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As state wants DNA from families of the missing, retired cop remembers the first to come forward
Kensington builds an improved space for play
Raises approved for four county officials
5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
For the record
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Alvin E. Sibell
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Observations from the Archives: 1967: High-voltage wire claims three lives
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
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
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 12, 2016
Minnesotans should shop, compare and save on health insurance
As final 2017 individual market health insurance rates are released by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, MNsure is encouraging Minnesotans to learn about cost-saving opportunities available through the state's online health insurance marketplace.
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
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