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Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
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August 18, 2017
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
The Civil War was a sad, dark time for all Americans. It was a time when we fought against each other and tested the resolve of the country to stay one group of united states. The war cost us the lives of 620,000 Americans. However, in the end, our resolve was strengthened and we...
15 hours 2 min ago
August 5, 2017
It's Our Turn: It's just not the same anymore
I used to enjoy a good thunderstorm. Watching the falling rain and flashing lightning from safe inside our home or under the cover of a porch was an exciting display of the power of nature. Even though our home for much of my latter childhood was a trailer house with no basement,...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
June 23, 2017
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
I was prepared for when my mom was going to die. She was sick and I had accepted it. I knew I couldn't change it. I knew it was going to happen....
June 23, 2017 - 7:02am
June 18, 2017
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
Never underestimate the power one choice can have on the direction of your life. About 12 years ago, my wife and I made one of those decisions when we decided to homeschool our son. At the time, we weren't really sure what to do, other than that we knew we wanted to avoid the public...
June 18, 2017 - 6:50am
May 28, 2017
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
A few weeks ago, I went on a trip to New York City with some of my favorite women in the world. But here's the funny thing: This was the first...
May 28, 2017 - 8:00am
May 7, 2017
It's Our Turn: Chamber class strengthens roots in the community
We climbed to the highest seat in the new U.S. Bank Stadium and took in the view of the home of the Minnesota Vikings. We gathered around the...
May 7, 2017 - 7:33am
April 16, 2017
It's Our Turn: Believe it or not, there it is
Have you ever looked up into the sky on a starry night and considered space and how big it is and how it goes on forever with no end? How can...
April 16, 2017 - 8:42am
April 7, 2017
Lessons learned about body, mind
Author's note: The Open is a five-week-long, worldwide Crossfit competition. On Thursday nights, the week's workout is announced, and athletes...
April 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 31, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: An angel of a mother-in-law
Why do mothers-in-law get slammed so much? They're the subject of bad jokes, the villains in countless TV sitcoms and movies, and often stereotyped...
March 31, 2017 - 7:00am
March 24, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
We are all going to die — some sooner than others. It's inevitable. We don't live forever. So why not have "the conversation" with your loved ones before the need arises. What are those conversations, you may ask? You know, the ones about what their wishes are. And I am not...
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
March 17, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: I know firsthand what Muslims are capable of
We were raising our four sons in Lexington, Kentucky. The oldest was in high school, the youngest still in elementary school and our twins were in their last year of middle school, which meant a class trip. That year, the destination was Washington, D.C., a chance to experience landmarks...
March 17, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: The burden of love and loss
You live, you love, you lose. The cycle continues around and around in a never-ending wheel — the circle of life, as it were. Over the past few weeks, I've tuned in more to the realization that our everyday tasks, our accomplishments, our failures, our joys, our sorrows really...
March 10, 2017 - 7:00am
February 24, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
Fourteen. That is the ridiculous number of dogs that my boyfriend Brandon and I currently have in our home. But before assumptions are made...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
By Lowell Anderson, Staff Reporter It's been said that how long a minute lasts depends on which side of the bathroom door you are on. Perception of reality and facts are funny that way; they depend a lot on your viewpoint and other circumstances. So, when is a fact really a fact?...
February 17, 2017 - 10:02am
January 13, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Sometimes, life is just meant to be lived wide open, and there isn't much that's more important than family when it comes to life. This past...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am