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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
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 1, 2013
Gay marriage debate revisits Capitol
ST. PAUL - Those on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate use the same argument: It is about families. Both camps made their case Wednesday as Minnesota lawmakers released a proposal that would allow gay couples to wed. "We are affirming that thing that we all prize: Love...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
An educational debate
Two candidates vying for a spot on the Alexandria School Board talked about bullying, early childhood education, the budget, teacher evaluations,...
November 2, 2012 - 8:00am
October 19, 2012
Senate candidates differ on key issues
Voters searching for differences between Minnesota Senate candidates in Districts 8 and 12 found plenty to mull over Monday night. The office...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Candidates debate senior health care
A crowd of about 100 people turned out last Friday for a legislative candidate forum on health care for Minnesota's aging population. The candidates talked about senior care funding, nursing home reimbursements, alternative care options and other issues. The forum, held at the Knute...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Marriage debate about to get louder
ST. PAUL -- An epic fight between Minnesotans against gay marriage and those who support it mostly has flown under the public's radar for 14...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Marriage amendment's split debate
Last Tuesday, local radio call-in show, Open Line, provided a platform for discussion on the proposed marriage amendment and same-sex marriage...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
November 1, 2010
Last time together for 3 governor hopefuls
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer, Mark Dayton and Tom Horner drew their record-setting debate series to a close where it all started in a Sunday governor's forum sounding a lot like their first one just after the Aug. 10 primary election. The three had not changed their tunes in the last three...
November 1, 2010 - 9:37am
Governor hopefuls coming to town
A Gubernatorial Candidates Forum will take place at the Alexandria Technical and Community College Room 743 (Information and Technology Building) on Monday, October 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. Gubernatorial candidates Tom Horner, Tom Emmer and Mark Dayton have been invited to participate...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
First governor debate: Candidates on the attack
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 25, 2010
Final debate scheduled for DFL gubernatorial candidates
Minnesota Public Radio News will host the final DFL Gubernatorial Debate at The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul on Sunday, August 8. MPR's Gary Eichten will moderate the debate between the three Democratic candidates for governor: Mark Dayton, Matt Entenza and Margaret Anderson Kelliher....
July 25, 2010 - 11:15am
February 3, 2010
Big crowd of governor hopefuls debate
MINNEAPOLIS - More Minnesota governor candidates showed up for a massive Wednesday night debate than the average precinct caucus will host next...
February 3, 2010 - 12:05am
March 6, 2009
Editorial - Don't let myths muddy debate over welfare
In casual conversations, people often throw around information about topics they know very little about. There's nothing wrong with pitching in your two-cents, but when misinformation is passed on, it can get become ingrained in people's consciousness and accepted as fact. That only...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
More jousting over the jail
Douglas County took a shaky step forward this week in its long path toward a new jail, as mounting worries over the deepening recession threaten to derail the project. In what was expected to be a routine measure, county commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-2 to join the state's Credit...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Editorial - Time to clean up online debate
Whatever happened to respectful, thoughtful debate? Why do some people feel the need to trash others personally instead of acknowledging their point and then offering one of their own in a calm, rational manner? Name calling, finger pointing and bullying should have been left in...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am