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Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Prom and Plunge to benefit Special Olympics
For the record
Enter our St. PETrick's Day photo contest by March 2
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Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Girls basketball: Knights beat Wolverines in over time
Boys basketball: Knights push past Falcons in section game
Wrestling: Knights fall to Ottertail Central in section championship
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Alice "Marmer" R. Akenson
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
1918: Local 'soldier boys' on torpedoed ship
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
October 28, 2016
GriefShare meetings change location
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Compassion Center's upcoming GriefShare meetings have changed location to 821 Sixth Ave. E. in Alexandria. The first meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. and will be held every Wednesday thereafter. GriefShare is a seminar and support...
October 28, 2016 - 11:00am
October 26, 2016
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative land rent meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building in Alexandria. These free meetings are provided by the University of...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
September 13, 2013 - 6:51am