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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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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