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Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 9, 2010
Klobuchar votes to convict Louisiana federal judge in impeachment proceeding
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Senate today convicted U.S. District Court Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., on four articles of impeachment - removing him from office and barring him from again seeking public office. The Senate convicted Judge Porteous on all counts and U.S. Senator Amy...
December 9, 2010 - 9:43am
December 4, 2010
Legislation will allow siblings up to age 18 to remain together in international adoptions
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced this week that her legislation, the International Adoption Simplification Act, has been signed into law by President Obama. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Klobuchar and cosponsored by Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA),...
December 4, 2010 - 10:21am
June 25, 2010
Klobuchar spotlights Roers Family Bakery
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's "Minnesota Morning" recently featured pastries and muffins from Roers Family Bakery in Alexandria. Klobuchar has...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Bill would create one-stop website for veterans
A bill authored by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mike Johanns (R-NE) and Patty Murray (D-WA) calling on Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a modern, one-stop, user-friendly website for veterans is being considered in the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. The Veterans One Source Act...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Federal bill addresses motor vehicle safety
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and fellow Commerce Committee members to introduce the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. The bill is designed to improve vehicle safety standards to better protect drivers, make vehicle safety...
May 9, 2010 - 9:36am
May 8, 2010
Minnesota National Guard wins honor as 'best performing'
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with members of the Minnesota Army National Guard this week to congratulate them for winning the 2010 Army Communities of Excellence award in the Special Category, given to the best-performing Army National Guard in the country. "I am delighted to...
May 8, 2010 - 9:40am
May 5, 2010
Brandon, Osakis both get federal funds to improve water
Two communities in Douglas County will soon have cleaner drinking water. Brandon and Osakis will receive a combined total of $4.89 million in federal grants and loans to make improvements to their drinking water treatment infrastructure. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced the...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Bill takes aim at child obesity
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Klobuchar appointed to impeachment committee
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was appointed to a 12-member bipartisan committee to gather evidence in the Senate's impeachment trial of Judge G. Thomas Porteous of the U.S.
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Commentary - Small businesses key to recovery
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota Minnesota's 120,000 small businesses account for more than half of our state's private-sector employment, and their job growth rate exceeds that of large businesses. In other words, the success of Minnesota's small businesses is vital to...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Kensington Fire Department gets federal boost
The Kensington Fire Department is one of 21 fire departments throughout the state to receive funding as part of The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Nearly $1.5 million was distributed to fire and rescue departments this past January. The Kensington Fire Department...
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am
January 22, 2010
Warnings issued over cadmium toys, jewelry
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has sent a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller urging a hearing on the use of cadmium, a poisonous metal, in children's jewelry and toys manufactured in China. Klobuchar also sent a letter to Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the Consumer...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2010
Here's advice for Minnesotans worrying about massive Haiti earthquake
Although it's thousands of miles away, Douglas County residents may be wondering what they can do in the wake of the massive earthquake In Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people are feared dead after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar,...
January 14, 2010 - 11:00am
December 29, 2009
Klobuchar announces $3.6 million for Minnesota National Guard Project
Funding has been secured for key projects of Minnesota's National Guard, including the Yellow Ribbon program to help Minnesota's returning National Guard troops reintegrate into civilian life and a counter-drug trafficking program with local law enforcement. The funding is included...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary - Need for credit rating reform
By Amy Klobuchar, U.S.
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am