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One person injured in crash Friday
A job and an American experience
Wings of Freedom Tour lands in Alexandria
You asked: Why do locals call Alexandria ‘Alek?’
Fargo’s Arneson wins big payday
Alexandria Legion Post 87 wins eighth straight
Alex to host VFW tourney
Hard work pays off
A lifetime of coaching
The Honky-Tonk Stardust Cowboys to perform free concert on Thursday
Fun for all ages planned at Millerville Butter Days
Stoddard and Wood to entertain at Evansville Art Center
Miltona Tornado Days set for July 18-20
Art of the Lakes studio tour features local artists
Engaged - Grove and Thorstad
Births - Douglas county Hospital through July 7, 2014
Engaged - Jackson and Pachan
Engaged - DeRienzo and Husman
Engaged - Smith and Woodford
Worth every cast: Lure of trophy muskies is too much for many to ignore
DNR release: Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws
Fishing report: Fish showing up along deeper weed lines
Repetition is key to holding a child’s interest in fishing
Good things happen when in harmony with the land
Rosemary Hayne, 71
William Jewett, 74
Troy Hargreaves, 43
Dale Koep, 58
Victoria Hughes, 60
Take a page from Reagan’s playbook to address climate change
Minnesota’s biodiesel mandate is costly, risky and unfair
It's Our Turn: Time to put an end to silence
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans looking for work get well-deserved boost
Echo Press Editorial: Here’s how to save the world in your own yard
Peace, solitude and privacy
Farm Bill provision to help beginning farmers, ranchers
Mosquitoes, oh my!
Flooded gardens and short season crops
The funny side of life on the farm
Douglas County K-9 units earn top scores
On the street
Brenton Engineering expands its facilities
Dr. Gregory Gesell joins local hospital
Minnesota workforce, business needs align
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