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On The Street
February 19, 2010
Firearm safety classes offered
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with local instructors, will offer youth firearms safety training classes at Discovery Middle School 7th grade science rooms in Alexandria on March 15, 16, 19, 22, 23 and 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a field exercise and shoot...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Blandin offers leadership training in Alexandria
The Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) is offering its nationally recognized leadership program starting with a January 25-29, 2010 retreat for Alexandria leaders. The Blandin Foundation assumes the cost of tuition, room and board for the program participants. To find out...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Evansville and Brandon seniors experience leadership training
"Leaders are not born, they are groomed," is a statement that Rick Bleichner, Evansville School superintendent, has shared with many students,...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Humane society offers dog obedience training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? Does he love to jump up enthusiastically on all visitors who enter your home, bakes at anything that comes into his line of...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Dogs can be lifetime learners
"Lifetime Learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Bremer Bank trains employees on leadership
Thirty Bremer Bank employees recently completed a year-long leadership training session. The training was centered on John Maxwell's "The 21...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
ATC offers class on Sig Sauer handguns
Alexandria Technical College will host Sig Sauer training in September. Sig Sauer Handgun Orientation will take place on Friday, September 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This class is ideal for the new gun owner or those interested in learning to shoot. This introductory course provides...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Red Cross rescue, first aid courses offered in August
West Central Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross, serving Douglas, Grant and Traverse counties, will offer a Community Adult Infant and Child CPR course on August 13. CPR refresher training will be held August 14. A combination first aid and CPR course will be offered on August...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Training program offered to non-profits
The Essentials for Nonprofit Administration will meet the first Wednesday of each month beginning September 2 and ending May 5, 2010 (with the exception of October 6, which is on a Tuesday). Classes will be held in Alexandria and Fergus Falls on a rotating basis. Classes will begin...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 15, 2009
CPR adult, infant, child first aid and CPR refresher training being offered in July
West Central Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross, serving Douglas, Grant and Traverse counties, is offering community adult, infant and child CPR courses on July 28. CPR refresher training will be held July 10 and 30. A combination first aid and CPR course will be offered on July...
July 15, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Child car seat passenger training offered to providers
The Alexandria Technical College will offer a summer session of child passenger training on Wednesday, July 15 at the college. Minnesota law requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than age 9 to complete three hours of training on child passenger...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Training offered to non-profit groups
All non-profit organizations in west central Minnesota are invited to apply for the Board Leadership Academy - a customized training program designed to help non-profit board and staff members work together to strengthen their organization's performance and success. Up to 10 non-profits...
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
CPR training offered
West Central Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross, serving Douglas, Grant and Traverse counties, is offering a CPR professional rescuer course on May 13 with a refresher being held May 29. A combination first aid and CPR course will be offered on May 16. First aid training will be...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Humane society offers dog obedience training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? If this sounds familiar, the Lakes Area Humane Society has a class for you and your pet. Starting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
New round of dog obedience classes offered
Spring appears to be a little slow in coming this year, and when it does return, it will be time to enjoy taking dogs for walks on the trail,...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am