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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
A knockout Party in the Street
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
David Kenneth Holm
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
January 22, 2014
More lies from the government
To the editor: Global cooling is happening now and has been for several years. Let’s look at the facts. It was just a few months ago that the TV news stations reported that global warming stopped several years ago and now we are in a global cooling area. The facts were printed...
January 22, 2014 - 9:28pm