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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 23
Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
For the Record - Feb. 24, 2017
From a mess to success
Boys Basketball: Huge Streaks win puts them in position to split conference title
Boys Basketball: Alex dominates in DL
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
Boys Basketball: Osakis falls to Holdingford by 10
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 6, 2010
Letter - The responsibility of ending violence is with all of us
To the editor: Three out of four Americans know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence, according to the Allstate Foundation National Poll on Domestic Violence. While it impacts many with far-reaching impact, few discuss the issue in day-to-day conversation. With...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Thrift shop joins DMA
The Someplace Safe Thrift Shop recently joined the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) in Alexandria. Shown (left to right) are Mike Schreiner...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Someplace Safe Thrift Store chosen for Pepsi Refresh Project
On September 1, the Pepsi Refresh Project polls opened again for a new round of voting at http://www.refresheverything.com/someplacesafe. The Someplace Safe Thrift Store in Alexandria was one of 1,000 grant submissions accepted for voting in September. Pepsi is giving away millions...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
New thrift store helps victims of violence
Here's a way to find a good deal on clothes and household items and, at the same time, help victims of domestic abuse and other crimes. The Someplace Safe Thrift Store will open at 619 Broadway (Alexandria Thrift Store) on Tuesday, June 1. All of the income generated through the...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Someplace Safe to host first-ever Vintage Tea
Someplace Safe in Alexandria invites women of all ages to its first-ever Vintage Tea. The fundraising event is scheduled for Saturday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at Living Waters Church in Alexandria. All proceeds from the event will go to Someplace Safe of Douglas County. The afternoon...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Letter - Violence takes toll on children
To the editor: Each year millions of children witness violence in their home or are a direct target of the violence. Domestic violence affects children from every income level, race and religion. Violence takes a severe toll on children; the effects and difficulties may last a lifetime....
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Letter - Sexual violence is preventable
To the editor: April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and provides an opportunity to highlight year-round efforts to aid those affected by sexual violence and work to prevent future sexual assaults. Through local and national events and campaigns, Sexual Assault Awareness...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Someplace Safe seeks entries for art exhibit
Someplace Safe in Alexandria is inviting entries for an art exhibit that will heighten public awareness about crime victims and their rights. The second annual Creative Healing Our Pain with "Ease"ls (HOPE) art exhibit will open Monday, April 19 and remain on display at the Douglas...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Class offered for caregivers 'caught in the middle'
Caregivers who have family members who have been issued an order for protection (OFP) or harassment restraining order (HRO) often find that these issues get brought to the child care provider site. It might be child care, friend and family care, etc. A class will be held to look...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
A secret too harmful to keep: dating violence
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Someplace Safe as part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. This month aims to bring attention to the pervasiveness of teen dating violence. Dating, domestic and sexual violence affect citizens regardless...
February 19, 2010 - 12:05am
Letter - Here's some kindness suggestions
To the editor: "Kindness is the connection that links us all together and strengthens the bonds within our communities, neighborhoods and families." - Rosalynn Carter, former first lady of the United States. February 21-27 is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Someplace Safe would like...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Stalking: Difficult to recognize, investigate, prosecute
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Someplace Safe in Alexandria. January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. This year's theme is "Stalking: Know It. Name It.
January 27, 2010 - 12:05am
January 22, 2010
Massman helps Someplace Safe
Massman Automation Designs, LLC of Villard recently collected many boxes of items for Someplace Safe houses in Douglas and Pope counties during...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Letter - Cost to operate house too much
To the editor: There have been some questions about the house that George and Ellen Palmer donated to Someplace Safe. We hope this letter will help your readers better understand our services. Since 1979, Someplace Safe, formerly known as Region IV Council on Domestic Violence,...
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Old, young hands create warm blankets for families in need
Nelson Gables, a division of Knute Nelson, and Tastefully Simple partnered recently to make blankets to be distributed to families served by Someplace Safe who are in need of comfort. Both organizations gathered fleece fabric to be used to make tie blankets.
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am