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Survey says – Big Ole pinpointed to the millimeter

Survey says – Big Ole pinpointed to the millimeter

Seeing a surveyor working on the side of a road or in a field is usually the first clue that something new is coming through – maybe a new road or building. But what exactly are surveyors doing with that leggy equipment?

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Census shows big growth

Finally, 10,000. Alexandria’s official population has topped the 10,000 mark – a goal that city leaders have been pursuing for decades. It can help the city get more state and federal aid and add to its economic clout by appearing on the “radar” for companies looking for the right demographic mix to support their business.

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Local doctor one of first to use new urine flow medical device

Local doctor one of first to use new urine flow medical device

We all do it, it’s a natural process – passing urine is the body’s way of getting rid of waste. However, for men with urinary obstruction, urinating is not an easy process. A local company has taken the initiative to develop a medical device that offers relief for men suffering from reduced urine flow as a result of an enlarged prostate.

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Confused about taxes?

Confused about taxes?

Douglas County property owners will get some mail this week that may leave them looking at how long their arms are and wondering if they have to wear shorts to sell their home. Not to worry. In a letter to the Echo Press, Keith Albertsen, Douglas County assessor, explained the documents that residents will receive in an attempt to demystify the perplexing puzzle of property taxes.

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A gift of independence

A gift of independence

DeAnn Runge of Alexandria was a senior in high school when she set her sights on getting a dog. She was looking for more than just companionship – she was seeking greater independence.

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Jefferson High School students named to 2011 honor band

The following Jefferson High School band students were selected as members of the 2011 Concordia–Moorhead College Honor Band Festival:

State Class AAA girls' basketball: Cardinals are fourth

State Class AAA girls' basketball: Cardinals are fourth

Alexandria fell to Benilde-St. Margaret's in the final state tourney game

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Twins' broadcasts move solely to Fox Sports North

Local Twins' fans must rely on cable, satellite and radio broadcasts

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Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM
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Additional info and photos from Alexandria's game at the state tournament
The Alexandria boys' basketball team made sure to point out that they weren't satisfied with just getting to the state tournament, but that doesn't mean they couldn't appreciate the experience after a...
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What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/649/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
Spring or not, the turkey mating game goes on
Todays the first day of Minnesota and Wisconsins spring wild turkey seasons, but it isnt clear how many gobblers will be out strutting in the snowstorm. Sparky Stensaas of Wrenshall passed along a c...
4/16/14 at 12:42 PM
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9 tips for single parents heading to college
Making it through college can be a challenge for any of usadd to that the responsibility of being a single parent and college can be especially demanding. Dr. Bill Burns, director of the North Dakota ...
4/15/14 at 10:25 AM
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Back To Basics: Organizing Your Photos In A Digital World
  Hi, my name is Melissa and I like to take photos. I have a problem but I am not about to change it. Currently my biggest problem is my phone doesn't have the ability to store all the photos ...
4/15/14 at 9:21 AM
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The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds
It's time to get seriousthe countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the ...
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