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Rodney Eldevik - Douglas County Car Care Program 2114 Volunteer of the year

Rodney Eldevik - Douglas County Car Care Program 2114 Volunteer of the year

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(Alexandria MN) --  Rodney Eldevik has been named Douglas County Car Care Program 2114 Volunteer of the year.

Alexandria's Aaron Runge Commits To Augustana College

Alexandria's Aaron Runge Commits To Augustana College

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(Alexandria, MN) -- Alexandria Area High School's Aaron Runge has signed a letter of intent to join the Cross Country running program at Augus…

ALP Update Light Poles on Broadway

ALP Update Light Poles on Broadway

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(Alexandria MN) --  Alexandria Light and Power has been updating luminaires and light poles on Broadway.   There are 71 poles between 8th Ave.…

East Watershed Trail Project Discussions

East Watershed Trail Project Discussions

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(Alexandria, MN) The City of Alexandria will be holding two public information meetings on the proposed East Watershed Trail project.

Divine Billboard - Unique Blessing

Divine Billboard - Unique Blessing

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(Sauk Centre, MN)  As you head east on Interstate 94, just past Sauk Centre, you have a few seconds to catch a message of hope. 

Alexandria Public Schools Names Human Resources Director

Alexandria Public Schools Names Human Resources Director

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(Alexandria, MN) -- Alexandria Public Schools is pleased to announce a new administrative appointment effective for the 2015-16 school year.

31 Twins Seasons for Alexandria Man

31 Twins Seasons for Alexandria Man

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(Minneapolis, MN) For decades Alexandria's Larry Novotny has been a faithful Twins season ticket holder. 

Hughes holds Twins close, Indians break away for 4-2 win

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes had his best start by far of the new season. But that's not saying much for a pitcher who's historically strugg…

Wild-Blues Sums

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Minnesota001—1St. Louis202—4

With sparkling season debut by Salazar, Indians top Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have had to be patient with the progress of Danny Salazar.

Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, …

Wild-Blues Sums

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Minnesota001—1St. Louis202—4

Hard Hat Breakfast Kicks Off Campaign

Hard Hat Breakfast Kicks Off Campaign

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The eighth annual Hard Hat Breakfast was held May 8th at the Broadway Ballroom. Table after table was filled with people eager to help in one …

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Upcoming events

  • Today, April 18, 2015
  • Free Concert by the Nordic Bees

    Free Concert by the Nordic Bees held at the Alexandria Senior Center in Alexandria Saturday April 18th at 2:00pm.

  • Dennis and Kathy Holman Benefit

    Dennis and Kathy Holman Benefit coming up April 18th at the Miltona Community Center, 300 County Rd 14 NE, Miltona.

  • Kensington Fire and Rescue Fundraiser

    Kensington Fire and Rescue Fundraiser Saturday April 18th at the Kensington Community Center from 4-7pm including a pork chop dinner, door prizes as well! 

  • AAHS Theatre Department presents Mary Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department presents Mary Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department proudly presents the family favorite musical Mary Poppins on April 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. Also on April 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the AAHS Performing Arts Center. The show will be put on by students at AAHS.

  • AAHS Theatre Department Presents Mary Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department proudly presents the family favorite musical Mary Poppins on April 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and April 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the AAHS Performing Arts Center. Appropriate for audiences of all ages, Mary Poppins showcases AAHS's finest performing arts students as the heartwarming characters from the Disney film, featuring such favorites as "A Spoonful of Sugar," Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," and "Let's Go Fly a Kite," among others. Join AAHS students on this magical journey at the price of $10 per adult and $8 for students.

  • AAHS Theatre Department Presents Marry Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department proudly presents the family favorite musical Mary Poppins April 17th and 18th at 7:30pm also April 19th at 2pm in the AAHS Performing Arts Center.The show will be put on by students at AAHS. Show is all-age appropriate.

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • PANCAKE BREAKFAST BENEFIT

    THERE WILL BE A PANCAKE BREAKFAST BENEFIT FOR 8TH GRADER JORDAN NOHRE

  • Pancake Breakfast Benefit

    There will be a Pancake Breakfast Benefit for 8th Grader Jordan Nohre Sunday, April 19th at 9am at the West Central Area Secondary School in Barrett.

  • AAHS Theatre Department presents Mary Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department presents Mary Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department proudly presents the family favorite musical Mary Poppins on April 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. Also on April 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the AAHS Performing Arts Center. The show will be put on by students at AAHS.

  • AAHS Theatre Department Presents Marry Poppins

    AAHS Theatre Department proudly presents the family favorite musical Mary Poppins April 17th and 18th at 7:30pm also April 19th at 2pm in the AAHS Performing Arts Center.The show will be put on by students at AAHS. Show is all-age appropriate.

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Soccer Stadium Funding

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Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, discusses with the media his meeting with the owners of the Minnesota United soccer team and their request to help construct a proposed soccer stadium.

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House Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee 4/8/15

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01:00 - Gavel, and informational hearing on Sunday off-sale liquor sales, based in part on:.HF231 (Loon) Off-sale intoxicating liquor sales permitted on Sundays.HF1239 (Loon) Municipalities authorized to allow off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sundays.Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.

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Dash Cam: State Trooper Collides with Deer

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The trooper behind the wheel of this squad didn't have time to react before a deer slammed into his vehicle earlier this month.This dash cam video is a good reminder just how quickly crashes with deer can happen. Here are some tips to help you avoid deer crashes:• Drive at safe speeds and always be buckled up.• Be especially cautious from 6 to 9 p.m. when deer are most active.• Use high beams as much as possible at night, especially in deer-active areas.• Motorists: don’t swerve to avoid a deer.

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Start of the Grape Growing Season - Carlos Creek

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Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria is getting started with the growing season. They have 3000 grape plants in their greenhouses that will be planted later this Spring. It is also the time for them to prune their more than 11,000 vines already planted and growing.

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3-24-15 Empty Bowls Project

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Once again students at Alexandria Area High School have developed, coordinated and carried out a fundraiser that benefits the area's food shelf, as well as the high school's very own food shelf. The fundraiser is called Empty Bowls. The Alexandria version began in 2011 by a high school senior and some friends....and now some thousands of dollars later and some thousand of bowls of chili (and soup), it's making a difference in more ways than one.

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Shaving Santa Saves Hearts

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By now it's no secret, Dan Wessel was playing Santa Claus in December of 2013 for the students at Osakis Elementary School. While there, he nearly died of a cardiac arrest. Now with his "new life" he is challenging students to raise as much money as possible for the American Heart Association, even if it means he has to get publicly humiliated to motivate them.He challenged K-6 grade students to raise more than $10,000. If they did, they could shave his head. They did, so....they did.

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