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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
hires and promotions
on the street
November 16, 2017
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 15, 2017
Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday about the beleaguered new computer system intended to make life easier for anyone needing to deal with license plates and vehicle titles. In fact, it's made everything worse, according to license center workers, a credit...
November 15, 2017 - 9:16pm
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans soon may know if their Legislature can stay in business. The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10...
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
November 9, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol Thursday, following...
November 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 4, 2017
Ag, mobile home taxes due Nov. 15
Douglas County Auditor/Treasure Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agriculture and manufactured homes that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment,...
November 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
November 2, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
October 27, 2017
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
ST. PAUL — More than 400 Minnesotans died due to opioids last year, up from 344 a year earlier. The epidemic, a word often used to describe...
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 26, 2017
Day care providers say new Minnesota fingerprinting law goes too far
ST. PAUL — Julie Seydel, a licensed child care provider in Andover, Minn., for the past 15 years, strongly objects to a new state law that...
October 26, 2017 - 8:31pm
October 25, 2017
Immigration issues and answers
Do you know the difference between a green card, which is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, and a visa? How does marriage affect...
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minnesotans asked to drop off unneeded drugs during Saturday event
ST. PAUL—About 100 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will accept unneeded prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 28. "There were more opioid-related...
October 25, 2017 - 1:54pm
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am