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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
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Anika Dale Wolfe
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
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
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1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
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Habitat for Humanity
May 18, 2018
Women build for Habitat during National Women Build Week
Women were busy building last week at Habitat's newest Alexandria home, as it marked National Women Build Week. National Women Build Week was...
May 18, 2018 - 7:42am
December 3, 2017
Big Build, big memories: Habitat volunteers relish experience in Cambodia
The genuine smiles on the children's faces and the joy in their eyes, along with the friendly, humble and resilient adults are just a few memories...
December 3, 2017 - 12:23pm
September 18, 2017
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will hold a dedication for a new home for a mother and her 2-year-old daughter at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the home, 3646 Pawnee Dr. SE in Alexandria. Two days later, it will host an open house event for anyone interested in affordable housing...
September 18, 2017 - 6:31am
September 14, 2017
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
With the closing of the St. Cloud Habitat for Humanity ReStore, the Alexandria ReStore reports confusion about its own status. In a news release, the store said it not only remains open, but is planning an expansion. It will continue to stay open Thursday-Saturday from 9-5, and...
September 14, 2017 - 4:54pm
August 18, 2017
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will dedicate two homes for local families on Tuesday, Aug. 22, and the public is invited. The first is set for 3:30 p.m. at 1643 Castle Lane in Alexandria, a house renovated by a mission team from Wisconsin and local volunteers. At 5 p.m.,...
August 18, 2017 - 10:39am
July 28, 2017
Habitat receives land donation to build in Kensington
When she was diagnosed with a terminal pancreatic cancer in August 2016 and told she had six months to live, Florence Bergquist decided she'd...
July 28, 2017 - 10:44am
July 7, 2017
Habitat holding open house in completed home
Habitat for Humanity is hosting an open house Tuesday, July 11 from 5-7 p.m. at a completed Habitat home at 3608 Pawnee Drive in Alexandria. It welcomes anyone interested in affordable housing to attend. Staff and committee members will speak about Habitat's homeownership program...
July 7, 2017 - 9:43am
May 10, 2017
IT'S WOMEN BUILD WEEK
Jennie Schleppenbach, along with several other volunteers, fastens together window and door headers for a new home near Alexandria Monday during...
May 10, 2017 - 4:38pm
January 31, 2017
Habitat celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Everyone involved in building a Habitat for Humanity home is impacted in some way, according to Habitat for Humanity Director Lori Anderson....
January 31, 2017 - 12:30pm
On the ground floor of Habitat
A notice in his church bulletin from Dave Anderson prompted Bob Loucks to check out an informational meeting about the possibility of starting...
January 31, 2017 - 11:37am
December 2, 2016
Help for homes
In the past, Beverly Travis of Alexandria has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County. But last spring, she found herself and...
December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
November 11, 2016
Join Habitat for an open house event
Habitat for Humanity is hosting an open house event and invites anyone interested in workforce housing or home repairs to attend. The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1110 Thomas Drive NE in Alexandria. Come see a completed Habitat home, visit with staff...
November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 7, 2016
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union of Alexandria will work together on Monday, Oct. 10, to volunteer in the community as part of Plus It Forward Day and the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Day of Kindness. They will team up to work with Habitat...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
September 1, 2016
Bridge event to benefit Habitat for Humanity
The annual Bridge Benefit for the local Habitat for Humanity will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. at First Congregational UCC in Alexandria. The event will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by the games at 9:30 a.m. Guests can attend alone or bring a partner or...
September 1, 2016 - 8:49am
May 4, 2016
Celebrate a new Habitat home
The community is invited to celebrate the construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home on Wednesday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at 1024 Thomas Drive in Alexandria. As part of her partnership in building, future homeowner Mackenzie Thompson will contribute 200 hours or more working on her...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am