A fundraiser to benefit Lori Thorson will be held on Saturday, March 29th from 5 - 9 in the gymnasium of St. Mary's School. Lori was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) in 2012. A pulled pork dinner and Silent Auction are planned, with dinner served from 5 - 8 pm. Local musicians including pianist, Keith Martinson and the band "Grey Matter Replay Band" will be on hand providing entertainment for the evening. A free will donation is asked for the dinner. Proceeds from the event will be used to help defray the medical expenses associated with Lori's care and to purchase a wheelchair accessible vehicle. (Matching Funds by Douglas County Thrivent Financial)cost
(Alexandria MN) - On independence day 2015, thousands of people around Lake Darling were entertained by the 15th annual Star Storm Fireworks show.
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Senior Sunday's at Alexandria Blue Anchors Home Games
The Blue Anchors and Ecumen Bethany Community are proud to offer Senior Sunday's!
Become a Foster Grandparent
Seniors, consider being a foster grandparent. A chance to contribute to the lives of children in area schools, and make some pocket money at the same time. A fifteen hour a week commitment is all you have to make, with a very flexible schedule. Contact Pat Sherf, area supervisor for the Foster Grandparents Program at 320-293-0682, or email at email@example.com
Chased by the Light: A 90 Day Journey by Jim Brandendurg
Minnesota native and award winning National Geographic photographer, Jim Brandenburg's photography will be on display at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum during it's 2015 season, May 12- October. The "Chased by the Light" photographs were all taken in the deep woods surrounding Jim's home near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota."In autumn I set out to make one photograph-one single exposure-each day for 90 days. I hoped with patience and endurance to renew my vision of the natural world." This is how Brandenburg described his personal search for a new challenge and a hoped-for spiritual renewal after years of traveling the world as a photographer for National Geographic magazine.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. …
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