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Taxes to dip for some in Alexandria
Plans take shape for veterans memorial
City Hall to add credit card machine
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Volleyball: Knights gain momentum as Chargers search for answers
Tennis: Silverstreaks improve to 15-1 with another victory
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Tennis: Lakers sweep Wolverines, 7-0
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
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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
Mary M. Odland
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
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
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Letter - Wake up, people - drugs caused shooting
To the editor: Don't retreat, reload. Crosshairs, guns and how many bullets a gun holds have nothing to do with Tucson's massacre. Don't be so stupid. It has all to do with a five-letter word - drugs. We have crime going on all over, even right here in our community, like we have...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Letter - Thanks for your support, interest
To the editor: A big thank you to all voters for their support and interest in my campaign to become a county commissioner. I want to thank all citizens for their backing and confidence in me as a candidate to represent them and for supporting the chance for me to give them a voice...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Kakac to perform in Evansville
Patty Kakac, an Evansville-area musician, will perform a one-way concert at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, November 5 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. A singer/songwriter, Kakac has been singing and writing music professionally since 1978. Guitar, harmonica and autoharp are her main instruments....
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Commissioner candidates answer questions
Standing before Kiwanis members during their noon meeting Monday, Harvey Tewes assured them they had nothing to worry about. "I'm not running...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Anderson, Kakac survive county primary
The voters of Douglas County Commissioner District 4 have spoken. They selected incumbent Paul Anderson and challenger Arlan Kakac in Tuesday's...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Paid Political Letter - A good candidate for commissioner
District 4 constituents: With the primary fast approaching, I thought this letter might be the best opportunity to reach out to as many of you as possible. As many of you know, I have lived and worked most of my life in Douglas County - as a social worker, grounds keeper, sales clerk...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Commissioner candidates state their case
To help voters in Douglas County Commissioner District 4 make a more informed decision in the August 10 primary election, the Echo Press sent...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Lively election awaits
A few surprises popped up during the filing for Douglas County public offices. Two of the three county commissioner positions up for election...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
A young dog teaching new tricks
All Charlie wants is for someone to scratch his belly and give him a treat. Little does he know, it might make a difference in a child's life. Charlie...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Letter - Elect our own officials
To the editor: A big thanks to Jim Korkowski. Jim, you are so right about money buying elected officials. In 1960, John Kennedy was bought. Hillary bought her senate seat in New York (the most money spent in history for a senate seat). Hollywood bought and paid for Senator Al Franken's...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Letter - Minnesotans are fortunate
To the editor: In the December 30 Echo Press, a Republican blamed Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken and President Obama for not ending the war in Iraq. The attack is unjustified. Both senators are supporting the president in his effort to shift form the ill-conceived war...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 29, 2009
Letter - Why is the war still going on?
To the editor: Some can now have the last laugh. A few weeks ago on 60 Minutes, they told about Saddam's WMDs. They were right under our nose. It was water. He dug the world's largest channel to drain rich marshlands that thousands of people were making a good living on. Then, when...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Letter - Pay the price for doing wrong
To the editor: Mr. Dalman, awhile back you told the bright side of the late Ted Kennedy. First of all, the Kennedys were spouse cheaters. Ted was out cheating on his wife, got drunk, drove his mistress off a bridge, left her to drown, while he went to sleep off his drunk. Leaving...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Letter - The truth must have hurt
To the editor: The person who wrote me a letter responding to my February 13 letter to the editor [Democrats love to raise taxes] should know that I have helped pay for many new roads. The one one-fourth mile from my home was taxed just a few years ago and I drove on that one as...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Letter - Democrats love to raise taxes
To the editor: I now know why the Democrats were so mad at Bush for the tax cuts to the rich Republicans. They want the Republicans to pay the taxes as they don't pay theirs. Wonder how many more Democrats will be pulled out from under the rug that will have some kind of fraud against...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am