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Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Girls hockey: Cards put scare into defending CLC champs
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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June 12, 2015
Paint 'plein air' with Brush and Palette Club
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will “plein air” paint on Tuesday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in the gardens at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum. “En plein air” is a French term that translates literally as “in the open air.” Artists will paint the outdoor subject...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Embark on a Plein air painting adventure
There’s a new phenomenon sweeping the area: painting en plein air. The phrase, which is French for “painting in the open air,” gave Eileen...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Workshop to teach watercolor technique
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will present a transparent watercolor workshop on Tuesday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday,...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Viking painting project begins soon
On Thursday, a live painting event was hosted at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for the public to see first-hand, an artist’s creative process...
September 3, 2014 - 7:05am
Artists to paint gardens at maritime museum
“Plein Air Painting Adventures” will meet at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum gardens in Alexandria on Thursday, September 4 and Thursday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. During their visit, artists will paint the outdoor subject matter of the gardens. Guests who stroll...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Watercolor workshop offered in Alexandria
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will present a watercolor painting workshop, “Make Some Bright Happy Paintings,” on Tuesday and...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
Eilers’ painting chosen for cover of ‘Lake Region Review III’
Ellen Eilers’ painting “Vicky’s Farm” was selected for the cover art of Lake Region Review III, a literary magazine. With her home and...
September 19, 2013 - 1:52pm
July 24, 2013
Upcoming classes focus on painting and the solar system
The following classes are being offered through Community Education. To register or for more information on these or other classes, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call (320) 762-3310. Painting With Kate is for youth entering grades 1-6. Classes are Monday and Tuesday,...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Pairing painting and music
If you check the dictionary, art is most simply defined as "The activity of creating beautiful things." The word itself, small and unassuming,...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Mount Carmel Ministries to host presentation of Esther
Come to Mount Carmel Ministries Monday, July 2 through Thursday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m. to hear Rebecca Mitchell give a dramatic presentation of the book of Esther. Become part of the story as the congregation "boos" the villain, Haman, and "cheers" the heroine, Queen Esther. Paul Oman,...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Brush and Palette Club to sponsor oil and acrylic workshop
The public is invited to join the Brush and Palette Club's sponsored oil and acrylic workshop "Come Catch the Light" with Marva Harms. The workshop will take place July 11-13 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street in Alexandria. The cost for members...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Paul Oman to paint at Mount Carmel
Paul Oman, pastor and artist, will return to Mount Carmel Ministries this summer to paint a mural during a speaker's message on the following...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
A shared hobby
"Everyone has a different idea of what a fish should look like," explained Judy Grove of Brandon.
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Hastings authorities make arrest in vandalism, spray-painting case
HASTINGS, Minn. - Authorities in Hastings have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly spray-painting swastikas, racially charged messages and other offensive material on a half dozen houses and several cars on Dec. 2. Police arrested Alex Russell Nowlan Thursday night after receiving...
December 10, 2010 - 2:48pm
September 3, 2010
Firing up young minds for a new school year
A new mural will welcome Miltona Science Magnet School students back to school next week. Located in the school's media center, it promises...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am