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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Five things to know from city council
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Lee Howard Urness
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Scott Allen Bakke
Phyllis Ann Collins
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 24, 2017
Ingebrigtsen's bill addresses child abuse
Last week, Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, presented "Erin's Law" — legislation designed to prevent child sexual abuse in Minnesota....
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
To the editor: In 2013, there were 347,567 children younger than age 5 living in Minnesota. Statewide child abuse and neglect rate per 1,000 was 3.3 percent. The Federal Child Abuse and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect as, at minimum: "Any recent act or failure...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
March 11, 2016
LETTER: With secrecy, there will be no trust
To the editor: The Oscars are over. Spotlight won best picture. It’s a fact-based movie about the sustained, pre-meditated and methodical cover-up of child sexual abuse by thousands of Catholic priests over a period of many decades. Recently, leaders of the Twin Cities archdiocese...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: Another successful Radiothon
To the editor: On behalf of KIKV FM, COOL 94.3 and Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, we wish to thank all the contributors during the recent Radiothon that was aired on KIKV FM and COOL 94.3. We would like to thank all the volunteers from Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Todd counties,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Radiothon raises more than $42,000 to prevent child abuse
The 26th annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse was held Dec. 4-5 and raised more than $42,500 in this area. The radiothon is a 23-hour education and action event broadcast on KIKV 100.7 FM and Cool 94.3 FM. Listeners learn what key conditions lead to child abuse and neglect and how...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Annual radiothon aims to end child abuse
Area child abuse prevention councils will once again participate in the annual KIKV-FM 100.7 and COOL 94.3 radiothon this December as part of an effort to prevent child abuse and neglect. The radiothon will be held Friday, December 4 at 1 p.m. through Saturday, December 5 at noon....
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Letter: Changes needed in protection system
To the editor: Anger, sadness, outrage and disgusted disbelief are some of the emotions I had while reading the tragic story about Eric Dean of Starbuck (“The Boy They Couldn’t Save,” Sunday, August 30). It was very obvious from the initial articles I read in the Echo Press,...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
County honored for preventing child abuse
Douglas County commissioners were presented with the Blue Ribbon Award at Tuesday's county board meeting. The honor is given to counties and...
May 16, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 30, 2012
Radiothon to help end child abuse starts December 6
On Thursday, December 6, beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 7, KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a Radiothon to End Child Abuse. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent child Abuse Minnesota. Proceeds will also be shared by the Douglas County...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Community dinner to raise funds to help end child abuse
A free community turkey dinner will be held at Broadway Ballroom on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to benefit the Radiothon to End Child Abuse. The dinner is presented by Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C and Electrical and Fat Daddy's Bar and Grill. The event includes...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Effort to end child abuse gets $44,000 boost
Another step in eliminating child abuse moved ahead last Thursday and Friday in the Alexandria area. KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 raised between $43,000...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Radiothon to End Child Abuse set for December 2-3
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 2, beginning at 1 p.m.
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Radiothon to end child abuse starts Thursday
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host the "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 3 beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 4. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota.
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am