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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
Deloris A. Elmquist
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
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County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
Poor quality water is flowing into Lake Ida and Douglas County authorities want to find out why. The county is looking at conducting a study to identify the source of the problem.
8 hours 18 min ago
From Guatemala to Evansville: Man facing possible deportation started a family in Minnesota
Julio Estrada Escobar was born and raised in Guatemala. But in 2001, at the age of 18, he fled to the United States — illegally —...
11 hours 18 min ago
October 19, 2017
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Douglas County is considering a new device that could limit the amount of time spent in line during an election. County Auditor/Treasurer Char...
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
October 18, 2017
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have another year before they must have a Real ID-compliant driver's license to board airliners. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday, Oct. 18, that the U.S. Homeland Security Department had granted the extension. "All Minnesotans should be assured that...
October 18, 2017 - 2:41pm
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled over. This is it." Julio...
October 18, 2017 - 5:22am
October 11, 2017
Personal stories shaping mental health policy
A woman in the crowd, who only gave her first name, Jeanine, stood up and spoke to a panel of legislators. "I am mentally ill," she told them....
October 11, 2017 - 5:15pm
Loving the roundabout
It's been a little more than month since Alexandria's second roundabout opened, and so far, traffic is humming along smoothly, according to...
October 11, 2017 - 2:08pm
October 9, 2017
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
BRAINERD, Minn. — MNSure CEO Allison O'Toole offered up solutions Monday, Oct. 9, to help make sure health insurance premiums stay flat....
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
October 6, 2017
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
The Douglas County Commissioners are all in agreement that something should probably be done about the rumble strips on County Road 8, at the...
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
October 5, 2017
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota farmers will meet the first deadline to put buffers between cropland and water. Executive Director John John...
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
October 4, 2017
Minnesotans headed to USDA
WASHINGTON — Two men with Minnesota backgrounds are set to move into their U.S. Department of Agriculture offices. The Senate late Tuesday,...
October 4, 2017 - 4:49pm
October 2, 2017
Individual health insurance news better than a year ago
PAUL — Minnesotans who do not have employer or government funded health insurance received good, but not great, news when state officials...
October 2, 2017 - 7:11pm
US high court leaves Minnesota sex offender program running
ST. PAUL—Minnesota can keep its program that indefinitely locks up sex offenders after they finish serving prison terms. The U.S. Supreme...
October 2, 2017 - 5:17pm
September 27, 2017
Minn. State board has failed to report multiple teacher sex abuse incidents, report finds
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Teaching has not been reporting teachers' sexual misconduct or inappropriate behavior with students that...
September 27, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 25, 2017
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
ST. PAUL — Kate Swenson says Americans do not understand what Medicaid does. For her family, "Medicaid means my son can live at home,"...
September 25, 2017 - 3:43pm