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Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
UPDATE: Four injured in crash near Evansville
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
Wrestling: Alex takes third at Parker Prairie
Sports schedule for Monday, Jan. 16
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
RLou Mae Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 2, 2016
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
To the editor: I read the letters written by Mr. Jason Hubred and Mr. Larry Leighton. Then I read the commentary by Mike McFeely. Actually, I only read the first four or five paragraphs. It was just too angry, disrespectful and of disparate worries. This type of column will cause...
December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
November 9, 2016
Peterson pulls away from Hughes to retain Minnesota’s 7th District seat
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The House race in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District was close late Tuesday, Nov. 8, but Democrat Collin Peterson...
November 9, 2016 - 9:03am
November 2, 2016
FORUM EDITORIAL: Vote for Peterson in 7th District
The voters of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District have supported Rep. Collin Peterson for 13 terms in Congress, and are likely to do so again...
November 2, 2016 - 8:00am
August 17, 2016
Retired Air Force officer seeks to unseat U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota
A retired Air Force officer from Karlstad, Minn., will challenge longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson in November. Dave Hughes, the...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Two Republicans battle for chance to face Collin Peterson
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—Two Republican candidates are vying for the chance to end longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson's tenure representing Minnesota's Seventh Congressional District. Dave Hughes, a retired Air Force officer from Karlstad and the GOP-endorsed candidate,...
August 5, 2016 - 11:38am
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