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Osakis Festival provides fun for all
Trooper charged with going 94 in 55 mph zone
Law enforcement blotter: June 26-28, 2015
Family fun at Ribfest
Two injured in crash on Highway 27 near Alexandria
Missed chances cost Alex in 3-2 semifinal loss to Ham Lake
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex keeps rolling by edging St. Cloud
Blue Anchors baseball: Knutson's gem leads Alex past Duluth
B-E Legion records win and tie in Osakis
Legion baseball: Kuhn's first no-hitter starts Alexandria Tournament in style
Winners named in Ole Oppe Fest contests
Lots to do this weekend in the lakes area
Driver improvement program offered
Muralist, actor to perform at Mount Carmel Ministries
Pawlenty visits Alexandria
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 14, 2015
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Sherman, Schroeder hit the mark for B-E
Confessions of a live bait junkie
Funeral - Joyce Kotz, 72
Funeral - Harold Becher, 87
Funeral - Gary Becker, 59
Funeral - Artie Ommen, 90
Memorial Service - Debra Piekarski, 61
It's Our Turn: Relish quick transition into competitive Twins baseball
Editorial missed the mark about legislation
Gobs of ‘minimum wage’ jobs
No tax break is a slap in the face to veterans
Observations from the archives, 1965: Monthly electric bill in Alexandria averages $3.80
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Horticultural services available to local residents
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Top Minnesota dairy farms honored
Rides available to Holmes City Farmers Market
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Dr. Alan Quam DDS practice changes hands
Alexandria ranked 10th best place to start a business
Business legal advice available
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 5, 2012
Carolers will soon don gay apparel!
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Carolers are gearing-up for another holiday season. This year marks the group's 50th anniversary. The Carolers were formed in 1962 by Murrae Freng and continue to be a community tradition. This year's members include (back row) Brendan Holm, Kris Aaseng,...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Students pledge not to text and drive
On Wednesday, September 19, 10th through 12th grade students at Jefferson High School in Alexandria attended a Texting and Driving Campaign. The students watched a video on the dangers of texting and driving called It Can Wait during EXCEL. Students were also given an opportunity...
life / school
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Campers experience 'creepy crawlies' at 4-H Day Camp
Campers discovered the world of critters and bugs at a recent 4-H Day Camp on July 18. Rain caused the location to move from Park Osagi on Lake Osakis, but it didn't put a damper on the kids' fun. As they learned about "creepy crawlies," day campers eagerly explored the bugs. Throughout...
4-H / life
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Students learn new skill and give back to community
Recently, nine students in grades 4-7 spent the week learning how to sew at a community education class taught by Jodi Hintzen, the Douglas County...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
114th annual 4th of July Celebration
Elim Lutheran Church will hold its 114th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. It begins at 10:30 a.m. with a patriotic service with guest speaker Pastor Steven Ware. Following the service, a potluck dinner will be served at noon. The day will continue...
faith / life
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities, in Alexandria in May. The 4-H club members planted vegetables and flowers around the grounds of the apartment building. In addition, the members...
4-H / life
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Marching band captures top honors
The Alexandria Marching Band had a successful outing last weekend, performing in two parades on Saturday, June 16. First the band marched in the Owatonna Parade earning a 3rd place finish in class AA. The band scored a 77.25 at Owatonna, which was its first parade of the season....
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
First Congregational UCC to host street dance
Pictured are dancers enjoying last year's "Sock Drop." First Congregational United Church of Christ will host another "Sock Drop" street dance on Tuesday, June 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. located in the church parking lot between 6th and 7th avenues off Elm Street in Alexandria. The...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
In the spotlight
Ecumen Bethany Community Day Services featured "Glamour Shots" Friday afternoon. Ladies and gentlemen were pampered with makeup, hair styling and formal attire before having their photos taken. This was made possible by Jackie J's (wardrobe), Shar Kalina (wardrobe fittings), Cheryl...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
JHS Choral Program receives commendation
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Choral Program will receive a commendation from the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) of Minnesota in observance of the organization's 50-year anniversary. Dr. Stephen Fuller will make a brief presentation near the end of the JHS Spring...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Five generation family celebrates
Hermina Wahlin, age 107 of Evansville, will celebrate her 85th Mother's Day this year. She was recently visited by four more generations of her family. Pictured left to right are Shirley (Wahlin) Hart of Las Vegas, Nevada; Hermina (Johnson) Wahlin of Evansville; Ariana Avalos and...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
What's new at Community Preschool?
The staff at Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria believes it is important to present new ways of learning to children while following the belief that children learn best through play. The staff also knows that ages 3 to 5 offer an important learning opportunity...
life / school
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am