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What are the roles of service animals? How can they be identified? What can business owners ask a handler? Get answers to these questions and more at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Knowledge luncheon on Monday, June 17 from 12-1 pm at Broadway Ballroom.

Starting Monday, May 20, the district will move forward with changing the flow of traffic by creating a one-way in and one-way out of the main school parking lot at Alexandria Area High School. We believe this will create safer conditions for students and visitors.

Selective TV has been informed  that effective Wednesday May 8th Kare TV will no longer be broadcasting Weather Nation on channel 11.2. Channel

The next time you catch yourself bobbing your head to the real, classic rock music KX92 sends out across the West Central Minnesota, you can now call us inter-species radio - And it's all thanks to one persistent Parrot.

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign is in full swing & volunteer bell ringers are needed at Walmart, outdoors/indoors at Cub Foods, The Viking Plaza Mall and Elden's Fresh Foods. If you can help out, please call Dave Shultz at (320) 219-8619. Individuals, families or groups are welcom…


Deer hunters, please donate your hide to Minnesota Deer Hunters Association hides box. Look for the MDHA logo.

Did you know the Nelson Wellness Center at Grand Arbor has HydroRider bikes and offer classes in the warm water pool to teach you how to utilize them while also getting a great work out?

Are you living with a chronic disease?  Bethany On The Lake is sponsoring an education session in partnership with Prairie River Home Care that will provide tips and tricks to better manager your chronic illness.  All are invited to this free session on Chronic Disease Management Education, …

The Parkers Prairie High School Minnesota History class and the History Club have updated the student constructed Parkers Prairie Area History website. The website has a number of interesting artifacts from Parkers Prairie's past including the Herdman barn pictures, the 1968 proposal for a J…

Cardinal Cafe at Alexandria Area High School is a student-run restaurant that will be open to the public in the spring of 2018. This hands-on, project-based, unique learning experience is a great opportunity for the students to learn about the hospitality industry in a real restaurant environment where they make and serve meals.

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has begun accepting 2018 construction bid proposals. 3 single-family homes are set to be built by Habitat volunteers in Alexandria beginning in April. Habitat for Humanity professionals will perform several skilled tasks during the construction of a Habitat home, including: excavation, foundation work, mechanical systems, electrical, appliances, drywall finishing, lawn seeding, and various other tasks.


The UV Splash Color Dash 5K is coming back to Alexandria! It’s time to put some color back into your life! Join us Saturday, September 17th at Big Ole Central Park. Packet pickup and registration starts at 6PM with the dash starting at 8PM. The Color Dash is a fun, family friendly walk/run t…

(Alexandria, MN) The Alexandria High School Concert Choir will host a public exchange concert with the Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Choir on Thursday, March 10th at 7:30 PM in the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center.

November 30, 2015 – Alexandria, MN – The Windmill Project announces their annual Sensitive Santa Event on Sunday, December 6, 2015, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. The event is open to families who have children with special needs and their siblings. Enjoy a sensory-frien…


Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects millions world wide. When I was first diagnosed at Sister Kinney, the first thing they had me do was sit down and make a list of the things I had to do that day. Being a typical Type A personality, my list was longer than Xena Princess Warrior…


Blood Drive  Oct  19th and 20th  12 to 6 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church  in Alexandria