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January 15, 2016
State's population up slightly, but changes coming
January 15, 2016 - 9:01am
August 7, 2015
Population signs on some roads leading into Alexandria, including County Road 11 (above), list the city’s population at 13,008. Other signs indicate a smaller population. The local signs will be changing soon to reflect the most recent estimate: 13,182.
Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press.
You asked: Why do population signs vary?
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 1, 2012
Americans are visiting the doctor less frequently, Census Bureau reports
October 1, 2012 - 11:31am
February 24, 2012
A judicial panel redrew the boundaries of Minnesota's legislative districts, based on population shifts and new Census numbers. Douglas County now contains Senate Districts 8 and 12 (solid lines) and House Districts 8B, 12A and 12B (dotted lines).
 
Map provided by Minnesota Judicial Branch.
New maps carve up county
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 5, 2012
Super Bowl stat facts from Census Bureau
February 5, 2012 - 9:10am
November 21, 2011
Is 90 the new 85? Census Bureau report describes oldest Americans
November 21, 2011 - 8:25am
May 1, 2011
More working women than men have college degrees, Census Bureau reports
May 1, 2011 - 9:10am
March 23, 2011
Census shows big growth
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Minnesota Arts Count Census input is requested
March 18, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Census results: Minnesota will keep eight U.S. House seats
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 21, 2010
Minnesota's 5.3 million people keep 8 U.S. House seats
December 21, 2010 - 11:50am
October 23, 2010
Census Bureau reports final mail participation results
October 23, 2010 - 8:41am
June 25, 2010
Echo Press photo by Heather Huwe
A sign along Highway 29 South indicates that Alexandria's population is 10,165. It hasn't been updated for awhile and is expected to be changed after the census is completed.
Signs send mixed messages on population
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Cenus begins follow-up phase by visiting homes
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Census door-to-door operations begin
May 9, 2010 - 9:34am