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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Lou B. Geris
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
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
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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November 1, 2017
Family plays First Friday concert
The group Sellin, Wallace & Rousu, will perform at the Evansville Art Center First Friday concert from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Tom Sellin...
November 1, 2017 - 10:13am
October 31, 2017
Correction: Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour addresses
An address was inadvertently left out of an article about the 33rd Annual Alexandria MN Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour on Page A6 of the Oct. 27 issue. Here is the complete list of addresses: A. 820 Roosevelt St. (Third Ave E to South on Roosevelt) B. 613 Quincy St. (Third Ave E to...
October 31, 2017 - 11:25am
Church: Come early to get a seat for unique pastor
Katie Christensen has been waiting three years for Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber to come to Alexandria to speak. Now she's fielding phone calls from...
October 31, 2017 - 11:18am
October 30, 2017
Table tennis club starts
A fledgling Table Tennis Club in Alexandria is looking to enlist players of all levels, from beginner to tournament level players. Club members play at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Lakes Area Recreation at 720 Fillmore St. The recreation center is connected to the library. Players...
October 30, 2017 - 9:12am
October 29, 2017
Climate group shows free film
The local chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby is sponsoring a free showing of the film, "Age of Consequences," from 12:45-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Douglas County Library. The Jared P. Scott film looks at the ripple effects of climate change around the world. It examines...
October 29, 2017 - 9:12am
October 28, 2017
Iconoclastic pastor comes to Alexandria An ordained Lutheran pastor whose boat-rocking ways have landed her on all sorts of national media will...
October 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
Douglas County Hospital October 16, 2017 Boy, Maria and Jason Kohnhorst, Nelson October 19, 2017 Boy, Stacia and Matthew Schwope, Osakis October 20, 2017 Boy, Samantha and Justin Newberg, Parkers Prairie October 21, 2017 Boy, Amy and Jacob Tornquist, Alexandria Births from...
October 28, 2017 - 9:18am
Going crazy for crafters: 33rd Annual Crafters Tour starts Thursday
Alexandria will go craft crazy next weekend starting Thursday, Nov. 2, with a four-hour peek into the legendary juried 33rd Annual Crafters...
October 28, 2017 - 8:11am
October 27, 2017
Where to find Halloween events in the area
With Halloween on a Tuesday this year, why limit the spooky fun to only one night? Candy, games and costume fests will occur throughout the weekend....
October 27, 2017 - 6:19pm
Wayne Richard Johnson and Debra Lee Rud Scott Allen Nyberg and Ann Margaret Madison Kimra Mullis Kirksey and Leonard Joseph Boogaard
October 27, 2017 - 6:18pm
October 26, 2017
Chamber music to range from Bach to Bartok
Musicians from the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra will perform music from Bach to Bartok during a chamber music concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Alexandria United Methodist Church, 2210 6th Ave. East in Alexandria. Chamber music takes its name from the small rooms or...
October 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
How a shoebox transformed a life
Every year, Americans send millions of shoeboxes around the world, holding not shoes, but Christmas gifts and Christian literature for children....
October 26, 2017 - 10:31am
St. Cloud veterans hospital hosts open house
October 26, 2017 - 9:20am
October 25, 2017
Glee performer coming to Alexandria
A musician who appeared regularly on "Glee" as the lead guitarist character will perform with his siblings at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the...
October 25, 2017 - 10:40am
October 23, 2017
Public speaking group to form
Several local business and civic leaders are starting a Toastmasters club to help its members become better public speakers. It will hold a free information session from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the upper level of Common Grounds coffee house, 516 Hawthorne St. Lunch will...
October 23, 2017 - 6:18pm