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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 24
Building remains strong in Alexandria
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Baseball: Chargers make the most of a four-hit day
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 25
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
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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
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Norman Allen Potvin
Eudoris V. Hagen
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
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
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On The Street
September 28, 2012
Open house planned for Chaplain James Oakland
A celebration of ministry retirement open house reception honoring Pastor James Oakland, chaplain at Knute Nelson, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 1 in the chapel lounge at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. "For five...
September 28, 2012 - 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
March 7, 2012
Knute Nelson caregiver receives state award
Diana Andrews of Alexandria has been named the Aging Services of Minnesota 2012 District C Caregiver of the Year for her years of service to the residents at Knute Nelson in Alexandria. This special award is the highest honor awarded to Minnesota caregivers who dedicate their lives...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Celebrate Knute with a bowl of bean soup
It's that time of year to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal - bean soup. The annual fundraiser sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will be held Tuesday, February 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Lee Silverman Voice Training treatment now offered through Knute Nelson
Local speech language pathologist, Jill Beuckens of Knute Nelson, was recently certified by LSVT Global, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. The Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) is a proven, effective speech program that focuses on improving functional communication and voice volume in...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Knute Nelson's housing project rolls ahead
Knute Nelson's plans to build a 139-unit senior living campus rolled smoothly ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. Other noteworthy topics - a change order for the police station project, an overlay bid that was well over the city's estimate, the pothole problem...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
COUNCIL NEWS: Knute Nelson's new senior living campus rolls ahead
Knute Nelson's plans to build a 139-unit senior living campus for independent living, memory care and assisted living rolled smoothly ahead Monday night. After a public hearing on the project didn't raise any objections, the Alexandria City Council approved the nursing home's bond...
May 25, 2010 - 12:01am
May 5, 2010
1073620 Public Hearing - Knute Nelson Bonds
Public Hearing Publish May 5, 2010 NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON A HOUSING PROGRAM AND THE ISSUANCE OF SENIOR HOUSING REVENUE BONDS AND A REVENUE NOTE BY THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Alexandria, Minnesota (the...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Two big projects make strides at council meeting
Two big projects marched ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. The council approved a capital improvement plan to issue up to $5.1 million in general obligation bonds to pay for a new police station, which would be located near the new Douglas County Jail along...
April 26, 2010 - 9:53pm
April 2, 2010
Innovative Builders named general contractor for Knute Nelson project
Innovative Builders of Alexandria has been selected as the general contractor for the new Knute Nelson senior living campus project, Grand Arbor. The Grand Arbor campus will include senior apartments (independent living), assisted living apartments, enhanced assisted living apartments...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Knute wins state honor
Finding out about an award and not being able to share it was a hard thing for Katie Perry and Jessica Critz from Knute Nelson to do but they...
March 12, 2010 - 12:05am
January 22, 2010
Enjoy bean soup with Knute
The annual Bean Soup with Knute lunch, sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society in partnership with Knute Nelson, the organization, will be held Tuesday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's Room of Nelson Gables at 1220 Nokomis Street. Knute's famous bean...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Professional women to honor Knute Nelson, Prairie Lakes Dental
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) proudly announces the Employers of the Year for 2009 as part of their Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, October 21 at Broadway Ballroom. Knute Nelson has been selected in the Large Employer of the Year (25 employees or more) category. Prairie...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
Knute Nelson plans Fall Festival Friday
Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, October 2. The event is an opportunity to welcome the fall season and contribute to an annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of Knute. A lunch of tacos-in-a-bag, barbecue sandwiches,...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am