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Franson joins March for Life event at Capitol
School bus involved in minor crash
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Anthony "Tony" Mark Olhausen
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Evelyn J. LeSuer
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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June 6, 2012
Jordan Arel, son of David Arel of Wahpeton, North Dakota, and Kristi Gagne of Alexandria, received the North Dakota State University Presidential scholarship. It totals $12,000 over four years. The Presidential Scholarships are among the most prestigious academic awards presented...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Jenna Collins of Alexandria received the Faculty Scholarship and a Music Performance Scholarship from Concordia College, Moorhead. Collins, a June 2012 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, is the daughter of Sharon and Joe Bridges of Alexandria.
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Alex Blaser, the daughter of Todd and Rhonda Blaser of Alexandria, was awarded a $1,000 Best Buy scholarship. Recipients were selected based on academic achievement, community involvement and/or work experience. She plans to attend North Dakota State University in Fargo this fall. ...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
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