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Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Boys tennis: Alex players fall in subsection individuals
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
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
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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Vikingland Band Festival
June 28, 2017
A big, busy weekend
The less than desireable windy, cold weather this past weekend may have put a slight damper on events around the county, but the majority of...
June 28, 2017 - 8:24am
June 23, 2017
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
A Viking-sized weekend is just around the corner with the Minnesota high school marching band championships coming to town, and resident and...
June 23, 2017 - 8:09am
June 21, 2017
Alexandria could triple in size this weekend with several big events
It is safe to say that Alexandria residents will not be at a loss for activities this weekend. Consider this: a cowboy shootout at the Runestone...
June 21, 2017 - 8:04am
June 1, 2017
Redfield named band festival grand marshal
Keith Redfield never had the chance to play music in high school. Now the retired school superintendent and Jefferson High School principal will...
June 1, 2017 - 2:39pm
April 14, 2017
Vikingland Band Festival presents 2017 Minnesota Drum Corps Premiere
The sounds of drum and bugle corps will again join the beat of marching bands in Alexandria during the two-day Vikingland Band Festival marching...
April 14, 2017 - 8:16am
March 9, 2017
Submit nominations for Vikingland Band Festival grand marshals
The public is invited to submit nominations of people who should be considered for the honor of grand marshal of the Vikingland Band Festival. Over the past 32 years, the honor has recognized men and women who have had a positive impact on Alexandria in areas such as music, youth...
March 9, 2017 - 7:36am
June 29, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Despite windy conditions, the Vikingland Band Festival (VBF) carried on as planned on Sunday, June 26, and drew nearly 15,000 spectators. The...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival marches into Alexandria this weekend
Marching bands from across Minnesota and Canada will gather in Alexandria this weekend for the Vikingland Band Festival's biggest parade lineup...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Smiths named grand marshals of 2016 Vikingland Band Festival
Brent and Sally Smith of Alexandria have been named grand marshals of the 32nd annual Vikingland Band Festival to be held on Sunday, June 26....
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival adds Minnesota Drum Corps Premiere
The sounds of drum and bugle corps will join the beat of marching bands in Alexandria this summer when the 2016 Vikingland Band Festival expands...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival to feature three bands from Calgary
Alexandria's 2016 Vikingland Band Festival has confirmed the performance of three marching bands comprising more than 400 performers from Calgary,...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Music fills the streets
Vikingland Band Festival features 19 bands
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
June 28, 2015
Band festival brings large crowd downtown
The Vikingland Band Festival drew a large audience to Broadway Street on Sunday. While the crowd enjoyed the sunshine and food vendors, 16 marching...
June 28, 2015 - 4:25pm
June 26, 2015
Lots to do this weekend in the lakes area
There’s plenty to do around the lakes area this weekend.
June 26, 2015 - 1:09pm
June 24, 2015
Vikingland Band Festival to hit Broadway
Performances set for Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 Marching bands from across Minnesota and one from Norway will gather in Alexandria...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am