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State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
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Man of 1,000 voices
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The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
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All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
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Grondahl says goodbye
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Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
April 3, 2009
Diving into trouble: Douglas County team is ready when tragedy strikes
ALEXANDRIA - At this time of year, one wouldn't expect to find too much action on any of the frozen lakes around the county. But just in case...
April 3, 2009 - 2:59pm
March 20, 2009
Douglas County locks down jail bids of $12.9 million
ALEXANDRIA - After a lengthy discussion at a special board meeting Tuesday, the Douglas County jail project is moving forward. Douglas County...
March 20, 2009 - 1:54pm
Temperature turnaround creates flooding problem in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - A sudden 69-degree shift in temperatures created flooding problems in Douglas County this week. Temperatures shot up from a low...
March 20, 2009 - 1:50pm
March 16, 2009
Alexandria man dies in rollover
ALEXANDRIA - A 35-year-old Alexandria man died in a one-vehicle rollover early this morning, Sunday, March 15. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, James Lee Blanchette Jr., who was formerly of Florissant, Colo. was pronounced dead at scene. The crash took place at...
March 16, 2009 - 12:41pm
March 14, 2009
Douglas County Commissioners discus consequences of not building new jail
ALEXANDRIA - Even though it wasn't on Tuesday's agenda, the Douglas County Jail was the first topic of discussion for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Paul Anderson brought up the topic as the regularly scheduled meeting got under way, stating that in the...
March 14, 2009 - 2:14pm
A towering challenge - Selective TV faces huge increase in tower rent
ALEXANDRIA - Although times are tough right now, Selective TV in Alexandria is asking its contributors - and those who receive the service but...
March 14, 2009 - 6:00am
March 4, 2009
Reshaping education - Commissioner touts governor's plan in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - Alice Seagren might know a thing or two about education. Not only is she the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education...
March 4, 2009 - 10:37am
Douglas County ER could become trauma center soon
ALEXANDRIA - Lori Rosch knows how to keep cool under pressure. She has to. "My job is to remain calm," said Rosch, clinical director of Douglas County Hospital's emergency room.
March 4, 2009 - 10:36am
February 18, 2009
Job slump sharpens interest in new careers
His blue button-up shirt neatly ironed, his tie tightly knotted, John Smith walked down a familiar hallway last Wednesday before passing through...
February 18, 2009 - 9:01am
Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
ALEXANDRIA - In the fall of 1975, Don Thoennes was working at the Skelly Station at the south end of Alexandria. A truck stop that once stood...
February 18, 2009 - 8:58am
February 17, 2009
Alexandria police investigate accidental shooting
ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria police officers are investigating an apparent accidental shooting that happened early Saturday morning. The police department received a 911 call just before 1 a.m. The caller reported that a man had accidentally shot himself in the left ankle area with a...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 16, 2009
New e-cigarette hits Minnesota's lake country
ALEXANDRIA - Sitting across from a pregnant public health official, Terry Loeffler didn't think twice about puffing several times on his cigarette. Despite...
February 16, 2009 - 8:00am
February 11, 2009
Alexandria gets tougher on tax increment financing
ALEXANDRIA - It will soon be tougher for developers to get tax breaks for rental housing projects in Alexandria. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved changes to the city's tax increment financing (TIF) policy for housing developments. The new policy...
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
Central Lakes Region Sanitary Distric takes step toward shutting down
ALEXANDRIA - After spending more than five years planning - and millions of dollars - steps are now being taken to shut down the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. In front of a crowd of more than 60 people gathered Thursday evening at Leaf Valley Town Hall, the CLRSD board...
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
January 16, 2009
Car crash in Alexandria sends one to the hospital
ALEXANDRIA - A two-vehicle crash near Doolittle's restaurant in Alexandria on Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital. The crash took...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am