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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
Bemidji school official arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
SkillsUSA competition held today at ATCC
Winning Edge Graphics buys Bold Fusion
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Clarence Raymond Lehn
Robert "Bob" E. Montbriand
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
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On The Street
January 31, 2017
Habitat celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Everyone involved in building a Habitat for Humanity home is impacted in some way, according to Habitat for Humanity Director Lori Anderson....
January 31, 2017 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2016
Tell your story through nonprofit advocacy
Local nonprofits are teaming up to sponsor a nonprofit legislative advocacy training session on Wednesday, June 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College, 1601 Jefferson Street in Alexandria. The workshop is free and open to the public. Susie Brown,...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Non-Profit Forum discusses Douglas County needs
The Grants Committee of the Alexandria Area Community Foundation invites the public to attend the Douglas County Non-Profit Forum on Tuesday, April 12 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 324 Broadway in Alexandria. Parking is available in the west lot and on the street. The forum is an open discussion...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
New nonprofit created to help families create memories of children
On Tuesday, December 4 at the Bremer Bank holiday open house in Brandon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cheryl Schaffran will have a Remembering Little...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Minnesota Waters to cease operations
Minnesota Waters will be ceasing operations on May 19. The statewide non-profit organization focused on promoting responsible stewardship of Minnesota's water resources by engaging citizens, local and state policymakers, and other partners in the protection and restoration of lakes...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Habitat for Humanity recruiting VISTAs to make statewide impact
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting a Program Development VISTA and a Family Selection VISTA to join the global movement to build simple, decent and affordable housing in partnership with people in need. The local affiliate was selected as one of...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Non-profit programs get big boost form community foundation
A big influx of money - $360,000 worth - promises to strengthen the work of non-profit agencies serving the Alexandria area. Less than a year and a half after affiliating with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF), the Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) has already...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
World Book Night: Spreading the love of reading, person to person
When Kathleen from Cherry Street Books shared information with me about World Book Night in January of this year, I was immediately excited! What could be better than receiving 20 new books free to distribute to adult and young adult readers who do not have easy access to books...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 24, 2011
Bernick Family Foundation to award $150,000 to non-profits in area
St. Cloud, Minn. - The Bernick Family Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF) announce that $150,000 will be available in the fourth annual round of Bernick Family Foundation community grants. Letters of inquiry will be accepted through September 1. "We...
July 24, 2011 - 9:32am
July 18, 2011
Non-profits in Alexandria may apply for leadership program
All nonprofit organizations in West Central Minnesota are invited to apply for the Board Leadership Academy - a customized training program designed to help non-profit board and staff members work together to strengthen their organizations' performance and success. Up to 10 nonprofits...
July 18, 2011 - 11:39am
February 2, 2011
Quilters share inspirations, ideas, techniques
Are you looking for quilters to connect with? Lakes Area Quilters welcomes you to our monthly meetings where we share inspirations, ideas, new...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
West Central Initiative ranks in list of top public foundations
West Central Initiative (WCI) is ranked ninth on the Minnesota Council on Foundations' (MCF) newly released list of the state's top 25 community and public foundations for 2009. It is ranked 48th on MCF's top 50 Minnesota grantmakers by assets for 2009. WCI is a regional community...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Tax deadlines for extension filers, non-profits loom
Friday, October 15 is a key deadline for an estimated 179,600 Minnesotans who requested an extension to file their 2009 federal income tax returns. It is also a crucial due date for as many as 5,500 small nonprofit organizations in Minnesota at risk of losing their tax-exempt status...
October 14, 2010 - 12:24pm
September 17, 2010
Church with a capital 'C'
The Alexandria Area Ministerial Association (AAMA) is a fellowship of pastors, chaplains and church leaders from Alexandria and the surrounding...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Red Cross: 125 years of responding to emergencies
For more than 125 years, the mission of the American Red Cross has been to help individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am