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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
August 28, 2013
Recreation groups reach agreement
ABOUT THE YMCA The Y is one of the nation's leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children — regardless of age, income or background —...
August 28, 2013 - 3:57pm
July 10, 2013
LAKES AREA RECREATION Tuesday Men's Softball July 2, 2013 Molar Marauders 19, Viking Savings Bank 5 The Corral 14, Out and About Painting 2 Molar Marauders 27, Douglas Machine 1 Depot Express 14, Forada Liquor 8 Jolt Electric 19, Snap/Bennigans 10 Forada Liquor 14, Douglas...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
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
June 17, 2011
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
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
December 24, 2010
Gymnastics offerings to expand
Fritz Bukowski from Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) in Alexandria is beaming with excitement. Why? Because LAR is set to open a brand new, 15,000-square-foot...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Curling, Lakes Area recreation, dartball results
VIKINGLAND CURLING 12/01/10 Dumm 6, Dittberner 5 Timmerman 3, SJU I 4 Caps Curling Crew 14, SJU II 2 Alex Extrusion 8, SJU III 8 Sleepers 8, 007 0 Rock Solid 8, Kriel 5 Bad Boys 7, Poker Group 6 Bronze 7, Hurlin Curlers 3 12/08/10 007 10, SJU II 3 Sleepers 11, SJU III...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation December 16
LAKES AREA RECREATION DECEMBER 16 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, December 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minnesota Extension Office Meeting Room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Street department gives pickup truck to Lakes Area Rec
Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) has a new vehicle - thanks to the Alexandria Street Department. But "new" isn't the right word. It's a 1989 Chevrolet half-ton pickup that's worth about $1,500. The street department was using the truck as its mechanic's truck for fixing signs.
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
LAKES AREA RECREATION Tuesday Women's Rec. Upper Volleyball November 16, 2010 T2 - 22-25-20, Vertically Challenged, 25-18-13 Geneva Golf Club, 25- 25-20 Alex Clinic, 16-15-12 South Shore Styles, 22-25-18 C Plus, 25-17-11 Team VB, 25-25-12 See Ya Tuesday, 24-18-11 KXRA,...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Lakes Area Recreation teaches dogs new tricks
Having good manners and social skills during the holiday season is also important for the canine members of the family. Experienced volunteers...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start September 13
"Lifetime learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Lifeguards no longer on duty at public beaches
Lake Area Recreation lifeguards are off duty for the season at Latoka public beach. L'Homme Dieu public beach will not have lifeguards on duty after August 15. When lifeguards are not on duty, beaches are swim at your own risk.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Recreation board honors pool rescuer
The Lakes Area Recreation Board gave a Life Saving Award to Taylor Anderson at its May meeting for her life-saving efforts at the Discovery Middle...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Is your dog ready for the outdoors?
Spring has arrived - a time to enjoy the great outdoors. However, the instinct to run can be a time of great danger to dogs and new puppies,...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am