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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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on the street
October 15, 2017
Events mark domestic violence awareness
A former candidate for the state senate and a former Mrs. Minnesota International winner will both be speaking at domestic violence awareness...
October 15, 2017 - 12:34pm
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
October 19, 2016
Thompson receives Mayor's Peace Award
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson presents the Mayor's Peace Award to Dennis Thompson, a member of the United Communities Advocating Non-Violence,...
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
October 7, 2016
Changing hearts and minds about abuse
Silence hides violence. So don't stand by. Stand up and let your voice be heard. That's the message from organizers of the Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon. Sponsored by United Communities Advocating Non-Violence and Someplace Safe, the event is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday,...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
UCAN White Ribbon Campaign urges men to speak out against domestic violence
Tina and Ike Turner, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, Rihanna and Chris Brown, Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp,...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
When home hurts: Domestic violence awareness in Alexandria
A step in the right direction, and another, and another. Citizens, victims and survivors of domestic violence led the sixth annual Taking Steps...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local events help fight domestic violence
"Domestic violence: A local and global crisis." This is the topic being presented at next Wednesday's 10th annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon. The event is set for October 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
UCAN hosts free luncheon for men
The Alexandria chapter of United Communities Advocating Non- Violence (UCAN) is hosting a free luncheon for men who are concerned about the issue of domestic violence in their community. The luncheon is planned for Monday, February 1, beginning promptly at noon and ending at 12:55...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Steps against violence: Daughters of victim share her story
She was a mother. A grandmother. A sister. A daughter. A co-worker. A neighbor. A friend. And she was a wife. Although Linda Lee Green continues...
October 16, 2009 - 12:05am
October 7, 2009
Walk takes steps against domestic abuse
Someplace Safe in Alexandria, along with Wings Family Supportive Services and Uniting Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN), are hosting the third annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence next Tuesday, October 13. The walk to support a violence-free community, which will...
October 7, 2009 - 12:05am
September 18, 2009
Session will offer workplace safety tips
The Alexandria Technical College and United Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN) will host a workplace training session, "Be Your Own Bodyguard - Techniques for the Workplace and Beyond." It will take place Thursday, September 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Alexandria Technical College,...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
May 20, 2009
County calls to end domestic violence
Another step was taken to end domestic violence in Douglas County. At last Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, Chuck Nettestad, along with...
May 20, 2009 - 12:00am