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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
Softball: Chargers end regular season on 12-game winning streak
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
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Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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May 5, 2017
Learn the world of dementia at training event
The public is invited to attend a dementia training on Thursday, May 11, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Edgewood Vista, 1902 7th Avenue E. in Alexandria. Those especially encouraged to attend are family members or friends of someone with dementia (free), professionals who work with dementia...
May 5, 2017 - 10:29am
March 29, 2017
Carlos firefighters get certified in thin ice rescue
With so many lakes in its jurisdiction, Carlos Fire Chief Jake Steidl decided it was time members of the Carlos Fire Department became certified...
March 29, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
Douglas County Hospital staff attends Homeland Security Training
Scott DeLong, material management specialist and member of the Emergency Management Team at Douglas County Hospital, recently completed training...
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
"People shouldn't be managed, they should be led." This was just one of the take-aways Alexandria Police Captain Scott Kent came home with after...
January 18, 2017 - 8:38am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
December 2, 2016
Snowmobile safety training offered Dec. 10
A one-day snowmobile safety training course for youth ages 11-15 will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. Registration is 7:30 to 8 a.m. The DNR will hold certificates until youth turn 12. Course attendees must complete...
December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Train in healing with Brian Fenimore
Brian Fenimore will return to Alexandria to continue the series Training in the Healing Ministry on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at House of...
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 28, 2016
Hostile event training set for October
Members of the public may see smoke and hear gunfire coming from Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 8 — but it won't be a real emergency. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow says the public should not panic, as the emergency personnel presence is part of a planned...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
ATV safety training offered to youth
The Runestone Off-road ATV Riders (ROAR) will host an ATV safety training class on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Alexandria Shooting Park, 6533 County Road 87 SE, Alexandria. The doors open at noon. Parents must pre-register and pick up materials at Nokomis Auto Service,...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Tell your story through nonprofit advocacy
Local nonprofits are teaming up to sponsor a nonprofit legislative advocacy training session on Wednesday, June 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College, 1601 Jefferson Street in Alexandria. The workshop is free and open to the public. Susie Brown,...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
People who want to teach but don't have the full credentials will have an opportunity to become certified as short-call substitute teachers under the Minnesota Limited, Short-Call Substitute program. A four-year bachelor's degree is required to qualify. Resource Training and Solutions...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
4-H youth attended a 4-H Camp Counselor training on April 2 at the Extension Regional Office near Morris. Megan Egenes of Alexandria and Chippewans...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher course on Tuesday, April 12 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, 411 S. Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie. The cost is $20. It is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
LETTER: Rural Medical Scholars Program gives future doctors hands-on experience
To the editor: We want to thank the excellent family physicians and their colleagues in Alexandria who have graciously and effectively served as teachers for medical students from the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus over the past year. Dr. Douglas Griffin has...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Smoke-free housing training offered for landlords, property owners
Smoke-free policies are preferred by 75 percent of potential renters in Minnesota. Having a smoke-free policy lowers cleaning and turnover costs and saves time and money. Live Smoke Free, the Public Health Law Center and Horizon Public Health will offer training on the benefits...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am