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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
VFW baseball: 15s salvage split after late rally falls just short in opener
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
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
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
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
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
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
February 26, 2016
Theologian Tony Jones is featured speaker at Calvary
Calvary Lutheran Church of Alexandria will present the next speaker for its First Wednesday series, Tony Jones, on March 2 at 6 p.m. at the church....
Life / faith
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
Christian extremists for love and grace
“What would this world look like if we were really to love our neighbors as ourselves?” That was a question asked by speaker Shane Claiborne...
Life / features
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
How well do you know Minnesota Nice?
You've probably heard about it and most likely experienced it in action. Whether you're from Minnesota or not, it's bound to have come up in conversation. Minnesota Nice. Corey Bonnema and Jerilyn Veldof, authors of Minnesota Nice: A Transplant's Guide to Surviving and Thriving in...
Life / events
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Faith at Work Luncheon features government leaders
The Unity Foundation invites the public to attend the monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, June 19 from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door. This month’s lunch is also the mayor’s prayer lunch, which...
Life / faith
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Impact Alexandria features Olympian Mary Lou Retton
In 1984, Mary Lou Retton stunned the world when she became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics and next month,...
News / region
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Kansas City speaker returns to minister in Alexandria
Brian Fenimore from Kansas City, Missouri will return to Alexandria on Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18. On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fenimore will continue the teaching series, "Realizing Your God-given Destiny" at House of Prayer Church, 3020 Rosewood Lane, Alexandria....
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
Major General Gerald Lang to speak at Veterans Day program
A special Veterans Day program will be held at the Living waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker Major General Gerald Lang will present the Veterans Day address. Following the address, refreshments will be served. Lang is the assistant deputy...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 13, 2012
Scheibner to speak
The Unity Foundation has invited Steve Scheibner, a pilot with American Airlines, to speak at events January 19-21. Scheibner was scheduled to fly one of the planes that was hijacked on September 11, 2001 and flown into the New York Twin Towers. The schedule was changed one day before...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 23, 2011
Holocaust survivor to speak at West Moe Church
Anita Dittman, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor, will speak at West Moe Lutheran Church of Brandon Sunday, September 25 at 9 a.m. Dittman was a Jewish child in Germany during the 1930s and 40s and was 5 years old when Hitler came into power. Her family was torn apart by war and...
September 23, 2011 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Odio to speak at FCA luncheon
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its Thanksgiving luncheon on Wednesday, November 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria, with serving beginning at 11:45 a.m. George Odio will be the guest speaker and music will be provided by Sam and Peter Olson. Everyone...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Nationally known author to speak at Zion Lutheran
Brian Young, a nationally known speaker, debater and author on the topic of creation versus evolution, will speak at Zion Lutheran Church and School in Alexandria on Thursday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Young is the author of Doubts about Creation? Not...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Author from Osakis to speak at St. Ben's
Former Osakis resident and author Leif Enger will be the featured guest at a "Book Lovers' Night" at the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) Bookstore. The bookstore and Clemens Library are co-sponsoring the event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in Clemens Library, CSB. Enger released...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Alexandria church to broadcast economic meeting with Dave Ramsey
Dave Ramsey, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, will host a nationally televised town hall meeting to help people discover what's happening with the economy, how we got here, and where we're going. The meeting, titled Town Hall for...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Education commissioner to speak in Alexandria
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce invites business people and others who are interested to a mini Lunch and Learn session, "Transforming Minnesota's System of Education." Minnesota Education Commissioner Alice Seagren will lead the session on Friday, February 27 from...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Leadership expert to give success tips at 'Impact Alexandria' on Tuesday
Bestselling author, leadership trainer and motivational speaker John Maxwell will appear at "Impact Alexandria" Tuesday, October 7. His presentation, one session only this year, will take place from 3 to 5 p.m.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am