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UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Region’s influenza cases jump
Lights Camera Action on Broadway
Harris calls it a career
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Mixed results early
B-E girls set records from three
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 29, 2013
Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
Tanker railcars carrying crude oil derailed north of Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m.
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
The accolades continue to spill over
The accolades are spilling in again for Heidi Allstop of Alexandria. Her brainchild, Supporting Peers in Laid-back Listening (SPILL), recently took first place in the Global Social Venture competition in Berkeley, California. SPILL'S BEGINNING SPILL is an e-mail-based support system...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Anhydrous ammonia leak in Morris leads to evacuation of 250 people
MORRIS, Minn. - A farming accident caused up to 600 gallons of anhydrous ammonia to be spilled here Monday night, prompting authorities to evacuate a portion of the community. According to Morris Police Chief Jim Beauregard, a farmer reported about 10 p.m. that while he was applying...
news / region
October 19, 2010 - 11:46am
September 2, 2010
Oil spill reported near Killdeer, ND
KILLDEER, N.D. - Denbury Onshore, LLC, reported that a wellbore failed in the course of a hydraulic fracturing operation at a drilling rig about 2 ½ miles southwest of Killdeer Wednesday morning, allowing oil and water to leak from the ground. There is no contamination to the Killdeer...
news / region
September 2, 2010 - 7:14am
July 5, 2010
Klobuchar and senators vote to remove liability caps on oil industry
At an Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing last Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and her colleagues passed legislation that would eliminate the liability caps for oil companies following disasters. Klobuchar is a cosponsor of S. 3305, a bill that would lift the...
July 5, 2010 - 8:26am
June 12, 2010
Gulf oil spill: BBB offers tips for donors, volunteers
In the wake of any disaster, many reach for their checkbooks and donate money to aid and rescue organizations.
June 12, 2010 - 12:49pm
May 23, 2010
Bemidji Pioneer Editorial: Preventing future oil spills again
It may be years before the full extent of damage will be known from the BP oil spill in the Gulf. It is a delicate ecosystem, one in which oil plumes 10 miles long by 3 miles wide do not belong. Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to flow from the broken oil well on...
news / opinion
May 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
September 16, 2009
SPILL is a great best friend
Sometimes you just need to spill your guts. But what do you do if there's no one to listen? Heidi Allstop of Alexandria, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM), knows firsthand that feeling. Last December, the end of the first semester of her junior year, she was feeling...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am