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RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Alexandria man suspected of supplying heroin in Fergus Falls overdose case
Vandals smash sinks at Alexandria park
Level three sex offender moving to Brandon
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Legion baseball: Alex sweeps at Perham
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Anthony Miltich and Friends kick off celebration
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 15, 2016
Free seminar to explain how to create a will
More than 50 percent of Americans die without having a will in place. Fewer still, 42 percent, have a living will. A will is a legal document that articulates one's intentions regarding estate, designates beneficiaries, names guardians for minor children, makes charitable provisions...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Knute Nelson Foundation receives challenge grant
The Knute Nelson Foundation of Alexandria has received a $42,750 challenge grant opportunity from the Thrivent Financial Foundation. The grant supports the organization's "Growing Seeds of Faith and Giving" initiative. The project is designed to assist Knute Nelson Foundation in cultivating...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
KN at Home program receives Organizational Quality Award
Knute Nelson's KN at Home program was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Organizational Quality Award. This new award is given...
Business / awards
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Knute Nelson expands long-term care
Knute Nelson Care Center in Alexandria recently expanded its capacity to serve. As of March 1, eight long-term care beds were added to the facility....
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Helping hands, helping hearts
There's no age limit on helping others. In fact, older individuals who live in assisted living or nursing homes seem to appreciate the opportunity...
Life / features
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Building on a tradition
The Friends of Knute will host its fifth annual Festival of Tables on Thursday, October 24 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria and is in search...
October 9, 2015 - 6:55am
August 14, 2015
YMCA, Nelson Wellness Center team up to offer more choices
More exercise choices are on the way for members of the Alexandria Area YMCA and Knute Nelson’s Nelson Wellness Center. In a collaborative agreement forming a separate entity entitled Community Health and Wellness, LLC, both nonprofit organizations are making available their state-of-the-art...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
Business / New Business
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
On the calendar
• Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual community picnic Wednesday, August 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a barbecue-style lunch and ice cream. Entertainment includes Alexandria Aces, music by Sax Appeal, Erickson’s Petting Zoo and face painting. All are welcome....
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
Bonds across generations
Sixth graders create group to spend time visiting seniors
May 22, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
New nursing program to begin at local high school
A new certified nursing assistant (CNA) program will soon begin at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The CNA education program is a collaboration between Knute Nelson, AAHS and Alexandria Technical and Community College. Students who successfully complete the training will...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Friends of Knute seeking table hosts
The Friends of Knute is looking for businesses or individuals to host a table for its Festival of Tables on Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m. at...
Life / events
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Knute Nelson adds St. Mary’s to its corporate structure
It’s the first non-Lutheran church to join
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Knute Nelson to participate in hospice initiative
Knute Nelson was recently selected to participate in the Targeting Resources Use Effectively (TRUE) project to increase appropriate hospice referrals, improve access and increase length of stay. The initiative is supported by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
April 4, 2014 - 9:04am
March 5, 2014
Winter Olympics, Knute Nelson style
Knute Nelson in Alexandria recently celebrated the Winter Olympics by putting its own special spin on the games. Several teams consisting of...
Life / senior
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am