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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Mamie (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter for October 5, 2015
Flags to be at half-staff Tuesday
Law enforcement blotter: October 2-4, 2015
County, city leaders in region to talk about clean water
Sports schedule for Tuesday, October 6
Sports roundup from Monday, October 5
Undefeated Tigers take down Panthers
Alex tennis splits at DL
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria hands Twin City its first loss
Foli-Ole Fest returns
Sahlberg featured in LRAC/McKnight Gallery exhibit
Bread to the Nations speaker to give Haiti trip update
Simulcast to help couples strengthen their marriage
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
Births - Douglas County Hospital births through September 21, 2015
Engaged - Bitzan and Bettin
The right gear for more fall walleyes
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
DNR expects ducks to be plentiful this Saturday for opener
Dixie Wagner, 76
Ben DeLong, 59
Ordell Krebs, 76
Pride Colton, 64
Dick Hagstrom, 81
Visit a cemetery
Not original owners of bar
Some issues do not concern government
We can no longer afford to ignore threats to our lakes
Legislators have much to work on for voters
Farmers should use soil temperature to guide nitrogen application
$2.5 million to expand new farmer education
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share the road
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
Trumm Drug honored as outstanding business
Employers of the Year nominations sought
JLG Architects ranked a top architecture firm
A ‘Common Ground’ for refuge
Douglas County low-income representative needed
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 12, 2014
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is seeking nominations to honor local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women. Each year, LAPW selects two Employers of the Year. Employers are honored in two categories: large employer (those with more...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Cautious optimism emerging among MInnesota employers
Minnesota employers are cautiously optimistic about the state's economic future but are not confident the state has fully emerged from the four-year national recession. These findings highlighted the ninth annual Minnesota Business Barometer Survey, co-sponsored by the Minnesota...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Jobs and Java to feature Alexandria Industries and Alexandria Extrusion Company
Looking for the latest job seeking tips and an opportunity to network with employers and other job seekers? You can find it at the Alexandria WorkForce Center's "Jobs and Java" sessions that take place every Tuesday at 10 a.m. During these informal gatherings, participants can meet...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 12, 2011
Free Worksite Wellness Summit in Detroit Lakes offers advice for cutting healthcare costs
PartnerSHIP 4 Health, the Minnesota SHIP (Statewide Health Improvement Program) of Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, and Wilkin Counties, will be sponsoring a Worksite Wellness Summit "Making Worksite Wellness Worth Your While", open to all organizations and businesses in West Central Minnesota...
June 12, 2011 - 4:08pm
December 25, 2010
Freedom Award recognizes employers for supporting military
During this season of giving, Guard and Reserve members and their families across Minnesota have the opportunity to give the gift of thanks to civilian employers who go above and beyond in support of their military service by nominating them for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer...
December 25, 2010 - 12:22pm
November 24, 2010
Here's a way for Guard members to thank employers
While Americans are reflecting on what they are thankful for, members of the Guard and Reserve and their families across Minnesota are encouraged to thank supportive employers this Thanksgiving by nominating them for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...
November 24, 2010 - 8:32am
September 18, 2010
Twice as many employers plan to increase hiring, says survey
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- There appears to be a ray of hope in all the dismal job numbers. Twice as many employers (42. 4 percent) than a year ago have said they plan to increase hiring in the coming year, according to a survey of Minnesota employers conducted by the St. Cloud State University...
September 18, 2010 - 10:52am
July 4, 2010
Health care reform worries employers
Employers in Fargo-Moorhead are struggling to comply with the sprawling national health reform law that's taking effect in stages. The task is complicated by the fact that many provisions in the 2,700-page legislation now must be clarified by new regulations on more than 1,000 points. Top...
July 4, 2010 - 12:15pm
May 23, 2010
Form to claim payroll tax exemption for hiring new workers now available
The Internal Revenue Service has posted on its website the newly-revised payroll tax form that most eligible employers can use to claim the special payroll tax exemption that applies to many new workers hired during 2010. Designed to encourage employers to hire and retain new workers,...
business / News
May 23, 2010 - 9:26am
March 5, 2010
Douglas County Safe Communities, a partner in Minnesota's Safe Roads program, is joining with employers in Douglas County who are concerned about employee traffic safety while on and off the job. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, allowing employees to conduct...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Minnesota employers add 1,700 jobs in May
Minnesota employers added 1,700 jobs in May, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state remained ahead of the U.S. pace for employment growth in the past year, expanding by 0.3 percent or 7,170 jobs since May...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am