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VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
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Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 17, 2010
DATA trail link to Y proposed
Snowmobilers should have a new trail to ride on this winter - one that connects them to the Alexandria YMCA. Bill Anderson, Douglas Area Trails...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
YMCA Childcare Center to host open houses
The Alexandria Area YMCA Childcare Center will be hosting community open houses during the month of October. Community members and Y guests are welcome to drop by and check out the YMCA Childcare Center on the following dates: Saturday, October 9, 9 a.m.
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Letter - YMCA garage sale supported daycares
Editor's note: The newspaper contacted the YMCA for a response to this letter. It's printed below. To the editor: The Garage Sale that was held at the Alexandria Area YMCA was a tremendous success for the YMCA and I hope greatly benefited many home daycares in the Alexandria Area. When...
letters / opinion
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter - Upset with YMCA garage sale
To the editor: I was one of the many angry people that got up very early this morning, Saturday, July 24 for the YMCA Garage Sale in Alexandria. We were there before 7 a.m., along with many, many other people. The parking lot was full of people who, like me, anticipated this sal...
letters / opinion
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
YMCAs unveil new branding strategy
For the first time in 43 years, YMCA of the USA is unveiling a new brand strategy, along with logo change. From now on, more than 2,600 YMCAs will now be known as "the Y." The strategy is designed to increase understanding of the impact the organization makes in the community. Not...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Author of 'Godspace' to speak on spiritual conversations
The Unity Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and YMCA are excited to bring author, speaker and YMCA Chaplain Doug Pollock to Alexandria for a community workshop on creating effective spiritual conversations. Have you been turned off by evangelistic methods in the...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Disc golfing gets another whirl
A new golf course will open Saturday in Alexandria but you can leave your bag, spiked shoes and clubs at home. This one is for disc golfers. A...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
YMCA offers swim lessons
The Alexandria Area YMCA wrapped up its first week of progressive swimming lessons last week. A total of 147 students enrolled in the first session, which will wrap up at the end of this week. The YMCA will offer five two-week sessions of swimming lessons throughout the summer,...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
'It's fun to stay at the...'
Supporters of the new Alexandria YMCA and the public were invited to a grand opening celebration of the nearly $9 million facility last Thursday....
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
New YMCA opens
The new Alexandria YMCA - officially named the Maynard "Bud," Sylvia, Diane, Neil and Bruce Peterson Program Center - opened on Tuesday. Charter...
Business / New Business
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Are stop signs needed at new YMCA?
Stop signs, a new license bureau director, computer purchases, roof replacement and new squad cars were just a few of the agenda items discussed at a nearly three-hour long Douglas County Board meeting Tuesday morning. Dave Robley, public works director, explained the process for...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
YMCA makes progress on fundraising goal
The Alexandria Area YMCA's "Complete the Dream" capital campaign has surpassed the $8,526,000 mark and leaders are confident they will raise the remaining $359,000 necessary to reach the campaign goal of $8,885,000. To date, 838 individuals, businesses and foundations have supported...
April 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Changes await Young People's Place
Dawn Block is looking forward to June 1 when the doors of the new Young People's Place childcare center will open in the newly constructed Alexandria...
April 7, 2010 - 12:05am
March 26, 2010
'Dining Around Douglas' planned for April 11
Dining Around Douglas, a YMCA fundraiser, will take place Sunday, April 11. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Social hour will run from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and the dinner/presentation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost is $35 and includes drawing to win gift...
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Charter memberships available at YMCA
Charter memberships are now available at the Alexandria Area YMCA. The Alexandria Area YMCA facility will open to charter members on June 1, and all other members and the general public on June 14. The joining fee is $25, and monthly rates are $16 for youth, $27 for young adults,...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am