetic worship at House of Prayer Church at 3020 Rosewood Lane SE in Alexandria on Saturday, June 17, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 18, at 10 a.m. Calvin Woods travels throughout the Twin Cities, Minnesota, and around the world. He works closely with Pastor...
June 10, 2017 - 9:45am
Marking 150 years of faith: Couple dedicates themselves to history, celebration of Millerville church
At the end of the Mass marking the 150th anniversary of the Catholic Church in Millerville, Father Peter VanderWeyst called Wayne and Linda...
June 10, 2017 - 7:28am
June 2, 2017
Fair doesn't mean we all get the same
When I was a kid, one of my favorite cereals was KIX cereal. The KIX commercial showed a young girl sitting at her kitchen table with two bowls in front of her, and another girl sitting nearby. The girl then proceeded to count out the number of KIX she was putting in each bowl....1,...
June 2, 2017 - 9:29am
May 27, 2017
National Day of Prayer observed
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May 27, 2017 - 5:12am
May 23, 2017
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Christian singer, songwriter and speaker Peder Eide will return to the area for a special Memorial Day weekend performance at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Garfield. Eide, a music ambassador for child advocacy ministry Compassion International, will perform Friday,, May 6, from...
May 23, 2017 - 8:51am
May 17, 2017
'Think Big, Live Big' is Faith @ Work Lunch topic
The monthly Faith @ Work Lunch presented by the Unity Foundation will be Friday, May 19 at the Broadway Ballroom, from noon to 1 p.m. The presentation...
May 17, 2017 - 5:47pm
May 13, 2017
Registration is open for summer sports camps
The Central Lakes Fellowship of Christian Athletes is offering a variety of sports camps for youth this summer. Following are the available camps:...
May 13, 2017 - 6:12am
April 29, 2017
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
The Rev. Siimon Haamer, a native of Estonia, an Eastern European country, will preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Garfield on Sunday, May 7, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. A third-generation Lutheran pastor, Haamer is a part of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church...
April 29, 2017 - 8:07am
April 28, 2017
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church of Osakis has announced the Installation of its new pastor, Randy Knuth. The service of installation will be held on...
April 28, 2017 - 2:13pm