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Mice: The 'hole' story
Farewell to Randy's
Help available for MNsure signup
Runestone is back in the limelight
Sports schedule for Friday, Oct. 28
Football: Silverstreaks determined entering final four in 5AA play
Cross country: Cards send three to state as teams finish fifth
6A-South VB: Chargers pull away to set up matchup with top-seeded Rockets
Sports schedule for Thursday, Oct. 27
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Delores E. Johnson
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
Melissa Heen Peterson
Paul John Dalluge
EDITORIAL: Mayor does plenty for Alexandria
EDITORIAL: Our choice for Senate: Ingebrigtsen and Westrom
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
Take a journey through the history of Alexandria with Barb Grover on Monday, May 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor community room, Alexandria. A longtime Alexandria resident and historian, Grover has written a book about Alexandria's rich history and will share images and stories...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
New app helps find museums in Minnesota
Just in time for the busy summer travel season and Minnesota Museums Month in May, the Minnesota Association of Museums and the Minnesota Historical Society are launching a free Minnesota Museums app that will direct users to the more than 500 museums statewide. "We are so fortunate...
May 6, 2013 - 10:18am
May 5, 2013
Minnesotans encouraged to visit historic sites this month
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is celebrating Preservation Month in May by encouraging Minnesotans to visit historic sites, to learn how to preserve family treasures and also to share favorite historic places in their communities on social media. Across Minnesota, there...
May 5, 2013 - 10:06am
April 19, 2013
Viking history is topic of forum
The last Saturday in April is designated Heritage Society Research Forum Day. In conjunction with this, the Kensington Area Heritage Society will sponsor a forum on Saturday, April 27 at the Community Center in Kensington. Registration starts at 10 a.m., with the morning session...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
John Glenn, Cleopatra, Beethoven spotted in Osakis
Last Wednesday, Osakis Public School was a gathering spot for iconic people of the past and present. Osakis fourth graders used costume and props...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Movie event celebrates Women's History Month
To celebrate Women's History Month in March, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a showing and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 American drama that was nominated for five Emmy's. The event is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 11, 2013
Students to present history exhibits in St. Cloud March 23
More than 260 students from schools in Central Minnesota will present their exhibits, documentaries and performances at the regional History Day event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 at Atwood Memorial Center at St. Cloud State University. Student exhibits and performances from 6-12...
March 11, 2013 - 11:27am
March 8, 2013
History of Alexandria explored in new book
Barb Grover, long-time Alexandria resident, has published a book about Alexandria's history, from its founding right up to present day. Alexandria,...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Out and About: Foreign students entertained
Twenty-three 10th grade students from Germany listened to a presentation on the American fur trade era from 1760 to 1840 presented by Dennis...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Kensington to celebrate History with Eleanor Day
On Saturday, February 23 at noon, the Kensington Area Heritage Society (KAHS) will host its fifth annual History with Eleanor Day in Kensington's Community Center. This year's event commemorates the return of Kensington's depot to the village in June 2012.
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
Civil War artifacts on display at ITOW Veterans Museum
"Celebrating Minnesota in the 1800s" is the theme of the exhibits on display at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham through the end of December. Including in the exhibits are photographs and artifacts from the Prospect House and Civil War Museum of Battle Lake which houses an extensive...
December 1, 2012 - 1:57pm
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
From oral histories to preserving historic buildings, Minnesotans are hard at work celebrating their legacy now and building it for the future. The Minnesota Historical Society announced this week that it has awarded 53 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grants of up to $7,000,...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
Grant leads to concert of historical folk music in Perham
Thanks to a grant from Lake Region Arts Council, the Friends of the Museum will present a free concert and workshop on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. It will feature flutist Julie Johnson and the No-Accounts of original compositions that...
October 28, 2012 - 8:58am
October 5, 2012
Lake Carlos State Park celebrates history of lakes area
Join Lake Carlos State Park in celebrating the history of the area on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will be filled with...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
New historical grants awarded across Minnesota
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is pleased to announce that more than 80 organizations in 37 counties throughout the state will receive Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants for projects that will preserve and share our state's rich history and cultural heritage...
September 30, 2012 - 10:12am