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Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Surprise donation covers vet bill
Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Wrestling: Alexandria season comes to a close in first round of sections
Gymnastics: Cards take third at sections, named academic champs
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
Perry L. Butcher
Cody M. Larson
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 11, 2017
Leaders of small cities press Legislature for action
Residents in rural Minnesota are feeling ignored by the Legislature and want action this session, according to a group of city leaders.
January 11, 2017 - 6:00am
January 4, 2017
I-94 corridor promotes electric cars
Imagine zipping down the road in your new electric car but with one nagging question: Is there a charging station nearby? Soon you won't have...
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
DULUTH, Minn. — Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
October 5, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin drivers face about...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Talks renew hope of special legislative session
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, legislative...
September 21, 2016 - 5:50pm
May 27, 2016
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
To the editor: With a $900 million surplus and two years of promises to take care of a core government responsibility of repairing roads and bridges, the Legislature once again failed to reach agreement on a compromise plan to fund transportation. This leaves Minnesotans with deteriorating...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
EDITORIAL: It's time to invest in broadband, transportation
Minnesota is falling significantly behind on its infrastructure in transportation and broadband around this state, while the legislators sit around in endless debate on how to solve the problem. Everyone seems to agree there is a dire need for adequate funding for transportation and...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Transportation funding undecided
Minnesota’s railroads are becoming safer, railroad officials and legislative transportation leaders agree. The state’s four largest railroads...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Lawmakers consider putting transportation funding before voters
By Briana Bierschbach, MinnPost.com One thing all sides seem to agree on is Minnesota’s transportation system needs more funding. Sen. Scott Dibble, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Transportation Finance Committee, in June proposed a constitutional amendment asking voters...
January 26, 2016 - 8:45am
December 20, 2015
State wants your ideas on transportation
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
December 20, 2015 - 8:00am
November 11, 2015
Public input needed for statewide bicycle system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is seeking public comment on the statewide bicycle system plan. A draft of the plan is online for review at www.mndot.gov/bike/system-plan. Interested persons may email comments on the plan to bikeplan.DOT@state.mn.us through Monday,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Traffic switch, detour to begin soon on Highway 29 South
Motorists on Highway 29 near Alexandria will encounter a northbound traffic switch and southbound detour beginning as soon as Monday, November...
November 4, 2015 - 9:01am
February 28, 2014
More than 300 townships urge legislators to make transportation a priority
From Aastad to Zumbrota, at least 314 Minnesota townships from all across the state recently passed resolutions urging lawmakers to make transportation a top funding priority this legislative session. Ten townships in Douglas County supported transportation resolutions, including...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Douglas County joins 72 others in seeking more transportation funding
More than 70 counties from across Minnesota, including Douglas County, have passed resolutions supporting a comprehensive transportation funding package in 2014. That’s according to Move MN, a statewide coalition of more than 140 organizations advocating for making transportation...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am