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Final Push For Stuff The Bus

It’s down to the wire for Stuff The Bus, a back-to-school event coordinated by the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties.  Generous souls like Mason and Riley, seen helping above at Eldens, have until Thursday, August 15th to fill yellow school bus boxes and give area k-12 graders the basics they need to succeed.

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Alexandrians Ready For Elvis Week

Elvis Presley died August 16th, 1977.  Elvis week is August 9th through August 17th.  Some of Alexandria’s finest Elvis impersonators are geared up.

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The Church Basement Ladies Are Back At TLHD

There are big laughs, from the church basement to the barnyard, at Theatre L’Homme Dieu this week!

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Stage Set For Douglas County Fair

The Douglas County Fair is August 14th through August 17th.  If you are a faithful Sunday fairgoer, sorry.  No fair for you.

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Fair Way To Quench Your Thirst

The Minnesota State Fair is August 22nd through September 2nd.  Checking out all 322 acres is a good way to work off that beer belly.  Thank goodness the fair offers new ways to put it back on.

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Vintage Books Up For Auction In Alexandria

If you’re the type that just can’t put down a good book,  put down your kindle and read this.

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McKay Tunnel In Alexandria

Blaine Green is a civil engineer with Widseth Smith Nolting. They and Ferguson Brothers Excavating are good at digging tunnels in Alexandria.

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Alexandria, American Pickers Wants Your Best Shot

You know the show American Pickers?  It’s on the History Channel. They have been in Minnesota before and they are coming back looking for interesting collectors.  Interesting collectors?  That’s our middle name!  Alexandria.  Easy To Get To.  Hard To Leave.  Because Of All Our Interesting Collectors. OK, maybe needs work,  but still.

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Alexandria, Meet Your New Neighbor

Is Alexandria prepared for a visit from outer space?

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The Lakes Of Douglas County Need A Hand

If you want to help protect our precious lakes, here’s a way to do it.

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