STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Synthetic drug bill passes Senate
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Consequences for selling synthetic drugs soon could be stronger in Minnesota.
The state Senate unanimously approved a bill Monday that would make the sale of synthe... Posted on 4/2/12 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" - Albert Einstein.
That isone of my all time favorite quotations and something Ithink about today as we approach Memorial Day and I look back on ... Posted on 5/27/11 at 11:29 AM
WINGS Family Supportive Services announced that Michael Klein was named Outstanding Parent Group Facilitator by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota (PCAMN) for his efforts with the Alexandria Circle of Parents Chapter.
Sister Patrice Kiefer of Alexandria thought she was at the Alexandria Sertoma Club’s Service to Mankind Awards ceremony to give a speech on friend and longtime colleague Bill Flaig on Wednesday afternoon.
Little did she know it was actually Flaig who would be presenting the speech about her.
Gary Brever was named the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer by the Minnesota Jaycees for his work in advancing the agricultural career, soil and water conservation practices, and contributions to the well-being of his community, state and nation
Veterans come from all walks of life. They’re ordinary people living ordinary lives who are asked to do extraordinary things for their country.
Their acts of bravery and sacrifice to preserve American freedoms should never be taken for granted.
That was part of the message Major General Gerald E. Lang with the Minnesota Army National Guard delivered in Alexandria on Sunday, Veterans Day.
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she wants to admit.
With youthful exuberance and energy, the slim and trim Stephens spryly bounces around his summer home at Blakes by the Lakes in Alexandria, telling stories and pointing out photos.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Scot Spranger from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with their wastewater treatment permit during 2011.
This year, the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District was among 126 wastewater facilities statewide to receive this recognition.
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