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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 25, 2016
LETTER: Can any critic provide direct evidence?
To the editor: The March 16, 2016 letter, “Future cost of climate change is $369 trillion” just begs for a Woodward-Bernstein-style investigation into the heart of the accusations made by letter writer Pete Kuntz. First, however, allow me to thank you for permitting letters from...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
LETTER: Future cost of climate change is $369 trillion
To the editor: I’d like to thank Patty Bracey of the Citizens Climate Lobby for her letter disagreeing with a previous letter from professional climate “skeptic” (formerly climate “denier”), Tom Harris. He advocates that we do nothing about climate change but “adapt.”...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
Climate change: 'It's time for action'
How did a scientifically trained businessman begin to follow God's command to care for creation? That's one of the mysteries that Minnesota entrepreneur...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Paul Douglas to speak about climate change
Weather entrepreneur and evangelical Christian Paul Douglas will give a presentation on "Stewardship is Not Optional: Weather Disruption and...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
LETTER: Time to move past denial phase
To the editor: Whenever something bad happens, especially something serious, it is normal and necessary for human beings to immediately enter a phase of recovery called “denial.” Simply put, denial is a refusal to acknowledge that a bad thing is real. We have this essential...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
LETTER: Republicans break ranks on climate change
To the editor: Lately, Republicans have been re-thinking their positions on a lot of issues, but it’s difficult to go against your tribe, so it was surprising this month when 12 Congressional Republicans signed a Climate Resolution stating that human-caused climate change is real,...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 23, 2015
LETTER: Franson challenged to explain her denial of climate change
To the editor: In March of this year, Representative Mary Franson boasted proudly on her Facebook page, “I do not believe in ‘climate change’ or ‘global warming.’” In the Tuesday, October 20 Star Tribune, there is an article titled “Local firms commit to climate goals.”...
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
July 24, 2015
Church group acts on pope’s climate message
St. Mary’s committee believes there’s time to turn things around
July 24, 2015 - 9:54am
April 2, 2014
First Congregational Church tackles climate change
The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alexandria invites the public to learn more about how humans are changing the climate and what they can do about it. Jeanne Johnson of the Citizens Climate Lobby will present the talk on Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the church,...
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Science is true whether you believe in it or not
To the editor: Honeywell; Whirlpool; The Department of Defense; the Central Intelligence Agency; Apple; The Hartford; Hasbro, Inc.; ABB; Alcan; BP; British Airways; BT: Cinergy; Cisco Systems; Deloitte; Deutsche Bank; Ford; HP; Petrobras; RAO UESR; Rio Tinto; Siemens; Swiss Re; Toyota;...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Learn about climate change impact
Eli Lehrer, founder of the free market think tank, the R Street Institute in Washington, D.C., will speak by national conference call to a meeting on Saturday, March 1 at 11:45 a.m. at the Douglas County Public Library community room, Alexandria. Everyone is welcome. Lehrer will...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 5, 2014
No vast areas of tillable land in world
To the editor: While I agree with the Citizens Climate Lobby that climate change is a real problem, I disagree with the statements about agriculture. The subsidies received by American farmers have declined for many years and are among the lowest in the modern world. The farm program...
February 5, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Concerned for people who don’t trust God
To the editor: Jeanne Johnson and others are certain that there is climate change (global warming) and it is manmade. They are very sincere and trusting in the predictions made by many scientists around the world. Those predictions have not come true. Instead of the polar ice disappearing,...
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 22, 2014
More lies from the government
To the editor: Global cooling is happening now and has been for several years. Let’s look at the facts. It was just a few months ago that the TV news stations reported that global warming stopped several years ago and now we are in a global cooling area. The facts were printed...
January 22, 2014 - 9:28pm