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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 18, 2014
Denim Day to raise awareness of sexual assault, support for victims
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe in Alexandria is seeking area employers, organizations and individuals to support National Denim Day on Wednesday, April 23. Someplace Safe has organized a Dollars for Denim campaign. Individuals are asked to donate $1 to...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
It’s Vintage Tea time
Someplace Safe event supports advocacy services
Life / events
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Someplace Safe seeks award nominations
This year marks Someplace Safe’s 35th anniversary of offering safety, options and hope to thousands of individuals and families across West Central Minnesota. It would like to recognize those who have made this possible. The public is invited to nominate someone, or a group of...
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Someplace Safe organization participating in Give to the Max Day
Someplace Safe is one of many nonprofit organizations throughout the state that will once again ask Minnesotans to donate to their favorite causes and schools online at www.GiveMN.org during the fifth annual Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 14. “Give to the Max Day is...
November 13, 2013 - 8:41am
October 9, 2013
Taking a stand against domestic violence
Walk and luncheon to shed light, hope on a dark problem
October 9, 2013 - 12:26am
April 26, 2013
Someplace Safe invites you to 'walk a mile in her shoes'
There's still time to be a part of a new communitywide effort against sexual assault. As part of April, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe of Douglas County organized its first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men's March to End Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. It...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Wear denim to take a stand against rape
The second annual Denim Day for Douglas County will be on Wednesday, April 24. Someplace Safe invites the Alexandria area to wear denim to show their support for victims of sexual violence and their support against the victim-blaming myths that surround sexual assault. Denim Day...
News / state
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Someplace Safe invites public to tea
Someplace Safe invites members of the Alexandria area to attend its sixth annual Vintage Tea Fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Living Waters Church, Alexandria. A silent auction will include items that were donated from businesses and members of the community. Exquisite...
Life / variety
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
When health affects wealth: Bullying in the workplace
The primary definition of harass, according to Merriam-Webster's, is "to annoy persistently." Webster's defines bully as "to treat abusively." Harassment is illegal. Bullying in the workplace is not prohibited by law. "We don't use the word 'bully' as we grow up. We think it's a...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
When home hurts: Domestic violence awareness in Alexandria
A step in the right direction, and another, and another. Citizens, victims and survivors of domestic violence led the sixth annual Taking Steps...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Conquer fear of violence in new self-defense course
Organized in conjunction with Schutz Martial Arts Association and Someplace Safe, a conquering fear of violence course will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Schutz Taekwondo Academy, Alexandria. The class is a free women's self-defense course designed to...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Someplace Safe Thrift Store moves to new location
The countdown is on to the May 29 opening of the Someplace Safe Thrift Store in its new location at 801 County Road 44 NW (next to Casey's gas station) in Alexandria. Someplace Safe staff and volunteers are hard at work moving and setting up the new thrift store. Donations from...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Alpha Pi Phi chapter asks guests to bring food, books to ATCC graduation
The Alpha Pi Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Alexandria Technical and Community College will participate in "Project Graduation...Feed a Body, Feed a Mind." This initiative is designed to help alleviate hunger and illiteracy in the community. Graduating students...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Their cup of tea: ending violence
A vintage fashion show coupled with a light lunch and tea made for a delightful afternoon of awareness and fundraising for Someplace Safe. The...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Someplace Safe to host Vintage Tea and Fashion Show
Do you have a knack for setting an attractive table? Do you like to be creative or decorate with whimsy? Do you like to have fun with your friends...
faith / Life
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am