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Dist. 206 food gets makeover
Work continues on Broadway project today
Baby ‘boom’ recorded at hospital
Launching a Labor Day tradition
Digging up a storm
Travis Hochhalter is ready to carry on a legacy with Alex cross country
Bemidji takes section match in Alex tennis’ season opener
Ready for a repeat
Chargers bank on experience
Well played, Flip
Red Letter Band to perform concert on Thursday
Ashley's street art
Let’s Go Fishing plans veterans’ day event
Project 1440 to take place at AAHS
Engaged - Haburn and Carlson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 15, 2014
Engaged - Mistele and Maloney
Engaged - Helberg and Schmidt
Getting to know the pelican
DNR announces fall duck, goose seasons
Fishing report: Anglers waiting through tough August bite
Bit by the bass bug
Kids tackle a tournament
Roman Koep, 72
Jerome Gerberding, 61
Alice Hovland, 72
Laverne McCall, 58
Funeral - David Olson, 77
Board acted prudently on behalf of all Douglas County citizens
Sometimes it takes a famous person to raise concern
It's Our Turn: Our new national religion
It's Our Turn: Our new national religion
Echo Press Editorial: How would you improve the fair?
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
Farmers Union potluck hosted at Jensen home
Ag innovation was topic of meeting
When are my melons ready to pick?
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
New helicopters increase speed, improve safety
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
Hires and Promotions
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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