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Why is it that legislators like Rep. Mary Franson never squawk about the massive wage raises of white-collar workers, CEOs and Wall Street gamblers/thieves and how those massive wages help create a lopsided, unhealthy economic system?
Friday, April, 19, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
There’s a new officer in town and she’s maneuvering her way through the county’s manure. Feedlot Officer Deja Anton presented Douglas County commissioners with an annual report covering the condition of farm sites and pastures from January 1 through December 31, 2012.
Friday, April, 19, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Stearns Veterinary Outlet and Pharmacy is now known as Leedstone.
Friday, April, 19, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will offer a basic dog obedience class starting on Tuesday, April 23. The cost is $60, and the profits will be applied toward the operating expense of the animal shelter.
Wednesday, April, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife managers are reporting an increase in bear sightings as the animals begin emerging from hibernation. Bear sightings are most prevalent in northern Minnesota, but bears can also be spotted in some metropolitan areas.
Sunday, April, 14, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Alexandria Area Arts Association will present Lucky Stiff, a musical comedy by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaterly, April 19-28. How far would you go for $6 million?
Friday, April, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
Editor's note: The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Thursday, April, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Echo Press recently received a third report of a cougar sighting in the area. The most recent sighting was in the Forada area.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Farm Bureau members from across Minnesota met with their members of Congress in Washington, D.C. during the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) Farmers to Washington, D.C. trip March 12-15.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
Where did Berkshire swine originate? What is colic? What is a ruminant animal? These are just some of the topics that Douglas County 4-H Project Bowl members studied to gear up for Regional Project Bowls.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Laura Leigh (Ostlund) Peterson, 58, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis.
Monday, April, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Obituaries (free view)
Pre-registrations are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Staples Rotary Arts Show May 3-4 in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium in Staples.
Saturday, April, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A community meeting will be held Saturday, April 6 to provide information regarding an industrial swine facility in Todd County.
Wednesday, April, 03, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A December social studies lesson on non-governmental organizations’ (NGO) role in economic development, delivering medical aid and emergency food relief inspired students at the Runestone Regional Learning Center (RRLC) in Alexandria to get involved.
Wednesday, April, 03, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Governor Mark Dayton recently announced the reappointment of John Whitten of Alexandria to the Board of Animal Health.
Friday, March, 29, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial ingredient was first used decades ago in Dial soap and pesticides. It can now be found in personal care products, housewares, toys and Lake Winona in Alexandria.
Wednesday, March, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners referral medicine hospitals here are encouraging people to also remember their pets during National Poison Prevention Week.
Sunday, March, 24, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Advocates could not prevent Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season, but they now are asking state lawmakers to put a stop to the hunt for at least five years.
Wednesday, March, 20, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Editor's note: The following is a Week in Review column written by State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria.
Monday, March, 18, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
It’s the kind of headline that makes dog behaviorist Melissa Berryman’s blood boil: “Dog on Trial after Attacking Child.”
Sunday, March, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News