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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 22, 2016
Sex offender changes delayed
Minnesota will not be forced to change how it treats sex offenders until a federal appeals court decides whether the program is constitutional. Last month, the court granted the state a stay, which delays enforcement of a federal judge’s ruling ordering major changes in the state...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs. One good thing about the brutally cold weather: It creates the perfect canvas to showcase...
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
January 3, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Minnesota's economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment,...
January 3, 2016 - 9:00am
December 22, 2015
New strain of norovirus hits Minnesota
A new strain of norovirus, the most common cause of sudden intestinal illness, has shown up in Minnesota, and that could mean more norovirus illnesses this winter, state health officials warned today.The new strain, called GII.17 Kawasaki, caused many outbreaks in Asia last winter...
December 22, 2015 - 1:22pm
Don’t spoil your holidays with a trip to the emergency room
Holiday festivities with young children are one of the highlights of the season. But because kids naturally are curious and don’t know the...
December 22, 2015 - 8:08am
December 20, 2015
New marijuana strain could slash medical cannabis costs
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in Minnesota. Minnesota Medical...
December 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 11, 2015
Tech support scheme takes new angle
Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is once again noting an uptick in reports of the tech support scam. Generally, this scheme is perpetrated over the phone: homeowners or business owners receive calls from “technicians” saying there’s a problem with...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
U of M impacts all of state, says Kaler
Take a guess at this: What percentage of University of Minnesota students graduate debt-free? With all the news about the staggering amount...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Dog days of fall
Those who like to complain about the weather can't find much to grumble about in the past few days. So far, November has been a month to remember...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
State revenue up in August
It could point to budget surplus
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 17, 2015
Be wary of buying bogus Vikings tickets
By Forum News Service With the Minnesota Vikings home opener just days away, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning fans to watch out for fake tickets from scalpers and online fraudsters before the game. To avoid getting ripped off, BBB recommends...
September 17, 2015 - 10:46am
September 11, 2015
Five family members found dead in west metro home
By Sarah Horner, St. Paul Pioneer Press GREENWOOD, Minn. -- Five family members — two adults and three children — were found dead in...
September 11, 2015 - 9:38am
September 9, 2015
Adolescent vaccination rates rise in Minnesota
Minnesota’s adolescent immunization rates increased in 2014, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Minnesota’s rates are at or above national averages, and the state increase mirrors an overall improvement in rates across the country. Health...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Motorcyclist killed during benefit ride for crash victim’s family
By Maja Beckstrom, St. Paul Pioneer Press A fundraiser to help the family of a man killed in a motorcycle accident ended tragically Saturday...
September 8, 2015 - 8:58am
August 26, 2015
One killed in fall at new Vikings stadium
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- One man has died and another sustained a serious injury Wednesday in a workplace accident...
August 26, 2015 - 2:15pm