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News Briefs: Duluth man dies from snowmobile crash injuries on lake
What’s going on on McKay Avenue?
Should police be able to arrest legislators for driving drunk?
Ryback gives back
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Joanne Holl, 84
Jamie Schaffran, 41
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
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June 4, 2014
Miltich, Sieling win DFL endorsement in District 8A, 8B
The Minnesota DFL Senate District 8 Endorsing Convention was held May 21 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. In addition to voting delegates, many community members were present as witnesses and supporters. In House District 8A, Jim Miltich of Pelican Rapids was nominated...
news / government
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
DFLers endorse Schultz, Rosenfield, McNamar in District 12
DFLers endorsed John Schultz, Rick Rosenfield and Jay McNamar as candidates for the Legislature in Senate District 12 on Thursday, April 19. The endorsing convention was held at the Minnewaska Area High School Auditorium in Glenwood. Schultz of Corell in Big Stone County was unopposed...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Anderson endorsed by GOP in District 12B
State Representative Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, was endorsed March 17 as the Republican candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives in the new District 12B. This endorsing convention took place in Starbuck along with the conventions for House District 12A and Senate District...
government / news / state
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Dutcher wins endorsement from District 12A Republicans
District 12A Republicans endorsed Scott Dutcher for State Representative on Saturday. Dutcher is a small-business owner from Brandon, where he also serves on the city council. "It is a privilege to be endorsed by our neighbors and friends who make our communities strong," Dutcher...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Editorial - Our choice for District 11A: Torrey Westrom
It would take a knockout punch to unseat Republican Torrey Westrom from the District 11A position he's held since 1997. It shouldn't happen this election. There are a raft of reasons to return Westrom to office this November. The Legislature is facing its biggest budget challenge...
editorials / opinion
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Editorial - Our choice for District 11B: Amy Hunter
Residents in the eastern portion of Douglas County (and all of Todd County) will elect someone new to Minnesota House District 11B this November. That's because DFLer Mary Ellen Otremba decided to retire after serving seven terms. The opening has triggered a spirited campaign among...
editorials / opinion
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
District 11 DFLers to endorse candidates
The Senate District 11 DFL (Democratic Farm Labor) party will hold its convention to endorse Minnesota House of Representative candidates for this year's election. Known candidates who have filed for election are Bennett Smith from District 11A and Amy Hunter from District 11B. Endorsed...
government / news
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Republicans endorse Franson to run against Otremba
Republicans from Todd and Douglas counties convened in Browerville March 6 to endorse Mary Franson of Alexandria as their candidate for State House of Representatives in District 11B. Delegates chose between Franson and Miltona resident Bert Pexsa. On the first ballot, they selected...
March 13, 2010 - 2:54pm
June 11, 2008
Franken wins Senate endorsement
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - Satirist-turned-candidate Al Franken convinced Democratic activists to look beyond controversies about his past Saturday as he locked up the party's U.S. Senate endorsement. "I'm not a perfect person and I'm not going to pretend to have all the answers, but...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am