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Developer seeks tax break for $3 million apartment project
New facility to provide outpatient mental health care
Alexandria proposes small levy increase
Things to know from Alexandria City Council
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Confused by MNsure site? Here’s help
An extra space in typing a phone number, using an incompatible Internet browser or even adding a full middle name instead of an initial are just a few examples of issues that have held up some customers attempting to enroll in a health insurance plan on MNsure.org. Recently, MNsure...
December 27, 2013 - 8:44am
December 19, 2013
MNsure leader resigns after vacation, computer issues
Nationwide search planned for new CEO
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
Bösl named Country Doctor of the Year
Every weekday at 5 a.m., Dr. Robert Bösl of Starbuck arises to make the 20-mile trip to Stevens Community Medical Center so he can visit his patients. Then drives 20 miles back to Starbuck to see patients in the clinic he invested his life savings to build. For these and countless...
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
December 17, 2013
MNsure coverage deadline is December 23
MNsure recently announced that its extension of the enrollment deadline to Monday, December 23 will help thousands of Minnesotans obtain coverage by Wednesday, January 1. It also announced an extension of website operating hours from 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Sunday, and...
December 17, 2013 - 10:59pm
Web woes near deadline are latest MNsure problem
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who want new health insurance on January 1 have less than a week to buy policies through the state-run MNsure program,...
December 17, 2013 - 3:09pm
December 6, 2013
Cinema 9 fights breast cancer
Cinema 9 in Alexandria, along with its customers, raised $1,000 for breast cancer research during the month of October. All of the money will...
December 6, 2013 - 9:26am
Get vaccinated during National Influenza Vaccination Week
An ideal time to get vaccinated for influenza is during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), which runs Sunday through Saturday, December 8-14, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). MDH is participating in this national campaign by partnering with local...
December 6, 2013 - 9:09am
December 4, 2013
Report finds improvement in number of uninsured children
A new Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) report found that the uninsured rate for Minnesota children fell from 2010 to 2012. The rate of uninsured Minnesota children was 6.6 percent in 2010 (84,165 children) and 5.4 percent in 2012 (68,145 children). The...
December 4, 2013 - 8:09am
State gains millions of dollars to help seniors, disabled remain safe
Minnesota was given the green light to deliver better care and more choices for senior citizens and people with disabilities. The federal government has granted formal approval for the state to proceed with its Reform 2020 initiative, a nation-leading, innovative approach to delivering...
December 4, 2013 - 8:08am
November 26, 2013
No flu flurry - yet
It’s not too late to get your shot
November 26, 2013 - 9:20am
November 25, 2013
Sanford Health plans expansion in Alexandria
Sanford Health in Alexandria plans to expand its services and open a second clinic location here on January 6, 2014. Sanford Health Easton Place Clinic will be located at 510 22nd East, Suite 602. Services offered at the additional location will include: allergy and asthma, pediatric...
November 25, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 20, 2013
Suicide survivor video conference offered
The St. Cloud Hospital behavioral health and spiritual care departments will co-host a suicide survivor video conference on Saturday, November 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital, Hoppe Auditorium. These 90-minute conferences for survivors of suicide loss will take...
November 20, 2013 - 8:44am
November 15, 2013
Grappling with grief
Group offers hope, strength for those dealing with a crushing loss of a loved one
November 15, 2013 - 8:41am
November 13, 2013
New immunization requirements approved
Changes to immunization requirements for children in Minnesota child care, early childhood programs and schools will better protect children and communities from a number of potentially serious diseases, according to state health officials. The new rules adopted by the Minnesota...
November 13, 2013 - 8:36am
November 11, 2013
MNsure draws lots of questions
Some are worried about security, privacy
November 11, 2013 - 2:26pm