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Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Building activity is on council's agenda Monday
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Girls golf: Cards dominate another CLC meet at St. Cloud
Softball: B-E coasts past Owls behind Bukkila's big day
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Letter: Science provides vital knowledge
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 20, 2017
Knute Nelson building in Park Rapids
Knute Nelson has announced plans to build a senior lifestyle housing project in Park Rapids this year. Mark Anderson, president and CEO for Knute Nelson, along with Katie Perry, senior vice president, presented the project in Park Rapids earlier this month.
February 20, 2017 - 8:21am
February 8, 2017
Flu bug spreading in Minnesota
Flu activity is on the rise in Minnesota. After a relatively quiet start to the flu season, statistics from the Minnesota Department of Health show a climb in recent weeks and that it is now widespread in Minnesota. "This is the time of year when it's going to increase," said Doreen...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00am
January 4, 2017
Free seminar discusses keeping the farm in the family
Ninety-seven percent of farms are family farms that account for 86 percent of farm production. Thirty-three percent of farm operators in the U.S. are 65 or older. Farming continues to evolve from one generation to the next. It is a unique business with challenges, and opportunities,...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Unique high school program helps fill demand for nurses
Alexandria Area High School is helping fill a pressing need in the area through a program that allows students to become certified nursing assistants....
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Pick up ethnic baked items at historical society open hosue
The Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis St. in Alexandria, will host its annual Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can pick up traditional baked goods, breads, gift trays and more. Ethnic baked items include almond cakes, lefse, krumkake,...
November 25, 2016 - 9:22am
November 18, 2016
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
As a We Honor Veterans hospice provider, Knute Nelson provides specialized care to veterans who are facing a life-limiting illness. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs, created We Honor Veterans to empower...
November 18, 2016 - 11:00am
November 11, 2016
Friends of Knute to host Christmas boutique
The Friends of Knute invite the public to attend the annual Christmas boutique and bake sale, featuring crafted Christmas trees, arrangements, wreaths and more. In addition, there will be many homemade baked goods. The event will be held Friday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 7, 2016
Understanding aging parents' future is focus of workshop
Though some may feel ill-prepared, having healthy conversations enables both adult children and their parents to arrive at a common understanding as to a parent's vision for their future. In a free, educational workshop entitled "Heart to Heart: As Your Parents Age," participants...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
A grand opening for Grand Arbor
Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson now boasts 89 additional senior apartments and 16 assisted living apartments, as Phase II of the facility is officially...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
September 21, 2016
Free seminar discusses retirement strategies
Only 22 percent of U.S. workers are confident they'll have enough saved for their retirement. Despite this lack of confidence and savings, 45 percent of Americans have no retirement savings whatsoever. A free educational seminar, "Retire Wisely with Retirement Strategies," will teach...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Festival of Tables in need of table hosts
The Festival of Tables luncheon, sponsored by the Friends of Knute, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. It includes a luncheon, silent auction, door prizes and a cash bar. Tickets are $20 each. The event is currently in need of individuals...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Knute Nelson holds community picnic
Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual community picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Care Center Campus, 420 12th Ave. E. A barbecue-style lunch and ice cream will be served. A free-will donation will be accepted. Entertainment includes live music by...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
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...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am