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Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Minn. legislators expected to finish final part of $46B budget; tax cuts, bonding bill included
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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On The Street
April 28, 2017
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
Friday, April 28, 1944. It is a day that 98-year-old Winfred Polzin of Alexandria will never forget. "I've never seen such panic in all my life,"...
April 28, 2017 - 8:09am
March 24, 2017
Photo of the Week
Alexandria Army Specialist Joseph "Joey" Earle Brown receives a hug from his mother, Sue, upon his arrival to Duluth International Airport on...
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks student entrants for poetry contest
In recognition of Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will host his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life."
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
January 27, 2017
LETTER: Celebrating a day in history
To the editor: Today is the 20th of January, 2017. It was not an ordinary day. It was a day that provided me with a thrilling, rewarding and intensely emotional experience. It was a day that allowed me to witness and be a part of an extraordinary event with the inauguration of the...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
August 30, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 30, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 15, 2015
2011 military credit will expire on October 15
The Credit for Military Service in a Combat Zone for service in 2011 will expire on Thursday, October 15. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages Minnesota service members to take advantage of the refundable tax credit before it expires. The department recently sent letters...
October 15, 2015 - 12:21pm
February 13, 2015
Home is the dream, war is reality
Area veterans react to blockbuster film ‘American Sniper’
February 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
With the help of the Red Cross through the Holiday Mail for Heroes program, Americans can send holiday cards with messages, season’s greetings and holiday wishes to military members and veterans who cannot be with their families this season. Local Red Cross offices will distribute...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Alex Carpet One helps build homes for veterans
Alex Carpet One Floor and Home and flooring manufacturer partner Mohawk have spent the past year helping to build smart homes for injured veterans across the U.S. through the Building for America’s Bravest program. Building for America’s Bravest is a program of the Stephen Siller...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
State tribute seeks military family stories
A new military tribute will soon be added to the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall. Designed to honor the families of active and veteran members of the military, the Minnesota Military Family Tribute (MFT) will be the first of its kind in the nation. Framing the south end...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Military Museum requests Vietnam items to commemorate 50th anniversary
The Minnesota Military Museum in Little Falls is seeking photos, stories and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota Vietnam veterans from all branches. The memorabilia will be put on display in the museum’s new 50th anniversary Vietnam exhibit, set to open in July 2015. “The intent...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
‘trip of a lifetime’
Garfield man honored by French government
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
June 29, 2014
Minnesota Military Museum seeks items from Vietnam vets
The Minnesota Military Museum is seeking photos, stories, and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota veterans in Vietnam, from all branches of the service along with Viet Cong and North and South Vietnamese items. Curator Doug Bekke states, “the intent of the exhibit will be to tell...
June 29, 2014 - 7:00am
May 7, 2014
Vote for America’s veterans
Selected veterans will be featured in ‘The American Legion Magazine’
May 7, 2014 - 12:00am