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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 17, 2017
Style show raises funds for women furthering their education
The Lakes Area Professional Women will hold their 21st annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, March 25, at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Tickets are $30. The event begins at 10 a.m. with exhibitors and silent auction items. Lunch starts at noon, with the style...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
October 21, 2016
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women's organization has announced the 2016 Employers of the Year. Ecumen Bethany Community of Alexandria was named the Large Employer of the Year (25 or more employees), and Creations, an Event Studio of Alexandria was named the Small Employer of the...
October 21, 2016 - 10:00am
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...
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...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am