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While farmers age, ag teachers decrease
Frog and toad volunteers sought in Minnesota
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Staloch named Osakis girls basketball MVP
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 11, 2013
5 tips for developing leadership skills
Editor's note: The following business advice was provided by the founder of Angie's List, Angie Hicks, who shifted her one-person shop to what has become a national consumer review organization serving more than 2 million paid households. "You may run a business, but that doesn't...
business / news
August 11, 2013 - 11:47am
April 26, 2013
Leadership coach to speak at Catalyst Covenant
Catalyst Covenant Church in Alexandria will host "How to Lead by Serving," by Mark Deterding, business leadership consultant with Triune Leadership Services, on Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Woodland School, 1410 South McKay Avenue, Alexandria. The presentation is free and open...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2011
There's still time to sign up for Leadership Alexandria
All area residents and business people are invited to enroll in the 2011-2012 Class of "Leadership Alexandria," the nine-month program of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Technical and Community College, and the West Central Initiative Fund. The program enhances...
September 19, 2011 - 3:13pm
July 18, 2011
Non-profits in Alexandria may apply for leadership program
All nonprofit organizations in West Central Minnesota are invited to apply for the Board Leadership Academy - a customized training program designed to help non-profit board and staff members work together to strengthen their organizations' performance and success. Up to 10 nonprofits...
July 18, 2011 - 11:39am
December 9, 2009
Vogel selected for leadership conference
Spencer Vogel, son of Brian and Carrie Vogel of Alexandria and a 7th grader at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, recently attended the Junior National Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) in Washington, D.C.
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Blandin offers leadership training in Alexandria
The Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) is offering its nationally recognized leadership program starting with a January 25-29, 2010 retreat for Alexandria leaders. The Blandin Foundation assumes the cost of tuition, room and board for the program participants. To find out...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Evansville and Brandon seniors experience leadership training
"Leaders are not born, they are groomed," is a statement that Rick Bleichner, Evansville School superintendent, has shared with many students,...
life / school
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Christian Leadership Award presented to Ed Christopherson
Thinking he was going to a Faith at Work luncheon to give the devotions, Ed Christopherson of Alexandria was pleasantly surprised to find out...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Leadership guru John Maxwell speaks to full house Tuesday
"Hi, my name is John," he said, "and I'm your friend." That's how leadership guru and internationally renowned motivational speaker John Maxwell opened his keynote speech Tuesday at this year's Impact Alexandria event. Formerly known as the Community Live and Learn, the annual event...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am