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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 22
Driver injured in rollover near Osakis
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
New well policy draws overflow crowd at council meeting
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Sports schedule for Tuesday, August 23
Rose secures third-straight club title at AGC
Panther football has seniors to lean on
Platte Valley Boys bring bluegrass to Alexandria
Alzheimer's disease education session offered
Lakes Area HOG to accept Nation of Patriots flag
Local registered dietitian to give presentation
Haberman is interim pastor at United Methodist
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Waterfowlers can expect similar structure to last year
Lais posthumously honored for four decades with Viking Sportsmen
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: Making sure our veterans get the care they deserve
LETTER: Community Night Out was great success
LETTER: Old green grass has been restored
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
From the archives - 1916: Room for rent for housekeeping or otherwise
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
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April 10, 2013
Minnesotans see impact from federal sequestration cuts
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Federal cuts will likely hit gradually
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting last Friday, they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
New federal law bans synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL -- Synthetic substances that mimic traditional illegal drugs, and are killing young people in increasing numbers, now are against federal law. President Barack Obama Monday signed a food and drug safety bill into law with provisions outlawing synthetic drugs such 2C-E and...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Polling places in Douglas County get federal grants
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie recently announced that the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State has approved distribution of more than $156,000 in federal HAVA Operating Grants to 20 counties. They will be used to defray operating costs of assistive voting equipment and vote-counting...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Bill to extend unemployment benefits passes Senate
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar released the following statement after Senate passage of legislation to extend unemployment benefits. Retroactive benefits will be paid to those who experience a lapse in coverage. "By passing this legislation, we are giving 2.5 million jobless Americans...
July 22, 2010 - 11:19am
May 9, 2010
Federal bill addresses motor vehicle safety
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and fellow Commerce Committee members to introduce the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. The bill is designed to improve vehicle safety standards to better protect drivers, make vehicle safety...
May 9, 2010 - 9:36am
April 17, 2009
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union offers free ID program for children
Minutes matter and every second counts when a child goes missing. Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union is offering an opportunity to put together a free ID kit with important details law enforcement needs to locate your child should your loved one go missing. The program, offered in...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Federal money trims Minnesota deficit
ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what...
March 3, 2009 - 11:31am
February 26, 2009
Federal money boosts state road program; Douglas County gets a piece
ST. PAUL - Federal funds meant to spur the economy will help make this one of Minnesota's busiest road construction years. Federal economic...
February 26, 2009 - 2:01pm
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty ready to take any federal money
ST. PAUL -- The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on - estimated at $4 billion. That...
February 24, 2009 - 2:24pm
February 20, 2009
Business workshops offer advice for working with federal government
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Small Business Development Center is hosting two workshops at the Alexandria Technical College Customized Training Center. "Selling to the Federal Government: Successful Strategies" will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4. The seminar...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
State could lose health funding for poor
ST. PAUL - Minnesota could lose some federal funding for its health insurance program for the poor. "We have worked for over a decade to make sure that people in Minnesota have access to quality, affordable health insurance," Senator Linda Berglin, DFL-Minneapolis, said. "We know...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Farm bill doesn't end federal ag work
REDWOOD FALLS - Despite newly enacted federal farm policy that is supposed to last for five years, more agriculture-related work remains to be done in Washington. Most important is to make sure the Bush administration and its successor implements what Congress passed, top farm experts...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
New credit union's grand opening is Thursday
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union's (MMFCU) full-service Alexandria branch is now open at its new location - 405 50th Avenue West. Members can expect a drive-up lane, 24-hour drive-up ATM, safe deposit vault, plenty of parking, and a computer they can use for account access, according...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am