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County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
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)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
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
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
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
hires and promotions
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operation christmas child
October 26, 2017
How a shoebox transformed a life
Every year, Americans send millions of shoeboxes around the world, holding not shoes, but Christmas gifts and Christian literature for children....
October 26, 2017 - 10:31am
October 13, 2017
Shoebox gift recipient to speak The Unity Foundation will feature a past recipient of an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift at its monthly...
October 13, 2017 - 7:31am
December 7, 2016
Local volunteers exceed goal in Operation Christmas Child
Volunteers in Alexandria and surrounding cities have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 15,700 children in need through the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child. This season's collection surpassed last year's gift donations. For many of these...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
November 25, 2016
Season for giving
In just 16 short hours within eight days (two hours per day), more than 3,300 shoe boxes were dropped off at Living Waters Church in Alexandria....
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
November 22, 2016
New Testament students pack shoeboxes for children
Contributed This stack of shoeboxes was gathered by the students of New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. Each month, students have a...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria opens drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child
Living Waters Church, 1310 N. Nokomis NE in Alexandria, will serve as a collection site this year for the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child. During National Collection Week, Nov. 14-21, Alexandria residents can donate shoeboxes filled with school supplies, hygiene...
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
October 14, 2016
Faith at Work Lunch highlights Operation Christmas Child
The Unity Foundation invites everyone to attend the monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, Oct. 21, from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom...
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
December 16, 2015
Alexandria residents join Operation Christmas Child
Nearly 170,000 children will soon experience the joy of Christmas, thanks to Alexandria and other Minnesota communities. Residents packed empty...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
Operation Christmas Child accepting shoebox gifts
Alexandria families, churches and groups are invited to pack a shoebox gift through Operation Christmas Child for children around the world living in poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. Shoeboxes packed with gifts such as dolls, toys, school supplies, notes...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Praise FM celebrates 30 years
Praise FM is celebrating 30 years of ministry and invites the public to attend an open house for refreshments, studio tours and fellowship. It will be held Thursday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Praise FM studio, 402 E. Pike...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2013
Students fill shoe boxes for children
Elementary students from New Testament Christian School (NTCS) in Alexandria recently filled 28 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The...
November 26, 2013 - 9:09am