The Downtown Merchants Association is once again excited for the arrival of the flower baskets along Broadway! It’s a popular effort of Downtown beautification and added charm for the community. The flower baskets will be delivered and hung from the downtown lamp posts in early May.

The doors to the Alexandria Senior Center opened again on February 1, 2021. The Center had closed its doors on November 20, 2020 due to the high number of COVID cases in Douglas County at the time. February 1st was a “soft-opening” of the Center. No specific activities or events had been sch…

WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COMMUNITIES ACTION IS OFFERING FREE TAX PREPARATION AND E-FILING, BY CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER PREPARERS, FOR LOW INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES. ALEXANDRIA FREE TAX PREPARATION WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS EACH WEEK THROUGH APRIL 15.

On January 28, 2021, Stephanie and her daughter Frankie purchased their new home built by area women through the Women Build program. Stephanie is the 100th family to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County. Since 1997, Habitat has served 306 individuals by building or improving …

Central Square in Glenwood MN recently received a Creative Support Grant for $13,571 from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This award was given to promote the development of the Curbside Craft Program, which was created in the spring of 2020 to expand Central Square’s reach to the community a…