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Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
YOU ASKED: What's the policy for overdue lunch accounts?
Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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Boys basketball: Chargers drop Kimball championship to host Cubs
Dance: Cards take first in kick
Girls basketball: Alex moves to 5-1 in Little Falls
Boys hockey: Alex drops third in a row
Wrestling: Cards place four in top eight at Redwood Riot
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Marian J. Barr
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Lou B. Geris
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
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
Honored for giving back
Nonprofit dental clinic branching out: Caring Hands adding Pipestone, looking at other locations
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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November 30, 2017
Grand Arbor shows free holiday movies
Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson will show free holiday movies each Friday in December until Christmas. The movies will show at 1 and 4 p.m. at the Grand Arbor Theater, 4403 Pioneer Road SE in Alexandria. The community is invited. The schedule is: Dec. 1: "The Grinch" Dec. 8: "Polar Express"...
November 30, 2017 - 9:54am
April 22, 2017
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
The public is invited to attend a free Community Awareness Seminar on Tuesday, April 25, at 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor Community Room, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria. Attendees will learn about the end of life planning people need to do in order to protect their family,...
April 22, 2017 - 9:38am
March 31, 2017
Arise with the Guys brings messages of Christian athletes
Arise with the Guys is an annual event where Christian athletes share their inspirational messages of faith, godly values and legacy building....
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
November 18, 2016
Get a fresh vision for 2017
The public is invited to a Vision 2017 event hosted by evangelist Chris Mikkelson, an Osakis native, on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Grand...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Seminar teaches how to become a contagious Christian
Do you hesitate to share your faith with others? Are you looking for an easier, more natural way to spread the word? Then The Unity Foundation and Alexandria Covenant Church invite you to attend the Becoming a Contagious Christian seminar. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Nov....
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Friends of Knute to host Christmas boutique
The Friends of Knute invite the public to attend the annual Christmas boutique and bake sale, featuring crafted Christmas trees, arrangements, wreaths and more. In addition, there will be many homemade baked goods. The event will be held Friday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 7, 2016
Understanding aging parents' future is focus of workshop
Though some may feel ill-prepared, having healthy conversations enables both adult children and their parents to arrive at a common understanding as to a parent's vision for their future. In a free, educational workshop entitled "Heart to Heart: As Your Parents Age," participants...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
A grand opening for Grand Arbor
Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson now boasts 89 additional senior apartments and 16 assisted living apartments, as Phase II of the facility is officially...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
Comfort in coloring: Woman finds relaxation, comfort through coloring books
Hundreds of delicate floral designs have been filled with soft color at the hands of 91-year-old Marion Bauer in the past year. But it's not...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
September 21, 2016
Free seminar discusses retirement strategies
Only 22 percent of U.S. workers are confident they'll have enough saved for their retirement. Despite this lack of confidence and savings, 45 percent of Americans have no retirement savings whatsoever. A free educational seminar, "Retire Wisely with Retirement Strategies," will teach...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Free seminar to explain how to create a will
More than 50 percent of Americans die without having a will in place. Fewer still, 42 percent, have a living will. A will is a legal document that articulates one's intentions regarding estate, designates beneficiaries, names guardians for minor children, makes charitable provisions...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Film study follows civil rights in America
The public is invited to attend Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle, a film series showing the stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation. Films will be shown at 6 p.m., followed by a discussion of each film let by...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Thriving on Thrivent: Company's contributions aid in area development
If it takes a village to raise a child, does it take a Fortune 500 company to nurture a community? It certainly helps. May 31 was proclaimed Thrivent Financial Day in Alexandria. Two dedications were performed for projects funded through charitable giving from the Lutheran based...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am