STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS N.D. to close paddlefish harvest season Friday night
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced today that the states 2013 paddlefish snagging season will close to any additional harvest at 10 p.m. CDT Friday to protect populations as the take ... Posted on 5/16/13 at 2:27 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Ethanol credited for $5 billion boost
The Minnesota Agriculture Department says the ethanol industry generated more than $5 billion in economic activity last year and supported at least 12,600 jobs.
Minnesotas 21 ethanol plants can make ... Posted on 10/14/12 at 3:16 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Bamboo U: Part 2
Well, with a full belly of Chinese eats, it was time to let it settle into the relaxing, calming environs of a lecture hall. Good for digestion I hearand sleep deprivation.
But you won't be nodding o... Posted on 6/12/11 at 8:32 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD! U TXT N DRV. U C LYTS. U GT TKT.
Does the title of my blog post have you confused? To some people it mayread as aforeign language. But for most teens and even some adults youtranslated mymessage just fine. You text and drive. You s... Posted on 4/20/11 at 4:40 PM
HEALTHBEAT Measuring medical care
How do your medical clinic and hospital stack up with the quality of care they provide? A new statewide report, issued Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health, lays out the details on perform... Posted on 11/19/10 at 7:23 PM
The Alexandria Fire Department (AFD) will host an open house for Fire Prevention Week on Monday, October 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a free event that is open to the public.
Many activities and information will be offered: fire station tours, a fun house, fingerprinting,
Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities, including one in Alexandria, Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Wednesday. By the time all money is received, Minnesota officials expect to receive $596 million for state and local highway and transit projects in the coming two years.
Fires in the Alexandria area caused an estimated $844,000 in damage last year. The good news: Alexandria firefighters saved more than $1.5 million worth of property that caught fire from going up in smoke.
Scams. They happen everywhere, all the time, to all types of people. Young, old, rich, poor – to a scammer, it doesn’t matter. What does matter is making money. And in most cases, lots of money, thousands of dollars at a time.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding the state’s agricultural chemical dealers and farmers that anyone storing dry bulk fertilizer must obtain a state permit and comply with rules that include protective safeguards.
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