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Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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September 11, 2017
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and other states on Monday filed suit against the federal government, claiming the proposed end of the DACA program that...
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Support immigration laws
To the editor: In recent years, some cities, including the Twin Cities, have taken it upon themselves to become so-called "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants. That is to say, they refuse to enforce the immigration laws of our nation.
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
March supporting immigrants planned
A march in support of immigrants and in opposition to the travel restrictions ordered by the Trump administration is planned in Alexandria. Anyone interested is asked to convene at the Big Ole statue in Central Park on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. The march will proceed to the...
February 1, 2017 - 7:00am
January 30, 2017
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 21, 2016
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The final show of In Pursuit of a Dream: Stories and Songs of 19th Century Immigration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at Roosevelt...
October 21, 2016 - 9:30am
September 7, 2016
The pursuit of a dream
Local storyteller Paulette Friday was recently awarded a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council to produce a story and music ensemble reflecting...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Inclusion Network leads series on immigration
The Inclusion Network invites the public to attend Third Wednesday of the month inclusion discussions. The three-month series, beginning in July, will focus on immigration. The first discussion and video screening will be held on Wednesday, July 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at Alexandria...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: In trying times, we can do better
To the editor: In a country built on ideals, immigration and freedom, why do we have popular politicians who are against these things we cherish? First they wanted to build walls, deport 10 million people, and now these politicians have reached the point where they are sorting immigrants...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
April 30, 2013
Rally on immigration reform planned tomorrow
On Wednesday, May 1 at 4:40 p.m. more than 2,000 people are expected to rally on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol to say the time is now for immigration reform. The May Day March and Rally is held on International Worker's Day, organized by a diverse coalition of organizations...
April 30, 2013 - 7:47am
September 19, 2012
Former Associated Press editor to address Minnesota immigration
Alexandria Community Education and its partners will host former Associated Press reporter and editor Gregg Aamot coming to Alexandria on Monday, September 24.
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Ingebrigtsen moving forward on Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration
Lawmakers heard from state and federal law officers, fraud investigators and corrections officials during the first official capitol hearing of the Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration (MLCI). "This is an issue that I've heard about from constituents since I decided to run...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am