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Alexandria students head to Washington, D.C.
ABCs of volunteering for Red Cross
UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: One teen killed, two injured in crash early Friday
Barn fire near Alexandria Saturday evening
The journey of sobriety
Osakis’ Kraemer advances to state
A look at the area matchups as football playoffs open tonight
Osakis wraps up conference championship against Browerville
Area football playoffs start Tuesday
Brandon-Evansville netters grab 20th win
'They're creepy and they're kooky'
Service Fair gives look at area offerings
Kangas benefit set for October 18
Are you ready for a spooky sprint?
A century of music
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Engaged - Faust and Bouressa
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Donald Twait, 89
Gloria Froemming, 80
Wilma Perry, 97
Richard Moeser, 54
Glen Barber, 84
Congressman Collin Peterson deserves to be re-elected
Does Alexandria City Council have other solutions for service?
Fill the Boot was overwhelming success
In the Know: Should another community conversation be scheduled?
Forum Editorial: Minnesota governor: Johnson is focused, ready
Rebate deadline approaches for organic farmers, processors
Celebrate farms and schools
Farm to School Month features fresh, local foods
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Rhonda Boesen presented with Spirit of Hampton Award for performance
Alexandria Golden K Kiwanis sponsors Car Care Saturday
Lions club elects officers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 6, 2010
Ethanol fuels races at Viking Speedway tonight
Three nights of ethanol-themed racing are scheduled for July 6-8 on three racetracks around Minnesota - including Alexandria. The Governor's Ethanol Challenge series, sponsored by Minnesota Corn Growers Association, will make a circuit that begins tonight, Tuesday, July 6 at Viking...
news / state
July 6, 2010 - 5:48am
June 5, 2010
Farmers union: Ethanol blends should be labeled accurately at the pump
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is working on a label for ethanol blends at the pump. Minnesota Farmers Union is urging the FTC to use labels that are accurate, descriptive, and not harmful to the ethanol blends so that consumers who drive flex-fuel vehicles can have a real, home-grown,...
June 5, 2010 - 8:13am
April 14, 2010
Ethanol TV spots taken on big oil
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
Ethanol TV spots take on big oil
farm / news
April 12, 2010 - 4:40pm
February 6, 2010
State-owned vehicles used 25 percent more E85 in 2009
Minnesota's state agencies say they're breaking their "addiction to oil" one tankful at a time, according to a new report from the SmartFleet Committee, a group that tracks fuel use and encourages state employees to use E85 in the 2,500 flex fuel vehicles in the state fleet. In 2009,...
government / news
February 6, 2010 - 11:09am
January 16, 2010
Otter Tail ethanol plant also planning bioenergy center
FERGUS FALLS -- Otter Tail Ag Enterprises LLC will be among the first to take advantage of newly developed technology to convert the byproducts of ethanol production into clean energy as well. The company is constructing a Bio-Energy Center as part of its 55 million-gallon-a-year...
farm / news / region
January 16, 2010 - 12:05pm
August 4, 2009
Ethanol industry ailing
news / region
August 4, 2009 - 11:44am
June 11, 2009
Get a good deal on E85 fuel Friday
One sign that summer has returned to Minnesota is the E85 promotion, and the Pipeline Travel Plaza in Alexandria is hosting the first event of the season. On Friday, June 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Pipeline Travel Plaza, 3181 Evergreen Lane, Alexandria, will reduce the price of...
June 11, 2009 - 6:00am
April 25, 2009
New study finds no significant fuel pump problems with E20
Increasing the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline from 10 percent to 20 percent causes no significant change in performance of automotive fuel systems, according to research conducted by the Minnesota Center for Automotive Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The...
April 25, 2009 - 9:58am
April 19, 2009
Biofuel subsidies targeted in report
April 19, 2009 - 1:16pm
February 18, 2009
Ethanol company in Fergus Falls seeks investors here
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises, LCC in Fergus Falls has announced its intent to raise additional capital through its membership or additional investors. Company CEO and spokesperson Anthony J.
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
MDA report offers positive economic news about corn and ethanol industries
Minnesota's corn and ethanol industries support more than 70,000 jobs and contribute $12 billion to the state's economy, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). "In times of economic difficulty, it is important to keep an eye on the areas where Minnesota's...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am