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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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Lakes Area Recreation
October 21, 2016
YOU ASKED: Who owns the tennis courts?
It may not be the right season for tennis right now, but we've had several readers ask who owns the tennis courts on the corner of Jefferson...
October 21, 2016 - 6:30am
August 12, 2015
Soaking up the end of summer
Lifeguard-on-duty days dwindling
August 12, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
LAR gymnasts fare well in St. Paul
The Lakes Area Gymnastics program in Alexandria sent about 30 athletes to compete at the Legacy Luau Meet in St. Paul from January 30 through...
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Online campaign to raise money for underprivileged youth
Jefferson High School (JHS) marketing students in Alexandria are teaming up with Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) to promote the eighth annual online auction campaign, Bidding for Good. The auction will run from Thursday, May 1 through Thursday, May 15 and can be accessed at www.biddingforgood .com\lakesarearecreation. Each...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
LAKES AREA RECREATION SCOREBOARD Monday Men’s Volleyball November 4, 2013 Angelina’s Wizeguyz 3, Swedberg Wood Prod 0 (25-21, 25-24, 20-15) Swedberg Wood Prod 3, Iverson Insurance 0 (25-19, 25-13, 20-15) RDO Equipment 3, Kadejan Killers 0 (25-24,...
November 13, 2013 - 8:24am
October 29, 2013
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
LAKES AREA RECREATION SCOREBOARD Monday Men’s Volleyball Monday, October 21 Kadejan Killers 2, Iverson Insurance 1 (25-10, 25-13, 12-20) RDO Equipment 2, Iverson Insurance 1 (22-25, 25-24, 20-15) Angelina’s Wizeguyz 2, ASM 1 (19-25, 25-20, 20-17)...
October 29, 2013 - 11:43am
April 5, 2013
How much should Lakes Area Recreation pay county for rent?
How much should Lakes Area Recreation pay Douglas County for space inside the Services Center? The question caused a split vote and mixed opinions...
April 5, 2013 - 10:36am
Holy Moly! Some runners complete all five races in series
Lakes Area Recreation wrapped up its first-ever "Holy Moly Ole Five Race Series" with a one-mile sprint down Alexandria's Broadway before the...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Windmill Project to host Family Fun Day
The Windmill Project is hosting a Family Fun Day for all families with special needs and disabilities members. The "fun day" will take place at Lakes Area Recreation on August 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. The day will be a time for families to network with other families and to help break...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation June 23
LAKES AREA RECREATION JUNE 23 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minnesota Extension Office meeting room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
May 20, 2011
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation May 26
LAKES AREA RECREATION MAY 26 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the new Gymnastics Center meeting room at 1910 Aga Drive. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
May 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation March 24
LAKES AREA RECREATION MARCH 24 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Douglas County Library Meeting Room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
March 16, 2011
Lakes Area Recreation provides quality programming
Since 1990, Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) has provided a wide variety of recreational and family activities for people in Alexandria and the Douglas...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation January 27
LAKES AREA RECREATION JANUARY 27 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Douglas County Library Meeting Room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start January 3
All dogs want to please their masters, but this is difficult to do for a dog that has never learned proper behavior. Obedience training is a...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am