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Conquering the fear of violence
Ecumen Bethany Community earns public accolades
Medical facilities, ambulance prepare
You asked: What is Ebola?
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Blizzard runs winning streak to five games
Local netters prepare for playoffs
Osakis gets conference clincher
Roste growing into his role
Prairie Valley football ends its season at Royalton in 6A opener
Blues-rock band comes to Forada
Concordia Orchestra comes to Alexandira
Pianist Tony DeSare to play third show in concert season
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Funeral - Richard Sammons, 85
Funeral - Robert Petersen, 76
Service - Elaine Morris, 97
Memorial Service - William Langner, 65
Funeral - Mae Garvin, 86
David E. Larson, M.D. Alexandria, MN
Jeff Backer is pro-life
Sergeants endorse Wolbersen
It's Our Turn: Are we becoming slaves to practicality?
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t fall for half-truths from candidates
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 13, 2012
Card wrestling: Mike Murphy appreciation night set
Thursday, January 19, will be designated as appreciation night for the Mike Murphy Memorial Fund during Alexandria's home wrestling dual with Fergus Falls Murphy, a Cardinal wrestler in the early 1980s, was a fan favorite who recorded a 63-9-2 career record, capping his high school...
Cardinals / sports
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Letter - Religious freedom is a right
To the editor: A third of a millennium ago, the ancestors of many of us left their native homes and crossed an ocean to an unexplored land in order to enjoy what we consider the most elementary of freedoms - the right to worship as you please. Today, we're faced with a dilemma....
letters / opinion
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Letter - Peterson should find new label
To the editor: Our president believed in health care reform even at the potential expense of losing his job in a couple of years and perhaps at that cost for some colleagues even sooner. Time will tell if the merits of this legislation will be as promised and, even then, if they...
letters / opinion
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Commentary - We are our government
By Dennis Q. Murphy, Alexandria, MN I am grateful for all of the good things and good people in my life. I won't go so far as to say that I haven't earned or don't deserve the fruits of my labor, I have and I do. What I can say, however unequivocally, is that I didn't go it alone....
commentaries / opinion
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Letter - Can't we all just try to get along?
To the editor: I find the venomous exchanges on the Echo Press website amongst your readership to be appalling. Attack and insult seem to be the only bromides available. The prevailing notion appears to be that one can dominate by emasculation. The concepts of civil discourse and...
letters / opinion
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Letter - Sloppy thinking
To the editor: Selecting the final few teams for the NCAA Basketball Tournament is always contentious. This year, Arizona squeezed in, leaving several other teams unhappy. Pursuant to Arizona winning its first round game on Friday, one of CBS's "astute" analysts noted that the victory...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
ST. PAUL - Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday...
March 5, 2009 - 11:53am
March 4, 2009
Letter - Everyone is entitled to their own beliefs
To the editor: I couldn't agree more with Pastor Knappen's commendation of Lincoln or less with his condemnation of Darwin. Several points are germane. 1. Darwin identified and labeled evolution, He no more invented it than Newton invented gravity. I'm thinking the Pastor's Boss...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Letter - Peterson a Democrat?
To the editor: I'm betting that Collin Peterson is a nice guy, good neighbor and great friend. I preface with these comments to underscore that what follows is not a personal attack. Congressman Peterson is in violation of the "Truth in Labeling Act." Elected term after term as...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Funeral services for Beverly Ann Murphy of Alexandria, will be held Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Tim Baltes will be officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am