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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
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
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
Duwayne Allen Averill
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
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
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 —...
News / region
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...
Cardinals / Chargers / Lakers / Silverstreaks / panthers / sports / Knights
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,...
Cardinals / sports
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