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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
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A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
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LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
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August 21, 2013
Briquelle Bowden, a graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, received the Coyote Commitment Achievement Scholarship for $6,000 ($1,500/year) at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 26, 2013
Ag scholarships available through Syngeta
As the school year comes to a close, there is one more deadline for ag students to keep in mind. June 14, 2013 marks the final day to apply for the 2013 Syngenta Sugarbeet Scholarship in which ag-focused students from sugarbeet growing regions will be eligible to receive one of five...
May 26, 2013 - 10:38am
March 20, 2013
Art Hafdal Scholarship available
The Art Hafdal Scholarship in memory of Art Hafdal, former superintendent of schools for Alexandria, is available. The $500 scholarship is available to Jefferson High School graduates who are enrolled in at least their third year of college and admitted to a program leading to a...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Student accomplishments and graduates
Scholarship: Hunter Schultz of Alexandria was selected to receive a Leadership Scholarship and a College Now Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Recipients of this scholarship are recognized for their academic accomplishments...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Eric Moe of Farwell, the son of James and Tanya Moe, received an $8,000 President's Honors Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead. The President's Honor Scholarship awards $2,000 for the freshman year and requires a high school class rank in the top 5 percent and a score...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Student accomplishments and scholarships
Courtney Thoennes accepted to sorority: The women of the Sigma Psi chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority at North Dakota State University (NDSU) welcome Courtney Thoennes of Alexandria, daughter of William and Melody Thoennes, into their sisterhood. Kappa Delta strives to promote women...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Minnesota and National Farmers Union announce scholarship
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is offering a $1,000 Tim Henning Memorial Membership and Policy Scholarship to a MFU member or their child who is a college student going into their junior or senior year pursuing an education in agriculture, policy or a similar field. "This scholarship...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Watershed offers $400 scholarship
The Sauk River Watershed District is offering a $400 scholarship to support a senior high school student who has demonstrated an interest in water resources and is registered in a two to four year program majoring in the environmental sciences or related field. All applications...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
December 18, 2011
Scholarships available to students pursuing careers in turkey industry
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is offering its 2012 Ranelius Scholarship Program, designed to encourage students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota to prepare for a career in some phase of the turkey industry. A total of $5,000 is available...
December 18, 2011 - 12:37pm
November 30, 2011
Scholarship available to JHS graduates
The Art Hafdal Scholarship is available to graduates of Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria. The scholarship, established by Lois Hafdal, is in memory of Art Hafdal who was superintendent of Alexandria schools from 1949 to 1976. The $500 scholarship is available to JHS graduates...
Life / school
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Don't pay for free advice on scholarships for college
The academic year is winding down, and many high school students are preparing to apply for financial aid as tuition costs continue to rise. Each year, millions of people depend on grants and scholarships to pay for college. Navigating the process of applying for financial aid can...
May 28, 2011 - 3:33pm
March 16, 2011
Alexandria Y kicks off scholarship drive
The Alexandria Area YMCA kicked off its year-long Strong Kids Campaign on March 10. The campaign is a scholarship program that subsidizes Y programs and membership for kids and families that may not be able to afford a Y experience. The Alexandria Area YMCA believes in providing...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary offers scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary will award a scholarship paid directly to the recipient's school of choice. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care and...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
February 23, 2011
Scholarships available from Elks Club
The Alexandria Elks Club is offering four $1,000 scholarships to Jefferson High School students and one $500 scholarship to each of the following schools - Osakis, West Central Area, Minnewaska, Sauk Centre, Parkers Prairie, Brandon, Evansville and Long Prairie. Applicants must have...
Life / school
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
SWCD offers scholarships
The Douglas Soil and Water conservation District (SWCD) is teaming up with the Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) to offer two scholarships to high school seniors. The SWCD and DCLA core values include conservation, stewardship and education.
Life / school
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am