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Montana, you’re not forgotten!

On Sunday, Governor Steve Bullock, has officially declared a fire emergency for the state of Montana. More than 1,500 fires have affected Montana in the past couple of months, along with over 270,000 acres lost. The first fire to be reported, is believed to be The Crying Fire in Montana, that began on Wednesday, July 19, [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Falling out of Summer

Sunset in Douglas County, Minnesota The green back drop of summer is slowly changing into red, yellows, and browns. Leaves are falling on the ground, school is starting and the sun is setting earlier. Fall is right around the corner, where has the time gone? I hope everyone had an enjoyable, sun filled [...]

“The Duffel Bag Projects” reaches 25 Duffel Bags

"No Child Deserves a Trash Bag!" The assembled duffel bag On Sunday April 23rd, "The Duffel Bag Project" came to an end, when the duffel bags and supplies were put together and ready to donate to Social Services for area foster children. Together We Rise, is a company that runs “Sweet  [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Spring is Here!

Spring has Sprung! Photography by: J.Fogelson Spring has finally sprung! Now that it is warmer out, and the sun is out longer people are looking for things to do! Here's some Alexandria Area Happenings to start off your spring! Walk Dogs at the Lakes Area Humane Society The animal shelter is open to [...]

A Ryan Johnson Tribute – Missing Alexandria Man Found

A missing Alexandria man, Ryan "RJ" Johnson, was found Wednesday morning, but sadly with an outcome no one was hoping for. The Alexandria Police Department released this update on their Facebook: A "Facebook Flyer" was made to help spread the word. "Updated 04/12/17 Details: The sheriff’s office dive team located Ryan Johnson in [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Have you found a scarf, it’s not lost!

A scarf tied to a tree in Alexandria, MN Scarves were scattered through out Alexandria on Sunday, in hopes that they can help someone stay warm in the upcoming cold weeks ahead and to welcome the New Year with hope, restored faith in humanity and the feeling of love. Most of these scarves [...]

‘Tis the Season of Snow!

It finally happened...snow! Minnesota received it's first snow fall November 18th, 2016. The Alexandria area received 8-10 inches of snow, along with 50 mph winds. Some places, such as Rochester, MN didn't even see any snow! Schools closed, businesses closed early and driving conditions were terrible, with white out conditions in some areas. It was [...]

31 Year Old Glenwood Man Dead Sunday Morning After Fight

Names have not yet been released, thoughts go to the families and friends involved in this incident. Police in Alexandria say a 31-year-old Glenwood man died after a reported fight in a park. The Alexandria Police Department says officers responded just before 1 a.m. Sunday to a call of a fight with a man down [...]

By |May 29th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Does Alexandria Love It’s Eagles?

High above in a tree, a bald eagle's nest rest in the giant nook of a tree. For years and years, the nest got bigger over time, as the pair of eagles built their home. At some Photography by: J.Fogelson Highway 27 Eagle's Nest point, the land was rolling hills of pasture, with [...]

Second Chance Prom – Masquerade

So you’re saying there’s a chance… for love, for youth, for fun. Acts of Sincere Kindness is at it again with their Third Annual 2nd Chance Prom. This “adult” prom allows anyone twenty-one years of age or older to relive their glory days of their high school prom. Whether your still with your high school [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments