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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
Boys track: Cards' honor solid season as Larson, Meier, Rudolph earn MVPs
Softball: Osakis' Silbernick all-stater, Prairie MVP
Boys golf: Odland leads Cards as team MVP
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 27, 2016
The Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization held its 20th annual fashion show and silent auction fundraiser to raise funds for scholarships...
Life / features
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
LAPW organizes board
Lakes Area Professional Women has organized its board of directors for the 2010-11 program year. The mission of Lakes Area Professional Women...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Henry's Foods and Someplace Safe named Employers of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization has announced the 2010 Employers of the Year. Henry's Foods of Alexandria was named the Large Employer of the Year (25 or more employees), and Someplace Safe of Alexandria was named the Small Employer of the Year (fewer than...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
LAPW dinner to honor woman of year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is hosting its annual recognition dinner on Wednesday, October 20 with a social time at 5:30 p.m and the dinner and program starting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The 2010 small business of the year, large business of the year and...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is currently seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Women Build Day insulates Habitat home
May 12 was an historic day for Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) who participated in Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's first-ever Women...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Style show raises $7,600 in scholarships
Lakes Area Professional Women held its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser on April 29. More than 230 attended the event to take...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Innovate Today workshop slated for May 13
The Lakes Area Professional Women are sponsoring an "Innovate Today" workshop featuring Kris Ahlquist on Thursday, May 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Whether looking for small, continuous improvements or significant, game-changing transformations, the talent of...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
LAPW plan style show April 29
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) will present its 14th annual scholarship fundraiser and style show on Thursday, April 29 at the Alexandria Holiday Inn. All proceeds benefit local high school young women through Dollars For Scholars, scholarships for members and their daughters. The...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Exhibitors sought for style show
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization is seeking businesses and individuals for exhibitor booths for its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser. LAPW (formerly Alexandria Area Professional Women) is a local organization whose mission is to connect women...
February 26, 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
October 9, 2009
Lakes Area Professional Women's recognition luncheon to honor Woman of Year and Large and Small Businesses of the Year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW), formerly Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, is hosting its annual Recognition Luncheon on October 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The 2009 Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the 2009...
awards / Business
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Nominees sought for businesses promoting fairness in the workplace
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects two Employers...
awards / Business
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am