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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 11, 2014
Compassion Center to offer GriefShare support group
Compassion Center in Alexandria will begin its eighth GriefShare Seminar on Monday, September 29 at 6:45 p.m. with an open house registration. The national program includes videos featuring authors, pastors, counselors and grief experts such as Zig Ziglar and H. Norman Wright. People...
life / faith
September 11, 2014 - 2:30pm
September 10, 2014
Embark on a Plein air painting adventure
There’s a new phenomenon sweeping the area: painting en plein air. The phrase, which is French for “painting in the open air,” gave Eileen Putman of Alexandria inspiration for Plein Air Painting Adventures, her new painters group. The group is open to anyone from Alexandria...
news / region
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
May 24, 2013
Calendar - Support Groups and Club Meetings
Fri., May 24 Alexandria 8:30 a.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) MN #775 at the Alexandria Senior Center; (320) 759-2175. 12:15 p.m. Al-Anon support group, 1604 Jefferson. 1 and 8:15 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 1604 Jefferson. 6:30 p.m. Al-Anon support group, Ecumen Bethany Community. Sat.,...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Life Stage joins DMA
Life Stage Wealth Management Group recently joined Alexandria's Downtown Merchants Association (DMA). Shown (left to right) are Marlene Bettin...
business / life
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Group forms to help elk, wildlife habitat
A Vikingland chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation was recently formed in Alexandria. Members will hold a banquet on Friday, March 13 at The Barn near the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, starting at 5 p.m. Anyone interested in joining the chapter is invited to attend. Tickets...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Ingebrigtsen named to governor's workforce group
State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria has been named to the Governor's Workforce Development Council, a board developed to prepare workers for a changing economy and ensure an adequate number of skilled workers are available for Minnesota's employers. The two-year old council's...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Ruling disappoints lake group
Members of the Lake Carlos Area Association (LCAA) are disappointed with the appellate court ruling in favor of Douglas County on the County Road 42/11/34 project. Stephen Eisele, president of the LCAA, represented by Jim and Karna Peters of Peters and Peters PLC, submitted a statement...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Knute Nelson forms 'Friends of Knute' group; meeting is this Thursday
Amid changing times, available volunteers and their schedules, the Knute Nelson Auxiliary voted recently to merge with the larger volunteer force at Knute Nelson to form a new group, "Friends of Knute." To commemorate and honor the Auxiliary and their efforts throughout the years,...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am