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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
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May 25, 2018
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
The political campaign season is underway! Filings for public offices at the federal, state and local levels opened Tuesday, May 22 and will stay open through Tuesday, June 5. (The filing period for cities and school districts that do not have primaries is from July 31 to Aug. 14.)...
May 25, 2018 - 12:32pm
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