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Best of the Lakes Area Veterinarian/Grooming
Ways to keep holiday eating healthy
Best of the Lakes Area Tattoo Shop
Video: Minnesota hunter encounters wolf pack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, December 14
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 4-0
Boys Hockey: Alex falls to St. Cloud
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 4-0
Wrestling: Lakers go 3-0 in Annandale
Girls Hockey: Cards shut out by St. Cloud
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
EDITORIAL: Help put our lakes on low-salt diet
LETTER: Disgusted with comments about transgenders
IN THE KNOW: Is the flu for you?
LETTER: Why the big swings in voter-approved levies?
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
hires and promotions
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December 13, 2017
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
WILLMAR, Minn. — Seventh District U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and Minnesota's two U.S. senators weighed in Wednesday, Dec. 13, on Gov. Mark...
December 13, 2017 - 6:57pm
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 16, 2017
Minnesotan leaders tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from...
November 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
ST. PAUL — Al Franken has faced allegations of improperly treating women before. In 2008, just before Franken won his first Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
November 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
Amy Klobuchar calls for ethics investigation of Al Franken: 'This should not have happened to Leann Tweeden'
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has been accused of sexual misconduct by a Los Angeles radio anchor, who said Franken kissed her roughly and groped...
November 16, 2017 - 3:50pm
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 27, 2017
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
ST. PAUL — More than 400 Minnesotans died due to opioids last year, up from 344 a year earlier. The epidemic, a word often used to describe...
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
October 25, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: New law protects seniors
With all the negativity and political sniping coming out of Washington, D.C., here's a bit of good news — a new law was passed that will help seniors from getting robbed of their lifetime savings. The bipartisan legislation was authored by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota,...
October 25, 2017 - 9:06am
September 30, 2017
Commentary: Stop fraud against seniors
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota After Peggy Hiestand-Harri's mom retired, she planned to spend her time like a lot of Minnesotans do — with her kids and grandkids. And also like a lot of Minnesotans in their golden years, she got by on a fixed income.
September 30, 2017 - 6:26am
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He was not a smoker. Kurt Strand, 46,...
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
COMMENTARY: America's common purpose
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota Grilling hot dogs and corn on the cob, marching in parades, staying up late to watch fireworks light up the night sky — the Fourth of July always reminds us how united we are. We are united in independence. We are united in freedom....
June 30, 2017 - 4:17pm
April 29, 2017
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have given the public plenty to talk about. But is he doing a good job? It depends on who you...
April 29, 2017 - 2:17pm
March 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
A promising new effort is under way to provide the public with a truer understanding of what happens in courtrooms. Not hyped-up drama or silly Judge Judy stuff, but actual cases with real-life procedures, outcomes and consequences. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, a member of...
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
March 15, 2017
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong farm bill
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota A sugar beet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand...
March 15, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
ND, Minn. delegations discuss wiretapping claims, travel ban and more
It's been less than two months since Donald Trump was sworn in, but the new president quickly has made his mark when it comes to divisive issues....
March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm