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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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November 18, 2016
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Alexandria Technical and Community College and area businesses recently hosted tours for high school students. The high school students were given a walk-through presentation of manufacturing and construction careers. While this tour has been an annual event for the college, high...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
January 20, 2016
Beef Team to host Cow/Calf Days
The University of Minnesota Beef Team will host the annual Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show at 10 locations across the state, including the Civic Center in Glenwood on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 a.m. The 2016 event will feature information on cow/calf confinement systems, trace...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Out & About Around the County: Holiday Crafter's Tour
The Alexandria area bustled with activity last weekend during the annual Juried Holiday Crafter’s Tour. The juried tour ran Thursday through...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Tour planned for retired school staff
Area retired school personnel or members of support staff of area schools are invited to tour the new Alexandria Area High School on Wednesday, September 10 at 9:30 a.m. Attendees should meet in the waiting area near the south entrance.
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Can you hear me now?
The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria...
September 5, 2013 - 7:43am
July 24, 2013
Tour of Cottages raises funds for Elder Network
The annual Cottage Tour to benefit Elder Network will be held on Tuesday, July 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. Attendees may tour the five historic lake...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Tour of Gardens set for Sunday, July 14
The annual Tour of Gardens is Sunday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners and University of Minnesota...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Join master gardeners on landscape arboretum tour
Join the Douglas County Master Gardeners on a bus tour to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Wednesday, June 12. The bus loads at the Kmart parking lot in Alexandria at 6:45 a.m. and departs at 7 a.m. The first stop will be at the private garden of Don Untiedt and...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
Take a journey through the history of Alexandria with Barb Grover on Monday, May 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor community room, Alexandria. A longtime Alexandria resident and historian, Grover has written a book about Alexandria's rich history and will share images and stories...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Take a tour of a Habitat home Saturday, April 20
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is currently accepting applications for immediate and future home ownership. It will host an open house on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a Habitat home at 1013 Darling Avenue East, Alexandria, just east of Perry's Furniture. The...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
TSMA to tour DyCast Specialties
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, January 8 at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. The schedule of events will begin at 4 p.m. with a tour of DyCast Specialties. DyCast Specialties is a custom job shop producing precision aluminum...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Lehman makes history
Alexandria native Tom Lehman continued to cement himself as the top player going on the Champions Tour after running away with the Charles Schwab...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Local artists are part of Art of the Lakes Studio Tour
This year's Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will feature the work of 35 artists in 26 different studios around the region, including several in...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association to tour Aagard Group
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host a general meeting on Tuesday, March 6 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Participants are scheduled to tour Aagard Group LLC at 4 p.m. Aagard Group has experienced exponential growth and nationwide success with designing, engineering...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am