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Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 7, 2012
Computer skills training offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, September 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions will...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Antioch School to offer training courses
The Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development is offering theological fall training courses in Alexandria. Join the flagship course, "Acts: Keys to the Expansion and Establishment of the First Century Church." Hosted by Lake Community Church, this is a time for...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Computer skills training offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
3M sponsors 48 teachers at Key Issues Institute
3M is sponsoring 48 teachers nationwide to attend The Keystone Center's "Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom." Among them are Jen Steidl and Joe Beattie, both teachers at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. Key Issues Institute is a national teacher...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Free training offered for rental property owners, managers
The Alexandria Police Department will host a free one-day Crime-Free Multi Housing training for anyone who owns or manages rental properties. The event will be held Wednesday, July 11 starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, contact Officer Jim Gripne at (320)...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Jobs and Java to give presentation on managing finances
Jobs and Java will feature an informational presentation on "Managing your Finances: Budgeting and Living on a Limited Income while Job Seeking," provided by Wells Fargo, on Tuesday, July 3 at 10 a.m. It will explain what a blog is and how to use blogs to enhance job searches. The...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Alexandria Tech will host motorcycle training
Alexandria Technical and Community College is offering Motorcycle Basic Rider training through the summer months. The Basic Rider Course is for novice riders. No experience is necessary. Training motorcycles are provided. Riders who are 18 years of age or older should have a valid...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Free basic computer and writing skills class offered at ATCC this summer
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free Basic Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this summer. Since this course is offered at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Alexandria Tech to host computer training course
Alexandria Technical Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions will...
June 14, 2012 - 2:33pm
March 21, 2012
First aid training scheduled for Alexandria
Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training courses.
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2011
Fire departments in area train for grain rescues
STARBUCK, Minn - This past week several rural fire departments and CHS Country Operations employees came together for a hands on training on how to conduct grain evacuation rescues when faced with an entrapment in a confined space. CHS sponsored this training which aimed at saving...
July 26, 2011 - 12:18pm
Police offer training to rental property owners
The Alexandria Police Department is hosting free one-day training for rental property owners and/or managers. The training will take place at Alexandria City Hall on Friday, February 25, beginning at 8 a.m. Topics covered will include fire safety, evictions, property left behind,...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Literacy volunteer training scheduled
The Alexandria Literacy Project (ALP) is sponsoring a volunteer orientation session for new or prospective volunteers on Tuesday, January 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Training offered to landlords about crime-free housing
The Alexandria Police Department is offering a free, one-day seminar on crime-free multi-housing training for landlords and managers of rental properties in Alexandria. The event will take place Friday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alexandria City Hall. There is a...
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September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Firearms safety training
In April, 16 students completed the firearms safety course sponsored by the Millerville Sportsmen Club. At the completion of the course, a single-shot...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am