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Two-vehicle crash near Osakis Monday evening
One-vehicle rollover Monday morning
Prohibition era roars back to life at winery
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, 2016
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Hamburger (w/video)
Claeys doesn't shy away from talk of a West title while in Alexandria
Baseball: Osakis dominates three games
Track: Osakis girls second, boys fourth at Holdingford
Baseball scores from Friday, April 29
Hamline Elite Meet: Bethany Hasz wins 1,600
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
Connecting Faith to Life: There's more to people than what meets the eye
Zion students to present David and Goliath musical
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
Walk for multiple sclerosis
Engaged - Schaffer and Schultz
Births - April 29, 2016
Engaged - Hintermeister and Becker
Births - April 22, 2016
Engaged - Waltz and Jensen
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
A sport for all ages
Numbers keep booming: Trap league grows again locally, statewide
Leo J. Berning Jr.
Douglas V. Jewson, M.D.
Donald D. Schaffer
Harlan O. Svee
Ervin H. Meyer
LETTER: Sad that self-pride is missing
LETTER: National Day of Prayer is May 5
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
LETTER: Get to know your fellow American citizens
IT'S OUR TURN: The world should be a kinder place
Taking a bite out of wasted pumpkins
Gardening Tips: Extend garden season with bulbs
Share comments on buffer, soil loss programs
It's time to stop pruning oaks
Pro Ag Show Clinic spotlights livestock
Spring styles displayed in fashion show
Robotics Showcase highlights student teams, videos
Knute Nelson named in Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
ALP Utilities recognized for protecting drinking water supply
Take action against hunger
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 1, 2016
ATCC, FAST receive workforce development grant
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling $2,813,729 under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 2,878 current workers and new hires. The MJSP works strategically with businesses and educational...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Home care company awarded education grant
Alternative Senior Care in Alexandria was awarded a Home and Community Based Services Scholarship grant from the Minnesota Department of Health that will be used for additional continuing education for its 85 employees. Alternative Senior Care provides care to seniors and others in...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
West Central Initiative receives pre-k to grade 3 grant
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has awarded the six Minnesota Initiative Foundations a total of $180,000 to carry out a pre-k to grade 3 alignment initiative. West Central Initiative (WCI) will use its $30,000 allocation to host a regional event and provide mini grants...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Douglas Machine Foundation awards $20,000 to DCCCP
The Douglas Machine Foundation helped meet the $165,000 budget for the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) by providing a grant for $20,000. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DCCCP has to rely on donations and grants to maintain the operating costs. The Douglas...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria Public Schools receives CASE grant
DuPont Pioneer, a supplier of advanced plant genetics, recently donated $2,600 toward the Alexandria Public Schools agriscience program as part of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) program. This grant is part of the DuPont Pioneer sponsorship of the National...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Grants available to help add value to agriculture
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for funding through the state's Value Added Grant program. The grants are designed to help farmers, producers and processors add value to their operations and the state's agricultural economy. Applicants have...
country / agriculture
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Operation Round Up program surpasses $750,000 in grants
Runestone Electric Association's (REA) Operation Round Up program has reached a huge milestone having awarded grants totaling more than $750,000 to area nonprofit organizations. A record number of grant recipients attended the check presentation event in December. The following 34...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Make art this summer
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to be a protégée artist. The LRAC Artist Mentor Program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students also have the...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
DEED seeks grant proposals for job-training programs
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is requesting proposals for programs and services to train low-income Minnesotans who face barriers to employment. DEED will award $2.57 million in grants from the Pathways to Prosperity Program to help service...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds Minnesota farmers and others of the upcoming application deadline for the Sustainable Agriculture...
country / agriculture
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
LRAC accepting Artist Mentor Grant applications
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC), including Douglas County, have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant through February 1, 2016. Grants are available in all artistic disciplines, including music,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Minnesota awarded grant for biofuel infrastructure
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been awarded an $8 million grant to increase the number of flex fuel pumps in the state. Minnesota is one of 21 states to receive grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP).
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
$2 million available for agriculture research
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced that $2 million is available to applicants for applied crop research grants. Research must focus on improving agricultural product quality, quantity and value. Projects must benefit Minnesota farmers and the state’s economy...
country / agriculture
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Operation Round Up grants announced
Runestone Electric Association's (REA) Operation Round Up has distributed more than $742,000 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout its service territory since its inception in 2003. More than 65 percent of REA's members allow their bills to be rounded...
October 9, 2015 - 6:51am
Douglas County Car Care Program receives $50,000 grant
The Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) received a grant of $50,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation to support the car donation and repair program in Douglas County. In total, the foundation awarded 151 grants totaling $9.6 million to various organizations. With this grant,...
October 9, 2015 - 6:50am