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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Names released in officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud
Alpine ski team seeks to become school-sponsored sport
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Football: Spuds drop Alexandria to the third seed
Football: Chargers rolling into playoffs after seventh straight win
Volleyball: Chargers win final home match
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Deloris A. Elmquist
Margaret Ann Steidl 'Peggy' Karnis
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race
ST. PAUL — This is not good news for Jeff Johnson, or anyone else who has lost a governor's race and wants a second chance. "Only a handful...
May 19, 2017 - 1:10pm
April 21, 2017
Franken urges alternatives to closing 'skills gap'
Most jobs of the future will require post-secondary training, but that doesn't mean every worker needs a four-year degree. Minnesota and states...
April 21, 2017 - 10:06am
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks student entrants for poetry contest
In recognition of Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will host his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life."
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
March 12, 2017
Peterson's staff cooks up a winner in senator's hotdish competition
WASHINGTON—He may not have come up with the recipe himself, but U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson now has the right to brag that his staff...
March 12, 2017 - 10:30am
March 10, 2017
ND, Minn. delegations discuss wiretapping claims, travel ban and more
It's been less than two months since Donald Trump was sworn in, but the new president quickly has made his mark when it comes to divisive issues....
March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 8, 2017
U.S. Rep. Peterson roars to “Hotdish Off” win thanks to bear meat
MINNEAPOLIS -- Rep. Collin Peterson clawed his way to culinary excellence with his “Right to Bear Arms” bear-meat hotdish, winning the seventh-annual...
March 8, 2017 - 10:59pm
January 30, 2017
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 21, 2016
Sen. Franken 'knocked out' by new high school
Shortly after he became a U.S. Senator in 2009, Al Franken toured the Alexandria Technical and Community College. He wanted to see how during...
October 21, 2016 - 6:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
August 26, 2016
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—People in line complained too few shuttle buses were scheduled. A political party chairman complained about members...
August 26, 2016 - 9:08am
September 23, 2015
Clermont receives French Legion of Honor
WWII vet from Garfield fought during D-Day
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
Broadband ‘as important as textbooks’
Leaders gather to talk about expanding access to rural areas
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Better communication may mean safer oil trains
Communication is a key in preventing and battling oil train disasters, public safety officials stressed on September 2 during a forum convened...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Scientific breakthroughs - Franken 'jazzed' by Douglas Machine's high-tech advances
For the second time in a week, a U.S. senator visited Alexandria to glean information about creating jobs and technological opportunities. On...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Franken's staff to hold office hours in Alexandria
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced today that his staff will be holding open office hours in Alexandria on Wednesday, November 10, as part of an ongoing effort to provide a convenient opportunity for constituents in the area to ask questions, share concerns and ideas or seek...
November 8, 2010 - 3:00pm