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UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Region’s influenza cases jump
Lights Camera Action on Broadway
Photo of the Week -
Harris calls it a career
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Mixed results early
B-E girls set records from three
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Hospital board members recognized
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 17, 2013
Parent Aware helps parents find high quality care
Local child care providers/early educators have found a new way to ensure that they deliver quality services, through Parent Aware. Parent Aware is a rating tool designed to help parents find the highest quality child care and early education providers in Minnesota. The one-to-four...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Parents should 'strike a balance' in talking about shootings
ST. PAUL -- Adults need to talk to children about the Connecticut elementary school shooting, but a Minnesota expert advises parents not to offer too much information. "You have to just strike a balance," Abi Gewirtz said. "Don't avoid it, but don't overwhelm them, either." The...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Foster parents needed
Douglas County Social Services will hold a free informational meeting for families interested in learning more about providing foster care for children in Douglas County. Families are needed for all age groups. There is a special need to find families who enjoy working with teens. The...
August 19, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Five financial building blocks for new parents
While today's economy continues to put extra stress on most Americans' wallets, those preparing to welcome a new child into the family experience the added pressure of a whole new set of expenses. From diapers to baby furniture and daycare, the costs for new parents mount quickly....
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
July 11, 2010
Parents and caregivers of youth with disabilities asked to take part in national survey
Parents or primary caregivers of young people with disabilities between 12 and 22 years old are invited take part in a national research study by completing the National Family Support Survey at www.fastfamilysupport.org by August 13, 2010. Answers to the survey questions are...
July 11, 2010 - 11:00am
July 4, 2010
Parents can get tax credit for sending kids to day camp
ST. PAUL - Many working parents need to arrange for care for their children when school is out. A popular solution - with a tax benefit - is a day camp program. The Internal Revenue Service reminds parents that the cost of day camp may be a qualifying expense for the Child and...
July 4, 2010 - 2:27pm
December 23, 2008
Letter - How much TV screen time is enough?
To the editor: About 99 percent of the people in the United States have a television, but are television, video games and computers healthy for children? I think it's unhealthy for a child to have more than three or four hours of screen time a day. I wonder if parents actually think...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Letter - Parents need to be involved
To the editor: I feel that parent involvement is very important when it comes to the well being of children. As a mother of four children and two stepdaughters, I am involved with what is going on in school and their social life. It is more comforting when you know how your child...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am