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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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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