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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 7, 2015
Help United Way 'stuff the bus'
As summer wanes and back-to-school supplies populate stores, United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is gearing up to ensure that all children have the tools they need for school with its Stuff the Bus program. Stuff the Bus is a community-wide effort led by United Way to collect...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
July 29, 2015
Mobile food drops set for 2015
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition recently announced the upcoming mobile food drops in 2015: • Thursday, July 30 • Thursday, August 27 • Wednesday, September 23 • Wednesday, October 28 • Wednesday, November 25 • Wednesday, December 30 The mobile food...
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
United Way offers mobile food drops in Alexandria
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition wants to let residents know of the upcoming mobile food drops in Alexandria. They are scheduled for Thursdays, April 23, May 28 and June 25. The food drops take place at New Life Christian Church, 1910 County Road 82 SE. Food distribution...
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
February 18, 2015
2015 mobile food drops announced
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition has announced its upcoming mobile food drops in 2015: • Thursday, February 26 • Thursday, March 26 • Thursday, April 23 • Thursday, May 28 • Thursday, June 25 The mobile food drop takes place at New Life Christian Church, 1910...
February 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Blast off for chili
The United Way invites the public to attend the 17th annual United Way Chili Cook Off and Silent Auction on Tuesday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. This year’s event is themed “Space Age Chili.” Tickets are $5 at the door or may be...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
December 10, 2013
United Way hosts traveling exhibit and open house to bring awareness to the homeless issue in Minnesota
December 10, 2013 - 9:49pm
October 3, 2013
United Way Board of Directors has two new members
The United Way Board of Directors recently welcomed two new members to its team. Wayne Martin, who is employed by American Business Forms in Glenwood, joined the board as a representative of Pope County. He will bring a business background and other board experience skills with him. Martin...
Business/Hires and Promotions
October 3, 2013 - 9:42am
October 2, 2013
United Way hosts kickoff and awards
It was a morning of celebration as the United Way hosted its 2013-14 Campaign Kick Off Breakfast and Awards on Wednesday, September 11. More than 100 supporters gathered to kick off the 2013-14 campaign centered on the message of “We before me.” In addition to kicking off the...
October 2, 2013 - 8:37am
September 27, 2013
A tropical wave of heat and fun for United Way
Chili connoisseurs tickled their taste buds, laughed, bid on silent auction items and marveled at imaginative displays at the 16th annual United...
September 27, 2013 - 9:36am
August 9, 2013
United Way gives families back-to-school boost
Back-to-school season is an exciting and sometimes terrifying time for kids. They start school with new classmates, shop for the new "it" brand...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Otto Bremer Foundation awards $80,000 to United Way
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $80,000 to United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, based in Alexandria. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
United Way names new campaign chairs
With the start of the new campaign year on July 1, the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announced this year's campaign chairs. The chair...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
United Way highlight: giving kids 4,460 bags of food
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has reached the end of its fiscal year and the 2012-13 United Way Campaign. With generous support, it raised $733,640 to help neighbors and friends in Douglas and Pope counties. Here are some of the things that were made possible: --United...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
United Way introduces online volunteer system
In an effort to increase the collaboration, connections, and relationships among local non-profits and community members, United Way introduced the online volunteer system called "Get Connected." Get Connected is an easy-to-use web-based platform that matches the right donors, advocates...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
United Way office moves to new location
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has moved to a new location at 503 Hawthorne Street, Alexandria. This is the old bowling alley building. The new location will bring more visibility and help it to better assist clients. The public is invited to stop by. United Way's mailing...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am