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Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
1 hour 24 min ago
Multiple snowmen, a team of reindeer and a choir of mice earned Jon and Jaci Stepan the Best Novelty prize during last year's Light up the Night contest. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
4 hours 41 min ago
Meeting to discuss B-E school buildings
5 hours 43 min ago
Holiday blood drive planned
6 hours 21 min ago
Are farmers getting gouged on rent?
8 hours 34 min ago
November 22, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Many voters in Minnesota were not ready to demand Franken’s resignation after he became the latest public figure to be accused of mistreating women, even after aiming the same call at two state legislators accused of sexual harassment earlier this month. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
19 hours 50 min ago
A memorial marks the spot in Minneapolis where University of St. Thomas student Ria Patel died, two days after the crash in which the 20-year-old Eden Prairie woman was killed, on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Lisa Legge / Pioneer Press
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
20 hours 41 min ago
Terrie Premis of Alexandria gets a hug from John Peshek, chairman of the board for the Douglas County Car Care Program. Premis was the recipient of the 200th vehicle donated to the program. She received the car Wednesday, Nov. 22. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Program gives away 200th car; 'I can better provide for myself,' recipient says
November 22, 2017 - 4:02pm
One of the "toxic toys" Minnesota regulators have found.  Submitted photo
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
November 22, 2017 - 2:39pm
Kristen Sletto has worked at Target for five years. She is currently taking the courses for the retail management certificate, and says her employers have noticed improvements in her customer service skills. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Stepping up for shoppers: Retail management certificates pay off in the workforce
November 22, 2017 - 1:51pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 21
November 22, 2017 - 11:47am
A benefit for Jasmine Block (center) was held Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Johnny Holm (right) performed with his band. (Contributed)
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
November 22, 2017 - 7:52am
November 21, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-Cottage Grove, announced his resignation from the Minnesota Legislature on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
November 21, 2017 - 8:53pm
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after he pardoned the presidential turkey Tuesday afternoon at the White House. In this screenshot from a video after the event, President Trump is joined by Douglas County 4-H members (left), Kerryn Lund, Katie Kent, Kodi Bundermann, Kayla Egenes and Christina Kuismi. To Trump's right is his son, Baron, and his wife Melania, along with Wyatt, Nick, Sharlene and Carl Wittenburg of Alexandria.
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
November 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
Chad Larson, county attorney
County to sue drug companies
November 21, 2017 - 4:34pm