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government and politics

August 17, 2018
Johnson-Pawlenty race tighter here
August 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Christine Jacobson / Echo Press
'Remember Eric Dean': Number of children removed from homes rising in Douglas County
August 17, 2018 - 5:44am
August 16, 2018
UPDATE: City, school races to spice up ballots
August 16, 2018 - 4:21pm
August 15, 2018
Judy Backhaus (left) and Tim Kalina (middle) will face each other in the general election this November for a seat on the Douglas County Board for District 2 as they beat out incumbent Jim Stratton (right) in Tuesday's primary election.
Stratton knocked out in primary: Incumbent Meyer wins spot on Nov. 6 ballot
August 15, 2018 - 6:06pm
Meeting addresses money in politics
August 15, 2018 - 12:15pm
The first polling place to bring their ballots in from the primary was the city of Nelson. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Final primary results: Meyer wins, Stratton loses in county board races
August 15, 2018 - 12:47am
August 14, 2018
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
August 14, 2018 - 11:36pm
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 13, 2018
This computer-generated image shows how the new Veterans Memorial Park will look. Construction is expected to begin next spring. (Drawing courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting and Associates)
Veterans park marches along
August 13, 2018 - 10:10pm
Council seeks input on body cams
August 13, 2018 - 10:08pm
Work at RCC lot is ready for the fair
August 13, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 12, 2018
Mobile home taxes due soon
August 12, 2018 - 11:10am
Filings open for city, school, township seats
August 12, 2018 - 6:08am
August 11, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates and campaign staffers listen to Kent Thisse explain rules for a candidate forum at Farmfest on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota voters watching the primary campaigns
August 11, 2018 - 12:46pm
August 10, 2018
Indivisible group to meet in Alexandria
August 10, 2018 - 12:09pm