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I have the utmost respect for bipartisan legislation, but it needs a clarification about how the process works.
Wednesday, October, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
4-H at the Minnesota State Fair is not just a fun annual event. Every summer, thousands of 4-H youth participate in the state fair to showcase the knowledge and skills they’ve gained throughout the year, and to continue their learning experience. More than 130 of those 4-H exhibits were from Douglas County.
Wednesday, October, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
Scott to undergo amputation 30 years after being struck by vehicle
Wednesday, October, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Minnesota’s Republican Party chairman wants to make sure everyone understands that his party has not endorsed judicial candidates.
Tuesday, October, 23, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Berniece M. (Norling) Walters, 87, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Essentia Health Hospital in Detroit Lakes.
Monday, October, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Obituaries (free view)
No wave appears in Minnesota’s political forecast. A wave, in political terms, is when events influence voters so much that one party does well nationwide.
Monday, October, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The section football playoffs are set and ready to kick off next Tuesday night all over the state of Minnesota. Here is a look at where all the teams in our coverage area will open up.
Friday, October, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Voters searching for differences between Minnesota Senate candidates in Districts 8 and 12 found plenty to mull over Monday night. The office seekers clashed over the environment, renewable energy, the state budget, health care reform, the effectiveness of the last legislative session and more.
Friday, October, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Our son, Major Stuart M. Anderson, was killed in Iraq on January 7, 2006. After reeling from our great loss for some time, we learned Minnesota did not have a Gold Star license plate.
Friday, October, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Fall is a busy time for Douglas County 4-H’ers as they complete the 4-H year by competing at state events. The 4-H State Horse Show was held at the State Fairgrounds Coliseum and the AgStar Arena September 14-17.
Wednesday, October, 17, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Grammy Award-winning country music artist Billy Dean will give a concert at Jefferson High School in Alexandria on October 19 at 7 p.m. This "country music spectacular" is hosted by the Douglas County Deputy Sheriff's Federation and Douglas County Sheriff's Posse. Tickets are $24.
Friday, October, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
HOME OPENER: Saturday, October 13, • 7 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center against Granite City.
Wednesday, October, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Despite holding six in 10 American jobs, women held just 25 percent of computing occupations in 2011.
Tuesday, October, 09, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
With snow already pounding northwestern Minnesota and freezing temperatures around the corner for all Minnesotans, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Public Utilities Commission are encouraging low-income Minnesotans to contact their utilities to ask about Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule and to apply for the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) through their local service providers.
Saturday, October, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Friday, October, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
Such an odd summer comes with all sorts of new experiences for the gardener and homeowner. Bugs and disease have exploded in our gardens and in our homes. Summer travel in planes, buses and hotel stays have brought home some unwanted intruders to some Douglas County homeowners: bedbugs.
Wednesday, October, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
Some Minnesota politicians wonder if a Minnesota Supreme Court ballot ruling opens the door for more last-minute changes.
Monday, October, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Windsurfing and kite-boarding have melded into one sport - kite-surfing. It's hit the shores of Alexandria lakes.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Someone ought to declare open hunting season on semicolons, or at least on those who use them so incorrectly. There is an alarming semicolon trend, contagious as the flu. It’s a shame they don’t have a shot for semicolonitis. Some writers are using them, willy-nilly, as gussied-up periods or fancy-dancy commas.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion