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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
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
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
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
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
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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