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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
government and politics
November 7, 2018
Ellison declares victory in attorney general’s race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans had high hopes this would be the year they would break the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s grip on the state’s constitutional offices. An open race for attorney general seemed like their best bet. But Democratic candidate Congressman Keith Ellison...
November 7, 2018 - 12:33am
DFL takes back control of House; GOP holds Senate with special election victory
ST. PAUL — DFLers won control of the Minnesota House of Representatives as election results rolled in Tuesday night, Nov. 6. Republican House...
November 7, 2018 - 12:24am
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
PAUL — Geography Teacher. National guardsman. Congressman. Now governor of Minnesota -- that’s Tim Walz.The six-term Democratic congressman...
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
November 6, 2018
Klobuchar wins re-election bid for Minnesota
Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota’s senior U.S. senator, won her re-election bid Tuesday night. She was already ahead of Republican challenger Jim Newberger...
November 6, 2018 - 11:53pm
Smith bests Housley in special U.S. Senate race in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took an early lead over Republican challenger Karin Housley in early returns in Minnesota’s special U.S....
November 6, 2018 - 11:44pm
Heavy turnout for non-presidential year
Having presidential candidates on a ballot draws substantially more people to the polls on an election day than does a non-presidential ballot....
November 6, 2018 - 8:19pm
November 5, 2018
Get election results online
Because Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, results and candidate reactions will be printed in the Friday, Nov. 9 Echo Press. But readers can find up-to-the-minute results on the newspaper website — www.echopress.com — on Election Night. An Echo Press reporter will be at...
November 5, 2018 - 7:01am
November 4, 2018
Campaign volunteers, an appreciation: Grassroots efforts key to upcoming election
DULUTH — On the Sunday before the 2018 midterm elections, Forum News Service chose to profile volunteers from each of the 8th Congressional...
November 4, 2018 - 6:05am
November 3, 2018
Minnesota’s big races — and there are a lot of them — near the finish line. Here’s a refresher on their top issues
ST. PAUL — Think of an elected office in Minnesota. Odds are, it’ll be on the ballot Tuesday. From governor to Congress to state lawmakers...
November 3, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 2, 2018
Women in political races across the country predicted to make history
This election cycle is predicted to break a variety of records: early voting turnout, money spent on campaigns, the number of ballots cast in...
November 2, 2018 - 9:00pm
November 1, 2018
Minnesota congressional races competitive, could effect U.S. House control
EDINA, Minn. -- A look at Minnesota’s congressional maps shows a Republican ring nearly encircling the Twin Cities. Could this be the year...
November 1, 2018 - 2:31pm
October 31, 2018
Lake group seeking half-cent sales tax
The Douglas County Lakes Association has created a fund for lake water quality projects and is seeking to grow it through county funding, possible...
October 31, 2018 - 7:52am
October 29, 2018
Voter's Guide available online
Looking for local information about the 2018 election? The Echo Press Voter's Guide is available online. The newspaper printed a special eight-page...
October 29, 2018 - 5:20pm
Minnesota health insurance exchange’s open enrollment begins Thursday
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 2019 MNsure open enrollment period begins this Thursday, Nov. 1. Beginning at 7 a.m., on Nov. 1, Minnesotans can log...
October 29, 2018 - 3:29pm
October 27, 2018
Johnson narrows gap with Walz in governor’s race with Election Day looming
Minnesota’s highest office is up for grabs and its race is tightening down the stretch as the state enters the final two weeks before Election...
October 27, 2018 - 11:23am