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Parent company of Douglas buys packaging business
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Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
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Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
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Lake Region Arts Council
January 2, 2018
Grant connects artists, community
Alexandria Community Education has received a $3,000 grant to connect artists with community members who wish to learn more about their work. The funding, announced Wednesday, Dec. 20, will help community education present its first-ever "Fine Art Exhibit and Makerspace" from 9 a.m.-noon...
January 2, 2018 - 9:18am
December 15, 2017
Meeting covers arts funding
Artists and organizations can learn how to receive arts funding in Minnesota at a session hosted by the Minnesota State Arts Board.
December 15, 2017 - 2:18pm
October 17, 2017
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
A poet and historian's performance about a rural church and its cemetery has proved so popular that it is returning to the Evansville Art Center,...
October 17, 2017 - 12:25pm
August 5, 2017
Lake Region Arts Council seeks board nominations
Lake Region Arts Council, the region's largest public funder for the arts, is seeking nominations from counties including Douglas to fill open spots on its board of directors. Each year, the council distributes about $300,000 in grants to regional artists and art projects, and board...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
April 25, 2017
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
In celebration of April as National Poetry Month, the Evansville Art Center is hosting its 22nd annual Poetry Night on Thursday, April 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the EAC. Poets, people who love poetry or people who like to listen to poetry are invited to attend. Guests are encouraged...
April 25, 2017 - 2:17pm
March 31, 2017
Dan Rumsey to headline First Friday Concert at EAC
Dan Rumsey will perform for the Evansville Art Center's First Friday Concert on April 7, at 7 p.m. at the EAC, 111 Main Street, Evansville. A...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
January 6, 2016
Make art this summer
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to be a protégée artist. The LRAC Artist Mentor Program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students also have the...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
LRAC accepting Artist Mentor Grant applications
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC), including Douglas County, have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant through February 1, 2016. Grants are available in all artistic disciplines, including music,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
April 2, 2014
Local students receive Artist Mentor Grants
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) recently presented four local high school students, among several others from around the region, with Artist Mentor Grants for the summer of 2014. The five-member jury panel interviewed each student applicant and assessed their creativity, skill and...
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Writers' conference scholarships available for youths
Scholarships are available through Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) for three youths to attend the Lake Region Writers Network's fourth annual conference. This year's conference is titled "The Writer's Journey," with Will Weaver and will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m....
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Area artists asked to join 'Small Art 6x6x6 Exhibit'
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) invites artists living in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin counties to submit artwork for a "Small Art 6x6x6 Exhibit." The exhibit will be on display from October 11, 2010 to January 7, 2011 in the...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Arts council has record-breaking year
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) completed a busy year - awarding more funding to more organizations than any time in its history. The addition of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding has made a significant economic impact on the communities in the region, according to council...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am