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Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, March 27
Council moves to censure Batesole
Five things to know from city council
Sale of land to council member finalized
Boys golf: Two all-conference golfers return for WCA
Lakers to rely on seniors, pitching this spring
Hoops for Hope night includes Aces, area alumni players
Softball: New Ashby head coach looks to improve on 2-13 season
Softball: Knights win battle of young lineups in the spring opener
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
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
Clarence Raymond Lehn
Nancy A. Pedersen
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
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
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 12, 2016
Minnesotans should shop, compare and save on health insurance
As final 2017 individual market health insurance rates are released by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, MNsure is encouraging Minnesotans to learn about cost-saving opportunities available through the state's online health insurance marketplace.
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
April 10, 2013
Minnesotans see impact from federal sequestration cuts
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Federal cuts will likely hit gradually
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting last Friday, they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
New federal law bans synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL -- Synthetic substances that mimic traditional illegal drugs, and are killing young people in increasing numbers, now are against federal law. President Barack Obama Monday signed a food and drug safety bill into law with provisions outlawing synthetic drugs such 2C-E and...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Polling places in Douglas County get federal grants
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie recently announced that the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State has approved distribution of more than $156,000 in federal HAVA Operating Grants to 20 counties. They will be used to defray operating costs of assistive voting equipment and vote-counting...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Bill to extend unemployment benefits passes Senate
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar released the following statement after Senate passage of legislation to extend unemployment benefits. Retroactive benefits will be paid to those who experience a lapse in coverage. "By passing this legislation, we are giving 2.5 million jobless Americans...
July 22, 2010 - 11:19am
May 9, 2010
Federal bill addresses motor vehicle safety
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and fellow Commerce Committee members to introduce the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. The bill is designed to improve vehicle safety standards to better protect drivers, make vehicle safety...
May 9, 2010 - 9:36am
April 17, 2009
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union offers free ID program for children
Minutes matter and every second counts when a child goes missing. Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union is offering an opportunity to put together a free ID kit with important details law enforcement needs to locate your child should your loved one go missing. The program, offered in...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Federal money trims Minnesota deficit
ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what...
March 3, 2009 - 11:31am
February 26, 2009
Federal money boosts state road program; Douglas County gets a piece
ST. PAUL - Federal funds meant to spur the economy will help make this one of Minnesota's busiest road construction years. Federal economic...
February 26, 2009 - 2:01pm
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty ready to take any federal money
ST. PAUL -- The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on - estimated at $4 billion. That...
February 24, 2009 - 2:24pm
February 20, 2009
Business workshops offer advice for working with federal government
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Small Business Development Center is hosting two workshops at the Alexandria Technical College Customized Training Center. "Selling to the Federal Government: Successful Strategies" will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4. The seminar...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
State could lose health funding for poor
ST. PAUL - Minnesota could lose some federal funding for its health insurance program for the poor. "We have worked for over a decade to make sure that people in Minnesota have access to quality, affordable health insurance," Senator Linda Berglin, DFL-Minneapolis, said. "We know...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Farm bill doesn't end federal ag work
REDWOOD FALLS - Despite newly enacted federal farm policy that is supposed to last for five years, more agriculture-related work remains to be done in Washington. Most important is to make sure the Bush administration and its successor implements what Congress passed, top farm experts...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
New credit union's grand opening is Thursday
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union's (MMFCU) full-service Alexandria branch is now open at its new location - 405 50th Avenue West. Members can expect a drive-up lane, 24-hour drive-up ATM, safe deposit vault, plenty of parking, and a computer they can use for account access, according...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am