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Two-car accident on Sunday night at intersection of 34th and Pioneer
No campfire required for Brown Butter Blondie S’mores
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Miltona driver arrested after high-speed chase
Millerville celebrates Butter Days
Resorters playoffs: Long Prairie clinches region bid as Carlos' hopes tabled to Friday
Resorters playoffs: Osakis punches ticket to Region 16C Tourney with win over Millers
Races rained out again as Viking Speedway, FYE Motorsports announce move of the Fall Classic
Bud Grant signing brings back fond memories for Vikings fans
Legion baseball: Post 87 wins game one, faces Bemidji in sub-state tourney
The Salty Dogs to perform on the Courthouse lawn
Community auction to raise funds for missions
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
The Color Dash is coming to Forada
Luther Crest gets whole new look
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Four-year-old reels in big bass on L'Homme Dieu
Morken: The search for the perfect stand location
Fine fishing over the Fourth
Megan E. Movold
Donald A. Crossley
Jacqueline "Jackie" Friese
Eva M. Wagner
Megan E. Movold
COMMENTARY: The passing of a giant in Runestone research
LETTER: Need bigger indoor location in case of rain
LETTER: Headlights on when using wipers is a law
LETTER: Treat each other with dignity and respect
EDITORIAL: Small gestures seng big message to local officers
Gardening for the senses
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Horticultural services available to local residents
GARDENING TIPS: Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors
Horticulture Night set for July 28
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
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On The Street
March 11, 2015
Peterson introduces fuel transport bill
Congressman Collin Peterson recently introduced legislation (H.R. 1267) to make it easier for farmers, custom harvesters and agriculture producers...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Congressman Collin Peterson invites Seventh District high school students to submit artwork for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high school students. The winning pieces are featured for one year in the Cannon Tunnel, which connects the House...
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
January 29, 2011
Peterson commends 'common sense' EPA decision on E15
WASHINGTON - U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., made the following statement on January 21 after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved E15 for use in model year 2001-2006 vehicles. "This is a significant step for the future of...
January 29, 2011 - 7:38am
January 12, 2011
Peterson hails anniversary of CRP effort
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, made the following statement Thursday in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The program was formed as part of the 1985 Farm Bill and covers 30 million acres across the United...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
Peterson hails ag commissioner appointment
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, who represents the 7th District that includes Douglas County, issued the following statement on Dave Frederickson's appointment as Minnesota's Agriculture Commissioner: "Governor-elect Dayton made an excellent choice for Minnesota's next Agriculture...
January 2, 2011 - 7:17am
Bill aims to reduce red tape for small business
Congressman Collin Peterson announced his support and co-sponsorship this week for H.R. 5141, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act. This will eliminate Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which puts unnecessarily burdensome rules upon small...
October 2, 2010 - 4:52pm
August 24, 2010
Douglas County Democrats welcome Collin Peterson at their headquarters
Representative Collin Peterson will be the featured speaker and guest at local DFL party headquarters today, Tuesday, August 24, at 3 p.m. Collin Peterson has represented Minnesota Congressional District 7 since 1990, after having served in the Minnesota Senate. He is currently chairman...
August 24, 2010 - 10:34am
August 18, 2010
Peterson supports plan to help veterans with stress disorder
Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, praised the Veterans Administration's new plan to improve care for veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The new rules will make it easier for veterans - including those who may have been denied benefits in the past...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Peterson visits local speedway to help promote ethanol industry
U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson, chairman of the Agriculture Committee in Washington, D.C., accepted the opportunity to promote Minnesota Corn...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Peterson likes new rules to help vets with stress disorder
Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, praised the Veterans Administration's new plan to improve care for our veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The new rules will make it easier for veterans - including those who may have been denied benefits in the...
July 17, 2010 - 2:47pm
July 5, 2010
Committee votes to expand U.S. ag trade to Cuba
The House Agriculture Committee passed legislation last Thursday to expand U.S. agriculture trade and increase jobs, approving historic legislation that will greatly expand trade of U.S. agriculture products to Cuba. H.R. 4645, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement...
July 5, 2010 - 8:26am
July 1, 2010
Rep. Peterson supports court's gun ruling
Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) praised the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in McDonald v. Chicago where it ruled that it is unconstitutional for state and local governments to restrict individual gun rights. In doing so, the Court struck down the city of Chicago's gun control...
July 1, 2010 - 8:23am
June 9, 2010
Roebke files for 7th District seat held by Collin Peterson
Alan Roebke of Alexandria has filed to run for the U.S.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
Byberg endorsed to run against Peterson in Seventh District
MOORHEAD - Delegates at the Minnesota Seventh District Republican Convention Saturday in Moorhead chose Lee Byberg, a Willmar businessman, as...
April 12, 2010 - 10:08am
March 24, 2010
Commentary - Peterson explains 'no' vote
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, Democrat-Minnesota, issued the following statement Sunday night explaining why he voted against an historic health care reform bill that was approved on a 219-212 vote. (Peterson represents the 7th District, which includes Douglas County.) "After...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am