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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 26, 2013
New legislation combats mental health problems in criminal justice system
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This week, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and U.S.
January 26, 2013 - 3:30pm
November 20, 2012
Otter Tail Power Company crews return from East Coast
Seventeen Otter Tail Power Company linemen, service representatives and mechanics returned from Huntington, New York, in three digger derricks, four bucket trucks, a mechanic repair truck and two pickups.
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Sandy: not blown out of proportion
Almost everything Audrey Pagano knows from her childhood is gone. "The whole neighborhood is wiped out - homes that have been there for a long...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2011
Social Security benefits will be paid on time, says commissioner
Michael J. Astrue, commissioner of Social Security, announced today that Social Security payments for August 3 will be made on time and as scheduled. Payments for August 10, 17, and 24 also will be made as scheduled. "I am happy to announce there will be no delay in the payment...
August 2, 2011 - 1:06pm
April 24, 2011
U.S. soybean farmers see bright future ahead
U.S. soybean farmers remain optimistic about their futures and the future of the entire U.S. soybean industry, according to the latest soybean checkoff-funded survey of U.S. soybean farmers.
April 24, 2011 - 11:13am
February 26, 2011
Klobuchar, bipartisan group of senators introduce bill to fight homelessness among veterans
Washington, D.C. - U.S.
February 26, 2011 - 10:25am
Bachmann responds to Obama with 'cut government'
The mood inside the U.S. House chamber during Tuesday night's State of the Union speech was more subdued than in recent years, but after the president delivered his speech U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann took him head-on. "For two years, President Obama made promises just like the ones...
January 26, 2011 - 11:51am
Here's President Obama's State of the Union speech
Here are the remarks of President Barack Obama as prepared for delivery of the State of the Union address last night, January 25: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and...
January 26, 2011 - 11:48am
January 14, 2011
Democrats and Republicans sitting together?
U.S Senator Amy Klobuchar today joined a letter calling for her colleagues from both sides of the aisle to sit together at the President's State of the Union Address at the end of this month. Klobuchar signed a bipartisan letter led by Senator Mark Udall to congressional leadership...
January 14, 2011 - 2:57pm
January 9, 2011
American Legion applauds House's constitutional reading
"Music to America's ears," was how The American Legion's National Commander characterized the Jaunary 6 reading of the U.S. Constitution on the floor of the House of Representatives. "The Constitution should be revered by all Americans but it is especially so by the veterans of...
January 9, 2011 - 3:21pm
Klobuchar pushes to reform Senate rules
Washington, D.C. - In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar urged her colleagues to support reforms to Senate rules that would increase transparency and restore accountability. Klobuchar highlighted the need to end the use of secret holds, a practice...
January 9, 2011 - 11:49am
January 8, 2011
Myth busted: Road costs not covered by gas taxes, says report
Washington, DC - A new report released this week by U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) disproves the common misperception that road-building is paid for by user fees, showing that gas taxes cover barely half the costs of building and maintaining roads, a fraction which is...
January 8, 2011 - 11:42am
January 2, 2011
Klobuchar urges FDA to deal with shortage of medications
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the pharmaceutical industry to address a growing shortage of prescription medications, especially drugs for treating cancer. Klobuchar said she will also introduce legislation in January to...
January 2, 2011 - 3:00pm
December 30, 2010
New Year rings in health care gains
Beginning on January 1, 2011, beneficiaries of the Medicare Part D program who enter the coverage gap known as the "doughnut hole" can get a 50 percent discount on eligible brand-name drugs. This improvement to the Medicare prescription drug program is an important provision of the...
December 30, 2010 - 10:16am
Humane Society releases ranking of state animal protection laws
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization, has released its second annual "Humane State Ranking," a comprehensive report rating all 50 states on a wide range of animal protection laws dealing with pets, animal cruelty and fighting,...
December 30, 2010 - 10:12am