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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
Softball: Chargers end regular season on 12-game winning streak
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
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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on the street
April 8, 2016
Stamping out breast cancer
Kensington Post Office again sells most stamps
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 10, 2016
Come have fun at the carnival
The public is invited to attend St. Agnes School's Carnival on Sunday, March 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Osakis Public School. The event will include kids' games, a vendor fair and silent auction. It will also feature a magic show by Robert and Lynn Halbrook at noon and 1:30...
March 10, 2016 - 10:43am
March 2, 2016
Plunging for a cause - $75,000 raised for Special Olympics Minnesota
The waters of Lake Darling hovered around a chilly 36 degrees on Sunday afternoon, while the air temperature was a mere 30 degrees, but that...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Bingo night to benefit marching band
The public is invited to attend bingo night on Friday, Feb. 26 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., with bingo at 7. The cost is $30 for 20 games. The evening will also include food, music and chances to win cash and prizes. Tickets are available at the...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
AmericInn fundraises for Give Kids the World
The AmericInn Alexandria has completed a successful charity drive as part of the brand's AmericInn Cares initiative. During November, the hotel joined other AmericInn properties nationwide, in partnership with Give Kids the World, to help raise funds and awareness for the nonprofit...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
LETTER: Together we can make a difference
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation and the Alexandria Jaycees we want to thank everyone who helped make the 67th annual Jingle Bells Telethon a huge success! A special thank you to the dedicated staff at Selective TV, Gardonville Telephone Cooperative and KPS...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Radiothon raises more than $42,000 to prevent child abuse
The 26th annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse was held Dec. 4-5 and raised more than $42,500 in this area. The radiothon is a 23-hour education and action event broadcast on KIKV 100.7 FM and Cool 94.3 FM. Listeners learn what key conditions lead to child abuse and neglect and how...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Getting into the swing of it
Music fans of all ages enjoyed a Swing Dance Party at the Harvest Ball put on by the Alexandria Area High School jazz bands Nov. 20. The seventh...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Out and about: Fork and Cork introduces refined menu
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Fork and Cork event on Friday, October 23. Chamber members, businesses and community...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 22, 2015
Out and About: Firemen's Runway Show
The Firefighters' Runway Competition and Comedy Show was held Saturday to raise money for The Lakes Area Crisis Response Team (LACRT). LACRT...
October 22, 2015 - 10:07am
October 16, 2015
Love INC offers time, talent, treasure at fundraiser
Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) will host its fourth annual fundraiser on Thursday, October 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event will include social time, dinner, testimonies, silent auction and live auction. Connie Lawrie, an intake volunteer,...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Release a butterfly in the park
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual butterfly release on Wednesday, August 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. Guests may purchase a butterfly for $10 at the park to release in memory of someone special. Attendees are invited to bring a lawn chair. Ice cream and...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Productive Alternatives to host outdoors-themed fundraiser
Productive Alternatives, which serves the communities of Alexandria and Parkers Prairie, among others, will host a raffle fundraiser to provide funding for its services. The drawing will be held Saturday, December 6 at the Parkers Prairie High School gym. Ticket holders need not...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week - Explosion Alexandria
A new Labor Day tradition was started this weekend, with the first-ever Explosion Alexandria! Part of the proceeds from the event will go to...
September 3, 2014 - 8:21am
August 15, 2014
Rotary husks 4,000 cobs of corn
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am