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World War II Veteran’s Remains Return Home to Minnesota

After being missing in action for 77 years, yesterday a fallen World War II veteran’s remains were returned home to Minnesota. USS Oklahoma Radioman Third Class Dante Tini, 19, died December 7, 1941, during the early morning attack at Pearl Harbor.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday.  There are all kinds of fun things going on this weekend – Ole Oppe Fest,  the Memorial Day Parade, Awake The Grapes, special events at The Viking Speedway – not to mention that it’s frequently folks’ first opportunity to get back in the boat and enjoy the Alexandria lakes area.  Throw something on the grill, get …

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Calling All Ole Oppe Festers!

Don’t miss Ole Oppe Fest this weekend.  Enjoy a celebration of Alexandria, MN—Birthplace of America (in your face Kennsington!)—and all things oppe.  BTW, what is an “oppe?”

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Beers. Burros. Brides.

“Love and marriage. Love and marriage. Go together like a horse and carriage.” Make that, “Go together like a burro and Budweiser.”

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