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Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
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
January 4, 2017
Workshop to cover financial, retirement planning
Education Minnesota is hosting free financial and retirement planning workshops for members throughout Minnesota. A workshop will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with the workshop at 10 a.m. Topics include understanding...
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
Lake Carlos State Park offers snowshoe-lacing workshop
Prepare to enjoy the snow by making your own snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park. The workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop presenters will teach you how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style, pointed end, wooden snowshoe...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
October 7, 2016
Understanding aging parents' future is focus of workshop
Though some may feel ill-prepared, having healthy conversations enables both adult children and their parents to arrive at a common understanding as to a parent's vision for their future. In a free, educational workshop entitled "Heart to Heart: As Your Parents Age," participants...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
August 24, 2016
Put the fun back in parenting
Busy parents are often challenged to balance family life and work life, but what if they could guide children to solve their own problems, set...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Eco printing workshop offered Thursday, Aug. 25
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will host an Eco Printing Workshop taught by local artist Kay Pring. It will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 2210 Sixth Ave. E in Alexandria. Class is limited to 12 Eco printing is a process...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Turn your dreams into reality
Jill Blashack Strahan has a dream to help others realize their own dreams. On Thursday, April 28, she will hold a Dream Workshop where she will share her story, inspire others to dream about what they really want out of life, and show them how to create that reality. The workshop...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Food safety workshop open to cottage food producers
Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage food producer? If yes, you are invited to attend the Advanced Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Workshop on Wednesday, May 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria....
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Strategize options with dairy workshops
University of Minnesota Extension will hold two area workshops to address how to keep dairy herds profitable in tough economic times and different strategizing options to look at. The workshops will be on Wednesday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Long Prairie City Hall...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Advancing Farm to Institution in Minnesota
Getting Minnesota apples, tomatoes and other locally grown foods on the menus of schools and other institutions such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and child care centers requires cross-sector partnerships, community support and relationship building. To help strengthen these...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Do you love houseplants but have difficulty keeping them healthy? Are your houseplants overgrowing their space? Are you not sure when to water or fertilize? If so, you are invited to a houseplant workshop taught by Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension horticulture educator,...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Retired school personnel workshop set
Area retired school personnel of area schools are invited to attend a meeting on Wednesday, November 11 at Calvary Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m. The speaker will be Mark Foss, executive director of LifeRight Outreach. Foss is the author of the book Life Inside Out.
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Employment workshop offered for youth with disabilities
PACER Center will offer a free workshop titled "Ready for Life after High School: Employment and Support Strategies for Youth with Disabilities" for parents of youth with disabilities and for professionals. It will be held Wednesday, November 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
Jeanne Larson to lead water media workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will offer local artists the opportunity to attend a water media workshop mainly offered in the Twin Cities or at art centers such as the Grand Marais Art Colony. The three-day workshop will be held Wednesday through Friday, September 11-13 from 9 a.m. to...
August 28, 2013 - 12:02pm
July 24, 2013
Susan Fryer Voigt to lead art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club is hosting a workshop led by artist Susan Fryer Voigt Wednesday, August 7 through Friday, August 9 at the Carlos Town Hall. The workshop is open to the public; class size is limited to 20. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Young artists' workshop set for July 18-19
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will sponsor a young artist's workshop Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at United Methodist Church, Alexandria. The workshop is open to youth ages 10-16. Only 15 spots are available. Instructors Dori Otterson, Caryn Olson...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am