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Former Mrs. Minnesota International shares message at Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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University of Minnesota
August 10, 2017
Student accomplishments, scholarships
College graduations The following students graduated after the spring session at South Dakota State University: Alexandria: Megan Wileen Brede,...
August 10, 2017 - 11:33am
July 27, 2017
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
MADISON, Minn. — Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak needed only a garage to develop Apple computers and change the world forever. Carmen Fernholz...
July 27, 2017 - 5:53am
July 10, 2017
University of Minnesota gets $11.2M for naming rights to Mariucci Arena
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota has sold the naming rights to Mariucci Arena. Is Williams Arena next? The U on Monday announced...
July 10, 2017 - 9:26pm
June 20, 2017
Univ. of Minn. tuition to rise 2 percent for residents, 12.5 percent for non-residents
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota will raise tuition this fall at its Twin Cities campus by 2 percent for Minnesota residents and 12.5...
June 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
May 3, 2017
University of Minnesota professor, two Minnesota women die in crash in Czech Republic
MINNEAPOLIS -- A University of Minnesota veterinary professor and two other Minnesota women have died in a collision in the Czech Republic. According...
May 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
April 5, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years...
April 5, 2017 - 4:24pm
March 24, 2017
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
ST. PAUL — Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. Finance bills from...
March 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
March 22, 2017
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
The University of Minnesota Morris Organic Gardening Club will host a barn dance featuring Rupert's Land Band and contra/square dancing on Friday, March 24, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Oyate Hall in the University of Minnesota, Morris Student Center. The cost is $2. Children get in free....
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
March 15, 2017
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners of Douglas County invite the public to their annual Let's Get Growing workshop on Saturday, April 8, at the Alexandria Technical and Community College Office and Information Technology Center. Register between 8 and 8:40 a.m., visit...
March 15, 2017 - 9:00am
March 1, 2017
Choosing a garden style
The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is, "Why do I want a garden?" Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won't grow but hostas and ferns would. Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother's cottage garden, full of color and texture. You might...
March 1, 2017 - 10:00am
February 10, 2017
Announcing extension intern positions
Are you a college student seeking your bachelor's degree and looking for a summer 2017 internship? The University of Minnesota Extension is offering three separate paid internships in the areas of agriculture and/or horticulture in Meeker, Douglas and another one serving Stearns,...
February 10, 2017 - 8:43am
February 8, 2017
2017 Farm Resource Guide is now available
The Farm Resource Guide for 2017 is now available upon request at many University of Minnesota Extension county offices across the state. This resource guide includes a variety of useful farm business management information including the following items: • Custom rates. • Average...
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 25, 2017
Good agricultural practices workshop
University of Minnesota Educators Michele Schermann and Analisa Holtberg will present a Good Agricultural Practices Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Minnesota National Bank in Long Prairie.
January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Horticulture scholarships announced
The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners of Douglas County will take applications through Friday, April 21, for two 2017 post-secondary scholarships. Each scholarship is $500 and will be awarded this spring.
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
January 13, 2017
U of M Board of Regents finalist recounts 'bad behavior' with woman in 1976
ST. PAUL—Jim Carter, the former Green Bay Packer and a finalist for a seat on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents, says his "bad...
January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm