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Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Alexandria man suspected of supplying heroin in Fergus Falls overdose case
Vandals smash sinks at Alexandria park
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Anthony Miltich and Friends kick off celebration
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 3, 2011
Klobuchar, five senators introduce Asian carp bill
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar introduced legislation today with five senators that would help combat the spread of Asian Carp, an invasive species that has created problems throughout the lower Mississippi and Missouri rivers and is now threatening to enter the Great...
March 3, 2011 - 4:13pm
March 1, 2011
Klobuchar and nine senators introduce legislation to ban sale of drugs sold as 'bath salts'
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and nine other senators - including Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) - introduced bipartisan legislation that would ban the sale of harmful synthetic drugs that are being sold and marketed as "bath salts." The bill would add two chemical substances,...
March 1, 2011 - 8:25am
February 19, 2011
Klobuchar pushes for stronger online piracy laws
Washington, D.C. - At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called for stronger laws that target websites that steal copyrighted material and sell it, costing American businesses and the economy up to $100 billion each year. Many of these websites...
February 19, 2011 - 1:06pm
February 17, 2011
Klobuchar calls for increasing agricultural exports, cutting red tape
Washington, D.C. - At a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called for increasing agricultural exports and removing regulatory burdens for U.S. farmers. Klobuchar questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack about the most effective way to expand...
farm / News
February 17, 2011 - 6:12pm
February 13, 2011
Klobuchar announces $744,000 for health information technology in Minnesota
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar recently announced that the Regional Extension Assistance Center for Health Information Technology (REACH) in Minnesota has been awarded $744,000 to help critical access hospitals and rural hospitals adopt and become meaningful users of certified health...
February 13, 2011 - 4:36pm
February 12, 2011
After 8-year-old racks up $1,400 bill on iPhone 'Smurfs' game, Klobuchar says more oversight is needed
February 12, 2011 - 4:30pm
February 5, 2011
Bipartisan bill would spur innovation, competitiveness, say authors
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Scott Brown (R-MA) introduced bipartisan legislation this week that they say would help revitalize America's innovative edge and ability to compete in the global economy. The Innovate America Act would cut red tape to help businesses utilize...
government / News
February 5, 2011 - 5:35pm
January 22, 2011
Klobuchar issues statement on FDA medical device proposals
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar issued the following statement this week after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its implementation plan to reform the 510(k) medical device approval process: "I am encouraged that the changes outlined by the FDA take a more...
January 22, 2011 - 5:23pm
January 18, 2011
Klobuchar calls for national innovation agenda
At an "Innovation Summit" attended by hundreds at the University of Minnesota today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with business leaders and policy experts to discuss public and private strategies that would revitalize America's innovative edge and ability to compete in the global...
January 18, 2011 - 4:40pm
January 14, 2011
Democrats and Republicans sitting together?
U.S Senator Amy Klobuchar today joined a letter calling for her colleagues from both sides of the aisle to sit together at the President's State of the Union Address at the end of this month. Klobuchar signed a bipartisan letter led by Senator Mark Udall to congressional leadership...
January 14, 2011 - 2:57pm
Tech tour reveals secrets to job growth
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar came to the Alexandria Technical and Community College Wednesday after she found out how successful the college has...
News / school
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
January 9, 2011
Klobuchar pushes to reform Senate rules
Washington, D.C. - In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar urged her colleagues to support reforms to Senate rules that would increase transparency and restore accountability. Klobuchar highlighted the need to end the use of secret holds, a practice...
January 9, 2011 - 11:49am
January 7, 2011
Commentary - Food safety bill passed due to hard work of many Minnesotans
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Minneapolis, MN In Minnesota, we are fortunate to have several heroes who played a major role in the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act that will be signed into law before the end of the year. One of these heroes is Jeff Almer.
commentaries / Food / opinion
January 7, 2011 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
Klobuchar urges FDA to deal with shortage of medications
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the pharmaceutical industry to address a growing shortage of prescription medications, especially drugs for treating cancer. Klobuchar said she will also introduce legislation in January to...
January 2, 2011 - 3:00pm
December 23, 2010
Bill gives police new tools in searching for missing children
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have introduced the Access to Information About Missing Children Act of 2010, a bipartisan bill that would help local law enforcement locate missing children whose whereabouts could...
December 23, 2010 - 11:03am