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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Beautiful day for Applefest
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
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
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
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
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
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
May 9, 2012
Alex Blaser, a senior at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, is the recipient of the Euren Fellowship, the top music scholarship at North Dakota State University in Fargo. The Euren Fellowship is a four-year full tuition scholarship offered to the top prospective music student annually....
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary. Students are listed by name followed by hometown and college attending. Sara Bernardy, Brandon, Alexandria Technical and Community College; Susan Birkholz, Parkers Prairie, College...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Scholarships offered for law enforcement students
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen reports that the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2011 is under way. Wolbersen said the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) board of directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Scholarship recipients named by Tri-State Manufacturers' Association
At the TSMA annual meeting in Alexandria earlier this month, TSMA President Elroy Vesta announced the names of seven individuals selected to receive educational scholarships from Tri-State Manufacturers' Association. Awards totaling $5,000 were distributed for spring semester 2011. Two...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Sheriff's office offers law enforcement scholarships
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen has announced the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) Scholarship Program for 2010. Wolbersen said the MSA has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000 to award up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year.
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Prairie Lakes Co-op awards scholarships
Four high-school senior scholarships totaling $2,000 were announced to local students as part of Prairie Lakes Co-op Community Pride funds at its annual meeting. "These scholarships are awarded based on scholastic achievement, leadership activities and work ethic," said Brian Jergenson,...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Apply now for farm business management scholarships
Minnesota growers of several specialty crops may qualify for scholarships to offset the cost of farm business management classes through a program administered by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Applications are now being accepted for 2010. In 2010, eligible crops...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust offers scholarships for outdoor sciences
The Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust is again offering scholarships to college students majoring in the outdoor sciences. The application deadline is February 15. Applications are available online at phctrust.org.
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Sheriff's office offers law enforcement scholarships
"Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen reports that the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) Scholarship Program for 2009 is under way. Wolbersen said the MSA has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000 to award up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
College scholarships available to Minnesota students
Minnesota students who have completed challenging high school courses may be able to take advantage of new scholarship funds from the state of Minnesota, said state Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-Alexandria). The ACHIEVE program was passed in 2007 as part of a $3.16 billion state funding...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Expanded GI bill restores scholarships
Congressman Collin Peterson supported a bipartisan supplemental appropriations bill that includes expansion of the GI Bill of Rights, funding for troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, an extension of unemployment benefits, and emergency relief for areas devastated by flooding. "This...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am