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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Weather changes Senior Fishing Day events
Planned Parenthood: Patients at risk - Organization cites potential loss of some federal funds
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Junior legion tournament: Rain postpones Alex Black game to Friday
Girls basketball: Cardinals win Breakdown state title
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Harold A. Ranum
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lahtinen
Letter to the Editor: Constitution is straightforward, plain English
In the Know: Avoid stereotyping employees
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
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
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
November 16, 2017
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 15, 2017
Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday about the beleaguered new computer system intended to make life easier for anyone needing to deal with license plates and vehicle titles. In fact, it's made everything worse, according to license center workers, a credit...
November 15, 2017 - 9:16pm
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans soon may know if their Legislature can stay in business. The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10...
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
November 9, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol Thursday, following...
November 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 4, 2017
Ag, mobile home taxes due Nov. 15
Douglas County Auditor/Treasure Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agriculture and manufactured homes that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment,...
November 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
November 2, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
October 27, 2017
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
ST. PAUL — More than 400 Minnesotans died due to opioids last year, up from 344 a year earlier. The epidemic, a word often used to describe...
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 26, 2017
Day care providers say new Minnesota fingerprinting law goes too far
ST. PAUL — Julie Seydel, a licensed child care provider in Andover, Minn., for the past 15 years, strongly objects to a new state law that...
October 26, 2017 - 8:31pm
October 25, 2017
Immigration issues and answers
Do you know the difference between a green card, which is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, and a visa? How does marriage affect...
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minnesotans asked to drop off unneeded drugs during Saturday event
ST. PAUL—About 100 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will accept unneeded prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 28. "There were more opioid-related...
October 25, 2017 - 1:54pm
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am