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Westrom's bill funds ag programs, broadband
Minnesota woman agrees to plead guilty to laundering up to $1.5M
Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 25
Track and Field: Minnewaska top two again at Benson
Track and field: Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing improvement
Adapted Bowling: Alexandria competes with Cambridge-Isanti
Girls golf: Young Cards second at AGC, Lakers try to start a new streak
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
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Ardis B. Oswald
Nancy Kay Norling
Letter to the Editor: Cell phone bill will save lives
1919: Plans start for pickle factory
Letter to the Editor: Mistake made at 50th Avenue and Highway 29
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
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April 24, 2019
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
Senate Republicans passed a comprehensive environment and natural resources bill Tuesday, April 23 on a bipartisan vote of 35-32. The omnibus...
19 hours 57 min ago
April 12, 2019
Local legislators differ on cell phone bills
Legislators who represent parts of Douglas County agree that driving while using a cell phone is a problem. However, they differ on what kind of legislation is best for addressing it. Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, said she's a strong supporter of eliminating distracted driving...
April 12, 2019 - 10:59am
January 13, 2019
Legislators go back to work, get committee assignments
Legislators representing the Douglas County area took their oath of office at the Capitol and began their committee assignments for the new...
January 13, 2019 - 7:53am
January 8, 2019
Town hall topics get touchy
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, has a long to-do list in a new political landscape when the Minnesota Legislature convenes this...
January 8, 2019 - 9:17am
January 2, 2019
Ingebrigtsen to host town hall meetings Jan. 3
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will host several town hall meetings in the area to listen to concerns and ideas from constituents. Everyone is invited to attend. The schedule for the town hall meetings is as follows: • Fergus Falls Town Hall: Thursday, Jan. 3, 9 to...
January 2, 2019 - 6:40am
December 5, 2018
Ingebrigtsen to chair environment committee
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will chair the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee again in 2019 and 2020. Minnesota...
December 5, 2018 - 5:29pm
September 18, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
To the editor: As we enter the height of the political season, claims made against Rep. Mary Franson keep getting more ridiculous — and appear to be deliberately deceitful. For example, a recent letter in this paper claimed Mary voted against regulations on lead shot when she...
September 18, 2018 - 6:59am
May 29, 2018
Remembering those who died defending
Throughout Douglas County, service members past and present joined with civilians on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving...
May 29, 2018 - 12:09pm
April 7, 2018
LETTER: Suggestion in letter is an insult
To the editor: In regard to the letter recently submitted by Don Dreher (March 30). Recently, there have been a lot of accusations that Republicans are "bought and paid for" by the NRA. As a proud Republican, I would like to point out that I have never taken a dollar from the NRA....
April 7, 2018 - 11:24am
March 30, 2018
Senate muskie bill gutted after Monday hearing
The bill authored by Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria that received a lot of attention from those for and against muskie stocking in Minnesota...
March 30, 2018 - 11:40am
March 27, 2018
Local reaction as muskies return to the legislative forefront
Muskies and how the Department of Natural Resources stocks them in Minnesota waters was brought to the forefront again after a bill co-authored...
March 27, 2018 - 6:51pm
March 16, 2018
Sheriff-turned-senator opposes gun bills
The school shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida last month shouldn't have happened, according to Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of...
March 16, 2018 - 6:58am
January 24, 2018
A $4M pitch to expand ice arena
Alexandria leaders presented their case to key state legislators Thursday for getting a $4.4 million bond to help pay for an $8.8 million expansion...
January 24, 2018 - 12:03pm
Legislators honored at council meeting
At Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting, Mayor Sara Carlson recognized Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, and Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck,...
July 24, 2017 - 11:40pm
June 16, 2017
LETTER: Legislation will protect environment, foster growth
To the editor: Thanks to Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen for his support of the environment and natural resources finance bill. The legislation, signed into law by Governor Dayton, contained many important provisions that will allow companies seeking to locate or expand in Minnesota to...
June 16, 2017 - 10:08am