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Sun sets over sparse snow
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 25, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Another Metrodome story
ST. PAUL -- "Neighbors peered out of frosted windows, watching the (snow storm) victims across the street futilely slip and slide, wheels grinding up and down the icy incline of their driveways. "Out of the windows of the high-rise office buildings facing the southeastern corner...
December 25, 2010 - 8:28am
December 11, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: All-women senior staff surrounds Dayton
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton already has departed from current Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's ways. While Pawlenty's staff is male-dominated, the first key appointments in the Dayton administration are all women, mostly those who worked on his campaign or transition staffs. Tina Flint...
December 11, 2010 - 2:54pm
November 14, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Did Minneapolis lose Dem convention ground?
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's bid for a second straight national political convention may have taken a hit in this month's Republican-dominated elections. The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer's Jim Morrill writes: "The four states that Democrats are considering to host their 2012 national...
November 14, 2010 - 10:30am
October 2, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Questions aside, Dayton polls well
ST. PAUL -- Questions about political poll accuracy are increasing this campaign season, but a couple of recent polls were good news for Minnesota Democratic governor candidate Mark Dayton. Still, Dayton said: "We always thought it would be close." The University of Minnesota Humphrey...
October 2, 2010 - 7:18am
August 28, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Horner suggests starting teachers early
August 28, 2010 - 7:55am
August 15, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Dayton switches to general election mode
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton won big in northern Minnesota Tuesday, but a primary election is far different than the general election he faces on Nov. 2. Dayton said that even if Democratic-Farmer-Laborite voters liked one of the other candidates better, he still expects them to fall...
government / news
August 15, 2010 - 3:13pm
July 17, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Judge, governor share stage
ST. PAUL -- Politics may make strange bed fellows, but it also makes strange stage fellows. When Minnesota's chief justice and a new Supreme Court justice were sworn in a few days ago, Gov. Tim Pawlenty and a judge he has frequently, publically and strongly criticized sat near each...
government / state
July 17, 2010 - 7:06am