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House in Evansville catches fire
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
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
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
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
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