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Lakes Area Recreation

June 20, 2018
A crowd of about 50 people attended a meeting at Douglas County Public Works Tuesday to talk about a proposal to build a new Lakes Area Recreation facility at the old Jefferson High School site. LAR Director Fritz Bukowski is shown front left. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
New rec site raises questions
June 20, 2018 - 4:17pm
June 10, 2018
For the record
June 10, 2018 - 6:38am
May 18, 2018
For the record
May 18, 2018 - 11:42am
April 21, 2018
For the record
April 21, 2018 - 9:10am
February 22, 2018
Tim Knorek grew up playing competitive table tennis in the Czech Republic. Because table tennis isn’t as popular in the U.S., Knorek was unsure he would be able to continue playing but was glad to discover the Alexandria Table Tennis Club. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)play button
Intense on table tennis
February 22, 2018 - 6:42am
October 21, 2016
The tennis courts at the intersection of Jefferson Street and 17th Avenue in Alexandria are owned by the Douglas County Hospital. The plan is to bulldoze them and add green space, including trees and grass. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: Who owns the tennis courts?
October 21, 2016 - 6:30am
August 12, 2015
Lifeguards at the Lake Latoka public beach in Alexandria keep a watchful eye on swimmers during their last days on duty for the summer. The end of the season for lifeguards through Lakes Area Recreation is August 18. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Soaking up the end of summer
August 12, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
The Lakes Area Gymnastics Level 3 team celebrates its first-place finish at the Legacy Luau meet in St. Paul on February 1.
LAR gymnasts fare well in St. Paul
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Online campaign to raise money for underprivileged youth
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
November 13, 2013 - 8:24am
October 29, 2013
Lakes Area Recreation scoreboard
October 29, 2013 - 11:43am
April 5, 2013
A gymnast landed in the Lakes Area Recreation gymnastics center foam pit on Aga Drive. The new pit was added in fall of 2011. (Echo Press photo)
How much should Lakes Area Recreation pay county for rent?
April 5, 2013 - 10:36am
Runners competing in the Lakes Area Recreation Holy Moly Ole Five Race Series broke out of the starting line at one of the races earlier this summer. Ten runners participated in all five races. (Contributed photo)
Holy Moly! Some runners complete all five races in series
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Windmill Project to host Family Fun Day
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation June 23
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am