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Earthquake scraps Everest hike in Nepal
Law enforcement blotter: May 28, 2015
Summer music tradition begins again
Support group ‘takes a bite out of Lyme’
Support group ‘takes a bite out of Lyme’
8AAA Baseball: Cards' run continues in 9-3 win at Bemidji
Area athletes qualify for Class A State track and field
Blue Anchors drop game at Rochester
Softball: Cards' run ends in tight game against Brainerd
8AA Tennis: Duwenhoegger, Crowe defy the odds and punch ticket to state
Green Lake Bluegrass Band to perform Thursday
Fiber arts, watercolors exhibit coming to Evansville Art Center
Trunk show to support building of an ‘ark’
Four Ukranian orphans get glimpse at family life
Missionaries to Uganda to speak at House of Prayer
Wedding - Erickson and Larsen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 22, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Engaged - Fraser and Lunneborg
Engaged - Flynn and Connell
Mike Frisch: The changing face of walleye fishing
Bowfishing challenge coming to area lakes
Living her dream: Osakis' Swenstad pursues a passion in the outdoors with no hesitation
Mike Frisch: Keep it simple
Funeral - Ruby Gunderson, 101
Funeral - Donald Lambert, 88
Funeral - Dorothy Theis, 93
Funeral - Mary Dibley, 69
Death Notice - Ruth Ann Star, 68
It's Our Turn: Bullying isn’t just a young person’s game
Respect other people’s property
While we’re honoring veterans…
Penalty is far too harsh
Could lakes be mini Minnewaskas?
Planting is ahead of past two years
Apple pest management
4-H student doesn’t let bird ban bring her down
MN dairy uses wasp larvae to control flies
Ag producers must file for federal crop insurance
Henry’s Foods breaks ground for expansion
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
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On The Street
August 16, 2013
Online Social Security services offer quick help
If you've read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be, thanks to www.socialsecurity.gov. Whether you're on your home or office computer or at the park or the beach with a mobile...
government / life / news / state
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Love INC to hold first fundraiser
Join Love In the Name of Christ (INC) for its first fundraiser on Thursday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Barn-Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The evening will include a social, dinner, testimonies of the value of this ministry, a live auction and a silent auction. All are welcome...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Survivor/caregiver social set
The Douglas County Relay for Life Committee is hosting a survivor/caregiver social on Sunday, June 3 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Registration and social hour are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program will follow at 5:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Thanksgiving is good time to talk about Social Security
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, families everywhere will be traveling to reunite with one another. Generations will gather around dinner tables across the nation. If some of the folks in your family like to talk about Social Security, make sure you're ready with a visit...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Social Security workers protest looming cuts
The workers standing in the cold outside the Alexandria Social Security Administration (SSA) building Wednesday didn't seem to mind the 15-below...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Ice cream social will honor U.S. Constitution
The United States Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. The Freemasons in Alexandria want to make sure we remember and celebrate on Constitution Day. On Friday, September 17, the Freemasons are holding a U.S. Constitution Day ice cream social at Alexandria City Park at 7...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
They've served us, let us serve them
It's customary to honor the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day -especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. May also is National Military Appreciation Month, a great time to let members of the military know how much we value what they...
columns / life
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
New initiative will speed up process
In March, Social Security became the first government agency to use the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). This initiative will cut the time it takes Social Security to get medical records - from weeks or months to only minutes - for people who apply for disability be...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Socail Security's online services are best in government
It's always nice to be considered the best in the business - and even better when the judges are members of the public we serve. Social Security is proud that the American public has put our online services at the top of the list again. In the most recent survey of e-Government...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
What young workers should know about Social Security and saving
Retirement is probably the last thing on your mind if you're a young worker. But there are some basics you should know about Social Security and savings to plan for your retirement. Social Security is the foundation for a secure retirement, but was never intended to be your only...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am