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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 30, 2015
Employers, Woman of the Year honored
Sara Stadtherr of Glenwood was named the 2015 Woman of the Year by the Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization Wednesday. The award honors...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
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,...
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