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Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Viktor (w/video)
More talking, listening urged in B-E plans
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
Volleyball: WCA loses in three to Pelican Rapids
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Essay contest: What stories can the stones tell?
Student accomplishments, scholarships
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
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
Harold M. Olson
Betty Ruth Berry
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
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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June 22, 2012
Keeping Asian carp out of Minnesota
They are big, they can fly, and they have come to Minnesota's waters. Last month, three different species of Asian carp including bighead, silver and grass carp were found in the Mississippi River near Winona.
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 4, 2012
Klobuchar trumpets her work with GOP
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar stood in front of 1,100 mostly liberal Democrats concerned if she talked too much about working with Republicans. "I was wondering how this is going to go over," she said in an interview after Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Laborites unanimously...
June 4, 2012 - 9:06am
May 8, 2012
Sen. Klobuchar seeks legislation to ban employers from getting Facebook passwords
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was at a Minneapolis computer store last week to announce that she will be cosponsoring federal legislation to prohibit an employer from requiring that a current or potential employee turn over the password to a Facebook or other private online account. ...
May 8, 2012 - 2:16pm
February 18, 2012
Klobuchar and Franken say new bill could improve rural phone service
February 18, 2012 - 2:27pm
December 15, 2011
Bill calls for uniform lighting, marking of ag equipment
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) announced this week that legislation she introduced with Senator John Thune (R-SD) earlier this year to improve safety on public roads across the country passed the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. The legislation, the Agricultural Machinery Illumination...
December 15, 2011 - 8:57am
December 10, 2011
Senate considers televising Supreme Court proceedings
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar held a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing this week to discuss televising Supreme Court proceedings in an effort to increase transparency and access to members of the public. The hearing featured testimony from former U.S. Senator...
December 10, 2011 - 3:16pm
December 8, 2011
Klobuchar wants to extend tax credits for biofuels
December 8, 2011 - 11:24am
June 30, 2011
Bill supporting homeless veterans passes committee
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June 30, 2011 - 9:58am
May 10, 2011
Commentary by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar: A world without Osama bin Laden
The killing of Osama bin Laden is a victory on many levels. First, it brings a measure of justice to the families of the thousands lost to his senseless terrorism. In Minnesota, that includes the family of Tom Burnett, one of the passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who courageously...
May 10, 2011 - 11:11am
April 17, 2011
Klobuchar cosponsors bipartisan bill protecting consumer privacy
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Wednesday cosponsored bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and John McCain (R-AZ) that would establish a framework to protect the personal electronic information of Americans. The Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights...
April 17, 2011 - 2:25pm
March 21, 2011
Klobuchar co-sponsors bipartisan bill to ban harmful chemicals used in K2
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) cosponsored bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and five other senators to ban the harmful chemicals commonly used in synthetic drugs popularly known as "K2" or "Spice." Poison control centers and emergency...
March 21, 2011 - 9:35am
March 19, 2011
Klobuchar wants action to limit gas price increases
Minneapolis, MN - At a busy gas station, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced this week that she is asking the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to respond to high gas prices by acting immediately to limit excessive price speculation in the oil markets. Klobuchar serves...
March 19, 2011 - 8:18am
March 13, 2011
Legislation aims to improve safety of teen drivers
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined three other lawmakers in recently introducing legislation to better prepare teen drivers and improve safety on America's roads and highways. The Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protection (STAND UP) Act would promote graduated driver's license...
March 13, 2011 - 9:54am
March 8, 2011
Klobuchar, Thune say their bipartisan bill will improve rural health care
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD) today introduced the Fostering Independence Through Technology (FITT) Act. The bipartisan legislation would expand the use of telehealth technology under Medicare in rural and other underserved communities...
March 8, 2011 - 9:55am
March 5, 2011
Klobuchar honored by Minnesota Soybean Growers
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, a member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, received the "Outstanding National Legislator Award" from the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) for her dedication to the agriculture industry and commodity groups. Minnesota...
March 5, 2011 - 10:58am