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Conquering the fear of violence
Ecumen Bethany Community earns public accolades
Medical facilities, ambulance prepare
You asked: What is Ebola?
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Volleyball: Alexandria overcomes hiccup in third to win 8AAA opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria storms back to beat Minnesota
Volleyball: B-E wins 21st game in 6A opener, Minnewaska falls in 3AA
Osakis starts 6AA playoffs with win over Pierz
Section 6A cross country: Osakis' Savageau punches ticket to state
Blues-rock band comes to Forada
Concordia Orchestra comes to Alexandira
Pianist Tony DeSare to play third show in concert season
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Lillian Scheuring, 93
Service - Elaine Morris, 97
Memorial Service - William Langner, 65
Funeral - Mae Garvin, 86
Funeral - Robert Petersen, 76
Letter: Perceptions of reality
It's time to change representation
Sergeants endorse Wolbersen
It's Our Turn: Are we becoming slaves to practicality?
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t fall for half-truths from candidates
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 29, 2012
With recount complete, Franson has 12-vote lead
A two-day recount put Minnesota State Representative Mary Franson 12 votes ahead of Bob Cunniff, apparently sending her to a second term in the House. There are not enough ballots in question to give Cunniff the lead. The State Canvassing Board is to certify the vote Tuesday. Franson,...
November 29, 2012 - 3:39pm
November 28, 2012
Franson keeps 11-vote edge after recount in Douglas County
The race in Minnesota House District 8B is still razor thin following a state-ordered recount in Douglas County Wednesday morning. After ballots from all 17 precincts were recounted, Republican incumbent Mary Franson and DFL challenger Bob Cunniff each picked up one additional vote. The...
November 28, 2012 - 4:24pm
November 27, 2012
Minnesota House 8B recount begins Wednesday
ST. PAUL -- A hand recount of 21,288 votes in a state House race begins Wednesday. Douglas County officials begin the work at 8:30 a.m. in the courthouse in Alexandria. In Otter Tail County, the recount begins at 9 a.m. Thursday in Fergus Falls. The State Canvassing Board on Tuesday...
November 27, 2012 - 5:09pm
November 21, 2012
Franson gains 10 votes in House District 8B race
The discarding of 35 ballots from three Alexandria precincts where errors occurred on Election Day has padded House District 8B candidate Mary...
November 21, 2012 - 2:34pm
November 20, 2012
Judge sides with Franson; orders removal of 35 ballots
State House District 8B candidate Mary Franson won a legal decision involving her one-vote victory over Bob Cunniff. On Tuesday, Judge Dave Battey granted Franson's request to declare that "obvious errors" had occurred in the election, which will trigger a process Franson favored:...
November 20, 2012 - 5:51pm
November 9, 2012
One vote wonder - Franson ahead of Cunniff in House District 8B
Red reigned in the local Minnesota House of Representative and state Senate districts this year. All but one race, House District 8B, was dominated by Republican candidates in Douglas County. Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria also appears to have won that race - by one vote....
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 6, 2012
UPDATE 8:45 A.M. ELECTION: MN House districts 8B, 12A, 12B, MN Senate districts 8, 12 and MN Constitutional amendments
The Echo Press is reporting results as they come in for all the key races in Douglas County. This story covers the Minnesota House of Representatives races in districts 8B, 12A and 12B, state Senate races in districts 8 and 12 and the proposed state Constitutional amendments on marriage...
November 6, 2012 - 8:00pm
October 12, 2012
Candidates get candid: Minnesota House hopefuls address concerns in Douglas County
Candidates vying for a spot in the Minnesota House of Representatives met for a forum at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Monday evening to discuss what they have to offer Douglas County. The legislative candidate question and answer session was co-hosted by the...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
Alexandria coaches Mitch Loch, Bob Cunniff retire
The Jefferson High School activities department will have to replace two coaches with a combined 303 wins between them after Bob Cunniff and...
Cardinals / sports
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Wedding - Rada/Cunniff
Jessica Rada and Kevin Cunniff were married October 18, 2008 at Risen Savior Catholic Church in Brandon, South Dakota. Msgrs. Wagner and Doyle officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at the Brandon Golf Course. Jessica is the daughter of Ed and Pat Rada of Sioux Falls, South...
celebrations / weddings
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am