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Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
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4-H holds county competition
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
Wake Up Alexandria at NorthStar Complex
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
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January 7, 2019
A comedic murder mystery: Andria Theatre presents 'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery'
Sherlock Holmes is somewhat of a know-it-all. Holmes has been described as a bit of an intellectual. And, in the Andria Theatre's upcoming production...
January 7, 2019 - 7:35am
November 18, 2018
Scandal at the North Pole: Find out what happened in 'The Eight: Reindeer Monologues'
Scandal has erupted at the North Pole and Santa has been accused of a salacious crime. The reindeer have had enough and want to tell their side...
November 18, 2018 - 6:40am
October 7, 2018
'Wizard of Oz' takes the stage: Show opens Oct. 11
At just 10 years old, Emily Staples knows what it takes to get into character. To prepare for her upcoming role of Toto in Andria Theatre's production...
October 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
September 28, 2018
Music, mystery and more ahead in season's shows: 'Wizard of Oz' leads off slate at Andria Theatre
The start of Andria Theatre's 2018-2019 season is just around the corner. The first of five shows opens the second week of October, with the last show hitting the stage in early April. Although David Christman, the theater's artistic director, makes the final decision on which shows...
September 28, 2018 - 11:58am
September 20, 2018
Fire Pit takes on emotional topic: 'The Father: A Tragic Farce' shares story of dementia
The newest production at Fire Pit Productions, "The Father: A Tragic Farce," is sensitive and sheds a different light on dementia, according...
September 20, 2018 - 5:50am
August 22, 2018
'The Man from Earth' goes outside
The latest play to be performed through Fire Pit Productions is expected to leave its audience questioning what they believe in and why, according...
August 22, 2018 - 9:40am
July 29, 2018
The female side of funny
Can women be funny as men? Three female Twin Cities actors will take the stage at Theatre L'Homme Dieu next week to prove that indeed they are....
July 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2018
Alexandria youth act in 'Jungle Book' Three young Alexandria actors will appear in The Terrace Mill Children's Theatre production of "The Jungle Book," a story of a boy raised by wolves in the jungle. Parker Jensen, Sopha Roell and Kenna Horan will be part of a 33-member cast from...
July 27, 2018 - 8:04am
July 21, 2018
Blues singer Joyann Parker returns Named the "next great Twin Cities blues singer" by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Joyann Parker will be taking...
July 21, 2018 - 5:55pm
June 22, 2018
A light-hearted look at mental illness
Jessica Chipman and Alex Shockley have put together what they call a "heartfelt, moving and funny" show about a loved one with mental illness....
June 22, 2018 - 12:04pm
June 6, 2018
'In Pursuit of a Dream': Production shares stories, songs of 19th century immigration
Over time, history and memories tend to get romanticized. That is precisely why Paulette Friday wrote, "In Pursuit of a Dream." She wants to...
June 6, 2018 - 5:31pm
May 23, 2018
Fire Pit Productions tackles important topic
Memory. Truth. Perception. Rape. Fire Pit Productions' newest production, "Tape," tells the story of two men — Vince and Jon — who...
May 23, 2018 - 12:03pm
March 22, 2018
'The Little Mermaid' lands on stage at B-E High School
Saffron Fletcher didn't want to miss the chance to be in the school musical, especially because it only comes around once every four years....
March 22, 2018 - 6:43am
March 8, 2018
A 'blast' from the past: Young actors take on the challenge of 'Pirates'
Taking the stage at Andria Theatre this Friday in a production that first was staged nearly 140 years ago will be 45 students ranging in age...
March 8, 2018 - 6:59am
February 14, 2018
One-act play receives state honor
The Alexandria Area High School Theatre Department has earned a star rating for its one-act play for the second consecutive year. On Thursday,...
February 14, 2018 - 12:23pm