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  • Jay McNamar

    ST. PAUL, MN– Minnesota House DFLers announced their framework for the state budget Tuesday, which calls for historic investment in education – including a plan to fully pay back Minnesota’s schools for the first time …

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    20 Mar 13
  • PYG

    MORRIS, Minnesota (February 26, 2013)—The 26th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) continues on Thursday, March 7. Larry Zilliox, former University of Minnesota Extension educator from Alexandria, Minnesota, hosts the popular 30-minute program—one of …

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    20 Mar 13
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    The Stevens County Chapter of Pheasants Forever was recently honored for their 30 years of work, preserving habitat for pheasants in the county. The local chapter reached the one million dollar mark in conservation funding …

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    19 Mar 13
  • NiemacklStudents1

    Peter Wyckoff, associate professor of biology, and three of his former students recently published the second academic article including data collected at Niemackl Lake Park in Herman. Wyckoff, whose areas of expertise include community and …

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    19 Mar 13
  • brookmiller

    In January 2013 Palgrave Macmillan released Associate Professor of English Brook Miller’s latest book, Self-Consciousness in Modern British Fiction. In honor of Miller’s achievement, the English Discipline and Briggs Library will host a celebratory reception …

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    19 Mar 13
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    MORRIS, Minnesota (March 15, 2013)—The University of Minnesota, Morris’s Center for Small Towns (CST) was recently awarded a $150,000 operating support grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. CST intends to use the support to protect …

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    18 Mar 13
  • MnDOT

    DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (10:45 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close three highways at 11 p.m. due to heavy snow, high winds and low visibility. Highways closed include: …

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    18 Mar 13
  • douglas county sheriff (3)

    The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a barn fire near Holmes City. The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a fire call Monday morning at 3:36 on County Road 7 Southwest, near Holmes City. The …

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    18 Mar 13