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September 23, 2016
Five-year-old Harper Ellingson looks to the sky during a memorial for her mother, Jill Ellingson, on Sept. 1. (Elisbath Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Gone too soon
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Attorney says civil commitment process has failed mentally ill
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Gail Cloutier saw a broad-winged hawk gracing her Alexandria yard; the first time she has seen one at her house. When she watched it jump from the ground to an evergreen branch, she hurried to get a photo. Broad-winged hawks, which are common in Minnesota, are one of a few American hawks that migrate in a group. Thousands of these hawks travel together in groups called kettles. If you have a great photo, email it with a brief description to jsly@echopress.com.
Photo of the Week
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Grants available to supplement emergency food and shelter programs
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Options available for early childhood education
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
West side ramps on I-94 to close
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
NorthStar to host open house Wednesday
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
This artist rendering depicts what the exterior of the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center will look like. (Courtesy of JLG Architects)
Rune Stone Park plans taking shape
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
UPDATE: Five injured in boat crash in Pope County
September 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew.
Zebra mussels found in Lake Andew
September 22, 2016 - 11:55am
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Sept. 21
September 22, 2016 - 10:21am
Local House, Senate candidates to debate tonight
September 22, 2016 - 8:47am
September 21, 2016
Sandra Grazzini-Rucki of Stillwater was sentenced Sept. 21, 2016, to 233 days in prison after being found guilty of deprivation of parental rights in Dakota County District Court. (Photo courtesy Dakota County sheriff's office)
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
September 21, 2016 - 10:49pm
Girl stopped on state highway by fake officer
September 21, 2016 - 6:24pm