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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, July 24
Council votes to censure Batesole
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
Legislators honored at council meeting
Minnesota gains 4,400 jobs in June
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 9, 2010
Klobuchar votes to convict Louisiana federal judge in impeachment proceeding
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Senate today convicted U.S. District Court Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., on four articles of impeachment - removing him from office and barring him from again seeking public office. The Senate convicted Judge Porteous on all counts and U.S. Senator Amy...
December 9, 2010 - 9:43am
December 4, 2010
Legislation will allow siblings up to age 18 to remain together in international adoptions
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced this week that her legislation, the International Adoption Simplification Act, has been signed into law by President Obama. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Klobuchar and cosponsored by Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA),...
December 4, 2010 - 10:21am
June 25, 2010
Klobuchar spotlights Roers Family Bakery
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's "Minnesota Morning" recently featured pastries and muffins from Roers Family Bakery in Alexandria. Klobuchar has...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Bill would create one-stop website for veterans
A bill authored by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mike Johanns (R-NE) and Patty Murray (D-WA) calling on Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a modern, one-stop, user-friendly website for veterans is being considered in the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. The Veterans One Source Act...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Federal bill addresses motor vehicle safety
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and fellow Commerce Committee members to introduce the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. The bill is designed to improve vehicle safety standards to better protect drivers, make vehicle safety...
May 9, 2010 - 9:36am
May 8, 2010
Minnesota National Guard wins honor as 'best performing'
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with members of the Minnesota Army National Guard this week to congratulate them for winning the 2010 Army Communities of Excellence award in the Special Category, given to the best-performing Army National Guard in the country. "I am delighted to...
May 8, 2010 - 9:40am
May 5, 2010
Brandon, Osakis both get federal funds to improve water
Two communities in Douglas County will soon have cleaner drinking water. Brandon and Osakis will receive a combined total of $4.89 million in federal grants and loans to make improvements to their drinking water treatment infrastructure. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced the...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Bill takes aim at child obesity
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Klobuchar appointed to impeachment committee
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was appointed to a 12-member bipartisan committee to gather evidence in the Senate's impeachment trial of Judge G. Thomas Porteous of the U.S.
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Commentary - Small businesses key to recovery
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota Minnesota's 120,000 small businesses account for more than half of our state's private-sector employment, and their job growth rate exceeds that of large businesses. In other words, the success of Minnesota's small businesses is vital to...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Kensington Fire Department gets federal boost
The Kensington Fire Department is one of 21 fire departments throughout the state to receive funding as part of The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Nearly $1.5 million was distributed to fire and rescue departments this past January. The Kensington Fire Department...
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am
January 22, 2010
Warnings issued over cadmium toys, jewelry
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has sent a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller urging a hearing on the use of cadmium, a poisonous metal, in children's jewelry and toys manufactured in China. Klobuchar also sent a letter to Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the Consumer...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2010
Here's advice for Minnesotans worrying about massive Haiti earthquake
Although it's thousands of miles away, Douglas County residents may be wondering what they can do in the wake of the massive earthquake In Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people are feared dead after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar,...
January 14, 2010 - 11:00am
December 29, 2009
Klobuchar announces $3.6 million for Minnesota National Guard Project
Funding has been secured for key projects of Minnesota's National Guard, including the Yellow Ribbon program to help Minnesota's returning National Guard troops reintegrate into civilian life and a counter-drug trafficking program with local law enforcement. The funding is included...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary - Need for credit rating reform
By Amy Klobuchar, U.S.
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am