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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
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
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
A final shot at state
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
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
James "Jim" Dittberner
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
January 22, 2016
REA holds district meetings
District meetings were recently held to nominate one or more candidates for the office of director of Runestone Electric Association (REA). Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 15 or more members within 15 days of the district meeting date. Nominating results were as follows:...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
All invited to AAUW roundtable discussion
An open public forum roundtable discussion will kick off the New Year for the Alexandria Area Branch American Association of University Women (AAUW) meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21 at noon in the private dining room at Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria. Guests are welcome to be part...
Life / events
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are invited to attend one of two free informative meetings on Tuesday, November 10 at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Drive in Alexandria. Pre-registration is not required. The meetings...
country / agriculture
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Eleven items from the Alexandria City Council Meeting
1. 'COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS' UPDATE Since last fall, a group of local residents has been meeting with Alexandira city leaders to talk about a variety of concerns. Some of their complaints – unmaintained lawns and sidewalks, garbage stacked in back yards, dogs and cats running...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 8, 2014
Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party to meet Tuesday
A correction is needed for an item in last Friday's issue about an Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party meeting. The Christmas gathering and montly meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 9 at the Broadway Ballroom, 115 – 30th Avenue South. The program will include open microphone...
December 8, 2014 - 9:19am
August 13, 2014
Women Caring for the Land gathering set
The Land Stewardship Project’s next Women Caring for the Land gathering will focus on how perennial “third crops” can add value to the two-crop system of corn and soybeans. This event is free and open to all women farmland owners with preference given to those who lease their...
country / agriculture
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 12, 2014
Meeting: Rainbow Rider Transit Board
MEETING RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD AUGUST 14 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of July 10 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Approve invoices over $500 5....
August 12, 2014 - 10:47am
August 8, 2014
Tea Party to host national comedian
The Central Minnesota Tea Party Patriots will meet Monday, August 11. After social time at 6 p.m., the first speaker will be Jerry Jensen from Alexandria. Jensen will explain the National Rifle Association’s purpose and its mission. A question and answer time will follow. On the...
News / government
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
Meeting: Alexandria City Council - August 11
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, AUGUST 11 5:00 p.m. Council will meet to discuss Maritime Museum/PD Impound Garage, RCC needs assessment, and other city-related items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Presentation of checks to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon...
August 7, 2014 - 11:16am
February 21, 2014
Meeting - Alexandria City Council February 24, 2014
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 24 5:00 p.m. Work session for training on IQM2. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation; consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 10 B. Approve license applications and authorize issuance C. Random Acts of Kindness Week proclamation 2....
February 21, 2014 - 10:53am
September 18, 2013
American Association of University Women to hold kick-off meeting
The Alexandria Area Branch American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its fall kick-off meeting Thursday, September 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. After a short business meeting, Ann Hermes, artistic director for the theater, will...
September 18, 2013 - 6:38am
September 13, 2013
Meeting - Alexandria Planning Commission
ALEXANDRIA PLANNING COMMISSION MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Meeting in Alexandria City Council chambers: 1. 7:00 p.m. — Public hearing: Heidi Anderson, conditional use permit - Request to allow group quarters at 320 7th Avenue East. 2. 7:10 p.m. — Public hearing: City of...
News / region
September 13, 2013 - 6:52am
Meeting - Alexandria Budget Committee
ALEXANDRIA BUDGET COMMITTEE WEDNESDAY Through September 2013, the Alexandria Budget Committee will tentatively meet Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. in the large conference room at City Hall, 704 Broadway Street, Alexandria.
News / region
September 13, 2013 - 6:51am
Meeting - Alexandria City Council Special Meeting
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION SEPTEMBER 18 The mayor and Alexandria City Council will meet in a work session on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. in the Alexandria City Hall Large Conference Room to discuss the city administrator position.
News / region
September 13, 2013 - 6:50am
September 11, 2013
Meeting - Rainbow Rider
RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD SEPTEMBER 12 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of August 8 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Approve invoices over $500 5. Transit Ambassador...
September 11, 2013 - 8:34am