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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Chamber welcomes four new members
Baseball: Chargers begin season 3-0
Golf: WCA boys and girls get first meet in at Tipsinah
Softball: B-E drops close game with CGB in home opener
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 24
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
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The day Curt Felt died
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Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
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Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
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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
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April 23, 2018
City approves morgue agreement
What would happen if a disaster was so bad the hospital would run out of morgue space? The Alexandria City Council has a plan for such a scenario after it approved a memorandum of understanding with the Douglas County Hospital Monday night. It updates the morgue services provisions...
12 hours 42 min ago
June 28, 2017
A big, busy weekend
The less than desireable windy, cold weather this past weekend may have put a slight damper on events around the county, but the majority of...
June 28, 2017 - 8:24am
September 21, 2016
Country Ribfest to help crash victim's daughter and youth baseball
The Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson is hosting its second annual Country Ribfest fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 24. Each year, the club chooses...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
A small rain shower that quickly blew through the area Saturday afternoon didn't stop those attending this year's annual Awake the Lakes RibFest....
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 25, 2016
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
The annual Awake the Lakes Festival in Alexandria is underway today, Saturday, with a full slate of activities for people of all ages to take...
June 25, 2016 - 5:05pm
June 24, 2016
It's time to Awake the Lakes
Ready for ribs? Awake the Lakes Ribfest is this Saturday at Big Ole Central Park on Second Avenue in Alexandria. To accommodate the hungry crowds,...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Great showing at Awake the Lakes Ribfest
The Awake the Lakes 2015 Ribfest was predictably highlighted by a record-setting barbecue rib cooking competition on Saturday, June 27 at...
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
June 29, 2015
Family fun at Ribfest
The annual Ribfest in Alexandria provided fun for families throught the area Saturday. The event, which is part of Awake the Lakes, served...
June 29, 2015 - 10:06am
June 26, 2015
Lots to do this weekend in the lakes area
There’s plenty to do around the lakes area this weekend.
June 26, 2015 - 1:09pm
June 19, 2015
Get your fill of ribs at Ribfest 2015
Ribfest is back! Awake the Lakes invites the public to enjoy some barbecue-slathered ribs, watch a marching band, do some shopping and more...
June 19, 2015 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
The Ribfest is back. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved plans for the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Council acts on Rib Fest changes, motorcycle ride, assessor report
Besides hearing from Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels, the Alexandria City Council acted on several other items at Monday's meeting. The council: Approved a request from Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce to close 2nd Avenue to accommodate Awake the Lakes events on...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am