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Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
In court, Detroit Lakes cop, ex-convict allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Dog sniffs out pot on I-94 near Alexandria
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Girls hockey: Cardinals lament their effort after Warroad runs away in semifinals
Boys basketball: Bitzans, Hintermeister help Chargers edge WCA
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Merlin V. Thompson
Jamie Michael Lund
Lillian "Lill" Brezina
Betty Jean Fischer
Dorothy M. Arne
LETTER: Have kids sat down with an NRA official?
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
OUR TURN: Could Parkland be the turning point?
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
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
Easy on the salt: Douglas County seeks ways to prevent runoff into lakes but keep roads safe
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
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June 9, 2017
Diet can influence climate
To the editor: Are you, too, fighting mad about Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord? Then let's fight back three times a day by adopting an eco-friendly plant-based diet. Yes, our diet is pivotal. A 2010 United Nations report blames animal agriculture for 19 percent...
June 9, 2017 - 2:30pm
June 8, 2017
Letter: Rural communities left behind
To the editor: A week after releasing a budget proposal that would slash funding for USDA rural development, cut farm conservation programs, and exacerbate hunger in rural communities, President Trump announced the U.S. is pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord. The accord is a landmark...
June 8, 2017 - 9:42am
June 6, 2017
Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris Accord alliance of states
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton added Minnesota to the alliance of governors committed to reducing carbon emissions despite President Donald Trump's...
June 6, 2017 - 3:52pm
February 15, 2017
Keep 'Made in Minnesota' program
To the editor: Currently, the Republicans are pushing to rescind the "Made in Minnesota" program which has stimulated rural development and created jobs where they are needed. Right here in Alexandria, Alexandria Industries makes some of the components used in the installations.
February 15, 2017 - 10:32am
LETTER: Global warming is a big problem
To the editor: I wasn’t shocked to hear Jeff Backer deny climate change is the result of human impact, but I was shocked to hear he doesn’t believe climate change even exists. The science is conclusive. Global warming is real and it’s caused by increasing amounts of greenhouse...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
LETTER: Which side of climate issue?
To the editor: The recently printed letter from Russell Cook of Phoenix, AZ was so poorly written that I cannot decipher which side of the climate change issue he is on. In the immortal words of my ninth grade English teacher at Central Junior High: Be explicit! Rich Flint Littleton,...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
LETTER: A different point of no return now reached
To the editor: Climate change (a meaningless phrase, formerly known as global warming) has been one of the world’s greatest hoaxes. In the 1980s, I was indoctrinated in school to believe that the planet was warming because of man’s activities and that it would eventually lead...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
LETTER: Where I will spend eternity
To the editor: I was unsure whether to respond to the January 22 letter, Where will you spend eternity?, but didn’t feel I could pass on the opportunity. I was tickled that my name in the paper brought lovely contacts from friends and family so … thanks, Jackie!
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
LETTER: We have to clean up our own mess
To the editor: Mr. [Erhardt] Dallmann’s recent letter, God is in control of climate [Echo Press, Jan. 22], is religious justification for personal irresponsibility. The irrational idea that I can dirty my home endlessly, without worry, because God is in control, is profoundly simple-minded...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
LETTER: Where will you spend eternity?
To the editor: Jami Gaither has written again about climate change and the concerns that she and others have about the use of fossil fuels and its effect on our climate and the earth. God flooded the earth as recorded in the book of Genesis. It was judgment on sinful people who refused...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: God is in control of climate
To the editor: For the past years now, we have been reading and hearing over the news about man causing global warming. Al Gore even got a million dollar Nobel Peace Prize for a book he wrote on global warming. He even states that the cow herd has to be reduced because the cows’...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
LETTER: Paris climate agreement not enough
To the editor: Many are breathing a sigh of relief that the climate talks in Paris have resulted in a global agreement. But this is no time for resting on our laurels. Paris has given us an understanding that we all must take action to prevent environmental catastrophe by reducing...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
LETTER: Who defined boundaries of sea?
To the editor: Writers to this paper are supporting the idea that there is climate change and the melting of the ice at the Poles will cause flooding of the Earth, and people must work to stop it. Have you noticed that when a glass of ice cubes in water is left to melt, the glass...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
LETTER: CFD makes economic sense
To the editor: “Republicans break ranks on climate change.” (Nov.
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
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