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Two local senators pleased with session
Here's what the bipartisan state budget could mean for Greater Minnesota
Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Softball: Ashby splits doubleheader with HLA
Baseball: Errors lead to Chargers' loss
Free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic coming to Alexandria
Baseball: Late run propels Sauk Rapids over Alexandria
Golf: Cardinals distance themselves with CLC win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
John Sr Bosek
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Georgene F. Gunderson
Francis "Frank" Krafthefer
Letter to the Editor: Stop throwing stones and make country better
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
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
On The Street
Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
hires and promotions
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Alexandria Area Community Foundation
May 10, 2019
Foundation honors Bursch and LeBrasseur
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation honored Fred Bursch and Kathryn LeBrasseur with the Ruth McDonald Award in Philanthropy on Monday,...
May 10, 2019 - 3:44pm
December 6, 2018
Community Foundation announces local grants
Several local groups received grants recently through the Alexandria Area Community Foundation, enabling them to provide protective equipment to law enforcement, build locker rooms and develop a park. The foundation gave $5,000 to the Central Minnesota Elder Network to support companion...
December 6, 2018 - 8:50am
April 13, 2017
Pfeffer to lead Alexandria community foundation
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation — a group that has given more than $650,000 to local nonprofits in the past 25 years — has...
April 13, 2017 - 8:02am
March 31, 2017
CommunityGiving receives national recognition
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation, in partnership with CommunityGiving, recently received re-accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence, a process CommunityGiving has completed for the third time in its history. The National Standards for...
March 31, 2017 - 7:00am
January 18, 2017
Community Foundation wants local presence
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation, which supports non-profits with thousands of dollars in contributions annually, is taking another...
January 18, 2017 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Survivor of sex industry to speak about trafficking
Alexandria Area Community Foundation and Alexandria Public Schools will host a sex trafficking awareness presentation on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School. Speaker Hayley King survived six years of involvement in the commercial sex industry. Upon exiting that...
November 25, 2016 - 9:21am
October 21, 2016
Difference maker grants awarded
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation has announced its Difference Maker grants for 2016. A total of $30,000 was awarded. The Alexandria Fire Department received $9,000 for training for a hostile event response that was held earlier this month. The course taught a new integrated...
October 21, 2016 - 7:30am
October 7, 2016
Someplace Safe receives $10,000 grant award
Someplace Safe Douglas Advocacy Office recently received a $10,000 Difference Maker Grant from the Alexandria Area General Fund of the Alexandria Area Community Foundation. These funds will be used to provide crime victims and survivors utilizing Someplace Safe services in Douglas...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
April 6, 2016
Non-Profit Forum discusses Douglas County needs
The Grants Committee of the Alexandria Area Community Foundation invites the public to attend the Douglas County Non-Profit Forum on Tuesday, April 12 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 324 Broadway in Alexandria. Parking is available in the west lot and on the street. The forum is an open discussion...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Difference Maker Grant recipients announced
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) recently announced the recipients of the 2015 Difference Maker Grants. It will award $10,000 to the Runestone Museum Foundation and $20,000 to the Alexandria Senior Center. The Runestone Museum Foundation was granted a $10,000 matching...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Community foundation awards $27,085 in grants
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation is an endowment fund that has a mission to provide a way to give back to the community some portion...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am