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B-E superintendent resigns, high school principal retires
Turkey flies through truck window, injures man in Wadena County
Osakis ECFE dance set for tonight, March 19
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18
Parent company of Douglas buys packaging business
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Brian B. Eide
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Evavold joins Echo Press staff
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
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January 3, 2018
How much do you know about townships?
Eighteen of Douglas County's 20 townships are starting to gear up for elections on Tuesday, March 13. Two townships, Brandon and Miltona, will hold their elections in the fall. Most townships in Douglas County will elect two positions — clerk and supervisor. Clerk positions...
January 3, 2018 - 1:19pm
May 27, 2016
Kulp officially files against Franson in District 8B
Gail Kulp of Alexandria officially entered the race for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 8B Monday by filing with the Douglas County Auditor. Endorsed by the DFL, Kulp is running against incumbent Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria. Kulp said she’s running because...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
Time to file state, federal income taxes
It is almost tax filing time. The Minnesota Revenue Department announced it will begin accepting individual income tax filings on Jan. 19, the same day the federal Internal Revenue Service does. The deadline this year will be April 18 for both state and federal returns. State Revenue...
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Tax deadline is only days away
The April 15 filing deadline is approaching. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages individual taxpayers to electronically file (e-file) tax returns to ensure accuracy and a faster refund. "Electronic filing is the best way to reduce errors in your return," said assistant...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
2013 income tax filing begins
The state income tax filing season recently began. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will now accept individual income tax returns for tax year 2013. Taxpayers will have until April to file their tax returns. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages taxpayers to electronically...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Candidate filing period ends Tuesday, June 5
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie today reminded Minnesotans interested in running for public office that the candidate filing period for federal, state, county and some local offices ends Tuesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. "The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State will be open...
May 31, 2012 - 4:46pm
January 15, 2011
Income tax filing season begins
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced Friday that the state income tax filing season is officially underway. The department is now accepting individual income tax returns for tax year 2010. Tax law changes made by Congress and signed in December will cause some taxpayers...
January 15, 2011 - 10:30am
July 23, 2010
1113862 Public Notice - School District 206 Filing Dates
Public Notice Publish July 16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 206 ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
Busy day for candidates
ST. PAUL -- Today may be the busiest day this year for candidates filing paperwork for office. In the Minnesota secretary of state's office alone, the day began with DFL House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher and her running mate, former Finance Commissioner John Gunyou, turning...
May 25, 2010 - 12:08pm
May 1, 2010
Candidate-filing period begins May 18
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds Minnesotans interested in running for public office that the candidate-filing period for federal, state, county and some local offices begins Tuesday, May 18 at 8 a.m. and closes Tuesday, June 1 at 5 p.m. "It is important to note that filing...
May 1, 2010 - 10:17am
IRS warns that scammers may time e-mails to trick filers
Most people are aware that the April 15 tax filing deadline has just passed. The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers this week that scammers are aware, too, and may send official-looking e-mails to phish for private information. "The IRS doesn't ever send e-mails about your...
May 1, 2010 - 9:43am
July 18, 2008
Eighteen receive Senate call, not Ventura
God apparently did not call Jesse Ventura, but 18 others got the message to run for U.S. Senate. Whether it is divine intervention or just plain Minnesota civic mindedness, large numbers of candidates will crowd the September 9 primary election ballot. The Senate race drew seven...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Survey shows taxpayers pleased with Department of Revenue e-filing services
The overwhelming majority of Minnesota taxpayers are satisfied with the amount of time it took to receive their tax refund, according to a Minnesota Department of Revenue report.
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Primary possible for county board position
A third candidate has announced plans to seek the Douglas County Commissioner District 3 position, which would trigger a primary election this September. Dave Erickson of Osakis contacted the Echo Press last Wednesday to say that he will file for the position. Incumbent Bev Bales...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am