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State baseball: Alexandria drops doubleheader for second consecutive fourth-place finish
State baseball: Panthers capture another trophy to wrap up a memorable season
State baseball: Panthers erupt again to shock Wabasso late
Baseball: Levasseur lifts Alexandria into state semis
Boys golf: No regret as Cardinals take pride in second-place finish at state
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Dick and Sue Anderson
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Annual Osakis Walleye Tournament set for June 16
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Gene M. Bachman
Richard A. Trisko
Albert (Al) Renault Peraino
Alan "Al" Guenther
Fond memories of Herberger's
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
In the Know: When school ends, hunger begins
1993: Minor earthquake shakes west-central Minnesota
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
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
Foreclosure sale of mall postponed
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March 28, 2018
Franson apologizes for social media posts
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology Wednesday for a series of Facebook posts that appeared to compare Florida high school...
March 28, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 27, 2018
Minn. lawmaker draws criticism for Facebook posts about Parkland students
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson was accused this week of comparing the Florida high school students who led the March for Our...
March 27, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 13, 2018
Minn. bill banning use of handling cellphones in vehicles passes first test
ST. PAUL—This year could be the year that Minnesota outlaws handling your cellphone while driving. A bipartisan proposal to mandate "hands-free"...
March 13, 2018 - 9:19pm
March 9, 2018
Minnesota high school teachers are having sex with older students - legally
ST. PAUL—Minnesota high school teachers, administrators and contractors are legally allowed to have sex with their students over the age...
March 9, 2018 - 8:51pm
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
ST. PAUL—They came to the Minnesota Capitol frustrated and angry. Many cried as they told their stories; some struggled to hold back sobs of grief. "I don't have politically correct words to say what I've seen," Corey Tanner told a Senate committee investigating the abuse of...
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
February 10, 2018
Minnesota's Monday special elections may be peek at what's to come this fall
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn.—Political junkies have their eyes on the first battles of what's shaping up to be in the electoral war of 2018. Voters...
February 10, 2018 - 7:39am
January 17, 2018
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee held a meeting in Bemidji Wednesday, Jan. 17, before an audience of veterans...
January 17, 2018 - 5:26pm
June 23, 2017
Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues
ST. PAUL — Faced with the possibility of the Senate shutting down this summer and the House closing up shop shortly thereafter, Gov. Mark Dayton empowered his attorney to negotiate to fund the Legislature — even as the Legislature is suing him for vetoing its funding....
June 23, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 15, 2017
Dayton hires former Supreme Court justice to handle lawsuit
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton hired former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Sam Hanson to defend him in the lawsuit the Minnesota Legislature...
June 15, 2017 - 10:39am
June 6, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP...
June 6, 2017 - 9:46pm
June 2, 2017
UPDATE: Minnesota Legislature to sue Gov. Dayton over losing its funding
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is planning to sue the Minnesota governor. The issue is the same as that which prompts most lawsuits:...
June 2, 2017 - 2:46pm
May 26, 2017
Education funding up, but union urges veto
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature approved nearly half a billion dollars in new public school funding late Thursday. So why is the teachers union calling for its veto? Policy changes included in the $18.8 billion education spending plan give school leaders new flexibility...
May 26, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 23, 2017
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
May 22, 2017
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is dragging its feet toward a mandatory midnight adjournment of the regular session Monday with much of...
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm
Senate slows drive for tougher penalties for genital mutilation
ST. PAUL — In quick order, the Minnesota House approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, to toughen penalties against parents who submit girls to female genital mutilation, or cutting. But after considering similar quick action, the Minnesota Senate,...
May 22, 2017 - 12:02pm