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Tennis: Morris-WCA tennis knocks off Panthers in tight opener
Tennis: Osakis sweeps opening tri at Pequot Lakes
Volleyball: Cardinals set for new-look season
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
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
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
William Harry Michaelson
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
Commentary: Memorial will be a peaceful place
Letter to the Editor: Diet can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
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
Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
On The Street
Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
'I feel good about leaving': Olson set to retire from Legacy of the Lakes Museum
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on the street
October 20, 2017
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
Poor quality water is flowing into Lake Ida and Douglas County authorities want to find out why. The county is looking at conducting a study to identify the source of the problem.
October 20, 2017 - 12:08pm
From Guatemala to Evansville: Man facing possible deportation started a family in Minnesota
Julio Estrada Escobar was born and raised in Guatemala. But in 2001, at the age of 18, he fled to the United States — illegally —...
October 20, 2017 - 9:08am
October 19, 2017
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Douglas County is considering a new device that could limit the amount of time spent in line during an election. County Auditor/Treasurer Char...
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
October 18, 2017
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have another year before they must have a Real ID-compliant driver's license to board airliners. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday, Oct. 18, that the U.S. Homeland Security Department had granted the extension. "All Minnesotans should be assured that...
October 18, 2017 - 2:41pm
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled over. This is it." Julio...
October 18, 2017 - 5:22am
October 11, 2017
Personal stories shaping mental health policy
A woman in the crowd, who only gave her first name, Jeanine, stood up and spoke to a panel of legislators. "I am mentally ill," she told them....
October 11, 2017 - 5:15pm
Loving the roundabout
It's been a little more than month since Alexandria's second roundabout opened, and so far, traffic is humming along smoothly, according to...
October 11, 2017 - 2:08pm
October 9, 2017
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
BRAINERD, Minn. — MNSure CEO Allison O'Toole offered up solutions Monday, Oct. 9, to help make sure health insurance premiums stay flat....
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
October 6, 2017
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
The Douglas County Commissioners are all in agreement that something should probably be done about the rumble strips on County Road 8, at the...
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
October 5, 2017
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota farmers will meet the first deadline to put buffers between cropland and water. Executive Director John John...
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
October 4, 2017
Minnesotans headed to USDA
WASHINGTON — Two men with Minnesota backgrounds are set to move into their U.S. Department of Agriculture offices. The Senate late Tuesday,...
October 4, 2017 - 4:49pm
October 2, 2017
Individual health insurance news better than a year ago
PAUL — Minnesotans who do not have employer or government funded health insurance received good, but not great, news when state officials...
October 2, 2017 - 7:11pm
US high court leaves Minnesota sex offender program running
ST. PAUL—Minnesota can keep its program that indefinitely locks up sex offenders after they finish serving prison terms. The U.S. Supreme...
October 2, 2017 - 5:17pm
September 27, 2017
Minn. State board has failed to report multiple teacher sex abuse incidents, report finds
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Teaching has not been reporting teachers' sexual misconduct or inappropriate behavior with students that...
September 27, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 25, 2017
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
ST. PAUL — Kate Swenson says Americans do not understand what Medicaid does. For her family, "Medicaid means my son can live at home,"...
September 25, 2017 - 3:43pm