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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
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
hires and promotions
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December 20, 2017
Ya-Ya says he's fine: Performer missing Jingle Bells but hopes to be back
If you've watched the Jingle Bells Telethon the past seven or eight years, you've probably heard of "Ya-Ya Kenny" and have seen him play his...
December 20, 2017 - 9:12am
December 16, 2017
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation, we want to thank everyone who helped make the 69th annual Jingle Bells Telethon a huge success! A special thank you to Selective TV, Gardonville Telephone Cooperative and KPS Media; Lake Geneva Christian Center for hosting the...
December 16, 2017 - 10:03am
December 12, 2017
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
The Jingle Bells Foundation raised about $80,000 with its 69th annual telethon on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Geneva Christian Center. More than...
December 12, 2017 - 1:25pm
December 8, 2017
Ready to jingle: Annual telethon is Saturday
It's time to get your jingle on. The 69th annual Jingle Bells Telethon will take place Saturday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., at the Lake Geneva...
December 8, 2017 - 7:24am
November 19, 2017
Jingle Bells auditions held Sunday
Olivia Marsh sings "May It Be" while Brian Reynolds plays guitar at the Jingle Bells audition Sunday evening at the Lake Geneva Christian Center...
November 19, 2017 - 5:24pm
November 8, 2017
Jingle Bells organizers seek performers
The annual Jingle Bells Telethon season launches on Saturday, Nov. 11, with the first round of auditions for the five-hour fundraiser set for 3-6 p.m. at the Lake Geneva Christian Center, 605 Birch Ave. in Alexandria. Run by the Alexandria Jaycees, the telethon seeks to raise money...
November 8, 2017 - 10:21am
A tough break: Radio announcer's baseball vacation cut short by broken jaw
Radio announcer Joe Korkowski would love to tell you about his baseball vacation. Unfortunately, it will be a few weeks before he can really...
November 8, 2017 - 7:31am
December 16, 2016
LETTER: Blessed by generosity and caring
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation and the Alexandria Jaycees, we want to thank everyone who helped make the 68th annual Jingle Bells Telethon a huge success! A special thank you to the dedicated staff at Selective TV, Gardonville Telephone Cooperative and KPS...
December 16, 2016 - 7:00am
IT'S OUR TURN: An early Christmas present
Just like Christmas, there's something magical about the Jingle Bells Telethon. Every year, it's like a beautifully packaged present, filled...
December 16, 2016 - 7:00am
December 14, 2016
A jingling good time
Although donations and pledges are still trickling in, more than $88,000 was raised during the Jaycees Jingle Bells Telethon. The 68th annual...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 11, 2016
A jingling success w/video
It was another successful year for the Jaycees Jingle Bells Telethon. The 68th annual event took place Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Lake Geneva Christian...
December 11, 2016 - 10:42am
December 9, 2016
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
The 68th Live Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center, 605 Birch Ave., Alexandria. It can also be watched live on Selective TV channel 21.4, Charter Cable channel 181, Gardonville digital TV channel 4 or online. For...
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
December 7, 2016
Giving back to Jingle Bells
Fifteen years ago, at only the halfway point in her pregnancy, Evelyn Decker of Evansville gave birth to a little boy. Weighing in under 1 pound...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 9, 2016
Donate books to children through Project Bookshelf
New books are a welcome gift at Christmastime. Project Bookshelf gathers new books for children ages preschool through high school for distribution with the Jingle Bells Foundation's annual Christmas baskets in December. The program serves families across Central Minnesota and is...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 4, 2016
Holiday craft/vendor event benefits Jingle Bells
The public is invited to attend a holiday vendor/craft event on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. All proceeds will be donated to Jingle Bells. Vendors will include Scentsy, Elli Lou Creations, Gourmet Cupboards, Lularoe, Thirty-One, Sweater...
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am