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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 22, 2018
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's most-influential anti-abortion group rolled out its agenda Monday: "Let women see their ultrasounds!" The demand was...
January 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
SANDSTONE, Minn. — A group of Pine County residents who successfully fought to change state law affecting Medicaid payments and their...
January 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 17, 2018
MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's individual health insurance marketplace, MNsure, saw record enrollments and the smoothest annual sign-up period...
January 17, 2018 - 8:22pm
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Julio Estrada Escobar, an illegal immigrant who made a home with his family in Evansville, is appealing a judge's ruling that he be sent back...
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
January 16, 2018
Aasness remembered as hard-working, community-minded
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor and business owner, was known for getting his hands dirty and caring for his community. Aasness, 62,...
January 16, 2018 - 5:43pm
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to fund $1.5 billion of public works projects across Minnesota and asks legislators to approve...
January 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
January 12, 2018
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor dies
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor, died from heart issues Thursday, Jan. 11, at Hennepin County Medical Center in the Twin Cities. Visitation...
January 12, 2018 - 4:04pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 9, 2018
Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The juvenile detention center here is doubling its capacity with a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of its existing...
January 9, 2018 - 5:01pm
January 5, 2018
2018 to be politically busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year just ended was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
January 5, 2018 - 2:07pm
January 3, 2018
Update: Former Evansville mayor hospitalized
A CaringBridge page has been set up for former Evansville mayor, Terry Aasness, after a medical emergency sent him to the Hennepin County Medical...
January 3, 2018 - 5:21pm
How much do you know about townships?
Eighteen of Douglas County's 20 townships are starting to gear up for elections on Tuesday, March 13. Two townships, Brandon and Miltona, will hold their elections in the fall. Most townships in Douglas County will elect two positions — clerk and supervisor. Clerk positions...
January 3, 2018 - 1:19pm
December 22, 2017
Evansville mayor resigns, cites issues with clerk
The mayor of Evansville has resigned over frustrations with the city clerk, among several other issues. Terry Aasness resigned at the Evansville...
December 22, 2017 - 7:17am
December 21, 2017
County affirms no environmental statement needed on Forada gravel pit
Douglas County commissioners agreed with the Douglas County Planning Advisory Commission's recommendation that an environmental impact statement is not necessary for the potential gravel pit near Forada. The commissioners made that decision at Tuesday's regular board meeting.
December 21, 2017 - 3:52pm