Alicia grew up on a farm near Litchfield, Minnesota. She graduated from Litchfield High School in 2002. After high school she attended Metropolitan State University in St. Paul. She graduated from college in 2005 with an Bachelor of Arts Degree in Gerontology and Communications. Alicia was employed at Augustana Homes for seven years, working in several positions including: activities, adult day care and volunteer coordinator for hospice. Alicia married Kris Toutges in 2006; they continued to reside in Litchfield. Alicia decided to further her education at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mortuary Science. Kris and Alicia have two children, Jase and Henry. They enjoy traveling, boating, and spending time with friends and family. Alicia also loves gardening, traveling running and horse back riding.