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Student accomplishments, scholarships
Pawlenty goes back to school
Updated: Two injured when modified golf cart rolls over
Letter to the Editor: Fight politicians, support 28th amendment
For the record
Junior legion baseball: Alex Reds whiff on upset bid in 4-0 loss
Junior district tournament: Alexandria Blacks survive an opening scare from Moorhead
Semi-pro football: Snowmen make easy work of Minot
Legion baseball: Stockert paces Alex during 3-2 Gopher Classic
Resorters baseball: Stockert's late shot not enough for Black Sox
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lehtinen
Stephen "Steve" J. Talley
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
Letter to the Editor: In abortion issue, remember commandment
It's Our Turn: Balancing on the shoreline
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Vinegar, honey and truth
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
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
July 15, 2018
Golfers raise $25K for United Way The goal presented to golfers participating in the 20th annual United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties annual...
July 15, 2018 - 6:33am
July 13, 2018
Museum hosts Summer Showcase
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum's annual boat show is moving to the museum site in downtown Alexandria this weekend. The Summer Showcase opens...
July 13, 2018 - 10:36am
July 11, 2018
Evansville Fest will go on: Lack of volunteers had put its future in doubt
Evansville's Fourth of July celebration got pushed to a weekend this year, with July 4 falling in the middle of the work week. But outside of...
July 11, 2018 - 12:21pm
July 8, 2018
Kids have a blast at Red, White & Boom Days
Following the parade down Main Street Saturday afternoon in Evansville, many of the people in the crowd migrated to the school, where food vendors...
July 8, 2018 - 8:28am
June 30, 2018
Hundreds attend first Ripple festival
A few hundred people attended a day-long festival for women Saturday at City Park in Alexandria that was set to conclude Saturday evening with...
June 30, 2018 - 4:47pm
A booming Fourth of July weekend
Whether you're looking to catch firework displays, sun rays or candy this Fourth of July, Douglas County will be hopping with Independence Day-related...
June 30, 2018 - 10:19am
June 12, 2018
Circus coming to Alexandria
Two performances of the Alexandria Shrine Circus are being held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 15. The 29th annual event...
June 12, 2018 - 10:13am
March 9, 2018
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
January 2017 Friday, Jan. 13 Lakes Area Radio Theatre live radio show, 2214 Geneva Rd NE, Alexandria; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Therapeutic Drama, 819 Irving St., Alexandria; (320) 304-0853, azkcccc.weebly.com. Saturday, Jan. 14 7:10 p.m. Granite...
March 9, 2018 - 2:57pm
March 8, 2018
First splash pad meeting is Friday
The first of at least two splash pad community interest meetings will take place this Friday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Hall....
March 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
October 28, 2017
Going crazy for crafters: 33rd Annual Crafters Tour starts Thursday
Alexandria will go craft crazy next weekend starting Thursday, Nov. 2, with a four-hour peek into the legendary juried 33rd Annual Crafters...
October 28, 2017 - 8:11am
October 27, 2017
Where to find Halloween events in the area
With Halloween on a Tuesday this year, why limit the spooky fun to only one night? Candy, games and costume fests will occur throughout the weekend....
October 27, 2017 - 6:19pm
October 23, 2017
Public speaking group to form
Several local business and civic leaders are starting a Toastmasters club to help its members become better public speakers. It will hold a free information session from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the upper level of Common Grounds coffee house, 516 Hawthorne St. Lunch will...
October 23, 2017 - 6:18pm
October 18, 2017
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
The Miss Teen Minnesota pageant is looking for females ages 13 to 18 who have never been married to represent Douglas County in the state competition. Miss Teen Douglas County will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown categories during the...
October 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
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
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring his characters and family-friendly comedy show to Alexandria for a Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser....
October 17, 2017 - 6:00am