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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
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
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
October 3, 2012
Deena McMahon to speak at child development conference
The annual Caring for Kids and Those Who Care child development conference will be held on Saturday, October 13 at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The keynote session will feature Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW, from McMahon Counseling and Consultation. For more than 30 years,...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Make snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park
People can get ready to enjoy the snow this winter by making snowshoes at a two-day workshop at Lake Carlos State Park on October 13-14 from...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Minnesota K-9 search and rescue to offer workshop
Central Lakes Search and Rescue (SAR) of Garfield announce a North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) training and certification workshop from September 24-28 at Camp Ripley. NAPWDA provides quality training with nationally recognized certifications for K-9 handlers who...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Brush and Palette Club to sponsor oil and acrylic workshop
The public is invited to join the Brush and Palette Club's sponsored oil and acrylic workshop "Come Catch the Light" with Marva Harms. The workshop will take place July 11-13 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street in Alexandria. The cost for members...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Taking mistake proofing beyond the plant floor
Lean practices aren't just for the manufacturing floor. They also can produce benefits of greater productivity, innovation and satisfaction across all functional areas and among all employees, with the ultimate goal to provide greater customer satisfaction. And Sam Wagner, director...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Outdoor writing workshop with award-winning author
Everyone Has A Story community partnership offers a special opportunity to write about the natural world with celebrated writer Athena Kildegaard. Kildegaard will lead a writing workshop on Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Gevena Road Northwest,...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Artists to instruct upcoming children's art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will host a children's workshop for youth ages 10 to 16 on June 25, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at United Methodist...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Artists, authors, scholars present 'Everyone Has a Story' workshops
The "Everyone Has a Story" program continues with a special summer program offering opportunities to learn, explore and enjoy Alexandria with visiting and local artists, authors and scholars. Visiting artists include award-winning author and poet Athena Kildegaard, University of...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Home school workshops planned
The Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE), along with LEARN at Home, the Alexandria area's home educators' support group, are bringing two home schooling workshops to Alexandria. On Saturday, June 9, a "Considering Homeschooling" workshop will be presented from...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Free workshop offered for amateur musicians
Nationally known singer/songwriter and guitarist Michael Johnson from Nashville will teach a free workshop for amateur singers, guitar and piano players, songwriters and any local "open mic" style performers in area communities on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the Central Square Auditorium...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Mental health crisis planning workshop in Alexandria
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free workshop in Alexandria on Thursday, May 17 for parents of children with challenging behaviors or mental illness. Topics covered will be county crisis teams, de-escalation techniques and how to create effective...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Growing knowledge about loons, grafting
A Let's Get Growing workshop took place at the Alexandria Technical and Community College Saturday featuring keynote speaker, Stan Tekiela, who...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Accordion book workshop set
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will hold a book-making workshop on Tuesday, March 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 2210 6th Avenue East in Alexandria. Phyllis Joos, "the artful librarian," will lead participants as they make accordion books. All supplies and...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Free food program workshop offered for child care providers, parents
What is the secret to a long and healthy life? Is it all in the genes or do the everyday choices people make have a greater impact on overall health and wellness? A workshop will explore this question and discover small steps that can have a big impact on health and wellness.
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Lookouts needed for invasive pests
Minnesota is looking for volunteers to join the hundreds of citizens who already have stepped up to help keep an eye out for new infestations of emerald ash borer and other destructive invasive pests. These volunteer "first detectors" form part of the state's early warning system...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am