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Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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September 9, 2017
It's Our Turn: Learning the ropes of writing
I've always been a word person. I suppose this could be a result of my early developed identity of being an avid bookworm and a long time lover of english class. Even at an early age, I can recall viewing words differently than those around me. Now that I think about it, I have always...
September 9, 2017 - 6:26am
February 17, 2017
Free computer, writing prep class offered at ATCC
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College to offer a free Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this spring. Since this course is limited to the first 20 qualified...
February 17, 2017 - 10:10am
January 27, 2016
Free computer, writing skills class offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free computer and writing skills prep class at ATCC. Early registration is recommended. The registration...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Students learned writing at Young Writers' Conference
Comprised of students from 12 area communities, the 22nd annual Young Writers' Conference brought together area authors, illustrators and more...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Writers from region encouraged to contribute to literary magazine
The Lake Region Review is seeking quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with a personal connection to this region. Submissions don't need to be grounded in this region, though the editors admit a fondness...
May 11, 2013 - 10:15am
March 16, 2013
SCSU hosts annual creative writing workshop
Mystery novelist Jenny Milchman is one of seven authors participating in the June 17-20 Mississippi River Creative Writing Workshop, an annual St. Cloud State Summer Sessions offering. The workshop (ENG 445-545) will be facilitated in 51 Building by award-winning author and poet...
March 16, 2013 - 11:36am
August 1, 2012
Creative hands, a loving heart and a lifetime of memories
In the past 92 years, 16 presidents have been through office, more than three major wars have taken place, and a Great Depression crippled the...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Outdoor writing workshop with award-winning author
Everyone Has A Story community partnership offers a special opportunity to write about the natural world with celebrated writer Athena Kildegaard. Kildegaard will lead a writing workshop on Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Gevena Road Northwest,...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2011
Writers' workshop planned at Douglas County Library
To help commemorate National Library Week and celebrate this year's theme, "Create your own story at your library," a writers' workshop will be held at the Douglas County Library. It will take place Tuesday, April 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. The workshop is titled "Our Lives, Our Stories"...
April 18, 2011 - 10:13am
March 27, 2011
For-hire essay company raises flags with Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is expressing ethical and practical concerns about the business model of Essaywritingcompany.com, a Minnesota online firm which offers to write research and term papers, on a for-hire basis, for high school and college...
March 27, 2011 - 12:52pm
March 26, 2011
Area libraries begin writers group
Calling all writers! The Viking Library System is establishing writers groups in libraries in three communities in the region: New York Mills Public, Elbow Lake, and Fergus Falls. Writers interested in meeting others to find support, refine skills, and gain confidence are invited...
March 26, 2011 - 10:21am
January 23, 2011
Dylan Days calls for 2011 writing contest entries
HIBBING, Minn. - Dylan Days of Hibbing, Minnesota, announces its 2011 B.J. Rolfzen Memorial writing contest for poetry and short fiction. All fiction will be judged in one category; poetry will be judged in a student division and an open division for all other poets. The one act playwright...
January 23, 2011 - 5:10pm
October 1, 2010
Concert celebrates writers' conference in Sauk Centre
The Sinclair Lewis Writers Conference celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special celebration of music and poetry. It's set for Friday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Sauk Centre High School Auditorium (903 State Road) in Sauk Centre, the birthplace of Nobel Prize winning writer Sinclair...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Writer's conference in Sauk Centre offers tips on writing, selling
One of the longest-running writers' conferences in the upper Midwest is back in Sauk Centre for its 21st year. The Sinclair Lewis Writers Conference will take place Saturday, October 9 at the Sauk Centre High School auditorium. Cost is $60, including lunch, breaks and a reception...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Free basic computer, writing skills classes offered at ATCC
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free non-credit Basic Computer and Writing Skills prep class at ATCC this fall. Since this course is...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am