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Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
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Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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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
Commentary - Need for credit rating reform
By Amy Klobuchar, U.S.
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
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