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Light Up the Night!
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 26, 2013
Environmental groups applaud Obama's plan to address carbon pollution
Today, a coalition of Minnesota groups supporting federal clean air and climate change safeguards held a news conference, to highlight the support of Minnesotans for the historic Environmental Protection Agency carbon pollution standard for power plants announced by President Obama...
June 26, 2013 - 12:20pm
June 21, 2013
Minnesota climate advocates head to Washington, D.C.
Concerned that future generations will inherit a harsh and unforgiving world because of climate change, volunteers from the 7th Congressional...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2013
Nature photographer to share climate change images at Landscape Arboretum
Acclaimed nature photographer and oceanographer Chris Linder will share breathtaking images and true-life experiences from his travels to the ends of the Earth when he appears as keynote speaker at "Conservation Through the Lens," the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's 2013 Photography...
May 25, 2013 - 8:45am
March 9, 2013
Drought outlook improves; watching snow melt and flood risk
The area of Minnesota's landscape in severe to extreme drought diminished during February, dropping from 84 percent of the state's landscape to under 70 percent. This modest improvement was mostly due to above normal snowfall, especially across central and northern counties. The...
March 9, 2013 - 10:29am
February 4, 2013
Climate outlooks indicate moisture, but drought isn't over yet
Although much of Minnesota is still in severe to extreme drought, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley says the outlook shows a different story for late winter all the way into planting season. "By no means am I saying that the drought is ending, but agreement...
February 4, 2013 - 11:13am
April 21, 2012
Zoo, aquarium visitors more concerned about climate change, says survey
Saint Paul, MN - People who visit zoos and aquariums are more concerned about climate change than other Americans and are willing to take action to help because they feel a connection with animals. The findings are in the final report, "Global Climate Change as Seen by Zoo and Aquarium...
April 21, 2012 - 11:35am
October 20, 2010
JHS students aim to make a difference
The students in John Esbjornsson's 3rd hour biology class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria are learning about climate change and...
life / school
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
How does climate change affect water resource management?
The effect of climate change on community water resource management will be the focus of the Clean Water and Climate Adaptation Summit planned for September 16 and 17 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Presented by the Arboretum, in collaboration with the Minnehaha Creek Watershed...
August 28, 2010 - 11:58am
April 14, 2010
Climatologist in Alexandria
The West Central Lakes Chapter of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association is sponsoring a program about Minnesota's climate. "Minnesota's Climate: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Our Future" will be presented by Dr. Mark Seely, a U of M climatologist and author. Seely...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
Climate talks affect Midwest
December 17, 2009 - 9:38am
Young play part at climate conference
ST. PAUL -- Megan Constans feels what she is doing is important, despite being just one person among 25,000 at the United Nations climate change...
December 17, 2009 - 9:33am
January 30, 2009
Is Minnesota slowly turning into Nebraska?
Global warming, what Dean Beck of Alexandria refers to as global climate change, was the topic of discussion at this month's Kiwanis meeting. Beck, who is the Glenwood Area's Fisheries manager for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was the guest speaker. "Global climate...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am