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UPDATE: Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Grand Forks man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Becker County
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 24
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls win West Central Conference Championship
Softball: Chargers' experience shines through as B-E advances in winner's bracket
Softball: Hardy tosses shutout, hits game-ending homer in first round of 8AAA playoffs
Softball: Streaks rally for three seventh-inning runs to take second in the 6AA-North
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Time to call your legislators
To the editor: With legislative sessions in full swing, it is vital for rural constituents to contact legislators regarding issues that affect our communities. Here are some simple tips for calling your legislators: Before contacting your legislator, take five minutes to visit their...
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
ST. PAUL—Fresh off a five-year career at the Minnesota State Capitol, former Sen. Matt Schmit will take the lead of a new project with advocacy and policy research group Growth and Justice. The group aims to develop policies that stimulate economic prosperity throughout the...
February 24, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
Sen. Westrom, Rep. Anderson to hold town halls
Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) and Representative Paul Anderson (R-Starbuck) will hold a series of town hall listening sessions throughout House District 12B on Friday, Feb. 24. Westrom and Anderson will discuss state policies and field questions from constituents regarding...
February 17, 2017 - 10:13am
January 13, 2017
COMMENTARY: Senator will put Minnesota first
By U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota In the wake of last year's dramatic and surprising presidential election, there's a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring. Given the political earthquake we experienced in 2016, I'll refrain from making any predictions about what...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am
November 22, 2016
Ingebrigtsen to serve as assistant majority leader
Senate Republicans announced recently that Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (Otter Tail and Douglas counties) will serve as an assistant majority leader....
November 22, 2016 - 9:00am
November 18, 2016
Minnesota Cleaners Association presents legislator awards
At its recent annual meeting and awards ceremony, the Minnesota Cleaners Association presented awards to three state legislators. The association...
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
February 26, 2016
Senator Westrom to hold listening meetings
State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will hold multiple town hall listening meetings to meet with area residents on Thursday, March 3. He will visit Glenwood from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Pope County Courthouse/Government Center, 130 E Minnesota Avenue. In addition to being an opportunity...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Ingebrigtsen receives Legislator of Distinction Award
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the Coalition's three-day summer conference in Bemidji for his positive impact on environmental policy. Ingebrigtsen, a Republican from Alexandria, is serving his third term...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 30, 2013
Klobuchar's office in Alexandria for Veterans Outreach Staff Tour
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office staff will be in Alexandria on Thursday, August 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
July 30, 2013 - 10:30am
April 17, 2013
Westrom serves as guest professor
Minnesota state senator Torrey Westrom (R-District 12) spoke to students at Concordia University in St. Paul on March 19 as part of its Professor for the Day program, which honors elected state officials during each month of the Minnesota legislative sessions. The program recognizes...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Senator Westrom appointed to energy board
State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) was appointed to the NextGen Energy Board by the Minnesota State Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division of Finance Committee. NextGen Energy was established in 2007 by Governor Pawlenty and the Minnesota Legislature...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Senator Westrom to help decide funding for environmental projects
State Senator Torrey Westrom was recently appointed to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) by Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk. The purpose of LCCMR is to make funding recommendations to the Legislature for specific environment and natural resource projects....
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Manufacturing is hot career choice, notes Klobuchar
It was hard to tell who was more excited Friday: Douglas Machine leaders who escorted U.S.
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am