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Big laughs at Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
Law enforcement blotter: March 26, 2015
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
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
July 27, 2012
Tax reform in Minnesota?
The only things certain in life are death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin. Franklin neglected to mention a third inevitability: The arguments associated with taxes. And it's not difficult to realize why these arguments are unavoidable.
news / state
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 17, 2012
Revenue commissioner embarks on summer tax reform tour
Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans will hold a tax reform town hall meeting in Alexandria on Friday, July 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Alexandria City Hall. The meeting is part of a tour of tax reform meetings on the Iron Range and around northern Minnesota. They...
news / state
July 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 26, 2011
Alexandria Representative Franson authors bill to reform welfare
State Representative Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, authored her first bill - an effort to reform welfare in Minnesota. The bill addresses the misuse of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards among Minnesota card holders. EBT cards provide cash and food support benefits to Minnesotans....
January 26, 2011 - 12:02pm
January 9, 2011
Klobuchar pushes to reform Senate rules
Washington, D.C. - In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar urged her colleagues to support reforms to Senate rules that would increase transparency and restore accountability. Klobuchar highlighted the need to end the use of secret holds, a practice...
January 9, 2011 - 11:49am
November 20, 2010
Expanded statewide health care quality report published
Minnesotans will be able to see quality measures for clinics and hospitals across the state in a new report published by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on Nov. 18. The report, a part of Minnesota's 2008 health reform law, is a significant building block toward value-based...
November 20, 2010 - 8:31am
July 4, 2010
Health care reform worries employers
Employers in Fargo-Moorhead are struggling to comply with the sprawling national health reform law that's taking effect in stages. The task is complicated by the fact that many provisions in the 2,700-page legislation now must be clarified by new regulations on more than 1,000 points. Top...
July 4, 2010 - 12:15pm
May 8, 2010
Tax credits available for small businesses that offer health insurance
The Internal Revenue Service has started mailing postcards to more than 4 million small businesses and tax-exempt organizations, including nearly 95,000 in Minnesota, to make them aware of the benefits of the recently enacted small business health care tax credit. Included in the...
May 8, 2010 - 12:13pm
March 6, 2009
Calling for health care reform
Leaders at Bethany Community in Alexandria worked the phones Tuesday to call Senator Amy Klobuchar as part of the American Association of Homes...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
State seeks business people's ideas for tax reform
It just became easier for busy financial, business and development professionals to forward their ideas to The Governor's 21st Century Tax Reform Commission. The commission in now accepting input by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am