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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
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Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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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
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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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August 19, 2016
How to pass your lake cabin to the next generation
The average age of Minnesota resident seasonal property owners is 62 years. Eighty-six percent of Minnesota seasonal property owners indicated that they would not sell their property in the next three years. In fact, 30 percent of the 86 percent said that they would pass or have passed...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
YMCA and Knute Nelson team up
The Alexandria YMCA and Knute Nelson in Alexandria will participate in National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 29. Senior Health and Fitness Day is focused on health, prevention, fitness and fun.
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Famous bean soup to be served
Whatever uncertainties may exist in the Senate, one thing is sure: bean soup is on the menu of the Senate restaurant every day. Knute Nelson,...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Residents invited to join celebration of Thrivent's impact
The city of Alexandria has proclaimed Thursday, May 31, 2012, as Thrivent Financial Day in Alexandria. The recognition honors the impact the not-for-profit organization has made in the local community through charitable giving and volunteerism. In its proclamation, the city urges...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Knute to host fall festival Oct. 1
The Friends of Knute fall festival is set for Friday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East in Alexandria. The event will include a bake sale, silent auction, lucky wheel, vendor fair, Toad Tracks Book Fair and lunch. The menu includes barbecues...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Knute Nelson receives grant to expand NeuroFit program
The number of people in the United States currently living with neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis is staggering. And with the rapid growth in Americans older than the age of 65, growth is expected in the number of individuals living with these...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Shelter from the flood - Area nursing homes take in residents from Fargo-Moorhead
As the people of Fargo-Moorhead battled the rising floodwaters this past weekend, some of the older population were busy getting settled in their...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lunch with Knute: Douglas County Historical Society to host bean soup fundraisier
It's time again to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal, bean soup. The annual fundraiser,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Knute Nelson may get tax help for $24.9 million project
Knute Nelson's plan to build a $24.9 million assisted living apartment complex in south Alexandria is on track to receive a tax break. At its meeting Tuesday night, the Alexandria City Council set a public hearing to consider the nursing home's application for tax increment financing...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Having a ball
If you go to Knute Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria, you may be in for a good beating. But chances are, it will make you feel like a kid...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
No more bad hops?
Infielders at Alexandria's Knute Nelson Field should get truer bounces next year. The field is also expected to handle a lot more water. That's...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Knute Nelson to expand, add jobs
Amidst a slowing state economy, an expanding health care industry has been a bright spot for Minnesota business. Locally, key developments are helping fuel Alexandria's economic growth. Senior living and care provider Knute Nelson announced Wednesday it plans to build a new 40-acre...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Knute Nelson forms 'Friends of Knute' group; meeting is this Thursday
Amid changing times, available volunteers and their schedules, the Knute Nelson Auxiliary voted recently to merge with the larger volunteer force at Knute Nelson to form a new group, "Friends of Knute." To commemorate and honor the Auxiliary and their efforts throughout the years,...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am