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Ten tips for Cyber Monday
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Quality of Christmas trees high this year, say growers
Christmas season kicks off in Alexandria
State aspirations for Knights wrestling
Sports roundup from Saturday, November 28
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 28
Blizzard hockey: Alex wins third straight heading into Granite City
Sports schedule for Friday, November 27
Catnap apps far from purr-fect
Five tips for cleaning Thanksgiving spills
Alexandria Jaycees presents Jingle Bells Telethon
'Dashing Through the Snow'
Holiday ball: a touch of red
Engaged - Burreson and Schwegel
BIRTHS - Through Nov. 23, 2015
BIRTHS Through Nov. 18, 2015
Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
A shot at redemption
John Boyd Boysen
Desiree Sarah Kloos
John R. Sherman Sr.
Howard J. Linser
THUMBS UP/DOWN - Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
LETTER: Where are the smarts?
LETTER: Writer entitled to own opinion, but not to his own facts
LETTER: Minnesota should not allow Syrian refugees to enter the state
Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
ON THE JOB: Crystal Hoepner, Public Health Educator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria
Infinite Vapor offers free starter kits
Sanford employees get double bonuses
ON THE STREET (Nov. 27, 2015)
Tax-Aide volunteers needed
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