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Franson joins March for Life event at Capitol
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Evelyn J. LeSuer
Maureen Marie Bruzik
Shirley Mae Wagner
Eugene Kenneth "Doc" Karnis
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
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January 13, 2018
Dilly dilly! How barley is turned into beer
We'll take a look inside the Anheuser-Busch Malting Plant in Moorhead to see how local barley is made into malt, a key ingredient in Budweiser...
January 13, 2018 - 8:30am
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
January 6, 2018
AgweekTV: A Voice for FFA
FFA is credited with the success of many students. We found a Fertile-Beltrami high school student who is finding the organization to be a real...
January 6, 2018 - 8:30am
April 30, 2014
Heartbleed bug puts secure websites at risk
Wipfli LLP, a CPA and consulting firm, recently alerted businesses that on Monday, April 7, security researchers identified a flaw in a popular software library that puts nearly two-thirds of all secured websites at risk. The weakness allows attackers to steal encrypted information...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Getting connected, staying connected vital to state’s future, say lawmakers
By Sonja Hegman MN House Public Information Office ST. PAUL — Americans used to think of the future in terms of flying cars and hover boards thanks to The Jetsons television show and the Back to the Future film trilogy. Now that we’re just one year away from the Back to the...
April 4, 2014 - 9:06am
March 28, 2014
Lack of broadband is crippling communities
Greater Minnesota is facing a serious economic crisis due to its lack of high-quality, high-speed broadband service, according to the Greater Minnesota Partnership (GMNP), a non-profit organization that advocates for state policies that will bring economic growth to Greater Minnesota. Data...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
December 10, 2013
Embracing 20 years of computer progress
This coming year will bring New Year’s resolutions, new beginnings and the 20th anniversary of the Alexandria area Midwest Educational Computer...
December 10, 2013 - 9:48pm
October 11, 2013
Alexandria area provides manufacturing tour
The Alexandria area will host a free Statewide Tour of Manufacturing Thursday through Saturday, October 24-26. This tour provides an educational opportunity to learn about modern, high-tech manufacturing and the careers available in the area. The public is invited to see manufacturing...
October 11, 2013 - 9:03am
June 30, 2013
Are businesses crossing lines by tracking employees?
Nearly 10 years after real-time package- and people-tracking went viral with the advent of GPS-enabled cell phones, small businesses face two big concerns. "One is expense. Small businesses, especially those still recovering from the worst recession in modern history, can't always...
June 30, 2013 - 1:19pm
June 5, 2013
Free technology classes set for Thursdays in June
The Douglas County Technology Group will provide free technology classes every Thursday evening in June. Classes will begin at 6 p.m. at The Brass Lantern in The Viking Plaza, Alexandria. For more information, find the group on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/groups/DouglasCountyTe...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 21, 2013
3M to bring more color to consumer electronic devices
3M announced today it is in the final stages of scale-up for its new 3M Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF). The new film allows up to 50 percent more color than current levels in liquid crystal display (LCD) devices. 3M has teamed with Nanosys, Inc., to produce the 3M QDEF solution...
May 21, 2013 - 8:43am
November 23, 2012
Schools need technology upgrades
Technology in Alexandria School District 206 is ready for evolution. "At some point we will have to make some changes," said Kevin Brezina, technology director for the district. "What are we going to do in the next couple years?" At Monday's meeting of the District 206 School Board,...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 9, 2012
PACER Center to host Family Fun Day
PACER's Simon Technology Center is presenting its Family Fun Day, and one lucky child with a disability will win an iPad as the Center celebrates 25 years of making a difference with assistive technology. This free event is for parents, children, and professionals. It is on Saturday,...
September 9, 2012 - 3:33pm
May 19, 2012
Health and Human Services launches new web-based tool
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the launch of a new web-based tool that will make it easier for all Americans to monitor and measure how the nation's health care system is performing. The web-based tool, known as the Health System Measurement...
May 19, 2012 - 10:23am
May 7, 2012
New guide helps businesses planning to buy, sell technology
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a new guide for businesses and other organizations that are planning to buy or sell technology. "A Legal Guide to Technology Transactions" is written for entities that are in the process of buying...
May 7, 2012 - 11:48am