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Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
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DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
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Donald W. Anderson
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COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
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On The Street
October 31, 2016
Koll running as write-in for District 12B
Jon Koll, chair of the Douglas County DFL Party, has announced that he's registered as a write-in candidate for House District 12B, which is...
October 31, 2016 - 12:13pm
October 28, 2016
LETTER: Finish sessions without chaos
To the editor: To voters in House District 12A: In Morris on 10/19/2016 your Republican representative stated that the $100 million mistake in the tax bill last spring was a "small" amount, which Dayton should not have vetoed, and that Dayton vetoed the bipartisan bonding bill. Wrong...
October 28, 2016 - 9:00am
October 25, 2016
Minnesota struggles with sex offender reintegration as latest plan ‘backfired on us’
ST. PETER, Minn. — Nobody wants sex offenders in their neighborhood. That's the difficulty facing the state, which expects additional...
October 25, 2016 - 2:24pm
October 21, 2016
Candidates for Legislature vie for votes
Candidates for Minnesota House District 8B and Senate Districts 8 and 12 made their case before more than 100 voters Tuesday night, clashing...
October 21, 2016 - 6:00am
October 19, 2016
LETTER: What's good for Twin Cities is good for Minnesota
To the editor: Public infrastructure is the foundation upon which private enterprise is built. Our economic system could not exist without it.
October 19, 2016 - 6:30am
October 7, 2016
MNsure divides District 12A candidates
Jeff Backer: The state's online health insurance, MNsure, is a disaster. It's driven up insurance rates 40 to 60 percent, wasted $408 million...
October 7, 2016 - 1:00am
October 5, 2016
LETTER: Bring some 'Backerbone' to table
To the editor: A few letters have touted Jay McNamar's ability to cooperate with the metro. That could be an admirable goal. However, true cooperation means both sides get what they need without taking advantage of the other side. That isn't the case right now. For many agricultural...
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
Candidates for House, Senate, school, county to debate
Here's a chance to learn more about state and local candidates who will be on the ballot this November. The League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women are sponsoring two nights of candidate debates in Douglas County. Here's the schedule: Tuesday, Oct....
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
October 3, 2016
Minnesota GOP House candidate is jailed
BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- A state legislative candidate from a southern Twin Cities suburb has been arrested on suspicion of strangulation and domestic assault.Brad Gerten of Burnsville was booked into the Dakota County Jail early Sunday, Oct. 2, and remained there into Monday morning....
October 3, 2016 - 9:19pm
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