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Douglas County Sheriff's Office warns of dangerous ice conditions
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
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
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
Janice Carol Schultz
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Clarence Raymond Lehn
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
February 7, 2017
Dayton scheduled for early March prostate surgery
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to undergo prostate removal surgery Thursday, March 2 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton's...
February 7, 2017 - 10:13am
February 3, 2017
LETTER: Why I marched
To the editor: I marched for my two girls. Because being a bully is not OK. Because disrespecting women, people with disabilities, people of different nationalities, race and religion is not OK. Because disrespecting our environment is not OK. It is not acceptable. And, for me, sitting...
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 2, 2017
MN House panel moves to rein in commissioner severance pay
ST. PAUL—Payouts to departing state workers who make top salaries could be trimmed under a provision put forward by a critic of Democratic...
February 2, 2017 - 1:02pm
February 1, 2017
LETTER: Retraction or apology?
Editor's note: The writer of a Jan. 27 letter, "Did you vote for this?" sent the following follow-up note, which clarifies how local legislators voted on health insurance relief. To the editor: Paul Anderson, Jeff Backer, and Mary Franson all voted Thursday for the Conference Committee...
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
January 31, 2017
Gov. Dayton announces second grandson
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton began this week with some welcome news: His new grandson was born in the wee hours Tuesday, Jan. 31. “I...
January 31, 2017 - 5:04pm
January 30, 2017
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 27, 2017
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to raise Minnesota's next two-year budget nearly 10 percent. "We must wisely invest and use our resources,"...
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
LETTER: Did you vote for this?
To the editor: Are you a farmer or small business owner in Minnesota, and has the cost of your health insurance on the open market sky-rocketed? Are you depending on relief in time to pay for your insurance by the Jan. 31 deadline? The immediate relief you need is there right now,...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
Backer rushed to governor's aid
ST. PAUL — When Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech on Jan. 23, Rep. Jeff Backer was among the first to act....
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
January 25, 2017
Dayton seeks health insurance purchase extension
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to enroll for coverage this year, unless...
January 25, 2017 - 5:17pm
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
ST. PAUL — Raising Minnesota's next two-year budget nearly 10 percent is Gov. Mark Dayton's ask. "We must wisely invest and use our resources,"...
January 25, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 24, 2017
Gov. Dayton has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has prostate cancer, he said at mid-day Tuesday, Jan. 24, before heading to a Mayo Clinic appointment...
January 24, 2017 - 12:56pm
January 23, 2017
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, but after a few minutes walked away with help....
January 23, 2017 - 9:49pm
January 20, 2017
Need for additional part-time position questioned
Hiring part-time staff, planning meetings, approving final plats and hearing about County Ditch 10 were just some of the topics on the agenda at Tuesday's regular Douglas County board meeting. Here's a look at some of the action taken by the commissioners. Public Works
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Senators pass health insurance aid bill as debate focuses in rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns...
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am