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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
hires and promotions
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February 5, 2018
Board now running LifeRight
Seven months after LifeRight Outreach founder and executive director Mark Foss stepped aside, the organization has no plans to hire another executive director, said board chairman Rick Jones. Instead, he said, the board will run the outreach, which provides temporary housing and Christian-based...
February 5, 2018 - 6:32am
September 7, 2017
In the Know: Can you afford NOT to invest in leadership training?
Do you know what makes some leaders more successful than others? If you think attitude, drive, passion, commitment, empathy, or other similar descriptions, you're right. But there's something even more strategic that great leaders do. They realize the importance of investing time...
September 7, 2017 - 1:08pm
June 20, 2017
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
JCI Minnesota, formerly Minnesota Jaycees, is looking for the state's top young leaders for its annual Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotan Awards. JCI seeks nominations of young adults who have contributed to the state by their service, thought and influence, community involvement or...
June 20, 2017 - 11:58am
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...
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,...
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