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Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Congratulations Mr. D: Duwenhoegger named Minnesota Principal of the Year
Tons of trash turned to energy
Taxpayers could save $1.4 M
Hospital faces challenge of low reimbursement rates
Erickson wins bronze at World Cup
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
Boys basketball: Alex erases deficit with dominant second-half run in win over Apollo
Winter Spectacular: Snowmobile races return this weekend after successful first year
Those who learn together
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter holds meeting
One Community, One Book
Fashion show debuts in Alexandria
‘Precious Bane’ to be presented Friday
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Henry Bender, 88
Beverly Rolfsrud, 94
Eva Jane, 93
Enida Siirila, 85
Grace Nelson, 82
Letter: ‘Local heroes’ tackle community’s needs
Letter: Accountability needed for gas tax
Commentary: Put governing over gridlock in 2015
It's Our Turn: Social media is often riddled with rumors, untruths
Guest Editorial: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Kiwanis announces board members
Douglas Machine holds poster contest
Manufacturing strength expected to continue in 2015
New medical executive committee leadership elected
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
government / news
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...
historical / life
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
July 24, 2009
Knute Nelson gets $49,700 grant for health care training
Knute Nelson, a long-term care facility in Alexandria, will receive a $49,700 grant through the Department of Employment and Economic Development's Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP). The grant will support development of simulation scenarios for Knute Nelson employees. The...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson expands care options
Knute Nelson has been serving aging adults in the Alexandria area for more than 60 years. Recently, Respite Care has been introduced at its Nelson Gables assisted living campus, to better accommodate the needs of seniors in the Alexandria area. Respite Care offers the same care and...
business / New Business
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson donates land to county historical society
As a non-profit organization, Knute Nelson has dedicated itself to helping other area non-profits in the Alexandria area. It has done it again. Knute Nelson is donating one acre of land to the Douglas County Historical Society for an expansion project. "Knute Nelson and the Douglas...
June 24, 2009 - 12:05am
May 29, 2009
A healthy, fun way to spend a lunch break!
Knute Nelson employees Bobbi Hay, Judy Thielke, Nancy Berns, and Jean Jantzen are taking part in the Knute Nelson Employee Wellness Challenge, which challenges four-member teams to earn points by participating in fun activities together. The team, known as "The Girls Next Door" because...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am