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Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 23, 2014
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Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
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DNR seeks public’s input on deer numbers
More state park use, permit sales rise
Health care success will quiet detractors
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Environmental damage caused by ethanol production
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Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
Century Farm applications now accepted
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Sesquicentennial farm applications due April 1
Viking Antiques relocates
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum creates new position
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
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November 7, 2012
VIDEO: Out and About: Pro-life activists end protest in prayer at courthouse
Hundreds of pro-life activists gathered in just above freezing temperatures Sunday under gloomy skies on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn to pray to end abortion. Alexandria Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life held its annual "Walk for Life" to promote alternatives to abortion....
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Pro-life speaker shares message of hope
Pro-life speaker and attorney, Rebecca Kiessling, seeks to bring a story of hope to her planned talk, "Conceived in Rape, Meant to Live," at Discovery Middle School gym in Alexandria on Wednesday, September 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Adopted as a baby, Kiessling knew almost nothing about...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2011
Report shows more women in Minnesota finding abortion alternatives
Abortion numbers fell for the fourth straight year in Minnesota, according to the latest Abortion Report issued this week by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The decrease follows a trend of fewer abortions statewide since the Positive Alternatives program began in July 2006,...
July 30, 2011 - 11:36am
January 17, 2010
Minnesota 'Walk for Life' at Capitol set for January 22
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will hold the 2010 MCCL March for Life at the State Capitol on Friday, January 22. The purpose of the March for Life is to commemorate the 52 million unborn babies' lives lost to abortion and to call for legislation to protect human life,...
January 17, 2010 - 1:07pm
December 22, 2009
Survey weighs opinions on abortion issues
Only about 1 percent of Minnesotans think that abortion is the single most important problem facing the state year after year, according to a statewide St. Cloud State University Survey released Friday. However, past surveys have found that as a voting decision issue it is more...
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December 22, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2009
Survey weighs opinion on abortion issues
Only about 1 percent of Minnesotans think that abortion is the single most important problem facing the state year after year, according to a statewide St. Cloud State University Survey released Friday. However, past surveys have found that as a voting decision issue it is more important...
December 20, 2009 - 12:21pm
September 4, 2009
Pro-Life Evening planned in Alexandria
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) is sponsoring a Pro-Life Evening on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street. Attendees will learn about how to help pregnant women in need, and be presented with information about abortion,...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
ST. PAUL - Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday...
March 5, 2009 - 11:53am
August 20, 2008
Abortion rates drop - but not for teenagers
Despite continued low county numbers and an overall decline in the state's abortion rate last year, concerns are rising about women who are undergoing the procedure - and it's because of their age. Overall, 222 fewer abortions were performed in Minnesota in 2007 than in 2006, according...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am