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Living snow fences provide wind barriers, wildlife habitat
Legislature takes break with much done, much left
Republicans find little to like in session so far
Phone scammer strikes again
Value of property in city: $1.2 billion and climbing
Chargers learning as they go
UPDATED: Cardinal logo decision explained
Coming back from concussions
Cumberbatch helps team win national duals tourney
Christianson, Noga, Savageau make all-star series
National Day of Prayer to be observed locally
New Testament Christian School’s annual fundraiser set for April 24
Garfield Fire Department to host pancake breakfast
Former Twin Al Newman to speak at lunch meeting
Engaged - Lusty and Lamb
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 15
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6
Engaged - Dorn and Arvidson
Spring is a time to explore
Weekly DNR news
Send your spring turkey hunting photos
Hunters ready to tackle toms
DNR Report: Pelicans ready to come back to the state
Norman Chan, 85
Funeral - Robert Koch, 80
Memorial Service - Duane Lokken, 73
Albert Henrickson, 94
Maybel Czapiewski, 99
Many questions about Benghazi attack
Better roads and less football needed
Children and families invited to library
We must begin now to reverse climate change
An Earth Day lesson
Farmers are ‘eternal optimists’
Finding and reporting noxious weeds
Try growing strawberries this season
Premium soybean, grain contracts available to farmers
Propane prices still a concern
Group raises $5,000 to address climate change
Extension offers food safety certification and renewal courses
Alexandria Pro-Fab pledges $5,000 to new high school
On the street
Funeral home staff attends celebrant training
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 3, 2013
Her life of giving touched countless hearts
Sister Patrice Kiefer of Alexandria thought she was at the Alexandria Sertoma Club's Service to Mankind Awards ceremony to give a speech on friend...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Boy Scout leader honored for his many good turns
"Do a good turn daily" is the Boy Scouts' slogan. It also applies to Chuck Nettestad of Alexandria. As a Scouting volunteer, he's been doing good turns for others for more than 25 years. Last Wednesday, the Alexandria Sertoma Club turned the table on Nettestad, recognizing his many...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
A fisherman with a noble heart
Jim Schoeberl hooked a keeper Wednesday at a surprise banquet given in his honor by the Alexandria Sertoma Club. The Sertoma Club awarded Schoeberl the Service to Mankind Award for 2011 at the celebration held inside the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The award is given to the...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Backhaus is 'Sertoman of Year'
Lee Backhaus (Backhaus Appraisals) was chosen as this year's Sertoman of the Year for the Alexandria Sertoma Club. His involvement in this club has been huge - past president, secretary, sergeant of arms, prayer, board member; he also currently puts together the Special Olympics...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Ice Fishing Challenge seeks council action in changing event's location
Anglers competing in Alexandria's Ice Fishing Challenge will have a change of scenery next year. They'll be fishing on Lake Agnes instead of Lake L'Homme Dieu. Edward Reif, president of the Sertoma Club, which sponsors the event along with the Viking Sportsmen, told the Alexandria...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Sertomans honor Hevern for 'starting ripples'
In the movie, Pocahontas, Grandmother Willow tells John Smith about the ripples in the water: "So small at first, then look how they grow - but...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Small fish, big prizes
Nearly 2,500 anglers took to the ice during Saturday's Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu. Anglers from all over, including Indiana,...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 10, 2010
Ice anglers hope to nab big prizes
The 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge - Minnesota's second largest ice fishing tournament - will take place this Saturday, February 13 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge, hosted by the Alexandria Sertoma...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Pork industry to highlight Alexandria Sertoma Club meeting
Minnesota pork production will take center stage on Wednesday, December 2, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Alexandria Sertoma Club. Pam Gierke of Center Hill Farm will address the group at noon at the Broadway Ballroom at 115 30th Avenue West in Alexandria. Titled "The...
November 19, 2009 - 2:06pm
May 15, 2009
Bosek wins Sertoma's highest honor
The name of the 2009 Sertoma Service to Mankind award recipient is one well-known to many area residents. Whether it be at church; a meeting of the American Legion, VFW or Eagles auxiliaries; a blood drive; or a local sporting event, you say the name "Arlene Bosek" and people know...
awards / news
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Up for a challenge? Try the Ice Fishing Challenge this Saturday
Mother Nature must have been listening when organizers of the Ice Fishing Challenge asked for good weather. The forecast for the 9th annual event, which is slated for this Saturday, February 7, calls for temperatures in the low 30s with partly sunny skies. "I think we are finally...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Time to gear up for 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge
The 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking Sportsmen, is set to take place Saturday, February 7 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge are $35 if purchased in...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am