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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
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Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Marjorie A. Marso
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LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
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
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Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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January 18, 2018
New grants for improving communities
Nonprofits, school districts and local governments with a great idea of how to improve their communities now will have a shot at getting some money to help them do that. The Fergus Falls-based West Central Initiative said it will give up to about $5,000 to groups that can help west-central...
January 18, 2018 - 2:16pm
October 17, 2017
Small change adds up for youth groups
Runestone Electric Association says it has given $5,400 to youth groups and other local organizations, thanks to customers who allow their electrical bills to be rounded up to the nearest dollar. The utility says its Operation Round Up has distributed nearly $848,000 in grants throughout...
October 17, 2017 - 6:24pm
August 5, 2017
Lake Region Arts Council seeks board nominations
Lake Region Arts Council, the region's largest public funder for the arts, is seeking nominations from counties including Douglas to fill open spots on its board of directors. Each year, the council distributes about $300,000 in grants to regional artists and art projects, and board...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
January 20, 2017
Grant to help car program keep rolling
Cliff Korkowski, executive director of the Douglas County Car Care Program, is on a mission. He will soon be retiring and he wants to make sure the incoming director of the program that donates vehicles to people in need isn't burdened with fundraising efforts. His fundraising efforts...
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
June 22, 2016
LETTER: Value added producer grants help beginning farmers and ranchers
To the editor: According to the most recent census of agriculture, there are 6 times more farmers older than 65 than younger than 35. Beginning farmers and ranchers represent a crucial component for the future of agriculture, but they must overcome stern challenges to get started....
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Operation Round Up awards 34 grants
Runestone Electric Association’s Operation Round Up has distributed more than $772,500 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout the cooperative’s service territory since its inception in 2003. More than 65 percent of REA’s members allow their bills to...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Grants available for youth-led projects
Youth as Resources (YAR) is currently seeking applications from youth-led, youth-designed service projects for up to $1,000. Any group of youth up to age 21 from community organizations, religious communities, schools, classrooms, clubs, service groups and other nonprofit organization...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
IN THE KNOW: ATCC participating in grant pilot program
Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about free college tuition. A number of states have taken steps to reduce the financial burden of college graduates and encourage enrollment in programs with high-demand occupations. Programs, such as the Tennessee Promise, provide free...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 15, 2015
State grants help fund livestock improvements
Livestock producers are invited to apply for a portion of $2 million in grants available for on-farm improvements. Qualifying producers are reimbursed 10 percent of the first $500,000 of investment, with a minimum investment of $4,000. Qualifying expenditures include the purchase,...
December 15, 2015 - 11:49am
November 4, 2015
Livestock investment grants available
Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, encourages local livestock producers to apply for livestock investment grants available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 18. Grants are available to Minnesota livestock farmers for expenses...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Grants will help seniors, art scene and those without a vehicle
A blind person will be able to “see” a live play. A single mom on a tight budget with a sudden car breakdown will be able to get her car...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2013
Lake Region Arts Council Legacy grant round is open for applications
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) will award $70,585 in grants this fall with its Fall Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants. Individual artists: $20,229 total. All artists living in the LRAC nine-county region of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse...
September 18, 2013 - 6:38am
September 4, 2013
Letter - Make an impact and increase learning opportunities
To the editor: It is my privilege to serve as the chair of the Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation. The foundation is a growing organization, governed by a volunteer board, which has had a significant impact on students in District 206. Through its Innovation Grant Program,...
September 4, 2013 - 8:07am
September 3, 2013
Grants to make a difference in arts, housing
Here's good news for those who appreciate local arts and for those struggling to find a place they can call home. The Alexandria Area Community...
September 3, 2013 - 6:58am
August 9, 2013
LRAC presentation explains grants
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is holding Meet and Greet presentations locally. The following presentations are free and open to the public: --Tuesday, August 13, 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore, Alexandria, and at 7 p.m. at the Thorson Memorial Library,...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am