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Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
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Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
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LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
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Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
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Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
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ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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On The Street
February 15, 2017
IN THE KNOW: Thanks for the challenge!
Yay, team! A little over three years ago, a group of nine talented and caring individuals answered the challenge put forth in an editorial of the Echo Press. That challenge was that the Alexandria Senior Center needed new direction and new leadership. Support and funding reserves...
February 15, 2017 - 10:10am
December 7, 2016
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Mikko Cowdery, Doug Tatge, Bud Anderson, and other friends will present a Christmas sing-along at the Alexandria Senior Center for its regular...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
September 23, 2016
Hospital donates defibrillator to senior center
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary recently donated a defibrillator and mounted casing for the machine to the Alexandria Senior Center. Due...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 20, 2016
Alexandria Senior Center seeks to preserve war history
For the last two years, a veterans group of about 30 people has met monthly at the Alexandria Senior Center. The core of the group is made up...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Special veterans chat group highlights Vietnam program
A special meeting is scheduled for the WWII Chat Group on Friday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. David Pfam will be the special guest speaker. Pfam was evacuated from his homeland, Vietnam, at age 19 and brought to Osakis. Since that time, he has lived, worked,...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Grandmothers to present show of songs, stories
The public is invited to attend a free program of songs and stories featuring Anne Dunn on Sunday, Jan. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers needed
In order to keep the AARP tax site open at the Alexandria Senior Center, it needs volunteers to assist in the program. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Christmas lunch showcases theme tables
The public is invited to attend a Christmas luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street in Alexandria. The event includes theme tables, games, a catered lunch and entertainment. Tickets are $20 per person. They are available at the...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Handmade quilts go toward local, foreign programs
The Quilt and Sew group at the Alexandria Senior Center will sell handmade tied quilts at the senior center bake sale on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Father-daughter duo to sing at senior center
Father-daughter singing team Gary Mattson and Rachel Capistrant will take the stage on Sunday, November 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 24, 2015
Lessons in art at Alexandria Senior Center
Art, ideas and instruction all came together at the Alexandria Senior Center Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the center hosted Art Show...
October 24, 2015 - 4:20pm
October 21, 2015
In the Know: A wonderful place to live
Two years ago I attended the Golden K Pancake Feed at the Alexandria Senior Center. Rumors were rampant that the Center was being sold. Not a rumor! The fact was that it was bankrupt. Letters to the editor and an editorial in the Echo Press, accompanied by the fact that the city...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Senior center to host free concert
Singer Sandy Weisser will be featured in a free concert on Sunday, October 11 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. All are welcome. The...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
Alexandria Senior Center elects new board members
The Alexandria Senior Center has new members and new ideas for its future. A special membership meeting took place Monday to elect seven people to fill the senior center board, which is designated for nine members. For the past few months, there have been only three members...
December 9, 2013 - 4:50pm
July 12, 2013
Despite troubles at senior center, Meals on Wheels will continue
The local Meals on Wheels program will keep rolling, no matter what the future holds for the Alexandria Senior Center. As reported in an Echo Press story last month, the center is facing financial challenges. It recently cashed in a certificate of deposit of $59,200 to stay afloat...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am