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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
November 27, 2013
55+ driver improvement course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement class on Wednesday, December 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. The fee is $20. Driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota...
November 27, 2013 - 1:39pm
Free seminar on long term care preparation
The SCAN Foundation on the State of Long-Term Care Financing states that 70 percent of Americans who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term care. Many individuals have not made plans regarding long-term care needs or are aware of the resources available to them to aid in that...
November 27, 2013 - 1:15pm
November 26, 2013
Senior Center seeks support
Board member election set for December 9
November 26, 2013 - 9:19am
November 20, 2013
Going strong at 109
Hermina Wahlin to celebrate November 26
November 20, 2013 - 8:38am
November 13, 2013
Knute Nelson will showcase GrandCare at California conference
Knute Nelson will be featured at the AgeTech West Conference Thursday and Friday, November 14-15 in San Jose, California. The conference, entitled Aging Services Meets Silicon Valley: Creating the Future of Care, will demonstrate how GrandCare Technology and Knute Nelson as a provider...
November 13, 2013 - 8:38am
October 25, 2013
Senior citizens need their home base
By Kathryn LeBrasseur, Alexandria, MN I sat at the Golden K’s Pancake Breakfast on Friday and looked around at the wonder facilities of the Alexandria Senior Center. Many thoughts ran through my mind! Memories of the wonderful people I had the privilege to work with to build...
October 25, 2013 - 9:26am
October 18, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered in area
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer four upcoming 55+ Driver Improvement classes. Eight-hour first-time courses will be held: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22-23, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School, 411 South Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie. Saturday, November...
October 18, 2013 - 9:30am
October 17, 2013
Week of October 21-25 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, waxed beans, pudding. Tuesday – Lasagna, garlic breadstick, peas, peaches. Wednesday – Teriyaki chicken breast, potato salad, California blend, lemon mousse. Thursday...
October 17, 2013 - 1:13pm
October 16, 2013
Give these helpful, healing foods a try
By Mary Krueger, Douglas County senior coordinator Bananas: Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana. It will fill you up, provide a mild blood sugar boost and has 30 percent of the day’s Vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce Serotonin, getting you through a crisis...
October 16, 2013 - 8:24am
October 11, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer some upcoming eight-hour first-time and four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement classes. The following eight-hour first-time courses will be held: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22-23, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School. Saturday,...
October 11, 2013 - 9:03am
CarFit event helps improve comfort, safety
Knute Nelson will conduct CarFit check-ups on Thursday, October 17 at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. CarFit is a national program designed to give a quick yet comprehensive check on how well an older driver and their vehicle work together. It was developed by American...
October 11, 2013 - 8:57am
October 9, 2013
Free falling at 91
Carol Denke of Alexandria has dreamed of skydiving for more than 60 years. Finally, at age 91, she can cross it off her to-do list. The mother...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
October 3, 2013
Ride of a lifetime shared with love of her life
On September 4, Dee Peterson of Alexandria climbed on a three-wheeled roadster Spyder, hit the road and crossed that ride-of-a-lifetime off her...
October 3, 2013 - 2:39pm
Estate planning seminar focuses on beneficiaries and process
Estate planning involves more than money. Proper estate planning takes a close look at all factors related to an individuals’ life, including beneficiaries. A free educational seminar entitled Beneficiaries Process and Review: Keeping it Up-To-Date and In the Family will help...
October 3, 2013 - 2:26pm
September 27, 2013
Week of September 30-October 4 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Sweet and sour pork, rice, peas, butterscotch pudding Menus not received. Meals served at Viking Towers. Served with bread and milk. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Sweet and...
September 27, 2013 - 9:26am