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January 31, 2012
Frances Emily Jones
Facing prison for fraud, Twin Ports woman's life comes to an abrupt end
January 31, 2012 - 8:59am
September 28, 2011
"Nowadays, nothing is sacred," Ellie Hanson of Superior said as she stood near her future grave site at the city's Nemadji Cemetery, where a vandal had pried off a brass plaque, possibly to sell as scrap metal. Hanson's plaque was one of two taken from the cemetery this year; officials say they're the only thefts of their kind in the city in the past 30 years. (Bob King /
Thieves steal markers from Superior cemetery, possibly for scrap metal
September 28, 2011 - 8:46am
August 16, 2011
Ingrid Johnson-Evavold adds a grilled tomato to her plate during a recent meal at the family's Foxboro home. The meal also included homegrown green beans and garlic, farm market onions, wild rice and blueberries the family gathered and a home-raised chicken. Also pictured are Isaac, 15, Chris Evavold and Amelia, 10. (Steve Kuchera /
Have some more salad: Study finds rural residents lag in their veggie consumption
August 16, 2011 - 9:13am
July 3, 2011
People work to clean up debris Saturday afternoon at a home off Ramel Road in Solon Springs. The mobile home had been moved off its foundation and many trees and items outside where uprooted and overturned in the storm on Friday evening. (Photo by Jed Carlson)
Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Douglas County
July 3, 2011 - 4:59pm
November 23, 2010
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According to the CDC, C-sections in Minnesota have risen 55 percent between 1996 and 2007.
The birth of a trend? C-sections rise 55 percent statewide
November 23, 2010 - 9:02am
May 30, 2010
Alexandria is named fastest growing micropolitan in state, 17th in nation
May 30, 2010 - 12:41pm
May 23, 2010
Contributed photo courtesy of David Oakes, Senate photographer Members of the Douglas County Honor Guard participated in Law Enforcement Memorial Day observances in St. Paul Saturday. They included (front to back) Paul Trautman, Art Vinson, Kevin Wiseman and Ron Boyden. The memorial behind them reads, "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called children of God."
Life & Sacrifice: Fallen deputy honored at State Capitol
May 23, 2010 - 2:10pm