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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
Sports schedule for Friday, April 20
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
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
LETTER: Autism affects one in 68 people
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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January 25, 2017
YOU ASKED: How can I get rid of old metal objects?
Old propane tanks, beat-up grills, broken-down metal fire pits ... Many Douglas County residents have these junky items lying around but don't...
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
May 9, 2016
Start spring cleaning with metal clean-up day
The city of Garfield will hold a metal clean-up day on Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Garfield Fire Hall. There is no charge, but a free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the Garfield First Responders. For more information, call Gaye at (320) 834-2470. ACCEPTABLE...
May 9, 2016 - 11:43am
September 12, 2014
Round up appliances, e-waste, bulbs
It’s time to clear out clutter in your home or cabin and make room for winter hibernation. A local event next weekend is the prime opportunity...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2013
Bill cracking down on metal theft clears hurdle
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Charles Schumer (D-NY) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today announced that their bipartisan bill to crack down on the rise in metal theft passed the Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a vote in the full Senate. Metal theft...
June 13, 2013 - 10:38am
April 24, 2013
Too much snow? Another metal pick up day scheduled
Even though the snow made it difficult for some to haul their metal items to the curb, the city of Alexandria held its Metal Pick-Up Day on Tuesday. It...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Metal Pick-Up Day in Alexandria still on for tomorrow; another date added
The city of Alexandria's Metal Pick-Up Day that is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, will still take place. The city has fielded quite a few calls from people who won't be able to get the metal to the curb because of all the snow that has fallen lately. Because of that, the city...
April 22, 2013 - 9:04am
April 17, 2013
Metal theft up 80 percent
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar recently proposed the Metal Theft Prevention Act to underscore the importance of federal action to help fight metal theft. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years. Thieves steal high-priced metal from critical infrastructure as well...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Klobuchar introduces bill to limit metal theft
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on the growing problem of metal theft. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) are co-sponsors of the bill. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years, as thieves steal high-priced...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Bill cracks down on rise in metal theft
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on the growing problem of metal theft. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years, as thieves steal high-priced metal from critical infrastructure as well as businesses, homes, churches...
November 27, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 22, 2009
Time to clean up clutter
Just in time for spring cleaning and Earth Day: Alexandria's Free Metal Pick Up Day. Available exclusively to residents who live in the city limits, this year's event is set to take place Tuesday, April 28. City residents are encouraged to get rid of old, junky metal objects that...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
Bill targets metal thefts
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and U.S.
February 14, 2009 - 3:40pm