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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
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Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
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LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
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
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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August 12, 2016
Free nitrate water testing offered
The Douglas County Soil and Water District (SWCD) in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer a free nitrate water testing clinic at the Douglas County Fairgrounds during the fair on Thursday, Aug. 18 and Friday, Aug. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Reasons to have your soil tested this spring
Did you know that one pound of phosphorus from excessive fertilization can produce anywhere from 300 to 500 pounds of algae if that phosphorus reaches a lake or river? Reducing excessive fertilization is just one of the reasons to have your soil tested as the weather warms up this...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Rare testing opportunity on Minnesota River shows positive results in reducing phosphorus
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is releasing results of testing on the Minnesota River that shows significant improvements in pollution levels in the river. For three weeks in August, MPCA staff monitored a 20-mile stretch of the Minnesota River to see if this hot,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 26, 2011
New concussion testing in schools will help ensure athlete safety
The days of rushing back athletes from head injuries are a thing of the past as more and more research shows the dangers of returning too soon...
August 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Ag department offers online video to help homeowners test private wells for atrazine
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has created a video, educating homeowners on how to test private wells for atrazine. This video explains some of the ways a well could become contaminated, provides a step-by-step procedure for screening a well, and what to do if atrazine...
October 16, 2010 - 11:22am
August 13, 2010
Scientific achievement: Local students do well on state MCA science test
Students will soon be hitting the books once again. They'll be back in the classroom learning about reading, writing and arithmetic. They'll also learn about science, which will help when they take the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-Series II (MCA-II) science test next spr...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Number of AIDS cases inches upward: Free testing available in Alexandria
Reported new cases of HIV infection in Minnesota reached 326 in 2008 compared to 325 new cases in 2007 and 318 cases in 2006, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), "HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report - 2008." A total of 8,819 HIV/AIDS cases have been...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Taste wine and beer tonight at United Way fundraiser
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announces its first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala. The fundraising event will take place today, Friday, February 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort. A fabulous selection of wines from around the world will be available, as well...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Digital TV testing will impact KCCO channel next week
WCCO TV will perform a "test run" of its digital transmission Wednesday, December 17, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. on its KCCO, Channel 7 and KCCW, Channel 12 northern transmitter. WCCO TV Chief Engineer Gary Kroger said the traditional analog transmission will not be...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Radio club offers amateur testing
The Runestone Radio Club of Alexandria will conduct examinations for amateur radio licensing on Saturday, September 6. These exams are for all levels of amateur radio and will be held at The Alexandria Technical College. Talk-in will be on the 146.790 repeater. Registration will...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am