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44th Ave. extension gets green light
Firefighter honored at council meeting
Bass Point Court may be paved
Legare enters Alford plea to attempted murder of priest
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
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A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
Volleyball: Chargers rack up big LEC honors
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Ruth Willman Dahl
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DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Robert Edward Richardson
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Letter to the Editor: Be kind toward our president
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
4-H holds county competition
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
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
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In the Know
November 7, 2018
In the Know: Business partners help ATCC students
In my last article, I discussed the many partnerships Alexandria Technical and Community College has with our four-year partners for those students desiring to transfer on to a four-year college or university. In this article, I want to highlight some of the partnerships the college...
November 7, 2018 - 8:15am
November 5, 2018
In the Know: Why the #hashtags?
If you're on social media you're definitely aware of the use of hashtags and quite possibly have used a clever hashtag or two on a few of your own posts. And, it's likely that you follow a few local businesses and you've noticed a few key hash tags on their pages such as #shoplocal,...
November 5, 2018 - 6:05am
October 24, 2018
In the Know: School Resource Officers play vital role
I'd like to take this opportunity to recognize a portion of the Alexandria Police Department that has been around for years but hasn't been getting the attention that it deserves — our School Resource Officers (SROs).
October 24, 2018 - 4:55pm
October 17, 2018
In the Know: State must make public transit a priority
The $1.5 billion bonding bill passed during the 2018 legislative session did not include funding for transit. This is bad for business and for the entire state. Times are changing, and Minnesota needs to conform to those changes or we are going to lose out. While our state celebrates...
October 17, 2018 - 8:00am
October 10, 2018
In the Know: Shadowing students is eye-opening
One of the district's core values is around being student-centered. In order to live out this value, I have asked everyone on the district leadership...
October 10, 2018 - 12:02pm
October 3, 2018
In the Know: Tell me your two people
Carol and Ben. Those are my two people. Carol and Ben. Who are yours? Often when I have the chance to speak to groups, especially high school...
October 3, 2018 - 5:50am
September 27, 2018
In the Know: Dynamics of retail development
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at the AAEDC office is, "When will Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Hobby Lobby build in Alexandria?"...
September 27, 2018 - 11:52am
September 19, 2018
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
If you have driven through Glenwood this summer, you have no doubt noticed that Glenwood is going through the same main street rebuilding that Alexandria did a few years ago. Needless to say, it was pretty disruptive for people driving through town before the end of July but now with...
September 19, 2018 - 11:46am
September 12, 2018
In the Know: What's in your backpack?
As I looked over my counter, I could no longer see tile or carpet but rather a sea of supplies. My living room floor was decorated with bright...
September 12, 2018 - 11:59am
In the Know: Body cams, budgets and baseball
School will have started as you read this — you may wonder as I do — where did the summer go. The city was certainly busy with tourists...
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
August 29, 2018
In the Know: Volunteers show our community cares
It's that time of year again! The Douglas County Fair is over, signaling that summer is over and school and fall activities are underway. Thinking about the things I've been involved with recently really brings out the "Pollyanna" in me again. What a great area we live in! How much...
August 29, 2018 - 11:51am
August 22, 2018
In the Know: Collaboration at its best
Transfer from two-year colleges to four-year colleges and universities has not always been seamless. Many potential transfer students have had to overcome a variety of barriers even with the usual general education courses, such as English composition, speech, algebra, etc. Whatever...
August 22, 2018 - 7:24am
August 8, 2018
In the Know: Would you go into law enforcement?
A little over a year ago, I was attending a training conference. After the day ended, I had supper with a group of law enforcement officers I have known for years that were also attending the conference.
August 8, 2018 - 11:59am
August 2, 2018
In the Know: Entrepreneurial spirit thrives downtown
When you hear the word entrepreneur, what comes to mind? Shark Tank, Bill Gates? Maybe Oprah or Steve Jobs; uber successful right?
August 2, 2018 - 5:54am
July 25, 2018
In the Know: Police trained for mental health crisis
I continue to be reminded why Minnesota is such a great place to work as a police officer. We continue to make improvements and adjustments that keep our members of law enforcement well trained and well equipped with the proper tools to respond to a variety of situations.
July 25, 2018 - 9:59am