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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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July 21, 2017
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
ST. PAUL—Infrastructure is becoming a Washington, D.C. hot topic. And no one is discussing it more than rural America's lawmakers. "A...
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
April 29, 2017
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have given the public plenty to talk about. But is he doing a good job? It depends on who you...
April 29, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 27, 2017
Western Minnesota's Rep. Collin Peterson says he's running again
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., is running for re-election, a Washington, D.C.-based publication reports....
April 27, 2017 - 3:06pm
April 26, 2017
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
To the editor: As a retired member of the Armed Forces, I feel it is my civic duty to correspond with my elected officials on matters of which I have thoughts and concerns. To this end, I've contacted U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson's office three times via telephone and have asked to be...
April 26, 2017 - 5:34pm
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 7, 2017
State legislator launches west Minnesota U.S. House campaign, hopes to replace Peterson
PAUL — Tim Miller says he beat the odds before and he can do it again as he runs for the U.S. House seat long held by Collin Peterson.Miller...
April 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
March 12, 2017
Peterson's staff cooks up a winner in senator's hotdish competition
WASHINGTON—He may not have come up with the recipe himself, but U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson now has the right to brag that his staff...
March 12, 2017 - 10:30am
March 10, 2017
ND, Minn. delegations discuss wiretapping claims, travel ban and more
It's been less than two months since Donald Trump was sworn in, but the new president quickly has made his mark when it comes to divisive issues....
March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 8, 2017
U.S. Rep. Peterson roars to “Hotdish Off” win thanks to bear meat
MINNEAPOLIS -- Rep. Collin Peterson clawed his way to culinary excellence with his “Right to Bear Arms” bear-meat hotdish, winning the seventh-annual...
March 8, 2017 - 10:59pm
February 22, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
ST. PAUL—Midwestern members of Congress worry about what the Trump administration may do about agriculture-related issues, especially a...
February 22, 2017 - 9:00am
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