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Holiday blood drive planned
Are farmers getting gouged on rent?
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Program gives away 200th car; 'I can better provide for myself,' recipient says
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Susan Jean Erickson
Ann M. Nussbaum
Gary D. Nokes
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
COMMENTARY: The amazing impact of community giving
EDITORIAL: A good time to count your blessings
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
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March 31, 2017
Lakes Area Radio Theatre presents its April show
Lakes Area Radio Theatre will present a tribute to the ugly ducklings of the world as they blossom into swans for its April show on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. 'Baby Snooks: The Ugly Duckling'
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
The 68th Live Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center, 605 Birch Ave., Alexandria. It can also be watched live on Selective TV channel 21.4, Charter Cable channel 181, Gardonville digital TV channel 4 or online. For...
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
1950s come to life in radio theater
Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria is recreating two old-time radio theater comedies from the 1950s on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. For information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available at www.lakesareatheatre.com. 'Beautiful Dreamer'...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Former Cardinal is Geneva head golf pro
Alexandria's Grant Hanson always knew the chances of becoming a head golf professional in his hometown were pretty slim, which is exactly why he's so grateful for this latest opportunity. Hanson was a standout golfer for the Alexandria Cardinals who went on to play four years at...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Geneva Golf Club season winners
The Geneva Golf Club's first half winners during Monday Scramble league this season were Jeremy Mehasab and Chad Buchner in first; Brennan Hacker and Mike Kluver in second; and Al Leiffort and Dave Robley in third. Second half winners were Steve Larson and Kent Carlson, first; Dennis...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Golf: Fall Club tournament winners
Six players claimed top honors in the Scott Dirck Junior Fall Club tournament at the Geneva Golf Club that also saw players from Chris Foley's Golf Schools in Brainerd and Brad Pluth Golf School in Chaska all competing. Winning the boys' 10-12 division was Elliot Amundson, while...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Bringing big city golf to a small town
With winter encompassing six months of the year, golf in Minnesota is only part time - but Alexandria's Scott Dirck wanted to change that. "I...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Geneva Golf Club year-end winners
GENEVA GOLF CLUB TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE SECOND HALF FINAL RESULTS Central Lakes Supply 268 Phoenix Hotel 265 Van Ahn & Co. 261 Bon Jos 244 Mobile Therapy 235 Douglas County Abstract 214 Geneva Golf Club 190 FIRST HALF WINNER - Douglas County Abstract.
October 28, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Mussels found in Victoria
Late last fall, Dave Rush received a phone call from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Rush, the Douglas County Land and Resource Management...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Channel decision divides residents
The restriction of motorized boat traffic between lakes Geneva and Victoria made big waves at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. The channel between the two lakes was closed off earlier this summer to help stop the spread of zebra mussels, which were found recently in Lake Geneva....
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Geneva Road headed for an upgrade that bicyclists will like
It's been about eight years in the making but it appears that a one-mile stretch of Geneva Road is headed for a major upgrade. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council called for bids on the project, estimated to cost $900,000. Almost all of the project's cost will...
July 13, 2010 - 6:33am
June 11, 2010
Search for mussels comes up empty
On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Douglas County Dive Team went in search of zebra mussels on Lake Victoria. They were accompanied by...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
County restricts two lake channels
Despite more opposition than support, Douglas County commissioners voted 3-2 to restrict the channel access between Lakes Geneva and Victoria. The...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Channeling ideas about zebras
Dave Rush and Nathan Olson were expecting a larger crowd Friday evening. Rush, the Douglas County Land and Resource director, and Olson, an...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am