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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Chester W. Seiford, Jr.
Derek S. Baker
Neva B. Andrews
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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November 30, 2016
Earning their turkey
Nearly 120 racers earned their right to eat some extra turkey or maybe an extra slice of pie for participating in the Alexandria Area YMCA's...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Give thanks with a giving heart
Here's what I love about Thanksgiving. There's the food, of course, but that's just the beginning. People intentionally set aside time to be with their families. Volunteers go out into the community to feed the hungry and bring cheer to the less fortunate. And it provides an intentional...
November 25, 2016 - 10:00am
Be thankful for life everlasting
By Greg Odell, retired pastor Former Gov. Pat Neff of Texas spoke to an assembly of convicts in a penitentiary of that state. He finished his speech by stating that he would remain to listen if any man wanted to speak with him. He further announced that what he heard would be held...
November 25, 2016 - 8:00am
LETTER: Why skip the turkey?
To the editor: President Obama is taking a break from Trump transition to pardon two turkeys. Every one of us can exercise that presidential pardon power on Thanksgiving by giving thanks for health and happiness while skipping gratuitous violence. The 235 million turkeys killed in...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
DULUTH, Minn. — Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 18, 2016
Chef Jess: Potato casseroles can be made ahead to save oven space
Sweet potato casserole is a food found on many holiday tables. The brightly colored marshmallow-topped dish is always a big hit, which isn't...
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
November 27, 2015
Freshen up your Thanksgiving leftovers
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Forum News Service Who says the feasting needs to end after Thanksgiving? I have a few ideas for you on how you can...
November 27, 2015 - 6:00am
November 25, 2015
Prepping a Thanksgiving feast
A hard-working crew of about 150 volunteers are preparing a Thanksgiving Day feast at St. Mary’s in Alexandria. On Tuesday night, they deboned...
November 25, 2015 - 11:46am
November 21, 2015
How safe is your Thanksgiving turkey?
On Thanksgiving, many of us will take on the challenge of cooking 12-20 plus pounds of poultry. The basics of roasting a turkey at 325°F...
November 21, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 20, 2015
Thanksgiving dinner offered to Alexandria area
Community members are invited to attend a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St.
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
November 27, 2013
Think your Thanksgiving prep work is hectic? Step into the shoes of the volunteers at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. They...
November 27, 2013 - 2:32pm
November 26, 2013
It doesn’t matter if you’re alone this Thanksgiving or if you’re having turkey with the whole extended family: giving thanks is downright therapeutic. A whole body of research backs up the fact that practicing gratitude – deliberately focusing on what is good in life and...
November 26, 2013 - 9:10am
November 22, 2012
Experience Works helps food shelves, homeless on Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, more than 50 participants across Minnesota participating in the Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), are processing and shelving food donations, keeping track of inventory, filling emergency food box orders, and helping to cook and...
November 22, 2012 - 9:16am
Thanksgiving poses potential problems for pets
MINNEAPOLIS - BluePearl Veterinary Partners urges people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday as many of the items prepared for humans to feast on, may pose serious problems to their furry and feathered friends. During the holidays, BluePearl sees a significant uptick...
November 22, 2012 - 8:00am
Department of Commerce reminds Thanksgiving cooks - fry that turkey with caution!
The Minnesota Department of Commerce urges family chefs to use caution when frying turkeys this Thanksgiving. Each holiday season, fire related insurance claims skyrocket. As one might expect, grease and oil fires from turkey fryers play a large role in creating this spike. In fact,...
November 22, 2012 - 7:03am