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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
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