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When it comes to economic development, cities in rural Minnesota are not getting their fair share compared to metro areas, according to a new partnership.
Tuesday, February, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Neighbors are joining forces to protect Douglas County lakes with runoff reducing and erosion eliminating projects.
Friday, February, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A recently completed aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota indicates the rate of population decline has accelerated dramatically.
Thursday, February, 07, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
FEBRUARY 1913 T.A. Erickson has accepted a call from the Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota and therefore, has resigned as superintendent of the Douglas County schools.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Tuesday, February, 05, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
The North Shore’s penchant for dishing out harsh winter weather hasn’t deterred Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife researchers from fitting high-tech GPS collars on 31 moose to help answer why Minnesota’s moose population continues to decline.
Thursday, January, 31, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
As the Minnesota Nutritious Food Coalition was celebrating its first year of working to increase participation in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government was in the midst of plans to decrease funds that support the educational component of SNAP. More than 500,000 Minnesotans receive nutrition assistance benefits each month.
Wednesday, January, 30, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
JANUARY 1988 Steve Nelson of Brandon luckily escaped possible death when his 10-ton tractor equipped with a rotary snowplow crashed through the ice on Lake Chippewa.
Wednesday, January, 30, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Perhaps it’s something you’ve never considered: Do you wish there were more county parks in Douglas County? What are your thoughts on the county’s trail system? Are more picnic shelters on your county park wish list? Do you think there should be more restroom facilities available at the parks?
Wednesday, January, 16, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Editor's note: The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Tuesday, January, 15, 2013 - Forum Communications Company - News
Another round of musical political chairs: The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has added two new members for 2013. The shift has altered committee assignments and new leaders have been appointed.
Thursday, January, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
An ambitious and pioneering research project is scheduled to begin later this month to help answer why Minnesota’s moose population continues to decline.
Monday, January, 07, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Friday, November, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Public Notices
Each year, the 10th District of the Minnesota State Horticulture Society awards $500 scholarships to college students who are pursuing a degree in the field of horticulture.
Wednesday, November, 14, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
For the third consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives eligible farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organization.
Sunday, November, 04, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that Chippewa tribal lands are closed to wolf hunting. All Chippewa bands have declared tribal lands to be off-limits to wolf hunting and trapping for the harvest seasons that start today, Saturday.
Saturday, November, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Friday, November, 02, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Public Notices
West Central Minnesota’s new seat belt compliance rate is 77.3 percent, according to the area’s first seat belt use survey, conducted by area traffic safety advocates.
Tuesday, October, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota’s new seat belt compliance rate is 93.6 percent, marking another increase in belt use which has resulted in fewer unbelted deaths, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. DPS conducted its annual observational belt use survey in June.
Sunday, October, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A cover crop demonstration field day will be held on Wednesday, October 24 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on farms in the Glenwood and Sunburg areas.
Friday, October, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News