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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 14, 2016
Finnish history runs deep in Douglas County
The public is invited to attend a free presentation on 150 years of Finnish immigrant settlement in America on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Historic Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Ave., Brandon. In November 1866, a young couple, their children and three bachelors traveled...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
August 24, 2016
Put the fun back in parenting
Busy parents are often challenged to balance family life and work life, but what if they could guide children to solve their own problems, set...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Julie Critz presentation recognizes Women's History Month
The public is invited to hear guest speaker Julie Critz, District 206 superintendent, at the Alexandria Area Branch of American Association of...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Free dyslexia presentation offered
Greenleaf Learning Studio is sponsoring a free presentation by Reading Resources, LLC, on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind presentations scheduled for October 30
Diversity Resource Action Alliance (DRAA), in partnership with Alexandria District 206, will sponsor two presentations, Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind, on Tuesday, October 30. These events are free and open to the public. Cyber Safety: Catching up with High Tech Kids in a High Tech...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Former Associated Press editor to address Minnesota immigration
Alexandria Community Education and its partners will host former Associated Press reporter and editor Gregg Aamot coming to Alexandria on Monday, September 24.
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Dr. Nancy Koester to present at Mount Carmel
The public is welcome at Mount Carmel Ministries July 8-13. On Sunday, July 8 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and Monday, July 9 at 7 p.m., mural artist Paul Oman will paint as Pastor Phil Blom preaches. Dr. Nancy Koester will present on the topic "Christians Who Have Changed Your Life" from...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Nutrition and the Eye to be presented at Ecumen Bethany Community
Dr. Todd Olson will be at Ecumen Bethany Community on Monday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. presenting "Nutrition and the Eye." Olson will be discussing some of the latest research regarding nutrition and eye health. Much of the focus will be on macular degeneration. This educational opportunity...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Jobs and Java to feature informational presentation
Looking for the latest job seeking tips and an opportunity to network with employers and other job seekers? You can find it at the Alexandria WorkForce Center's "Jobs and Java" sessions that take place every Tuesday at 10 a.m. During these informal gatherings, participants can meet...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
Imagine No Malaria presentation at United Methodist
On Sunday, October 23, Leia Williams from "Imagine No Malaria" will share information on what the Alexandria area faith community can do to work with families in Africa to end deaths from malaria. Every 45 seconds, a child in Africa dies of malaria. Williams will speak at the United...
October 7, 2011 - 12:00am
September 30, 2011
Minnesota historian to speak at EAC
Barry Babcock will speak at the Evansville Art Center (EAC) on Monday, October 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This event will take place as part of the Evansville Arts Coalition's events during October honoring the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Babcock, a noted Minnesota historian,...
September 30, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
2011 Hall of Fame inductees to give presentation
The 2011 District 206 Hall of Fame inductees will be presenting in the Oak Conference Room at Woodland Elementary School on Thursday, September 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is sponsoring the event. At 6 p.m., Dr. Patrick Redig, a 1966...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
PWP to present 'Willy Wonka'
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will present Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka on Thursday through Sunday, August 18-21 at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. This is a musical adaptation from the original movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. In the play, Charlie Bucket wins a golden...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Area manufacturers to meet with healthcare professionals
The September 23 breakfast meeting of the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association will feature an interactive session with healthcare professionals. Their expertise ranges from personal interaction with elected officials to helping the everyday person. The meeting and presentation...
September 18, 2010 - 12:47pm