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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
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Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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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
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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May 22, 2017
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran will wrap up its History on 3rd Series of outdoor religious dramas on Thursday, May 25, with "The Ascension."...
May 22, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 14, 2017
History on 3rd continues with crucifixion and guarding tomb
Actors portray the crucifixion of Jesus in front of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria Friday as part of "History on 3rd." The outdoor Passion...
April 14, 2017 - 3:46pm
April 6, 2017
Passion Drama gets a new look with events beginning Friday
The popular outdoor Passion Drama organized by Zion and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria will be shown in a new light this Easter...
April 6, 2017 - 11:36am
March 20, 2016
The reason for the Easter season
The powerful story of Easter was portrayed in Alexandria this afternoon, Sunday. Crowds of people lined up to see the annual outdoor Passion...
March 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2016
Passion Drama begins Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
The public is invited to experience Jesus' last days on Earth this Sunday, March 20. Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria will be presenting their annual outdoor Passion Drama. As part of a 20-minute guided tour, people will view 12 different scenes from...
March 18, 2016 - 2:46pm
April 1, 2015
Experiencing his last days
Passion Drama kicks off Holy Week
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
Realizing Christ’s passion
Drama of Jesus’ life to usher in Easter
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
A passion for Easter
Young children flock to this year’s Passion Drama
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Hoping to avoid a repeat performance
Passion Drama organizers determined the weather won’t steal the show again this year
April 4, 2014 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Passion drama cancelled because of wintry weather
The annual Passion Drama presented by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria has been cancelled this year...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
The popular Passion Drama organized by Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches has been cancelled this year because of the lingering wintry conditions. The outdoor production was scheduled for March 24 and 26. Instead, Zion Lutheran Church will instead open its sanctuary...
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
April 14, 2010
Actor's portrayal of Jesus calls in police
All Lee Backhaus of Alexandria wanted to do was take a shower. At the time, he had no way of knowing that it would trigger a media frenzy that would make the Associated Press news wires. To back up... Backhaus played the part of Jesus in the annual outdoor Passion Drama of Easter...
April 14, 2010 - 12:05am
April 2, 2010
The power and passion of Easter
Blessed with unseasonably warm weather, this year's Passion Drama was a huge draw. About 1,575 people flocked to see the 14th annual outdoor...
April 2, 2010 - 12:05am
March 19, 2010
Passion Drama set at Zion Lutheran
Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria are preparing for the upcoming Passion Drama. Church members erected a 40-foot...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am