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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Kathleen L. Haining
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
"Monty" Francis Hevern
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 22, 2016
Local House, Senate candidates to debate tonight
Candidates for Minnesota House and Senate positions in the Douglas County area will debate on Pioneer Public Television tonight, Thursday, September 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. The scheduled debates include: 7 p.m. -- House District 8A, C.J. Holl, DFL-Pelican Rapids and Bud Nornes, R-Fergus...
September 22, 2016 - 8:47am
September 16, 2016
GOP candidate quits campaign, job over ‘lynching’ posts
BLAINE, Minn. -- Nolan West, a Republican state House candidate who posted about lynching and tyranny, has resigned from his job at the Minnesota House, according to a House official.West, of Blaine, was a legislative assistant for the representative he is running to replace in House...
September 16, 2016 - 10:16am
September 8, 2016
DFL headquarters to open in Alexandria
The public is invited to the grand opening of the Douglas County DFL headquarters on Saturday, September 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. District candidates, running for both the Minnesota State Senate and House of Representatives, will be available to visit about community questions and concerns....
September 8, 2016 - 8:37am
September 7, 2016
COMMENTARY: Light rail remains barrier to special session
By State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, MN It appears there will be no special session in St. Paul this summer to finish work on several major bills left over from the bizarre finish to the legislative session this past May. Leaders emerged from negotiations Aug. 18 with no agreement...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
LETTER: We need some backbone
To the editor: I am 83 years old. I have lived in Wilkin County for most of my life and have seen all kinds of changes. The border towns of Breckenridge and Wahpeton used to be similar for businesses, but 50 years of DFL tax-raising policies have taken a devastating toll. Now there...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2016
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
By Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Center on Congress, Indiana University This seems a good time to step back and consider just what it is that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are fighting about. I don’t mean where they stand on the issues, or whose vision is more compelling....
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Retired Air Force officer seeks to unseat U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota
A retired Air Force officer from Karlstad, Minn., will challenge longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson in November. Dave Hughes, the...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Rural cities hopeful about special session
At an annual gathering of city leaders from Greater Minnesota, officials from across the state renewed their push for a special legislative session this summer to address the failed tax and bonding bills. Mayors, city council members and city staff from all over Greater Minnesota...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 25, 2016
Clinton selects Virginia Sen. Kaine as running mate
By Reuters News Service Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, making a safe choice that will help her present the Democratic ticket as a steady alternative to the unpredictable campaign of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump. The selection...
July 25, 2016 - 9:23am
July 20, 2016
LETTER: There is a cure for our nation's ills
To the editor: As Franklin Graham has been visiting the 50 state capitals, he has made one point that I believe most American voters in 2016 will agree with: The answer to our nation’s problems will not be found in either the Democrat or Republican parties. I believe Graham is correct;...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 18, 2016
Sen. Ingebrigtsen seeks resolution denouncing Dayton’s policing shooting comment
By Don Davis, Forum News Service A state senator and long-time law enforcement officer wants the Senate to admonish Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
July 18, 2016 - 5:56pm
July 17, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The governor and top two legislative leaders say they tentatively agree to call Minnesota legislators...
July 17, 2016 - 8:00am
July 14, 2016
Report: Trump will name Pence as VP candidate
By Reuters Media WASHINGTON—Republican Donald Trump neared the end of his vice presidential search on Thursday and appeared to be leaning toward Indiana Governor Mike Pence, a conservative with the potential to unify divided Republicans. The New York businessman is to be formally...
July 14, 2016 - 11:53am
July 12, 2016
Sanders endorses Clinton
By Reuters Media PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Democrat Bernie Sanders endorsed former rival Hillary Clinton for president in a belated show of party unity on Tuesday, July 12, saying it was critical that Democrats come together to defeat Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election. "She...
July 12, 2016 - 12:10pm
June 16, 2016
Possible special session remains out of focus over issues, logistics
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The most positive description of a high-level Wednesday meeting to set up a Minnesota special legislative...
June 16, 2016 - 11:05am