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Elementary students have their day
Baseball: Olson’s homer sparks B-E, but Eagles hold on
Baseball: Cardinals look toward the playoffs after a CLC title
Softball: WCA captures subsection crown with matching 7-3 wins
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
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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
Laura Mae Toft
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
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
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September 23, 2016
Practice your waltz at the Bella Notte Gala
Dust off your dancing shoes and join the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra for its second annual Bella Notte Gala fundraiser. The event will be held tonight, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Guests will be treated to a silent auction, cash bar, appetizers, photo...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Jeans and Jewels to benefit school programs
"Every Student Counts" is this year's Jeans and Jewels Gala fundraiser event theme. The Alexandria Education Foundation will host the event on Friday, Sept. 30, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Activities include jewelry drawings, special events, silent auction,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
Titus 2 plans Family Fun Day
Titus 2 Ministry Center is hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Living Waters Assembly of God Church, 1310 Nokomis, in Alexandria. There will be face painting, a scavenger hunt, games and lots of other activities. According...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Relay for Life raises more than $186,000
In just one night, lives were changed and the future was impacted in an incredible way. The event’s purpose is to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and continue to fight back against cancer. “You’ve got all levels. It’s very humbling and very touching during those...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County last Thursday as part of the “Bike MS TRAM Ride” – The Bike Ride Across Minnesota...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Concert serves as Prairie Wind Players fundraiser
Prairie Wind Players (PWP) will present a concert by singer/songwriter Chuck Suchy on Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barrett Roosevelt...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2016
Chicken feed benefits playground
The public is invited to attend a chicken feed fundraiser on Saturday, July 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Farwell Community Hall. The cost is $10 per person and $5 for children younger than 10. Root beer floats will be sold separately. Proceeds will go toward playground equipment...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Annual car show to support local food shelf
The public is invited to attend the Vintage Car Club (VCC) of Alexandria’s annual car show and swap meet on Sunday, June 26 at the Douglas...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
MMFCU's book drive gives back
Now through June 30, Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) is doing its part to get books into the hands of young children through the 60 Days of Giving Book Drive. In connection with its 60th anniversary, all MMFCU branches, including the one in Alexandria, will have designated...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Love INC fundraiser is May 21
Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) will host a garage sale charity fundraiser on Saturday, May 21 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The sale will include a $5 bag sale. Guests who also bring a non-perishable food item for the local food shelf...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon is Saturday, May 14
The St. Jude’s Bike-A-Thon is Saturday, May 14. Registration will take place that morning from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at the Osakis Visitor Center and the ride will start at 9 a.m. The more donations participants collect, the more prizes they can win. Prizes include: $35 or more in donations...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Taking steps against MS
About 100 people went for a walk in Alexandria Sunday morning to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
Out & About Around the County: Bootleggers Bash
Carlos Creek Winery near Alexandria, was transformed into the Roaring ‘20s for the Douglas County Historical Society’s third annual Bootleggers...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
The Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization held its 20th annual fashion show and silent auction fundraiser to raise funds for scholarships...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Someplace Safe Vintage Tea
The seventh annual Someplace Safe Vintage Tea was held Saturday, April 9 at Living Word Lutheran Church in Alexandria. The event featured dozens...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am