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In MN, farmers urge ag property tax credit and fix to school funding
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
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
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
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
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
April 24, 2013
Tom Berg to speak at the Peak Supper Club
Tom Berg, author of Minnesota's Miracle: Lessons from the Government that Worked, will be the keynote speaker at a DFL Senate District 8 event on Thursday, April 25 at the Peak Supper Club in Clitherall. Berg served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1971 to 1978.
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
House DFLers propose property tax relief plan
State Representative Jay McNamar, DFL-Elbow Lake, released details on Wednesday about a $250 million property tax relief package for Minnesotans. He said it includes direct property tax relief to homeowners and renters in west central Minnesota and modernizes the state's local government...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
DFL Party to host health care forum
The Douglas County Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party will host a health care forum on Thursday, October 4 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College in Room 205. There will be a short DFL business meeting from 6:30 to 7 p.m., with the forum beginning at 7 p.m. sharp. Lowell...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 4, 2012
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party meeting set
The Douglas County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party will have its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 205 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. It will include a short business meeting and then an Education Forum that the committee has put together. Speakers...
September 4, 2012 - 11:08am
August 27, 2012
Douglas County DFLers to hold open house at headquarters
The Douglas County DFL Party will host an open house at its election headquarters office located at 118 3rd Avenue East, Alexandria. The open house will run from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday August 29. The public is invited to visit with local DFL candidates running for office. ...
August 27, 2012 - 11:35am
June 4, 2012
Convention Notebook: DFL faces different campaign
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The normal way political partisans get fired up is by top-of-ticket contests. But with President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar apparently doing well in Minnesota, those races may not pull as many Democratic volunteers and donors as in other years. Instead,...
June 4, 2012 - 9:29am
May 31, 2012
Democrats plan quiet event to endorse Klobuchar
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans a couple of weeks ago held a spirited, and sometimes raucous, convention to pick their U.S. Senate candidate. Democrats meet in Rochester Saturday in what is expected to be a quiet event. Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party leaders expect such a quiet...
May 31, 2012 - 10:21am
May 2, 2012
Rosenfield to hold meet and greet
Rick Rosenfield of Alexandria, the DFL-endorsed candidate for Minnesota House District 12B, will hold a meet-and-greet session at the Forada Supper Club on Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. Rosenfield will speak about his reasons for getting involved in politics, his background and his...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
DFLers endorse Schultz, Rosenfield, McNamar in District 12
DFLers endorsed John Schultz, Rick Rosenfield and Jay McNamar as candidates for the Legislature in Senate District 12 on Thursday, April 19. The...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
DFL celebrates 68 years of history
Editor's note: Charles Nettestad of Alexandria, the new chair of the Douglas County DFL, provided the following information about the Minnesota DFL Party, which is celebrating its 68th anniversary this year. Happy birthday, DFL - you're 68 years young! Some people ask, what the...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Local DFLers reorganize; plan 'birthday party'
The Douglas County DFL general membership held its county convention at the Alexandria Technical and Community College on March 12. New officers were elected to the Douglas County DFL Board - Charles Nettestad, chair; Bonnie Schnell, vice chair; and John Heydt as outreach officer....
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Carol Wenner runs for District 8B post
Carol Wenner of Alexandria announced Friday that she is seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota House District 8B. She is running against Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria. "I want the folks in District 8B to know that I will work hard for them in St. Paul on the issues that...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Skogen to seek DFL nod for Senate seat
Former State Senator Dan Skogen announced this week that he will be seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota's new Senate District 8. If he...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
Meeting - Douglas County DFL August 11
DOUGLAS COUNTY DFL AUGUST 11 Douglas County DFL will meet Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College in Room 209. The group will prepare for the upcoming Douglas County Fair and fall events.
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Meeting - Douglas County DFL May 12
DOUGLAS COUNTY DFL MAY 12 Douglas County DFL will meet Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College in Room 209.
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am