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May 24, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
May 24, 2017 - 1:47pm
Speaking in the Osakis High School Auditorium, Liana Lien of Carlos shares the story of her brother's death in a drunk driving crash that happened four years ago. On the screen is a photo of the Lien family, Liana, Sonja, Landon, Gary and Lariah, at Landon's graduation. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
May 24, 2017 - 9:57am
The Minnesota Capitol is lit up at sunrise Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as legislators inside debate tax and education bills. It was the first day of a special session to finish passing a $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
After more than 30 years with Early Childhood Family Education, site coordinator Connie Good is retiring. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A 'Good' run for retiring early childhood program coordinator
May 24, 2017 - 5:43am
May 23, 2017
The wooden railroad crossing on Sixth Avenue East just past Nokomis Street in Alexandria contains bolts that are sticking up or bent over. This crossing and another on Eighth Avenue will be fixed this summer. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
May 23, 2017 - 8:24pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
May 23, 2017 - 9:37am
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
May 22, 2017
Five things to know from city council
May 22, 2017 - 10:24pm
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
May 22, 2017 - 10:23pm
Eric Bjurman
Bjurman resigns from assistant principal
May 22, 2017 - 4:38pm
On Saturday, a group of concerned citizens from both Brandon and Evansville, along with FFA students from the Brandon-Evansville School District, rallied together to clean up the graffiti that was spray painted on grain bags in Brandon. (Contributed)
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
May 22, 2017 - 4:10pm
Otto Anderson, a  fourth-grade student from Woodland Elementary School, makes an attempt on the high jump during the Elementary Track and Field Days at Alexandria Area High School Friday. His jumping ability earned him a first-place win in the fourth-grade boys high jump contest.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Update: Elementary Track and Field Days smashes records
May 22, 2017 - 3:50pm
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm