Alexandria News

Home Teams vs. Hunger

It’s hard to remember a time when working as a team to help our community has been as important as it is right now. Many of our neighbors are struggling to put food on the table. YOU can help! This week, the Minnesota Broadcasters Association, in partnership with our Minnesota Sports Teams, FSN, Second Harvest Heartland and its food bank …

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Listen & Learn, Alexandria Public Schools to discuss opening plans

Curious to know what the upcoming months will look like for the Alexandria Public Schools? Learn more at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s virtual Listen & Learn event on Wednesday, August 19 from 12 -1 pm. Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Rick Sansted will update the community on the district’s plans for the 2020-2021 school year and how it …

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One dies in bicycle verses car crash near Carlos

On Tuesday around 10:00 pm, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash between a bicycle and a car on Co Rd 9 NE just south of Carlos, MN. Authorities say three bicyclists were southbound on Co Rd 9 when a Lincoln Navigator, also southbound, collided with two of the bicyclists. One cyclist was pronounced dead on scene and …

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Legacy of the Lakes Hosting Boat Parade

Legacy of the Lakes is hosting a Boat Parade on Saturday, July 11th! Due to COVID-19, they have changed their plans to a parade instead of the regular Boat Show. “While we are sad we wont be hosting the show this year, we are excited for this new opportunity! Its free to join the parade and all boat types are …

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KIK-FM Official Soundtrack For Star Storm Firework Show

What’s better than country music and fireworks?! KIK-FM is excited to be the soundtrack of Star Storm this weekend! Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria is doing the annual firework show Star Storm (weather permitting) on Saturday July 4th and will start around 10:00 p.m. on the shores of Lake Darling. This year will be different due to Covid-19 and to allow …

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Pediatricians Say Schools Should Open in Person This Fall

The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends students be physically present for the coming school year, according to NPR. The AAP says there is “mounting evidence” that it’s uncommon for kids to transmit the coronavirus; they are also less likely to get the virus. Meanwhile, thy say that remote homeschooling could actually mean heightened severe learning loss and social isolation, …

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2021 Windstock Festivals Returns With Same Line Up, Special Pricing

Winsted, MN – The Winstock Country Music Festival is excited to announce that all 2020 artists scheduled will be returning in 2021 including the 2019 CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner Luke Combs and GRAMMY award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish lead singer Darius Rucker. BIG TICKET DEAL: Winstock is offering fans and customers special pricing with no fees through …

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