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Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
Alyce L. Hanson
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
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On The Street
October 14, 2016
Team Miltona unites to fight hunger
Members of the Miltona community and beyond are invited to attend Team Miltona's second annual Harvest Pack to Fight Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. at Miltona Community Center. Just 28 cents provides a well-balanced meal, and one packet feeds six people. Twenty percent of...
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Haitian ministry is focus of The Regeneration Center's banquet
The Regeneration Center invites the public to attend its annual banquet on Friday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Alexandria. The event...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Getting a kick out of Alexandria
Alexandria is a known hot spot in the summertime, as many enjoy taking in the lakes and local sights. Most of the visitors are from other areas...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
New Testament gives in the wake of tragedy
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, local support has flowed out to those in need. Six years later, a local school is continuing that support....
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Bread to the Nations speaker to give Haiti trip update
Tammy Hagstrom will share about a local team's recent trip to Haiti through Bread to the Nations (BttN) on Friday, October 2 at 3 p.m. at Sonshine Villa, 110 Sumac Drive in Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. BttN is a local ministry that was born out of a response to...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Lakes Area Loves Haiti events feature Pastor Firmin Louis
Haitian Pastor Firmin Louis will come to Alexandria Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25 for a series of Lakes Area Loves Haiti events. He will share a story of faith and hope for the people of Haiti, and how people from the Alexandria area have served alongside him to transform the...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
A haven in Haiti
Mickey McRoberts always envisioned Haiti as messy and hot and ugly. She was right. But in its messiness she saw a way to help clear away some...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Flying hope to Haiti
At a time when the country of Haiti was descending into depths of despair, a group of pilots based in Alexandria ascended to new heights of service. Through...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
Haiti fundraiser to take place at Wadena bistro
"The Heart of Wadena Churches Goes Out to Haiti" gourmet brunch fundraiser will be held the next two Sundays at Harvest Thyme Bistro in Wadena. Tickets are available for three one-hour settings from 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 7. The cost of...
February 27, 2010 - 8:52am
February 26, 2010
Tax breaks available for Haiti contributions
People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers who itemize deductions on their 2009 return qualify for this special tax relief provision,...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Variety show planned at ATC
A variety show is planned for tonight, Friday, February 26 at the Alexandria Technical College. The show will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the main building of the ATC in Auditorium Room 205. The cost is $10 per person with all proceeds going to the Red Cross for relief efforts...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Out of the chaos of Haiti - a blessing
Jon and Jana Buettner's story is a reminder that good can come from the midst of tragedy sometimes. The earthquake that killed hundreds of...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 16, 2010
MeritCare team from Fargo returns from Haiti
The 6-year-old girl with casts covering her legs and hips was "just a delight" in the hospital for Haiti earthquake victims, Dr.
February 16, 2010 - 12:12pm
February 10, 2010
Garfield students collect pennies for Haiti
In cooperation with the American Red Cross, Garfield Elementary School students recently conducted a penny drive to aid victims of the recent...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 9, 2010
Families in Perham, Battle Lake adopt children from Haiti
Of the thousands of stories of heroism, charity and humanity surfacing after the Haiti earthquake, three of them trace all the way back to East...
February 9, 2010 - 11:05am