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Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Baseball: Olson’s homer sparks B-E, but Eagles hold on
Baseball: Cardinals look toward the playoffs after a CLC title
Softball: WCA captures subsection crown with matching 7-3 wins
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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April 6, 2018
LETTER: Misguided intentions at gun control march
To the editor: To the students that marched for gun control: I congratulate you for taking action but your efforts have been misguided. The media and Hollywood have encouraged your efforts in the wrong direction. AR-15s are not the problem. What some people do with them is the problem....
April 6, 2018 - 11:25am
March 16, 2018
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
To the editor: I do not believe that weapons themselves should be taken away from lawful gun owners. But rather maybe put a limit on how many shells may be used with each weapon.
March 16, 2018 - 1:08pm
March 9, 2018
Gun maker says bill goes too far: Legislator's plan would 'decimate machining'
Gun safety legislation introduced at the Minnesota Legislature would not only take away Second Amendment rights, it would drive gun shops out...
March 9, 2018 - 12:07pm
March 8, 2018
Minnesota's Dayton focuses on school safety measures with gun-control bills unlikely to pass
ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will focus on improving school security and access to mental health services to keep students safe after...
March 8, 2018 - 8:50am
February 28, 2018
Bill that expands definition of assault weapon introduced in Minn.
ST. PAUL — While one Minnesota House representative has used a little-known rule to get an unexpected hearing on a pair of gun-safety bills this week, another representative has sponsored another that reaches much further than any in recent memory. And she says she may very...
February 28, 2018 - 9:03am
February 21, 2018
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
To the editor: Where are our elected leaders on the gun control issue? Listen up students! It's your turn for leadership. Our elected leaders have done nothing. One eastern newspaper had its headline read, "We Know What Will Happen Next!" "Another shooting, another location and nothing...
February 21, 2018 - 2:34pm
February 20, 2018
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
ST. PAUL—Before the most recent mass school shooting in Florida, the gun control group known as Minnesota Moms Demand Action expected about...
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
June 29, 2016
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
By Jack Trammell, Mineral, VA
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
LETTER: No defense for law-abiding people
To the editor: One more anti-gun law; even if it restricts some regular people, as long as it might save one life, right? How about a law that restricts one group of people and costs 3,000 lives? The anti-gun people stopped airline pilots from being armed, saying it was dangerous...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Enough messing around; let's come together on gun issue
President Obama’s recent executive statement on the gun control issue has stirred a lot of debate in an already boiling pot. The long-simmering...
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
January 16, 2014
Head of Interpol takes stand on armed citizens
To the editor: Can it be? A person with enough intelligence, knowledge and position to come out with a statement like, “Armed citizens might be a more realistic answer to the evolving trend of terrorists to attacking soft targets rather than hardened areas.” Ronald Noble, head...
January 16, 2014 - 2:58pm
February 6, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Gun measures trigger debate: Will they reduce violence or take away rights?
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama made a call for gun control laws and outlined a plan to do so.
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am