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Co-parenting can be done well
Fall family fun
Not So Heavy Metal Tour hits Alexandria
Garfield council sets proposed tax levy
Training prepares snowplow operators for winter
Talented Tech team handles Alex tennis in finale
Alex boys soccer salvages CLC split early in week
B-E volleyball dominates Hillcrest after first set
Blizzard split against Twin City
Lakers rally to win fifth set versus Benson
The Cemeteries of Douglas County: Part 5
Mayor for a Day competition seeks student essays
Mental Illness Awareness Week celebrates 25th anniversary
Everyday Gourmet: Spaghetti squash offers healthy alternative to pasta
Simulcast to help couples strengthen their marriage
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
Births - Douglas County Hospital births through September 21, 2015
Engaged - Bitzan and Bettin
New life in the fall
From the stand
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
Dixie Wagner, 76
Bryan Kruchten, 33
Christel Guiles, 103
Ben DeLong, 59
Ordell Krebs, 76
Guest Editorial: Reporting the news consumers need
In the Know: 55 years, 31,000 graduates; education that works
Observations from the archives, 1915: Illegal distribution of alcohol suspected
Another murderous rampage
Trail is tremendous asset
Minnesota gardening calendars available
Bones are bad in potato pro-duction
Gardening Tips: Plant now for a beautiful garden
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
Trumm Drug honored as outstanding business
Employers of the Year nominations sought
JLG Architects ranked a top architecture firm
A ‘Common Ground’ for refuge
Douglas County low-income representative needed
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 26, 2013
Environmental groups applaud Obama's plan to address carbon pollution
Today, a coalition of Minnesota groups supporting federal clean air and climate change safeguards held a news conference, to highlight the support of Minnesotans for the historic Environmental Protection Agency carbon pollution standard for power plants announced by President Obama...
June 26, 2013 - 12:20pm
June 21, 2013
Minnesota climate advocates head to Washington, D.C.
Concerned that future generations will inherit a harsh and unforgiving world because of climate change, volunteers from the 7th Congressional...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2013
Nature photographer to share climate change images at Landscape Arboretum
Acclaimed nature photographer and oceanographer Chris Linder will share breathtaking images and true-life experiences from his travels to the ends of the Earth when he appears as keynote speaker at "Conservation Through the Lens," the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's 2013 Photography...
May 25, 2013 - 8:45am
March 9, 2013
Drought outlook improves; watching snow melt and flood risk
The area of Minnesota's landscape in severe to extreme drought diminished during February, dropping from 84 percent of the state's landscape to under 70 percent. This modest improvement was mostly due to above normal snowfall, especially across central and northern counties. The...
March 9, 2013 - 10:29am
February 4, 2013
Climate outlooks indicate moisture, but drought isn't over yet
Although much of Minnesota is still in severe to extreme drought, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley says the outlook shows a different story for late winter all the way into planting season. "By no means am I saying that the drought is ending, but agreement...
February 4, 2013 - 11:13am
April 21, 2012
Zoo, aquarium visitors more concerned about climate change, says survey
Saint Paul, MN - People who visit zoos and aquariums are more concerned about climate change than other Americans and are willing to take action to help because they feel a connection with animals. The findings are in the final report, "Global Climate Change as Seen by Zoo and Aquarium...
April 21, 2012 - 11:35am
October 20, 2010
JHS students aim to make a difference
The students in John Esbjornsson's 3rd hour biology class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria are learning about climate change and...
Life / school
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
How does climate change affect water resource management?
The effect of climate change on community water resource management will be the focus of the Clean Water and Climate Adaptation Summit planned for September 16 and 17 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Presented by the Arboretum, in collaboration with the Minnehaha Creek Watershed...
August 28, 2010 - 11:58am
April 14, 2010
Climatologist in Alexandria
The West Central Lakes Chapter of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association is sponsoring a program about Minnesota's climate. "Minnesota's Climate: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Our Future" will be presented by Dr. Mark Seely, a U of M climatologist and author. Seely...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
Climate talks affect Midwest
December 17, 2009 - 9:38am
Young play part at climate conference
ST. PAUL -- Megan Constans feels what she is doing is important, despite being just one person among 25,000 at the United Nations climate change...
December 17, 2009 - 9:33am
January 30, 2009
Is Minnesota slowly turning into Nebraska?
Global warming, what Dean Beck of Alexandria refers to as global climate change, was the topic of discussion at this month's Kiwanis meeting. Beck, who is the Glenwood Area's Fisheries manager for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was the guest speaker. "Global climate...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am