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As state wants DNA from families of the missing, retired cop remembers the first to come forward
Kensington builds an improved space for play
Raises approved for four county officials
5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
For the record
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Alvin E. Sibell
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Observations from the Archives: 1967: High-voltage wire claims three lives
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
hires and promotions
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July 26, 2017
For the record
Lake Carlos Area Association Annual Meeting Thursday, July 27 Location: The Phoenix Event Center at 3904 County Road 42 NE. Time: 7 p.m. Douglas County Land and Resource Management Director Dave Rush will be the guest speaker.
19 hours 2 min ago
July 24, 2017
Council votes to censure Batesole
An issue that's been simmering for years came to a head Monday night when the Alexandria City Council voted to censure Ward 1 council member...
July 24, 2017 - 11:43pm
June 12, 2017
Update: Garbage truck catches fire west of Alexandria
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department put out a fire in a West Central Sanitation garbage truck just west of Alexandria Monday afternoon....
June 12, 2017 - 4:06pm
May 22, 2017
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more next...
May 22, 2017 - 10:36am
May 19, 2017
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor resumed budget talks Friday, May 19, but leaders were tight-lipped about their...
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
May 11, 2017
City leaders urge Legislature to boost aid to cities
With the session deadline looming, Greater Minnesota city leaders held a press conference today to urge legislators to act on taxes, bonding...
May 11, 2017 - 2:29pm
May 10, 2017
Governor candidate Johnson targets greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Voters around greater Minnesota can expect to see a lot of Jeff Johnson. The 50-year-old Hennepin County commissioner and Detroit...
May 10, 2017 - 2:34pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Republicans want to eliminate 'welfare for politicians'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans want to fundamentally redesign the state's laws governing how candidates raise and spend campaign money....
May 4, 2017 - 7:21am
April 18, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 18, 2017 - 5:57pm
April 7, 2017
State legislator launches west Minnesota U.S. House campaign, hopes to replace Peterson
PAUL — Tim Miller says he beat the odds before and he can do it again as he runs for the U.S. House seat long held by Collin Peterson.Miller...
April 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
April 3, 2017
Despite 'serious concerns,' Dayton to allow health insurance rescue plan become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will allow a rescue plan for the state's individual insurance market to become law despite having...
April 3, 2017 - 11:25am
March 31, 2017
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate resuscitated the state's effort to change its driver's licenses so the federal government will accept...
March 31, 2017 - 9:15am
March 27, 2017
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is running for governor, giving Democrats a candidate from greater Minnesota, where Republicans dominated...
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am
February 22, 2017
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Construction will start this spring on the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center after the Douglas County commissioners awarded the construction...
February 22, 2017 - 3:13pm
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
The town of Evansville will pay more for law enforcement services from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office this year. Douglas County commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract between the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the city of Evansville for law enforcement services.
February 22, 2017 - 3:12pm