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Cold air funnels sighted
Ole Oppe Fest dishes up some wings
A rainy Memorial Day
Alexandria Memorial Day program moved inside
Two men injured after plane crash in Lake Minnewaska
8AAA softball: Brainerd knocks Alexandria out of winner's bracket after long delay
Baseball: WCA ends regular season in extra innings
Baseball: B-E takes five-game winning streak into tournament
Baseball: Section seeding is set for area teams
Sports roundup from Thursday, May 21
57 Chevy to kick off Red Willow Arts Coalition concerts
Christians are all equal under God
Faith Lutheran offers Church for Busy People
Alexandria Covenant begins GriefShare series
Former pastor to present worship service concert Sunday, May 24
Engaged - Fraser and Lunneborg
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Wedding - Erickson and Larsen
Engaged - Flynn and Connell
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 11, 2015
Living her dream: Osakis' Swenstad pursues a passion in the outdoors with no hesitation
Mike Frisch: Keep it simple
Council seeks funding requests from Outdoor Heritage Fund
Fishing opener comes with a quiet bite
Dean Rasmussen, 69
Marvin Buker, 84
Mary Haaland, 85
Donna Rae Pugh, 88
Gary Eastlund, 71
Echo Press Editorial: Are you forgetting something this Memorial Day?
It's Our Turn: Cat, a day in the life
Dog should be under owner’s control
Should keep pet at home
Will USA soon become Humpty Dumpty?
Gardening Tips: Grow your best tomato yet
The best field for new college graduates: agriculture
MN dairy uses wasp larvae to control flies
Ag producers must file for federal crop insurance
Protect your pet
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
OfficeMax invests in teachers, students
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 2, 2009
Minnesota traffic deaths hit 300 for the year
Minnesota's year-to-date traffic fatalities topped 300 over the weekend of September 19-20, putting the state on pace to have fewer traffic deaths than 2008, which had the lowest death count since 1945. As of September 21, the state has recorded 302 traffic deaths, compared to 307...
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October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
2008 traffic deaths in state at lowest count in 64 years
A preliminary 2008 state traffic death count of 424 represents a dramatic 16 percent decrease in deaths from 2007, and the lowest fatality mark since 1944 when 356 motorists were killed. DPS officials say increased seat belt use, as well as proactive approaches such as enhanced impaired...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Traffic deaths in state at lowest mark since 1944
A preliminary 2008 state traffic death count of 424 represents a dramatic 16 percent decrease in deaths from 2007, and the lowest fatality mark since 1944 when 356 motorists were killed. The 2008 death tally will rise as more fatal reports are received by the Minnesota Department...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Traffic deaths in state top 400
Minnesota's preliminary year-to-date traffic fatalities topped 400 deaths last week. The milestone reinforces the importance of a statewide, December-long DWI enforcement effort to prevent a potential spike in alcohol-related fatalities, according to Department of Public Safety (DPS)...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Editorial - These mistakes could take a child's life.
When it comes to child car seats, parents aren't getting it. Three out of every four child restraints are used incorrectly, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), which issued a news release about the problem last week in conjunction with National Child Passenger...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Fire deaths, injuries increase
Fires killed one person every two and half hours across the U.S. last year. The finding was contained in a newly released report on the U.S. fire loss for 2007 and is available in the latest issue of NFPA Journal, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Minnesota traffic deaths slightly higher in 2007
The state's annual summary of traffic crashes, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2007, reports 510 people were killed on state roads in 2007, up from 494 in 2006. Contributing to the 3.5 percent death increase was the 35W bridge collapse - 12 of the 13 bridge fatalities were classified...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Road death milestone reached
Minnesota's year-to-date traffic fatalities reached 200 this week following at least six traffic deaths since the 4th of July holiday travel period. The preliminary 202 death count is 13 percent below the pace of last year's tally of 231.
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am