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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Student takes second in statewide speech event
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
Softball: Knights sweep doubleheader against WHN
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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June 29, 2012
Alexandria Area Community Foundation to award $30,000
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) plans to award $30,000 in grants to organizations that serve the residents of the Alexandria area and improve the quality of life in the region. The deadline to submit grant applications is July 31. The AACF will accept grant applications...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Bernick Family Foundation to award $150,000
The Bernick Family Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF) announce that $150,000 will be available in the fifth annual round of Bernick's community grants.
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Polling places in Douglas County get federal grants
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie recently announced that the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State has approved distribution of more than $156,000 in federal HAVA Operating Grants to 20 counties. They will be used to defray operating costs of assistive voting equipment and vote-counting...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Minnesota DEED awards 31 small cities development grants
Grants totaling $16.85 million were awarded to 31 communities in Greater Minnesota to help pay for rehabilitating housing and commercial structures and improving infrastructure. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded the funding under its Small...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
New historical and cultural heritage grants awarded; Douglas County gets $7,000 for new study
The Minnesota Historical Society has announced that 12 organizations in 11 counties will preserve and share the state's history with support from Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants, funded by the Legacy Amendment.
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Local precincts receive election grants
The cities of Alexandria and Osakis and Alexandria Township all received state grants to make it easier to vote in elections. Alexandria received a $3,634 grant to purchase and install signs that will assist handicapped voters. Osakis received $800 to purchase eight voting booths. Alexandria...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
$37 million available to value-added producer grants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that $37 million is available for the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. A special reserve is set aside for beginning farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. The deadline to apply is August...
August 17, 2011 - 7:49am
April 22, 2011
Farmers can nominate their school district to apply for new grants up to $25,000
Farmers in Minnesota now have the opportunity to help their school districts build a better foundation for education, keeping their kids on the right track for a better future.
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Schools get federal grants to improve security, safety
Two area schools will soon be getting cameras and other security equipment, thanks to a Secure Our School (SOS) grant. Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen asked for approval of the grant at last week's Douglas County Board meeting. The grant was approved. Seven Minnesota entities,...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Brandon, Osakis both get federal funds to improve water
Two communities in Douglas County will soon have cleaner drinking water. Brandon and Osakis will receive a combined total of $4.89 million in federal grants and loans to make improvements to their drinking water treatment infrastructure. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced the...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Sustainable grants available for farmers
Minnesota farmers have an unexpected opportunity to apply for funds that will help them research and demonstrate ways to improve resource efficiencies on their farms. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program is announcing a...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Mini grants offered to area schools to keep kids healthy
All across Minnesota, local public health agencies, along with schools, worksites and the community are implementing a groundbreaking program called the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP). Five counties in west central Minnesota - Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Grant...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Deadline to apply for livestock investment grants is November 30
Minnesota livestock producers have until November 30 to apply for a Livestock Investment Grant through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Qualifying producers would be reimbursed 10 percent of the first $500,000 of investment toward improving or expanding their livestock...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2009
Grants available to reduce pollution
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking applications for grants to be used in the development of environmentally sustainable practices that prevent pollution and conserve resources. Both public and private organizations and partnerships are eligible. Applications...
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Turn your good ideas into a new sustainable farming practice
From developing cold hardy kiwi fruit to extending the vegetable growing season, many Minnesota farmers and researchers have turned their ideas into viable production practices with the help of a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Sustainable Agriculture grant. The MDA is...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am