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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
January 6, 2017
Alex high's 'Footloose' earns prestigious award
For the first time, the Alexandria Area High School theater department has received the highest possible award from the Hennepin Theatre Trust's...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2016
Theatre L'Homme Dieu announces 57th season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu will celebrate its 57th season with musicals, comedies and dramas spanning a century, as well as a curated concert series. Season passes (one admission per theatrical production) and flex passes (five admissions to be used any time for theatrical productions)...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
LETTER: AAAA Theatre is blessing to this area
To the editor: After attending the Christmas Carol recently with my granddaughter, I was reminded again that we are very fortunate to have such talented people in the Alexandria area. The acting, the costumes, the sets in this production were all outstanding and the enactment of...
December 14, 2016 - 9:00am
December 13, 2016
New direction for Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Fresh off a successful first partnership with Alexandria community education, Theatre L'Homme Dieu has named Nicole Mulder as executive director....
December 13, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 7, 2016
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
To the editor: As a liberal and a voter, I want to thank the artists who continue to entertain us through the medium of theater. I have always appreciated the time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the performance. Ever since the time of the early Greeks, theater has been there...
December 7, 2016 - 8:00am
November 30, 2016
LETTER: Theater is not a place for liberal rants
To the editor: I am a conservative and a voter. I want to express my disappointment of politics now moving into live theater. Theater to me has always been a time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the story and performance. However, after recent events, I have decided not to...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 26, 2016
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
Midway Mall Cinema 9 in Alexandria is being sold. Cinema Entertainment Corporation (CEC Theatres) in St. Cloud is purchasing Cinema 9 from Tentelino...
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 9, 2016
Lakes Area Radio Theatre takes its show on the road
The public will have the opportunity to experience Lakes Area Radio Theatre twice this week. First, it will go back to the 1950s as it presents two shows at the theater on Lake Geneva on Friday, Sept 9, at 7 p.m. The actors include Kristin Woizeschke, Martin Kagermeier, Kristen Stenvik,...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2016
Down at the drive-in: New generation keeps theater alive
In the cozy shadow of a majestic screen against a sunset backdrop, a little theater teems with life. Cars line up on grassy mounds. Music hums...
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
The Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) Theatre Department will kick off its season on Saturday, Aug. 27 with Project 1440, a semiannual theater festival where a collection of short plays are written, cast, directed and performed in a span of 24 hours (or 1,440 minutes). The public...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
AAHS students to perform alum's first full-length play
Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) theater students will perform a student-produced play, Kony's, written by AAHS alum Spencer Vogel, on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School auditorium in Alexandria. Each year, students in Jessica Chipman's...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
'Alice in Wonderland' registration is open
Registration is now open for Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's annual Day Camp. This year is the company's 30th anniversary, and it is celebrating with a production of one of its most popular shows, Alice in Wonderland. The camp will be held the week of August 1-5 from noon to 5 p.m.,...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
AAAA presents PROOF
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) presents the powerful drama PROOF by David Auburn. Peformances are Thursdays and Fridays, April 22,...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am