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Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes. Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ...
5/7/13 at 3:40 PM TEEN POSTER AND VIDEO CONTEST 2/26/13 at 1:12 PM
DOUGLAS COUNTY GOES STREET SMART 8/2/12 at 3:22 PM
Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees
By Don Davis Gay advocates have lobbied for allow same-sex marriages for years, but they made little progress. That appears ready to change Tuesday when House and Senate committees will hear bills...
3/8/13 at 4:24 PM One recount is not enough 11/27/12 at 6:20 PM
Legislative notebook: Synthetic drug bill passes Senate 4/2/12 at 11:00 PM
he sez...she sez: NEW RULE! Dogs & Dishes
Amy:There are rules at our house. Basic things really: Pull the shower curtain closed when youre done so it doesnt dry all stuck together and the next person (me) doesnt have to struggle to pull the...
3/8/13 at 12:26 AM aquatic ALLURE: Spiking Life Into The Dying Art of Spearfishing 2/26/13 at 5:31 PM
One Hour Can Save Lives 1/15/13 at 12:43 PM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.newspapers received more than 140 awards, ranging in categories from "Best Local Breaking News Story" to "Best Website" during the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Conte...
2/4/13 at 12:06 PM Forum Communications Co. publisher elected president of Wisconsin Newspaper Association 3/2/12 at 2:18 PM
Sunday open house marks 20th anniversary of Rydell Refuge
Rydell National Wildlife Refuge in Polk County will be celebrating its 20th anniversary Sunday with an open house at the refuge visitor center. The event, which also includes a Rydell Refuge reunion,...
8/8/12 at 7:00 AM Remembering Leon Wilson, an old deer hunter 7/25/12 at 7:00 AM
Rydell Refuge marks 20th anniversary 2/2/12 at 2:40 PM
Stomping Ground Culture, part 1
If you'd asked me before about the culture of northern Minnesota, or America even, I'd have suggested it better described as a lack of culture. Growing up, we never had our version of a pow wow or exo...
11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
Chargers can relate to RCW's situation
Brandon-Evansville co-head football coach Greg Lanners could not help but look across the field last night and have flashbacks to when he took over with Mike Quist after the 2008 season. Renville Cou...
10/12/11 at 1:33 PM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM Check out Cass County Emergency Management Blog! 2/10/11 at 5:00 PM
Where Is Kathleen Morris?
Former Scott County Prosecutor, Kathleen Morris, of Jordan, Minnesota. Where is she ? Abuse of power against Morris. She was on a witch hunt for child abuse in families from Minnesota.Insurance compa...
7/27/10 at 11:06 AM Judge Harlan Dyrud Retires ! 6/26/09 at 8:31 AM
Date Night: Hubbard County Fair
Far Guy and I have a standing date from year to year. We go to the local County Fair late in the day. The first stop is the Pork Producers food stand for a pork burger..I usually stop off at another s...
7/9/10 at 4:24 AM Wildflowers: May 25, 2010 5/25/10 at 5:23 AM
Spring Ephemeral 4/22/10 at 4:37 AM
Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis might seem far away from the rest of Minnesota, but the ripple effects of budget cutbacks at HCMC are likely to be felt across the state. Exactl...
12/2/09 at 6:15 AM