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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 4, 2012
WCU 9th grade wins tournament
The West Central United 9th grade basketball team, with players from Alexandria, Glenwood, Willmar, Bertha-Hewitt and Parkers Prairie, recently...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
United Way: Working to advance the common good
The face of United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is continually changing. Different times of year bring new challenges and needs in our community...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Osakis football: UNC edges Silverstreaks
The Osakis football team came up short on a two-point conversion late in the game and fell to 1-2 with a 14-12 loss against United North Central...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Poverty: You are not alone
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Jessica Boyer, director of the Community Impact Coalition for the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. "Will I be able to feed my children tonight?" "If I can just make it to my next paycheck..." "Where will I sleep tonight?" "How...
June 5, 2009 - 12:05am
April 22, 2009
Help the hungry: Plant an extra row
Spring has sprung, and the United Way Community Impact Coalition is hoping to use the warming weather to help feed the hungry. The United Way Community Impact Coalition is asking everyone with home gardens to plant an extra row for those in need of food. When it's ready for harvest,...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
United Way sets date for 2009 Golf Classic
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has set the date for the 9th annual United Way Golf Classic. This year's event will be at Geneva Golf Course on Monday, June 15. The 9th annual Golf Classic will host 36 four-person teams. Cost for the event is $400 per team or $100 per person,...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
More than 400 attend United Way first-ever event
More than 400 people ventured out Friday, February 20 for the United Way's first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala at Arrowwood Resort. More than...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Taste wine and beer tonight at United Way fundraiser
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announces its first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala. The fundraising event will take place today, Friday, February 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort. A fabulous selection of wines from around the world will be available, as well...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
United Way seeking volunteers for allocation process
One of the most important things that United Way does each year is to determine agency funding. Douglas and Pope County residents are invited to be a part of this annual allocation process. United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' Board of Directors has been in the process of revamping...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
United Way plans 'Beer and Wine Tasting Gala'
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announces its first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala. The fundraising event will take place Friday, February 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort. A fabulous selection of wines from around the world will be available, as well as a...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Free tax preparation clinic returns to Douglas County
Seen as one of the single most successful tools in combating poverty, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is unfortunately underutilized by those who qualify, according to local United Way leaders. The credit, established in 1975, encourages low-income individuals to work, while...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Meeting will address homeless problem
In recognition of National Homeless Awareness Week, November 16-22, the local United Way Community Impact Coalition is hosting meetings to discuss the Alexandria community's housing needs and challenges. The public is invited for a meal and discussion at one of the following four...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
United Way drive collects 350 coats in Pope County
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties just completed its second annual coat drive and distribution in Pope County. Coats were collected in Pope County at Eagle State Bank, Glenwood State Bank in Glenwood, First National Bank and Bremer Bank in Starbuck, and at Minnewaska Elementary...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Chili feed bowls 'em over
More than 650 people tasted and sampled chili from 34 participants in this year's United Way Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction event, which took place Tuesday at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The chili cook-off raised more than $3,000, with the silent auction bringing in more...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
United Way Chili Feed
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is pleased to announce the date for the Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction. The 11th annual event will...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am