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Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
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Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
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Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
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OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
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July 18, 2017
Watch for bicyclists this week in Alexandria
More than 600 bicyclists will roll through the Douglas County area this week as part of The Ride Around Minnesota or TRAM. They're doing more than just pedaling along from place to place. They expect to raise more than $650,000 to help people affected by multiple sclerosis. The annual...
July 18, 2017 - 5:51pm
July 27, 2016
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County last Thursday as part of the “Bike MS TRAM Ride” – The Bike Ride Across Minnesota...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 21, 2016
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists roll through county
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County today, Thursday, as part of the "Bike MS TRAM Ride" -- The Bike Ride Across Minnesota to...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48pm
May 4, 2016
Taking steps against MS
About 100 people went for a walk in Alexandria Sunday morning to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 1, 2016
Walking to help others
About 100 people went for a walk this morning in Alexandria to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 1, 2016 - 11:33am
April 29, 2016
Walk for multiple sclerosis
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter Walk MS: Christopher and Banks Alexandria Walk 2016 will be held on Sunday, May 1. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria Participants will walk a 1.7- or 3.5-mile scenic route. The National...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Walkers unite to help curb MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society Upper Midwest Chapter held its Walk MS: Alexandria event this past Sunday and more than 200 people...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Sure-footed strides toward a cure for MS
One foot in front of the other. Walking is part of a daily routine for most people, but for 2.1 million people around the globe, this simple action is taking steps toward curing a complex disease - multiple sclerosis. An anticipated 150 walkers are expected to participate in Walk...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Alexandria to fight MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold "Walk MS: Alexandria" Sunday, May 5. More than 150 walkers are expected to come out and help raise nearly $22,000. Walk MS: Alexandria is one of 33 walk events throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week: Bike MS TRAM
Eight hundred and fifty riders sped over the finish line at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, after a five-day bike ride to raise money...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Hundreds of bicyclists to ride to Alexandria
Every hour, someone in the United States is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Hundreds embark on five-day bike ride to end MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will host Bike MS: TRAM Ride, starting in Alexandria on Sunday, July 22 and running through Friday, July 27. More than 850 riders will participate in the five-day adventure around Minnesota and pedal toward a world without...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
1,000 cyclists, 1 worthy mission
Nearly 1,000 cyclists took off from Alexandria Monday morning to fight multiple sclerosis (MS) - a disease that 2.5 million people are struggling...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
JHS students learn through service
Students in Kelly Hilbrands' sixth hour senior social II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria took part in a service-learning project...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
MS walks raise nearly $2 million in region
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, announces that it raised nearly $2 million at the 18 Walk MS Christopher and Banks presented by Walser events. Nearly 10,000 people participated in the 18 Walk MS events held on May 2 throughout Minnesota, including Alexandria,...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am