Alexandria News

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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What Is Central Minnesota’s Most Abundant Crop?

Quick, name the most plentiful, irrigated crop in Douglas County. Corn? Beans? The quiff?

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‘Play Ball! Minnesota’ To Provide Free Youth Baseball Clinic In Alexandria

If you know a kid who wants to be the next Byron Buxton, tell them about this…

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If This Alexandria Bell Could Talk

Well, if it could talk, it wouldn’t be a bell. It would be a speaker…and that would be creepy.  Good news! This bell is not creepy.

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It’s A Keeper

When you go fishing you only catch the big ones, right?

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7 Steps To Help Handle Allergy Season

If you’re allergic to pollen, Mother Nature is not doing you any favors.

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Gentlemen, Start Your Cummberbunds!

Students are excitedly dashing—single file—for their dancing shoes. Prom is almost here!

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Hydrant Flushing Is Back

Hydrant flushing starts the week of April 22nd, 2019.

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Another Roundabout Coming To Alexandria?

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be at this Tuesday’s Douglas County Board meeting to present ideas for  improvements to Highway 27 and I-94.   MnDot issued this invitation:   The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is presenting on Tuesday, April 16, at approximately 10:00 a.m. during the 9:00 a.m. Douglas County Board meeting, to provide recommendations for Hwy 27 …

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Laughing Controversy Near Lobster Lake

Maybe you saw that a local woman wants to put in a retreat facility near Lobster Lake and call it the Laughing Buddha Meditation Center. The Douglas County Board will vote on the request Tuesday April, 16th. Some neighbors may drive over there for the vote. A few will not be laughing all the way.

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