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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 1, 2013
Maritime Museum featured in premier boating magazine
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice. Classic Boating, a bi-monthly...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Day at the Museum
Editor's note: The following is a first-person account of a visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum. Several years ago there was...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
History lives on in Kensington
Many vestiges of our area's past are gone forever. Historic buildings have been torn down, burned or fallen down. Main street businesses have...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Classic boat show celebrates 25 years
The 2012 Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show, sponsored by the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, is celebrating its 25th year on Saturday, July 14. The...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
Ahhh, summer in the Alexandria lakes area.
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Main event stage added to Maritime Gardens
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum's Maritime Gardens is taking shape in Alexandria. Wednesday morning the main event stage, constructed by...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria has been receiving some national attention lately, and this time it has nothing to do with the famed Kensington...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
New Grand Hotel and Resort exhibit opens at maritime museum
A new exhibit showcasing four historic lodging properties that played key roles in the development of the local tourism industry is opening at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Authors to discuss 450-year gap in history at museum
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Manufacturers sponsor field trips to Children's Museum
Manufacturing companies and associations statewide are coming together to sponsor school field trips to the Minnesota Children's Museum exhibit, "How People Make Things." The exhibit has been designed to change the way kids and parents think about Minnesota manufacturing careers,...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Pope County Museum seeks art donations
The Pope County Museum is seeking donations of gently used art for a silent auction fundraiser on May 12. Have you changed your décor and stored things away for too long? Do you have paintings under your bed and framed photographs in the back of your closet?
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Scout uniforms on display at Pope County Museum
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host an exhibit titled "Girl Scout uniforms through...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2011
Let the holidays begin 'Christmas in the Fort'
Let the holiday begin - Museum to unveil upgrades to Fort Alexandria Nov. 25 at 'Christmas in the Fort' When does the Christmas season officially...
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
New Civil War exhibit to open at Camp Ripley
The staff of the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley, Minn. is announcing the grand opening of its newest exhibit July 9. "We are pleased to announce the opening of our Civil War exhibit," said Jeff Thielen, executive director of the museum. The ribbon cutting for the exhibit...
July 3, 2011 - 1:03pm
April 1, 2011
Meet the Maritime Museum's newest board members
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum welcomes three new members to its board of directors - Richard Wilson, Kevin Kopischke and Lee Wangstad. Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum Director Bruce Olson said, "We're very excited to add Richard, Kevin and Lee to a board that includes a diverse,...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am