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Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
New legislators start as Legislature begins
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, February 16 through Monday, February 19
Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 20
Gymnastics: Alexandria takes third in section meet
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
March 31, 2017
LETTER: More government is not the answer
To the editor: Regarding the public hearing on the proposed amendment to Alexandria City Code relating to landlord responsibilities, I attended the meeting because I'm a landlord, not because I had a particular concern or comment. I agree with the public comments, especially: "What...
March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
February 8, 2013
Gun supporters say 'assault' rifles are like hunting rifles
ST. PAUL -- So-called assault weapons are nothing more than fancy hunting rifles, gun supporters told a Minnesota House committee Wednesday. A federal ban on the guns that expired in 2004 did not work, Chris Rager of the National Rifle Association told the House public safety co...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
October 31, 2012
A look at the key issues surrounding marriage amendment
Minnesota voters will be asked in the November 6 election whether they want to amend the state Constitution to define a marriage as between a man and a woman, effectively outlawing gay marriages. Here is a look at the issues: PROCESS The Minnesota Constitution is amended when the...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Filling in blanks about voter ID
Both sides in Minnesota's voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes November...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Alexandria United Methodist Church to sponsor respectful conversation on amendment
Alexandria United Methodist Church and Minnesota Council of Churches invite the community to attend a respectful conversation on the marriage amendment on October 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Alexandria United Methodist Church. Join them to learn and practice how to respectfully...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
GOP senators say Ritchie campaigns against amendment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Sens. Scott Newman of...
October 4, 2012 - 4:33pm
September 12, 2012
Court says Ritchie overstepped his authority
Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled recently, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year. The court also ruled that a proposal to require Minnesota voters...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
Alexandria churches to host lecture on same-sex marriage
Cornerstone Church of Alexandria and New Testament Church of Alexandria are sponsoring a lecture by Jay Howard of Focus on the Faulty Ministries, on the dangers of legalizing same-sex marriage, on Monday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Participate in conversation on marriage amendment
First Congregational Church of Alexandria and Minnesota Council of Churches invite the community to attend a respectful conversation on the marriage amendment on Saturday, September 8 at Douglas County Public Library in Alexandria from 9:30 a.m.
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 31, 2012
State claims court case threatens 90 years of constitutional amendments
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota attorney general's office says a case the state Supreme Court heard this morning could jeopardize constitutional amendments passed in the last 90 years. Solicitor General Alan Gilbert told justices that if they overturn Secretary of State Mark Ritchie's...
July 31, 2012 - 3:22pm
July 10, 2012
Amendment proposals become legal battles over words
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court is being asked to mediate battles over words in a pair of constitutional amendment proposals voters will decide Nov. 6. The latest squabble to land in the high court came Monday when Republicans sued Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie...
July 10, 2012 - 3:19pm
July 9, 2012
Marriage amendment backers ask court to overturn title
ST. PAUL -- Supporters of a constitutional amendment proposal to ban gay marriage are asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to reject a rewritten title that voters will see when they vote on the proposal Nov.
July 9, 2012 - 10:29am
June 22, 2012
Voter ID amendment: Minnesota's version of 'Papers, please'?
Voters will be voting on more than elected officials this November. They'll be voting on voting. An amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Marriage amendment's split debate
Last Tuesday, local radio call-in show, Open Line, provided a platform for discussion on the proposed marriage amendment and same-sex marriage...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Ingebrigtsen votes for voter ID amendment
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, supports the voter ID legislation. "I think with 80 percent of Minnesotans wanting this on the ballot, this tells us that voters are very, very concerned about the problems in Minnesota that the Senate brought forward and all the issues that...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am