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Warm spell closes ice rinks at Noonan Park
One injured in I-94 truck crash
Grant to help car program keep rolling
Need for additional part-time position questioned
Boys basketball: Sabres edge Alexandria in CLC play
Wrestling: Knights take two more
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Girls basketball: Panthers still perfect in LEC
Wrestling: Alexandria dominates Fergus Falls
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
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Births - Jan. 13, 2017
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Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
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IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
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LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
Climate change movie to be shown in Alexandria
A movie about climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously," will be shown at the Grand Arbor Theater, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Produced by National Geographic, the movie tells the story of citizen activism in Congress and the advances in transforming...
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September 16, 2016
LETTER: Fossil carbon resources are buried treasures
To the editor: We are blessed. God created us humans as part of a beautiful world, richly endowed to meet our needs. Each of us bears the image of God. It's heartbreaking, therefore, that the crisis of climate change has become a political hostage. Climate change is neither a liberal...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
LETTER: Can any critic provide direct evidence?
To the editor: The March 16, 2016 letter, “Future cost of climate change is $369 trillion” just begs for a Woodward-Bernstein-style investigation into the heart of the accusations made by letter writer Pete Kuntz. First, however, allow me to thank you for permitting letters from...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
LETTER: Future cost of climate change is $369 trillion
To the editor: I’d like to thank Patty Bracey of the Citizens Climate Lobby for her letter disagreeing with a previous letter from professional climate “skeptic” (formerly climate “denier”), Tom Harris. He advocates that we do nothing about climate change but “adapt.”...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
Climate change: 'It's time for action'
How did a scientifically trained businessman begin to follow God's command to care for creation? That's one of the mysteries that Minnesota entrepreneur...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Paul Douglas to speak about climate change
Weather entrepreneur and evangelical Christian Paul Douglas will give a presentation on "Stewardship is Not Optional: Weather Disruption and...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
LETTER: Time to move past denial phase
To the editor: Whenever something bad happens, especially something serious, it is normal and necessary for human beings to immediately enter a phase of recovery called “denial.” Simply put, denial is a refusal to acknowledge that a bad thing is real. We have this essential...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
LETTER: Republicans break ranks on climate change
To the editor: Lately, Republicans have been re-thinking their positions on a lot of issues, but it’s difficult to go against your tribe, so it was surprising this month when 12 Congressional Republicans signed a Climate Resolution stating that human-caused climate change is real,...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 23, 2015
LETTER: Franson challenged to explain her denial of climate change
To the editor: In March of this year, Representative Mary Franson boasted proudly on her Facebook page, “I do not believe in ‘climate change’ or ‘global warming.’” In the Tuesday, October 20 Star Tribune, there is an article titled “Local firms commit to climate goals.”...
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
July 24, 2015
Church group acts on pope’s climate message
St. Mary’s committee believes there’s time to turn things around
July 24, 2015 - 9:54am
April 2, 2014
First Congregational Church tackles climate change
The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alexandria invites the public to learn more about how humans are changing the climate and what they can do about it. Jeanne Johnson of the Citizens Climate Lobby will present the talk on Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the church,...
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Science is true whether you believe in it or not
To the editor: Honeywell; Whirlpool; The Department of Defense; the Central Intelligence Agency; Apple; The Hartford; Hasbro, Inc.; ABB; Alcan; BP; British Airways; BT: Cinergy; Cisco Systems; Deloitte; Deutsche Bank; Ford; HP; Petrobras; RAO UESR; Rio Tinto; Siemens; Swiss Re; Toyota;...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Learn about climate change impact
Eli Lehrer, founder of the free market think tank, the R Street Institute in Washington, D.C., will speak by national conference call to a meeting on Saturday, March 1 at 11:45 a.m. at the Douglas County Public Library community room, Alexandria. Everyone is welcome. Lehrer will...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 5, 2014
No vast areas of tillable land in world
To the editor: While I agree with the Citizens Climate Lobby that climate change is a real problem, I disagree with the statements about agriculture. The subsidies received by American farmers have declined for many years and are among the lowest in the modern world. The farm program...
February 5, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Concerned for people who don’t trust God
To the editor: Jeanne Johnson and others are certain that there is climate change (global warming) and it is manmade. They are very sincere and trusting in the predictions made by many scientists around the world. Those predictions have not come true. Instead of the polar ice disappearing,...
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am