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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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October 5, 2016
Candidates for House, Senate, school, county to debate
Here's a chance to learn more about state and local candidates who will be on the ballot this November. The League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women are sponsoring two nights of candidate debates in Douglas County. Here's the schedule: Tuesday, Oct....
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
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