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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, March 23
55 min 18 sec ago
Ingebrigtsen's bill addresses child abuse
2 hours 46 min ago
Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
2 hours 46 min ago
Photo of the Week
3 hours 46 min ago
During an informational meeting about Evergreen Community School, it was announced that the school would be located at Luther Crest Bible Camp. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Community school to be at Luther Crest
3 hours 46 min ago
For the Record - March 24, 2017
3 hours 46 min ago
After using a chainsaw to cut out several large squares of ice, Jim Bosek stands on an ice section to make it sink while using a bar to maneuver it under uncut ice. The extra layer then makes the ice stronger and reduces the possibility of the vehicle breaking through again when it is pulled up. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Fishing out vehicles
3 hours 46 min ago
March 23, 2017
Students at Pine River's Whitefish School in the 1920s pose in front of their school bus, something former student Irene Olson said most people don't believe existed that long ago. Submitted photo
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
18 hours 8 min ago
Bryce Brickweg transplants pansies in the greenhouse at Colorful Seasons Garden Center in Alexandria last Wednesday. Although it has looked like spring for a while in the greenhouse, the first actual day of spring was Monday. The spring equinox occurs each year when days and nights reach approximately the same length. The length of days will now gradually increase until the summer solstice on June 21, which is the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Getting a jump on spring
18 hours 32 min ago
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
21 hours 57 min ago
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
22 hours 12 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
March 23, 2017 - 8:50am
March 22, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle tell reporters Wednesday, March 22, 2017, that quick action is needed to get more than $100 million in federal transportation funds. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
March 22, 2017 - 5:38pm
The Prairie Correctional Facility was opened to tours by the public prior to the push for legislation to reopen it in 2016. Visitors are in one of the housing units known as pods. Forum News Service file photo
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
March 22, 2017 - 11:02am
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Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am