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Garage catches fire in Alexandria
Osakis driver injured in rollover on I-94
Is your sidewalk clear of snow?
Early snowfall kicks off ski season (w/video)
The art of lefse making
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Thursday, November 20
Girls hockey: Alexandria tops Moorhead, 3-1
Sports roundup from Friday, November 14
Larsons win Alex Horseshoe title
It's a red-letter day
Wine dash offers new kind of fun
Festival of the Lakes benefit concert to feature soprano, pianist
Sweetwater Revival to give ‘Special Harvest Concert’
Thanks Fest offered to the public
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Cook
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
Peter Jennings, 59
Dorene Jerzak, 80
John Westphal, 82
Darl Cleland, 77
Raymond Barta, 88
Commentary: Minnesota’s retired veterans are an asset worth our investment
Letter: All candidates are winners
In the Know: How are nuisance complaints handled?
Observations from the archives, 1914: Slaughterhouse burns, livestock destroyed
Echo Press Editorial: Election is over, now what?
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
Cemetery association announces annual essay contest winners
Third Thursday art show features painter Gail Kiltie
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 2, 2013
Q & A about new health care exchange
ST. PAUL — A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance began Tuesday. Most Minnesotans who even know about MNsure seem to have lots of questions. So here are some answers: What is MNsure? Think about Amazon.com or Priceline.com. Instead of buying books or airline tickets,...
news / state
October 2, 2013 - 2:25pm
MNSure not ready for prime time
By State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, MN Do you remember when then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the liberal congresswoman from San Francisco, told an audience that she had to pass Obamacare so we, the American public, could find out what’s in it? Well, here in Minnesota,...
opinion / commentaries
October 2, 2013 - 2:18pm
September 27, 2013
MNsure will check security until last minute
State’s new health insurance website set to launch Oct. 1
news / state
September 27, 2013 - 9:29am
September 12, 2013
Insurance rollout brings more debate
ST. PAUL -- A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance could provide the lowest premiums in the country, but when state officials announced those numbers Friday, they could not compare the new prices to what consumers pay today. Governor Mark Dayton's administration promoted...
news / state
September 12, 2013 - 2:49pm
September 4, 2013
MNsure opens Contact Center to Minnesotans
MNsure's executive director, April Todd-Malmlov, recently announced the opening of MNsure's customer Contact Center, which will provide support for Minnesotans with questions about securing health coverage through MNsure. MNsure representatives will answer questions from individuals...
news / state
September 4, 2013 - 1:07pm
August 30, 2013
Deadline extended for applicants to MNsure advisory committees
MNsure has extended the deadline for applicants to two Advisory Committees to the Board to provide guidance, advice and recommendations as it carries out its mission. Two committees have been established: the Health Industry Advisory Committee and the Consumer and Small Employer Advisory...
August 30, 2013 - 12:24pm
March 22, 2013
A new place to buy health insurance: MNsure
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will be able to shop for health insurance through a state marketplace beginning October 1, but may not see savings for a couple of years. Minutes after Governor Mark Dayton Wednesday signed a bill into law establishing the marketplace, to be known as MNsure,...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am