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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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October 23, 2015
Get your spook on
This year's autumn season is more than ideal in terms of weather and scenery, and as the temperature and leaves begin to drop, Douglas County...
October 23, 2015 - 12:45pm
Symphony Church presents All Saints' Eve event
Symphony Church, located at 2109 Lake Park Place in Alexandria, will host an All Saints' Eve event on October 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. Many Americans celebrate Halloween with costumes, trick-or-treating, parties and horror movies. October 31 is a Celtic holiday that marks the end...
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
November 1, 2014
Scaring up some fun in Osakis
Kids of all ages, and a few costumed adults, had a fun time at the annual Osakis Halloween Party at the high school cafeteria Friday night. The...
November 1, 2014 - 2:04pm
November 6, 2013
Out and About - ECFE Halloween
All kinds of spooky fun awaited children who dressed up for the Early Childhood Family Education Halloween party at the Woodland Elementary School...
November 6, 2013 - 8:29am
October 30, 2013
Fear the reaper
Haunted Theatre raises goose bumps, funds for AAAA
October 30, 2013 - 9:19am
October 25, 2013
Get ready for tricks and treats, crazy costumes and jesting Jack-o’-lanterns as the Alexandria area gets set for Halloween. Here’s a look at several area Halloween happenings: HAUNTED THEATRE October 25-26, 30-31, 7 to 10 p.m. Reaper Madness infects the Alexandria Area...
October 25, 2013 - 9:20am
November 2, 2012
Gettin' into the spirit at First Lutheran and around the area
"Barack Obama" and "Mitt Romney" were a hit at First Lutheran's Trunk-or-Treating event in Alexandria on Wednesday.
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 31, 2012
Out and About: 4-H Halloween party
Children were treated to an early jump on Halloween at the Lucky Star 4-H Club's Halloween Party at Forada City Hall Sunday. There were bicycle...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
It's Halloween time!
The buzz of Halloween can be felt in the cool fall air. People populate their yards with pumpkins and ghoulish decorations. They dangle fake cobwebs throughout their homes, bust out the orange and black décor and fill big bowls with candy for the coming trick-or-treaters. Kids anticipate...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 25, 2012
Extra DWI patrols to hit the streets for Halloween party weekend
ST. PAUL -- The scariest thing on Halloween isn't your Zombie NFL Replacement Referee costume, it's drunk driving -- which has resulted in seven deaths and 24 serious, life-altering injuries during Halloween party weekends in the last five years. Minnesota State Patrol troopers,...
October 25, 2012 - 12:41pm
October 19, 2012
Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser to feature hypnotist
Join the Lakes Area Humane Society on Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. for "A Hypnotic Halloween" fundraiser at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The festivities will begin with social hour, snacks and a cash bar. Attendees will be able to browse and bid on silent auctions items provided...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Alexandria Area Arts Association presents The Haunted Theatre
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold their 7th annual Haunted Theatre October 26, 27, 30 and 31 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Frightmare Farm opens doors to haunted barn
The Frightmare Farm is hosting a haunted barn for ages 13 or older, "guaranteed to scare the 'yell' out of you." Admission is $10. It is open Fridays and Saturdays, October 19-20, 26-27 and November 2 from 6 to 11 p.m. and Thursday, November 1 from 5 to 10 p.m. Kids' night is on...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Out and About - around the county this week - Halloween hauntings 2011
Communities across Douglas County held fun festivities for the kids this Halloween. A costume contest, games and fishing for pop were part of...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 30, 2011
What will you do with leftover Halloween candy? Here are some ideas
Here are some tips for using all of that extra Halloween candy: --To prevent sugar shock, have a big bag of popcorn waiting when everyone comes back from Trick or Treating. It's easy to fix and will counteract some of the sweet stuff. --You can freeze candy up to a year in...
October 30, 2011 - 9:41am