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UPDATE 7:05 p.m. Wednesday w/video: Alexandria chase suspect in deeper trouble
I-94 road work in Alexandria on schedule
Treasury rejects plan to cut pension fund
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Don't burn today or Friday
Softball: Cards' Richardson walk-off winner
Softball: Arrows fall at HLA
Softball: WCA pulls out 9-8 road win
Baseball: Knights edge Johnnies
Baseball: Steady offense leads Osakis to 7-3
Husband-wife pastor team joins Calvary
The Power of Women raises funds for United Way
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is Tuesday, May 10
A day in the life
Local artist's pottery shown in new exhibit
Wedding - Capp and O'Leary
Engaged - Kading and Poole
Engaged - Bosek and Guetter
Births - May 6, 2016
Engaged - Schaffer and Schultz
Youth Outdoor Activity Day gets a boost
Alex trap shooters in first place
State park taking reservations for all sites
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Donald D. Schaffer
Ervin H. Meyer
Leo J. Berning Jr.
Douglas V. Jewson, M.D.
IT'S OUR TURN: Hike ends with Gila sighting
LETTER: School district should reconsider abatement request for project
LETTER: Thank you to county law enforcement for locating son
LETTER: Rebuttal to letter from CEO of Stop Islamaphobia
LETTER: Christian faith blasphemed multiple times
Taking a bite out of wasted pumpkins
New loans offered for portable storage, equipment
USDA seeks input from local food producers
Gardening Tips: Extend garden season with bulbs
Spring styles displayed in fashion show
Operation Round Up awards 34 grants
Game store to open in Alexandria
Robotics Showcase highlights student teams, videos
Knute Nelson named in Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 21, 2016
Olson, Kulp win DFL endorsement for District 8, 8B
Shawn Olson of Alexandria won the DFL Party’s endorsement in Senate District 8 at the American Legion in Fergus Falls on Tuesday, April 19....
April 21, 2016 - 10:18am
April 18, 2016
District 8 Republicans endorse candidates
Minnesota Senate District 8 Republicans met in Parkers Prairie on Saturday, April 16 to choose their candidates for the upcoming election in...
April 18, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 11, 2016
Anderson, Backer, Westrom get party's nod for re-election
State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, received his party’s endorsement for the Legislature in District 12B on Saturday, April 9. The four-term Republican, who currently serves as chair of the House Agriculture Policy Committee, was endorsed unanimously at the gathering of delegates...
April 11, 2016 - 11:40am
April 7, 2016
Westrom wants to re-open prison in Appleton
State Senator Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, has co-authored a bipartisan bill that would re-open the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton. Currently, Minnesota faces a prison overcrowding issue, placing an increasing burden on the state’s correctional system, Westrom noted....
April 7, 2016 - 12:11pm
April 1, 2016
Franson supports Real ID measure
Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives approved legislation on March 29 that would allow Minnesota to prepare for the implementation of Real ID. Passed by Congress in 2005, the Real ID Act requires stricter identification measures, including a barcode and security devices...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 28, 2016
Collin Peterson would vote for Bernie Sanders as delegate
By Patrick Springer, Forum News Service U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he would vote for Bernie Sanders if he attends the Democratic...
March 28, 2016 - 9:39am
March 27, 2016
Prison hearing draws unusual reaction
By Don Davis, Forum News Service It was a rare sight for Minnesota government watchers. Western Minnesotans who hopped on a bus in Appleton and...
March 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
March 24, 2016
Bills define fantasy sports as not gambling
By Lee Ann Schutz, Session Daily Minnesotans love fantasy sports, but the activity is in legal limbo. More than 1 million people participate, making the state a hotbed of gamers and lawmakers are looking into a bill that would clarify it is legal. Rep. Tim Sanders, R-Blaine, sponsors...
March 24, 2016 - 11:37am
March 25, 2016
Lawmakers look to retain child care providers
More than 3,000 Minnesota child care providers have stopped providing the service in the past decade, and a bipartisan legislative panel says...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 19, 2016
Minnesota eyes presidential primary election
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Long lines and angry Minnesotans trying to attend March 1 precinct caucuses may lead to the state adopting a...
March 19, 2016 - 8:00am
March 16, 2016
Obama nominates moderate, veteran judge for Supreme Court
By Reuters Media President Barack Obama nominated veteran appellate court judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Mar. 16, setting up a potentially ferocious political showdown with Senate Republicans who have vowed to block any Obama nominee. Considered a moderate,...
March 16, 2016 - 3:52pm
March 15, 2016
Dayton lays out budget change proposals
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposes increasing budgets for items ranging from pre-kindergarten programs to broadband...
March 15, 2016 - 2:22pm
March 14, 2016
Longtime Minnesota rep. Martin Sabo dies
By Bill Salisbury, St. Paul Pioneer Press As a leader on the U.S. House Budget Committee in the 1990s, Martin Olav Sabo was an architect of the...
March 14, 2016 - 9:20am
March 11, 2016
Air Force vet announces run for Peterson's 7th District seat
Air Force veteran Dave Hughes has announced his intent to run for Congress in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, which covers western Minnesota...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 10, 2016
Dayton spells out legislative plan
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton laid out a plan for the 2016 legislative session Wednesday night, ranging from expanding...
March 10, 2016 - 7:56am