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Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
County hires first HR director
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Alexandria student seeking national office
Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Sports schedule for Sunday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Curtis H. Weber
DiAnn E. Bakke
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
January 31, 2016
State Auditor Otto’s profile - and ire - rising
By Bill Salisbury and David Montgomery St. Paul Pioneer Press State Auditor Rebecca Otto has kept the lowest profile of any current Minnesota...
January 31, 2016 - 10:00am
January 22, 2016
Sex offender changes delayed
Minnesota will not be forced to change how it treats sex offenders until a federal appeals court decides whether the program is constitutional.
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs.
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
January 3, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Minnesota's economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment,...
January 3, 2016 - 9:00am
December 22, 2015
New strain of norovirus hits Minnesota
A new strain of norovirus, the most common cause of sudden intestinal illness, has shown up in Minnesota, and that could mean more norovirus illnesses this winter, state health officials warned today.The new strain, called GII.17 Kawasaki, caused many outbreaks in Asia last winter...
December 22, 2015 - 1:22pm
Don’t spoil your holidays with a trip to the emergency room
Holiday festivities with young children are one of the highlights of the season. But because kids naturally are curious and don’t know the...
December 22, 2015 - 8:08am
December 20, 2015
New marijuana strain could slash medical cannabis costs
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in Minnesota. Minnesota Medical...
December 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 11, 2015
Tech support scheme takes new angle
Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is once again noting an uptick in reports of the tech support scam. Generally, this scheme is perpetrated over the phone: homeowners or business owners receive calls from “technicians” saying there’s a problem with...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
U of M impacts all of state, says Kaler
Take a guess at this: What percentage of University of Minnesota students graduate debt-free? With all the news about the staggering amount...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Dog days of fall
Those who like to complain about the weather can't find much to grumble about in the past few days. So far, November has been a month to remember...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
State revenue up in August
It could point to budget surplus
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 17, 2015
Be wary of buying bogus Vikings tickets
By Forum News Service With the Minnesota Vikings home opener just days away, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning fans to watch out for fake tickets from scalpers and online fraudsters before the game.
September 17, 2015 - 10:46am
September 11, 2015
Five family members found dead in west metro home
By Sarah Horner, St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 11, 2015 - 9:38am
September 9, 2015
Adolescent vaccination rates rise in Minnesota
Minnesota’s adolescent immunization rates increased in 2014, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Minnesota’s rates are at or above national averages, and the state increase mirrors an overall improvement in rates across the country. Health...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Motorcyclist killed during benefit ride for crash victim’s family
By Maja Beckstrom, St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 8, 2015 - 8:58am