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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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