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Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
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
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
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
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
on the street
September 16, 2016
Operation Bootstrap walk to benefit Tanzanian school
People of all ages are invited to participate in the Operation Bootstrap Africa walk, collect pledges from sponsors, or sponsor a walker. The...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
Lasting Imprint will host its seventh annual walk to raise awareness of congenital heart defects (CHD). One in 100 babies are born with CHD. The walk is on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Alexandria City Park. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with the walk at 9 a.m. Early registration is $25....
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Walk for multiple sclerosis
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter Walk MS: Christopher and Banks Alexandria Walk 2016 will be held on Sunday, May 1. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria Participants will walk a 1.7- or 3.5-mile scenic route. The National...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Take a walk for Mental Health Month
The public is invited to join a walk on Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at Big Ole in Alexandria to celebrate Mental Health Month. Participants will walk to City Hall and then return to Big Ole. They will also receive a free T-shirt. Water will be provided during the walk, and cookies...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Stepping out for a good cause
More than 85 people, including many men walking gingerly on high heels, took to the streets of Alexandria Tuesday night in a new communitywide...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Someplace Safe invites you to 'walk a mile in her shoes'
There's still time to be a part of a new communitywide effort against sexual assault. As part of April, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe of Douglas County organized its first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men's March to End Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. It...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Walk to raise awareness about mental illness
NAMIWalks, Changing Minds One Step at a Time, is a 5K walk to increase public awareness of mental illnesses, fight stigma, and raise funds for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota. The walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m., at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis...
August 25, 2012 - 10:59am
July 18, 2012
Cancer relay raises $105,000
Under a clear, starry night on July 13 and 14, about 700 people gathered at Citizen's Field in Alexandria to participate in the American Cancer...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Walkers raise awareness of mental health issues
Mental health was the focus of a walk in Alexandria last Thursday afternoon. Participants in the Walk for Wellness gathered at the Big Ole Viking...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Walk a 10K at state park
The NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT) will sponsor a walking event at Lake Carlos State Park near Alexandria on Sunday, May 6. It will take place at the park's Visitor Center. Walkers can start any time from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., finishing by 3 p.m. The event is sanctioned for 10K. NSTT...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 9, 2011
Thousands of school kids expected to walk or bike to school
Governor Mark Dayton has declared October Safe Routes to School Month to highlight the benefits of walking and bicycling to school. Across Minnesota, thousands of kids are expected to walk and bicycle during events held at local schools. The events are part of local, state and national...
October 9, 2011 - 2:20pm
September 23, 2011
Operation Bootstrap Africa walk to generate funds for children
The 13th annual Operation Bootstrap Africa walk will be held on Saturday, October 1. The three-and-a-half-mile walk will begin at 11 a.m. at...
September 23, 2011 - 12:00am
September 17, 2011
Walk to raise awareness about mental illnesses
More than 3,000 people from around the state are expected to join in NAMIWalks Minnesota, a 5K walk to raise awareness about mental illnesses on September 24 at 1 p.m., at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis and Whitney Memorial Park in St. Cloud. The walk supports the efforts of NAMI,...
September 17, 2011 - 11:56am
September 22, 2010
'Walk for Life' planned for October 17
The Alexandria chapter of the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will host a "Walk for Life" pro-life rally and walk on Sunday, October 17. The Alexandria City Council was informed of the event at its September 13 meeting and approved the group's plans. Organizers have...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
OBA walk raises funds for African classrooms
This year marks the 12th year of the local Operation Bootstrap Africa (OBA) walk. It will take place Saturday, October 9 at 11 a.m. The walk will begin and end at First Lutheran Church, 822 Douglas Street in Alexandria. Lunch will be served at the conclusion of the walk. The purpose...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am